Nominations Open for the PMIWDC 2024-2026 Board of Directors

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


  • Position Overview:   

    Membership elected volunteer leader responsible for showcasing the PMIWDC chapter brand and sharing the chapter’s communications (within PMI and PMIWDC brand guidelines), with our members and the PM community. The VP of Marketing and Communications supports all member touchpoints, chapter event promotions and curating PM content to our PM Community. Three-year term.


    Qualifications (Prerequisites):   

    • Minimum of 2 years PMI® volunteer experience (1-year PMIWDC experience required).   
    • Minimum of 2 years volunteer and/or professional leadership experience. 
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively (both orally and in written form) at all levels within an organization. 
    • Experience in marketing, communications, stakeholder management, cross functional collaboration, and use of social media (YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn). 
    • Understanding of current trends in social media technology, applications, and networking sites. 



    Strategic Communications:

    • Creating a communications strategic plan and a detailed activity calendar highlighting all social media and chapter event promotions.
    • Advising the Board on the best way to integrate social media into the chapter’s website, marketing campaigns and content publishing.
    • Creating and managing social media campaigns tailored to the specific needs of the chapter.
    • Engaging online communities to build chapter brand awareness.
    • Working closely with volunteers responsible for the chapter’s online presence to present a cohesive digital identity in alignment with PMI’s global brand standards.


    Written Content

    • Curating content, finding, and sharing information of interest to the chapter’s audience while respecting copyright laws.
    • Elevating the profile of the project management profession by disseminating PMI’s thought leadership and research to a regional audience.
    • Creating and maintaining PMIWDCs communications and newsletter schedule.
    • Responsible for the continuous update of the Chapter’s website

    Social Media

    • Creating content as necessary, including posts, tweets, pins, pictures, infographics, videos, multimedia.
    • Monitoring and posting on behalf of the chapter to other people’s blogs, social sites etc. to develop an increased awareness of our profession and the chapter’s events.
    • Acknowledging all social media comments, concerns and complaints in a professional manner and forwarding them onto the appropriate VP to address
  • Position Overview:   

    Membership elected volunteer leader responsible for developing and sustaining relationships with project management entities for partnering activities and sponsorship agreements for revenue. The scope of the role includes communicating the value of PMIWDC chapter and obtain sponsorships to sustain events that promote the profession amongst our membership and within our communities.  Three-year term.


    Qualifications (Prerequisites):   

    • Minimum of 2 years PMI® volunteer experience (1-year PMIWDC experience required) 
    • Minimum of 2 years of volunteer and/or professional leadership experience 
    • Experience in projects related to business value propositions, business development, negotiation, account management, marketing, stakeholder management, cross functional collaboration, and joint ventures. 
    • Experience with development activities to generate sponsorships. 
    • Prior experience in Business Development or Sales. 



    • Establishing and Maintaining Alliances
    • Promoting engagement within and between corporations, government, non-profit

    organizations, educational institutions, and other PMI® chapters.

    • Participate and attend events including other “partner” sponsored events to promote the

    profession of project management.

    • Promoting growth for future project management professionals and the project

    management profession within their organization.

    • Establishing and Maintaining Educational Institution Partnerships and PMI® Authorized Training

    Partners (ATPs)*

    • Promoting the chapter’s mission as the local educational partner liaison.
    • Managing relationships between chapter operations and local educational institutions.
    • Providing a platform for promoting PMIWDC to future PMs (e.g., students and young


    • Establishing and maintaining partnership with PM PMI® I Authorized Training Partners


    • Building Relationships with Sponsors
    • Supporting and disseminating the messages of chapter functional areas.
    • Providing revenue stream to the chapter through online advertising and sustained


    • Defining strategic sponsorship packages that incorporate various Chapter events,

    offerings and online advertising.

    • Providing sponsorship revenues to other PMIWDC functional areas to support the chapter events.
  • Position Overview:  

    Membership elected volunteer leader responsible for assessing and guiding the strategic direction of the  

    chapter while ensuring the policy, bylaws, and organizational infrastructure are adapted appropriately to  

    achieve the desired goals including enforcement of chapter policies and bylaws. Translate conceptual strategy into an actionable plan. 


    Qualifications (Prerequisites):  

    • Minimum of 2 years PMI® volunteer experience (1-year PMIWDC experience required). 
    • Minimum of 2 years professional experience in strategic planning and policy development. 
    • Excellent knowledge of Chapter’s mission, vision, values, and 5-year strategic plan.



