The Project Management Institute, Central Iowa Chapter (PMI-CIC) is Iowa’s foremost authority on Project Management and the only organization in Central Iowa dedicated solely to the advancement of the profession in the area. Over 800 members strong and highly visible to the professional community, the PMI-CIC is an active and benevolent force advocating for PMs and the profession. We are part of a global organization and community with over 1 million project managers in over 80 countries holding a wide variety of certifications.
Run for elected office! Each Year the PMI Central Iowa Chapter elects new, volunteer Chapter Officers to represent our dynamic member community and manage the business of our thriving, non-profit, organization. In order to ensure continuity of leadership, the PMI-CIC alternates which Vice President/voting positions become available each year. This year, three (3) awesome positions are open.
President-Elect (3 year commitment – year 1 as President-Elect, Year 2 as President and Year 3 as Immediate Past President)
Vice President of Membership and Volunteerism (2 year term)
Vice President of Operations (2 year term)
Uniquely, the position of President-Elect has one prerequisite that the others do not - the candidate for this senior leadership role must have served as a Vice President of the PMI-CIC Board in a prior year.
Schedule and Deadlines
Call for Nominations Sent
September 10, 2016
October 11, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Develop slate and send to electronic voting provider for process
October 16-31, 2016
On-line Ballot instructions and ballots e-mailed to all members in good standing. (PMI-CIC members in good standing as of September 30, 2016 will be eligible to vote for the 2016 elected Board of Directors positions.)
November 1, 2016
On-line Balloting Closed
November 19, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Ballots Tallied, Validated & Verified
November 20, 2016
Results Communicated to Members – Posted on Website & December Newsletter
December 01, 2016
2017 Board takes office
Jan 1, 2017
Information on Each Role
Detailed position descriptions and commitment level information can be found HERE. Please ensure that you read and understand the commitment required of these important roles before submitting your name for consideration. Brief/summary descriptions can be found below.
President-Elect: The President-Elect shall keep the records of all business meetings of the Chapter and meetings of the Board and maintain the policies and procedures of the Board. These duties include oversight and whose interpretation shall be considered final of the parliamentary procedures used to conduct meeting of the Board. The President-Elect will represent the President in meetings where the President is not present.
Vice President – Membership and Volunteerism: The Vice President of Membership & Volunteerism is responsible for the development and implementation of the PMI-CIC’s membership plan that ensures continued growth and retention and focuses on active participation of the membership base through volunteerism to the PMI-CIC and PMI®. The Vice President of Membership & Volunteerism is accountable to the PMI-CIC President, the PMI-CIC membership and to the PMI-CIC Board of Directors for the roles, responsibilities and duties described herein for the position of Vice President of Membership & Volunteerism.
Vice President – Operations: The Vice President of Operations is responsible for the processes related to the ongoing, internal operations of the PMI-CIC, including oversight of legal & contractual agreements, records management, controlling and accounting for PMI-CIC assets and is responsible for fulfilling the technology requirements of the PMI-CIC. The Vice President of Operations is accountable to the PMI-CIC President, the PMI-CIC membership and to the PMI-CIC Board of Directors for the roles, responsibilities and duties described herein for the position of Vice President of Operations.
TAKE ACTION! GET INVOLVED!
Individuals may nominate themselves by contacting the nominations committee in writing. Alternatively, individuals seeking nomination by petition must declare their intention in writing to the Nominating Committee chairperson by email at firstname.lastname@example.org by October 11, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. CST. Nominations by petition shall require signatures of ten percent (10%) of the eligible voting members and the petition must be submitted to the Nominations Committee by October 11, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. CST. Members can register support for individuals seeking nomination by petition by email at email@example.com between September 10 and October 11, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. CST.
Would your company be interested in hosting a PMI Chapter Meeting? There is no cost to the company. Requirements would be to accommodate between 60-100 registrants. The Director of Logistics will work with your company café, if applicable, or arrange for catering services. This is an networking opportunity for your fellow project managers. For more details or answers to your questions, please contact Stephanie Dolan, Director of Logistics
A Hardship Provision is available to any PMI member whose financial condition has changed drastically and sufficiently so that a member would have difficulty renewing their membership. A member must be in good standing for at least three previous years to qualify for the hardship provision. Under the provision, a member is granted a waiver for one year of PMI Membership dues and one year of dues for membership in any two PMI Components of which the applicant was a member the previous year. The Hardship provision may be granted for a maximum of two years for each member.