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BOARD MEMBER ELECTIONS

This is the time of the year when we reach out to you again to seek your participation in running your beloved PMI California Inland Empire Chapter. This year, we have the following positions open on our board for nominations:

  1. VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS

  2. VICE PRESIDENT OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  3. VICE PRESIDENT OF PROGRAMS

     All these positions contribute to the success of your chapter and help us further the art of Project Management. Volunteering is also a great way to develop new skills, prepare yourself for the next position you are looking for, and get valuable management experience. Volunteering also helps you network with hundreds of our members and it does look good on your resume. Position descriptions are shown below

     So if you are ready to volunteer, please send an email to nominations.chair@pmicie.org  with the position you want to be nominated for, and a brief statement of purpose describing why you think you are a good fit for this position. The last date for receipt of interest from interested candidates is November 30th, 2016. Elections for the positions will be held in the 2nd week of December, 2016.

     If you have any questions about the selection/ election process, or about the positions, please contact me at the email above or William Parris at president@pmicie.org

     Sanjay Lala, PMP, PMI-ACP, ITIL, CSM

     Nominations Chair – PMICIE 2017 Board elections

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VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS

ROLE DESCRIPTION: Elected volunteer responsible for preparing, maintaining, recording, circulating all records, correspondence, minutes of meetings, and related affairs of the chapter.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain custody of the approved bylaws, articles of incorporation, charter agreement and of amendments thereto and board policies, committee charters, and all other non-financial records for the chapter

  • Coordinate and distribute board meeting agendas

  • Maintain all meeting minutes

  • Notify membership not less than the period stated in the chapter bylaws before annual general meetings

  • Circulate board agenda before the meeting to all the members

  • Provide records to members and outside organizations that request information

  • Provide all notifications to the membership, directors, auditors and members of committees

  • Receive and dispatch general correspondence

  • Provide support for membership communication

  • Prepare for, procure and distribute chapter stationary and printed materials

  • Develop and implement succession and transition plan

ROLE SPECIFIC SKILLS:

  • Agenda and Meeting Coordination

  • Ability to Scribe and Record Minutes

  • Proficient use of word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation tools (e.g., Microsoft Office, Open Office)

  • Knowledge of Meeting procedures (e.g., Roberts Rules)

  • Knowledge of PMI Bylaws and Policies

  • Knowledge of Records Retention requirements

  • Proficient in Email Communications (e.g., MS Outlook, Google Mail)

  • Proficiency in Editing/Proofreading

OTHER LEADERSHIP SKILLS:

  • Excellent Writing Skills

  • Active Listening Skills

  • Facilitation Skills

  • Time Management Skills

AVERAGE HOURS PER MONTH: 20 HOURS

 

VICE PRESIDENT OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

These two positions share similar responsibilities with the VP of Professional Development emphasizing chapter activities associated with ongoing educational opportunities for the members and the VP of Programs emphasizing special events and the management of educational providers.

ROLE DESCRIPTION: Elected volunteer will be responsible for coordinating professional development and training activities run by the chapter in accordance with chapter policies and bylaws.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Define strategies for improvement in professional development/training programs

  • Develop and implement a chapter professional development plan, including a program roadmap for professional development content programs

  • Develop plans for and coordinate the chapter’s external educational activities, such as study groups, seminars, workshops, courses, professional development days and other educational activities

  • Oversee soft skills development and training programs

  • Manage chapter-created credential examination review courses and other such courses

  • Provide information to members and nonmembers on career development

  • Provide information and guidance to members and nonmembers on certification/re-certification in the context of PMI

  • Incorporate feedback, suggestions and recommendations as necessary to enhance effectiveness and value delivered to the audience and chapter regarding the contents of programs

  • Provide the information necessary to market the education, certification, as well as training opportunities offered by the chapter

  • Recommend, develop and deliver project management education materials, courses, presentations and sessions

  • Provide the information necessary to market the education, PMI certification, as well as training opportunities offered by the chapter

