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)

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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Media Contact:

MaryKate Dougherty
External Communications Specialist