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)

PMI is the leading authority in project management, committed to advancing the project management profession to positively impact project success. We empower professionals to excel in project management practices through our growing global community, knowledge sharing, and best-in-class certifications—driving positive change in organizations and communities. Since 1969, our unwavering mission has been to advocate for the profession by offering life-long learning and connections to sharpen high-demand skills. Today, PMI provides professionals at every stage of their career journey with the globally recognized standards, online courses, thought leadership, events, and tools they need to succeed. With 300 chapters around the world, PMI members can network, find mentors, access career opportunities, and learn from peers, working together to drive greater impact.

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