Project Management Institute Announces 2018 Board of Directors


Project Management Institute (PMI), the world’s leading association for the project, program and portfolio management profession, today announced its 2018 Board of Directors. PMI’s membership elects the governing body to serve three-year terms. Four directors, elected by their colleagues, serve as PMI officers and committee chairs.

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. Founded in 1969, PMI delivers value for more than three million professionals working in nearly every country in the world through global advocacy, collaboration, education and research. We 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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