Project Management Institute

Project Management Institute 2018 Officers and Board of Directors Take Office

Philadelphia, PA

Project Management Institute (PMI), the world’s largest not-for-profit membership association for the project, program and portfolio management profession, announced that its 2018 Officers and Board of Directors have taken office. This governing body of PMI is elected by PMI’s membership to serve three-year terms. Four directors are elected by their colleagues to serve as PMI’s Officers and Strategy Oversight Committee Chair.

The following individuals will serve as the 2018 Governance Committee, along with Mark A. Langley, President & CEO of PMI:

  • Chair: Caterina La Tona
  • Vice Chair: Jennifer Tharp
  • Secretary/Treasurer and Chair of the Audit and Performance Oversight Committee (APOC): Tony Appleby
  • Chair of the Strategy Oversight Committee (SOC): Randy Black

 The following directors will serve for the 2018 – 2020 term of service:

  • Jennifer Tharp, PMP
  • Caterina La Tona, BSC, PMP, PfMP
  • J. Davidson Frame, Ph.D., PMP, PMI Fellow
  • Al Zeitoun, Ph.D., PMP, PMI-RMP, PMI-SP, PMP
  • Tejas Sura, MS, MBA, PMP, PfMP

The following directors will continue to serve in 2018:

  • Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez, MBA, PMP
  • Cecil White, EdD, MBA, PMP
  • Kathleen P. Romero, MBA, PMP, CSM, SPM/PO and SPC4
  • Margareth Carneiro, MBA, MSc, PMP
  • Mark Dickson, MBA, PMP, FAICD
  • Randall T. (Randy) Black, P.Eng., PMP
  • Roberto Toledo, MBA, PMP
  • Teresa A. (Terri) Knudson, MBA, PMP, PgMP, PfMP
  • Thomas Walenta, Dipl. Math, PMP, PgMP, PMI Fellow
  • Tony Appleby, MBA, PMP

About Project Management Institute (PMI)

Project Management Institute (PMI) is the world's leading association for those who consider project, program or portfolio management their profession. Through global advocacy, collaboration, education and research, we work to prepare more than three million professionals around the world for The Project Economy: the coming economy in which work, and individuals, are organized around projects, products, programs and value streams. Now 50 years in the making, we work in nearly every country around the world to advance careers, improve organizational success and further mature the project management profession through globally-recognized standards, certifications, communities, resources, tools, academic research, publications, professional development courses and networking opportunities. As part of the PMI family, creates online global communities that deliver more resources, better tools, larger networks and broader perspectives. Visit us at,, and on Twitter @PMInstitute


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