    PMIWDC VP Strategy and Governance is responsible for 

    • Strategic planning in coordination with the entire board -
    • Engaging VPs across functional areas to monitor trends that will provide value to our members.
    • Managing the chapter’s 5-year strategic plan document and process
    • Review the chapter strategic plan on an annual basis.
    • Lead a major assessment and revision effort every 5 years.
    • Ensuring alignment between the annual operational plans, process and guidelines set forth by the strategic plan by engaging with VPs.


    • Managing and overseeing the Chapter’s Policies and Bylaws
    • Maintaining and updating bylaws/ policy documents.
    • Leading the effort to develop new policies, as the need arises.
    • Orienting and educating board members on chapter policy and by-laws.


    • Executing the Strategic Plan and Chapter Governance in coordination with the Chapter Chair
    • Evaluating quality of organization activities to ensure chapter is creating and delivering programs/events that are of value to our members.
    • Recommending structural governance changes that will improve delivery of value to members.
  • Position Overview:   

    Successor to the Chair; Membership-elected volunteer who will assist the Chair with managing the chapter and assume the role of the chapter Chair, if the Chair is unwilling or unable to perform duties for any reason.  One-year term.


    Qualifications (Prerequisites):    

    • Minimum of 3 years PMIWDC Board volunteer experience.   
    • Must have been elected by PMIWDC membership and served on the PMIWDC Board 



    • Represent the Chair in his or her absence.
    • Assume the role of Chair the year following successful completion of duties in this role.
    • Assume the role of Chair if the Chair is unwilling or unable to perform duties for any reason.
    • Engaging with Chair to ensure a seamless transition.
    • Assist with the Chair with his or her duties as requested.
    • Oversee ongoing activities to ensure compliance with policies and bylaws.
    • Reviewing Chapter Policies and recommend changes.
    • Serve as member ex-officio with the right to vote on all committees except the nominating committee.
    • Mentor board leaders for their next leadership role.
    • In coordination with the Chair, assist in the development and implementation of a succession and transition plan.

Nominations 2024-2026

Minimum Qualifications

The following list of qualifications are expected of all board members.

  • PMIWDC Member in good standing.
  • Demonstrated understanding of PMI®’s Code of Ethics.
  • Demonstrated understanding of PMIWDC policies.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the organization.
  • Minimum of four (4) years project management experience
  • Minimum of two (2) years volunteer (with 1 year of PMIWDC volunteer experience required) and/or professional leadership experience, unless specifically stated otherwise for the position.


In addition to the responsibilities as outlined in the Chapter Bylaws, Article V, the following additional responsibilities are required of all board members:

Management and Administrative 

Focus on continuous improvement within their functional area.

  • Build a volunteer team to manage the functional area’s activities and ensure that each team member receives orientation, on-boarding, and training for their role.
  • Collaborate with all functional areas and be aware of their needs.
  • Act as a chapter ambassador and represent the chapter’s mission, vision and values at every event attended.
  • Provide volunteers with leadership development opportunities including board progression, where appropriate.
  • Develop or maintain a succession plan and training materials for their functional area.
  • Defining and developing functional area processes and procedures.
  • Create and maintain an operational plan and budget for the area of responsibility.
  • Use PMIWDC-approved technologies for collaboration and communication.
  • Manage and share functional area information with the Board and other teams.
  • Attend Board meetings and annual board training events.


Business Acumen

  • Strategic Planning and Process Execution
  • Organization Management
  • PMI® Knowledge and Experience
  • Volunteer Engagement
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Vendor Management
  • Change Management
  • Financial and Risk Management
  • Time & Resource Management
  • Matrix Team Management
  • Effective communications - Ability to effectively collaborate across the board.


Power Skills

  • Ability to Delegate Effectively
  • Willingness to accept and drive change.
  • Proven ability to lead under pressure and multi-task.
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Team Building
  • Strong Public Speaking and Facilitation


Nominations and Elections Timeline:

  • Nominations CLOSE 5:00 PM (EST), September 24, 2023
  • Petitions CLOSE by 5:00 PM (EST), October 1, 2023
  • Elections will begin @October 10


How To Apply:

Before September 24, 2023, applicants may follow the nominations process below:

  • Nominations Process:
    • Complete the 2024 Qualifications Form (downloadable form located at the bottom of this page).
    • Include a digital photograph (JPG) of yourself to accompany the qualification form.
    • Send the digital photo and qualifications form to [email protected] by September 24, 2023.


After September 24, 2023, and before October 1, 2023, applicants must follow the petitions process below:

  • Petitions Process:
  • Complete a petition form (downloadable form located at the bottom of this page)
  • Obtain signatures from at least 5% of the chapter membership.
    • Official membership number as of July 31, 2023, is 9,550 members; thus, 477 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), October 1, 2023.



Please contact [email protected] or (877) 205-7733

Forms to Download
Qualifications Form
Petitions Form