  • Develop and implement a plan for educational outreach at the elementary, secondary and collegiate levels

  • Seek new project management professional development programs and services through networking with other educational organizations and PMI chapters

  • Coordinate and publicize/organize chapter social networks

  • Promote the project management profession through the planning and coordination of special events, as identified by the chapter board, designed to enhance and expand the skills and knowledge of project managers

  • Incorporate feedback, suggestions and recommendations as necessary to enhance effectiveness and value delivered to the audience and chapter as they relate to the logistics of events/programs

  • Oversee events, presentations and training programs

  • Invite key influencers from industry to participate in community events

  • Plan and coordinate special events, as identified by the chapter’s board, designed to enhance the project management professions and/or expand the skills and knowledge of project managers

  • Develop and implement a program roadmap for all events

  • Advance the project management profession through the planning and coordination of special events, as identified by the chapter’s board

  • Develop and implement a succession and transition plan

ROLE SPECIFIC SKILLS:

  • Program and Event Planning Skills

  • Ability to Develop and Manage Program and Event Schedules

  • Knowledge of PMI Credentials and PDUs

  • Content and Curriculum Development

  • Contract and Vendor Management

  • Ability to Create and Analyze Program Surveys and Evaluations

  • Basic Budget Management Skills

OTHER LEADERSHIP SKILLS:

  • Ability to Delegate Effectively

  • Public Speaking/Presentation Skills

  • Team Building Skills

  • Facilitation Skills

  • Time Management Skills

  • Adaptability/Flexibility

AVERAGE HOURS PER MONTH: 18 HOURS

 

VICE PRESIDENT OF PROGRAMS

ROLE DESCRIPTION: Elected volunteer responsible for various programs and chapter events run by PMICIE in accordance with chapter policies and bylaws.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Define strategies for improvement in PMICIE programs and chapter events

  • Conceptualize, evangelize, plan and run various programs helping build the PMICIE Brand and to improve its usefulness for its members.

  • Incorporate feedback, suggestions and recommendations as necessary to enhance effectiveness and value delivered to the audience and chapter regarding the contents of programs

  • Provide the information necessary to market the education, certification, as well as training opportunities offered by the chapter

  • Recommend, develop and deliver project management education materials, courses, presentations and sessions

  • Provide the information necessary to market the education, PMI certification, as well as training opportunities offered by the chapter

  • Develop and implement a plan for educational outreach at the elementary, secondary and collegiate levels

  • Seek new project management professional development programs and services through networking with other educational organizations and PMI chapters

  • Coordinate and publicize/organize chapter social networks

  • Promote the project management profession through the planning and coordination of special events, as identified by the chapter board, designed to enhance and expand the skills and knowledge of project managers

  • Incorporate feedback, suggestions and recommendations as necessary to enhance effectiveness and value delivered to the audience and chapter as they relate to the logistics of events/programs

  • Oversee events, presentations and training programs

  • Invite key influencers from industry to participate in community events

  • Plan and coordinate special events, as identified by the chapter’s board, designed to enhance the project management professions and/or expand the skills and knowledge of project managers

  • Develop and implement a program roadmap for all events

  • Advance the project management profession through the planning and coordination of special events, as identified by the chapter’s board

  • Develop and implement a succession and transition plan

ROLE SPECIFIC SKILLS:

  • Program and Event Planning Skills

  • Ability to Develop and Manage Program and Event Schedules

  • Knowledge of PMI Credentials and PDUs

  • Content and Curriculum Development

  • Contract and Vendor Management

  • Ability to Create and Analyze Program Surveys and Evaluations

  • Basic Budget Management Skills

OTHER LEADERSHIP SKILLS:

  • Ability to Delegate Effectively

  • Public Speaking/Presentation Skills

  • Team Building Skills

  • Facilitation Skills

  • Time Management Skills

  • Adaptability/Flexibility

AVERAGE HOURS PER MONTH: 18 HOURS