PMI Washington, DC Chapter

Welcome to the PMI Washington, DC Chapter

We are a group of high impact community leaders, here to empower professionally diverse members to evolve in their project management careers through professional development and networking opportunities, and we can’t do it without you. Our members make a difference!

Now a message from our PMIWDC Board Chair/CEO, Dannette (Danni) Richards:

Dannette Richards Headshot

A big welcome to our new members, congratulations to our newly PMI certified project management professionals, and a huge thank you to our volunteers!

My goal for 2022 is to get people involved with our Chapter -- participating in our local events and expanding the knowledge of the project management discipline, ensuring that PMIWDC is where you come to find the best in breed of project management.

Here’s some of our 1st quarter accomplishments:

  • Conducted our 2021/2022 annual membership meeting (hybrid)
    • 136 attended, 76 in-person (including 1 Partner) and 60 virtually
    • Received great/positive feedback from attendees and partners
  • Mailed 234 welcome postcards to new members
  • Conducted 4 Member orientations with a total of 145 attendees
  • Provided 16 opportunities for career/leadership skills development
    • Book clubs, local communities (including Agile), Dinner meetings
    • Total of 993 attending these events; average of 62 attendees per event
  • Had our best attendance w/181, with an Agile Wednesday Webinar on Feb. 9
  • Conducted 3 Military Liaison meetings with a total of 167 attendees
  • Committed to a new Scholarship Program for members to award $10,000 a year in increments of ~$2,500 to youths and/or returning students obtaining an education in the Project Management Profession
  • Negotiated member discounts for PMI certification training with PMI ATPs
  • Opened a Call for Speakers for our 2022 Project Management Symposium

Chapter News

Nominations Open for the PMIWDC 2023-2025 Board of Directors.

Are you interested in serving on the PMIWDC Board of Directors?

In accordance with the PMIWDC Bylaws and in line with association practices, PMIWDC is accepting nominations for the following Board of Directors positions:

  • VP of Operations Services
  • VP of Professional Development
  • VP of Technology
  • PMIWDC, Chair-Elect

Nominations and Election Schedule:

  • Nominations are DUE by 5:00 PM (EST), July 29, 2021
  • Petitions are DUE by 5:00 PM (EST), August 17, 2021
  • Elections will be held August 22 – September 12
>How To Apply:

There are two ways to apply. Instructions for both processes are below.

Members who apply before 29 July 2022 may follow the "Nomination Process":

  • Must meet the requirements for eligibility
  • Submit the following by email to [email protected] - not later than July 29
    • Completed 2023 Qualifications Form (downloadable form at the bottom of this page).
    • A digital photograph to be used if selected to run for the position.

After 29 July 2022 and before 17 August 2022, applicants must complete the “Petition Process”:

  • Complete a petition form (downloadable form at the bottom of this page)
  • Obtain signatures from at least 5% of the chapter membership.
    • Official membership number as of May 31, 2022 was 9,290; thus, 464 signatures are required.
    • Each page of the petition must contain applicant’s name, PMI number, and the position sought.
    • Signatures on the petition must identify the name of the signer, both printed and signature, their PMI number, email address, and phone number.
  • Submit the signed petition to [email protected] by 5:00 PM (EST), 17 August 2022.

To learn more about the open board positions, please click here

Questions:  Please contact [email protected] or 703-683-4804

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Thank You to Our Partners


University of Maryland - Proj Mgmt Center for Excellence


GW Business - MS in Proj Mgmt Logo


Check Point- software tech LTD logo clarity-digital project management


Project Management Experts M Powered Strategies


Georgetown University - School of Cont Studies - Proj Mgmt Academy Leadership Excellence Course




Networking: Topgolf - Meet The Board

23 August 2022 6:45 PM - 8:45 PM (EST-05:00)


PMIWDC Member Orientation Webinar

29 August 2022 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM (EST-05:00)

Virtual Event


PMIWDC Member Orientation Webinar

9 September 2022 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EST-05:00)

Virtual Event


PMIWDC Monthly Book Club | Amazon Unbound by Brad Stone

13 September 2022 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (EST-05:00)

Virtual Event


PMIWDC Member Orientation Webinar

26 September 2022 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM (EST-05:00)

Virtual Event