We are still in need of candidates to fill out the ballot for our Board.  Would you consider being on the ballot?

 

At minimum, to be a viable chapter and remain a chapter within the Project Management Institute, we MUST have a President Elect and a VP of Finance.  Please contact our Nominating Committee as soon as possible if you have any interest.

 

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN MAKING AN IMPACT IN THE PROJECT MANAGEMENT COMMUNITY?

Do you have a desire to be more involved with your local PMI Chapter?  Become a volunteer leader and

serve on the PMI-CIC Board of Directors! Nominate yourself or nominate another PMI-CIC Member

interested in serving in a PMI-CIC Board position. Please submit your nomination(s) to the PMI-CIC Nominations

Committee by email at nominationscommittee@pmi-centraliowa.org  by July 16, 2021 @ 5:00 p.m. CT.

 

PMI CENTRAL IOWA CHAPTER IS SEEKING NOMINATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING 2021 ELECTED BOARD ROLES.   

  1. *President- Elect - 3 -1-year term commitments; requires commitment to the full three years 
  2. Vice President of Finance (2-year term)
  3. Vice President of Professional Development (2-year term)
  4. Vice President of Communications and Marketing (2-year term)

 

*President-Elect is a three-year commitment filling the following three one-year term positions: President-Elect, President, and Immediate Past President.

 

ELECTION TIMELINE:

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS BY

Monday, June 28, 2021

NOMINATIONS CLOSE AT 5:00 PM CT

Friday, July 16, 2021

SLATE OF NOMINEES SENT TO ELECTRONIC VOTING PROVIDER BY

Friday, July 23, 2021

ONLINE BALLOT INSTRUCTIONS EMAILED TO MEMBERS IN GOOD STANDING BY

Friday, August 6, 2021

ONLINE BALLOT VOTING CLOSED AT 5:00 PM CT

Friday, August 27, 2021

BALLOT VALIDATION COMPLETED BY

Thu. September 23, 2021

VOTING RESULTS ANNOUNCED TO MEMBERS BY

Fri. September 24, 2021

2022 ELECTED & APPOINTED BOARD MEMBERS TAKE OFFICE

Saturday, January 1, 2022

 

OFFICE TERMS & ELIGIBILITY

  • Nominees must be members in good standing with PMI Central Iowa. 
  • PMI Central Iowa Chapter members in good standing as of July 31, 2021 will be eligible to vote for the board positions up for election in 2021.
  • Terms of office for elected positions (exception for the offices of President and President-Elect) shall be [2], limited to [2] consecutive terms in the same position, and no more than [4] consecutive terms on the Board in general.
  • The Offices of President and President-Elect are open only to members who have served previously in one of the Board of Director officer positions, either on the PMI-CIC Board or at another PMI Component Chapter, for a minimum of twelve (12) consecutive months. No past President is eligible to become President or President-Elect for three (3) years after his/her most recently expired term as President.
  • Chapter by-laws, and additional documents can be found on the PMI-CIC website at https://pmi-centraliowa.org/documents. Detailed position descriptions and appointed director roles can be found on the  PMI-CIC website at https://pmi-centraliowa.org/board-position.

 

BRIEF ROLE DESCRIPTIONS FOR OPEN ELECTED BOARD ROLES                                                                                                    

  • The President-Elect shall keep the records of all business meetings of the Chapter and meetings of the Board, maintain the policies, procedures, processes, and position descriptions of the Board, and utilize parliamentary procedures to conduct all meetings of the Board. The President-Elect will represent the President in meetings where the President is not present. 
  • The Vice President of Finance shall serve as the PMI-CIC treasurer and oversee the budgeting and management of funds for duly authorized purposes of the PMI-CIC, which includes providing all necessary financial reporting.
  • The Vice President of Professional Development is responsible for promoting the project management profession through the development and delivery of educational opportunities, including programs for PMI-CIC meetings, for the benefit of the membership and the Central Iowa community at large.
  • The Vice President of Communications & Marketing is responsible for the management of internal and external communications for the PMI-CIC and for promoting PMI® and the PMI-CIC to local businesses, schools and professional association internal and external publications and through partnering with local businesses.

 

NOMINATION PROCESS

A Nominating Committee shall prepare a slate containing nominees for each Board position and shall determine the eligibility and willingness of each nominee to stand for election. Candidates for Board positions may also be nominated by petition process established by the Nominating Committee or the Board. Elections shall be conducted: (a) during the annual meeting of the membership; or (b) by mail ballot to all voting members in good standing; or (c) by electronic vote in compliance with the legal jurisdiction. The candidate who receives a majority of votes cast for each office shall be elected. Ballots shall be counted by the Nominating Committee or by tellers designated by the Board.  

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR THOSE RUNNING FOR OFFICE

  • In accordance with PMI® policies, practices, procedures, rules and directives, no funds or resources of PMI® or the PMI-CIC may be used to support the election of any candidate or group of candidates for PMI®, PMI-CIC or public office.
  • No other type of organized electioneering, communications, fund-raising, or other organized activity on behalf of a candidate shall be permitted.
  • The PMI-CIC Nominating Committee, or other applicable body designated by the PMI-CIC, will be the sole distributor(s) of all election materials for PMI-CIC elected positions.
  • Nominees, as a condition of expressing their interest in being a nominee, will submit a signed statement verifying that they have read, understand, and agree to abide by these policies and rules. This includes the following statement: “As a condition of my potential nomination or candidacy, I agree that I will not initiate, encourage, accept or endorse conduct on behalf of my potential nomination or candidacy which is in violation of the policy relating to the election as adopted by the PMI-CIC. To violate this policy may result in revocation of my nomination by petition or candidacy for office.”