Project Management Institute Announces 2019 Board of Directors

Philadelphia, pA

Project Management Institute (PMI), the world’s leading association for the project, program and portfolio management profession, today announced its 2019 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 2019 Executive Committee:

  • Chair: Randall T. (Randy) Black, P.Eng., PMP
  • Strategic Oversight Committee Chair: Roberto Toledo, MBA, PMP
  • Compensation Committee Chair: J. Davidson Frame, Ph.D., PMP, PMI Fellow
  • Audit Committee Chair: Terri Knudson, MBA, PMP, PgMP, PfMP

The following newly and re-elected directors will serve for the 2019 – 2021 term of service:

  • Randall T. (Randy) Black, P.Eng., PMP
  • Beth Partleton, PMP, PMI Fellow
  • LuAnn Piccard, PMP
  • Galen Townson, PMP

The following directors will continue to serve in 2019:

  • Tony Appleby, MBA, PMP
  • Margareth Carneiro, MBA, MSc, PMP
  • J. Davidson Frame, Ph.D., PMP, PMI Fellow
  • Teresa A. (Terri) Knudson, MBA, PMP, PgMP, PfMP
  • Caterina La Tona, BSC, PMP, PfMP
  • Tejas Sura, MS, MBA, PMP, PfMP
  • Jennifer Tharp, PMP
  • Roberto Toledo, MBA, PMP
  • Thomas Walenta, Dipl. Math, PMP, PgMP, PMI Fellow
  • Al Zeitoun, Ph.D., PMP, PMI-RMP, PMI-SP, EVP

About Project Management Institute (PMI)

Project Management Institute (PMI) is the leading professional organization for project management, and the authority for a growing global community of millions of project professionals and individuals who use project management skills. Collectively, these professionals and "changemakers" consistently create better outcomes for businesses, community and society worldwide.

PMI empowers people to make ideas a reality. Through global advocacy, networking, collaboration, research, and education, PMI prepares organizations and individuals at every stage of their career journey to work smarter so they can drive success in a world of change. 

Building on a proud legacy dating to 1969, PMI is a not-for-profit for-purpose organization working in nearly every country around the world to advance careers, strengthen organizational success, and enable project professionals and changemakers with new skills and ways of working to maximize their impact. PMI offerings include globally recognized standards, certifications, online courses, thought leadership, tools, digital publications, and communities.

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MaryKate Dougherty
External Communications Specialist