PMI Vancouver Island Chapter

Volunteer

Volunteer

Many argue that Project Management is more about people than about projects, which is why we believe it’s important to get involved with your local Chapter. Break away from your project and reap the many personal and professional rewards that come when you get involved!

See the many ways you can get involved by volunteering your time at one of the many opportunities that our Chapter offers and increase your opportunities for professional development, leadership, collaboration and networking.

Our entire Chapter is operated by volunteers. All the valuable membership benefits it offers are due to the volunteers that contribute their time and expertise.

Volunteering Benefits

There are many benefits which can be gained from volunteering for your Chapter. Through volunteering you can meet other Project Management Professionals, learn and share experiences and many more.

Additional benefits include:

  • Have input into Chapter priorities and operations
  • Gain experience within a desired area
  • Earn valuable PDUs

To volunteer for any of these portfolios or opportunities, please our email our Volunteers Director This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Current opportunities

Board Positions Open for Election 2020

Under our bylaws, those who are elected as a Director will be assigned a specific portfolio by the President. In order to facilitate a good match we encourage applicants to identify the portfolio in which they are interested. Roles, responsibilities and qualifications for each portfolio are listed below. Those hoping to be voted into Executive positions are asked to declare the position for which they are running in their application and will be listed as candidates for that position in election communications. Below is a list of open positions:

Executive positions:

  • Treasurer (1 year term commitment) 
  • Director of Operations(1 year term commitment) 
  • President Elect - Vice President (3 year commitment – the Vice President position is for one year with a commitment to follow on to President and Past President for a total of a 3 year commitment)

Director positions – 2 year term each:

  • Up-Island 
  • Communications
  • Outreach
  • Sponsorship
  • Programs
  • Professional Development

Requirements

Please see the qualifications under Board Roles and Responsibilities for each position.

Benefits

  • Learn and improve leadership skills
  • Contribute to your community and the project management profession
  • Earn PDUs
  • Network

Nominations – What do I need to do?

The Nomination Committee consists of the President, Past President, and Vice President. Send nominations to the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a Subject line of Nominations for PMI-VI BOD 2019. In the body of the e-mail please specify the Position (Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, or Director), the name of the person being nominated (it can be yourself or somebody else), and the preferred portfolio (if applicable). You may copy and paste the following into the nomination e-mail:

I hereby nominate NAME_OF_NOMINEE for the position of Vice President / Treasurer / Secretary / Director with an interest in the NAME_OF_PORTFOLIO portfolio.

Nomination Screening

A representative from the Nomination Committee will arrange a personal or phone interview with candidates so that the nature of the commitment can be further clarified and personal suitability can be evaluated. Nominations will be accepted until the closing date listed below.

Biographies

Once your nomination has been accepted, you will be asked to submit a biography and photo to be posted on our website for members to review before voting, if voting is necessary. No vote will be required if the number of applications is equal to or less than the available positions. Check back frequently for further updates and interested candidates.

Schedule

March 13, 2020 Nominations OPEN and accepted via e-mail and posted on Chapter website
April 15, 2020 Nominations CLOSE
May 1, 2020 Start election (electronic voting) 
May 14, 2020 End election (last voting day) 
May (TBD) 2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM) – Announce Election Results
July 1, 2020 NEW Board - STARTS

 

For more opportunities currently open please visit the Current Volunteering Opportunities page.

 

 

 

Chapter Membership

Total Members 733
New Members This Year 56
PMP® Members 478
CAPM® Members 11
PgMP® Members 2
PMI-SP® Members 0
PMI-RMP® Members 1
PMI-ACP® Members 11
PfMP® Members 1
PMI-PBA® Members 2
Members with no Certification 243
Breakdown by type  
Individual Members 717
Student Members 12
Other Members 4
PMP/CAPM/PgMP/PMI-SP/PMI-RMP/PMI-ACP/PfMP/PMI-PBA are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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