Project Management Institute Announces 2021 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 2021 Board of Directors.

Elected by their colleagues, the following individuals will serve on the 2021 Executive Committee as PMI officers and committee chairs:

  • PMI Board Chair – Anthony (Tony) Appleby, MBA, PMP
  • Strategy Oversight Committee Chair – LuAnn Piccard, PMP
  • Audit Committee Chair – Galen Townson, EMBA, MAPP, PMI-ACP, PMP, CDA
  • Compensation Committee Chair – Beth Partleton, PMP, PMI Fellow

Elected by PMI® members, the following newly elected directors will serve for the 2021 – 2023 term of service:

  • Agnieszka Maria Gasperini, PMP, PMI-ACP
  • Pablo Lledó, MSc, MBA, PMP, PMI-ACP
  • Matthew (Matt) D. Tomlinson, PgMP, PMP
  • Ike Nwankwo, MSc, MBA, PMP

Also elected by PMI® members, the following directors will continue to serve in 2021:

  • Anthony (Tony) Appleby, MBA, PMP
  • Randall T. (Randy) Black, P.Eng., PMP
  • Teresa A. (Terri) Knudson, MBA, PMP, PgMP, PfMP
  • Beth Partleton, PMP, PMI Fellow
  • LuAnn Piccard, PMP
  • Roberto Toledo, MBA, PMP
  • Galen Townson, EMBA, MAPP, PMI-ACP, PMP, CDA
  • Anca Slușanschi, MSc, PMP, ICP-APM

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 more than 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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Media Contact:

Amanda DeFuria

Regional Communications Lead, North America

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