Join our Board!
Bring your leadership and relationship building talents to our Chapter!
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...
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.
There are many benefits which can be gained from volunteering for your Chapter. Through volunteering you can meet other Project Management Professionals all over the world, learn and share experiences, and so much more.
Additional benefits include:
- Having input into Chapter strategy, priorities, and operations
- Gaining experience within a desired area - including Leadership & Management, Event Planning, Communications/Marketing, and many more
- Earning valuable PDUs
- Building lifelong professional relationships and network
- Getting opportunities to travel, speak, and grow!
Role: Volunteer Directors - We are seeking individuals to join our chapter as volunteer directors! Directors work closely with our VP positions to support the portfolio and ensure quality, timely, and professional services for our membership and community.
Commitment: 5-10hrs a month (negotiable)
- Communications Director - Supports VP Operations in managing social media accounts and growing our network of project professionals
- Event Director - supports VP Professional Development in delivering fun, informative events to members and the community
- Sponsorship Director - supports VP External Relations in networking with our sponsors, developing new sponsorship relationships, etc.
Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to get involved!
Call for Nominations 2023 - New Board Roles!
We are excited to announce a new structure with 8 voting roles. Our team has received counsel from PMI Global to reorient our roles based on PMI Chapter Leaders’ Guide: Chapter Volunteer Role Delineation Study Results - Fourth Edition published in 2022.
We have expanded to offer more leadership opportunities, while centralizing our voting positions to better align with PMI & BC Societies requirements.
The 6 roles in bold are OPEN for nomination in our 2023 election:
- President Elect
- Past President
- Vice President, Operations
- Vice President, Professional Development
- Vice President, Internal Relations
- Vice President, External Relations
The NEW VP (Vice President) roles are larger portfolios that will contribute to the strategic vision of the Chapter - including forming/overseeing a team of volunteers to advance the priorities of each portfolio.
How do I apply?
Please click this link to submit your application: PMI-VI 2023 Nomination Form (via Google Forms)
RequirementsPlease see the qualifications listed in the NEW-PMIVI-Board-Roles-2023.pdf document for each position.
An active Board representative from the Nomination Committee will arrange a brief 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.
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.
|May 1st - May 12th, 2023||Call for Nominations (via Google Forms)|
|May 12th - May 20th, 2023||
Review of nominees and brief interviews with current Board Leadership
|May 20th - June 4th, 2023||Election Period|
|June 7th, 2023||Annual General Meeting (AGM) – Announce Election Results|
|July 1, 2023||NEW Board takes effect|
|August-Sept 2023||New Board Leadership Training (Exact Dates TBD)|
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):
What is the timeline?
The Call for Nominations will be open May 1-12th, and Elections will take place May 20th - June 4th with the New Board Announcement taking place at our Annual General Meeting (AGM) on June 7th, 2023.
Can I submit on someone else's behalf?
Yes, you can submit someone for nomination - however please ensure that individual has reviewed the roles/responsibilities and consented prior to the submission.
Where can I find more information about the roles?
You can find detailed info on our website under the "Volunteer" Tab, or within the Call for Nominations Google Form.
I'm not ready for a Board role, but I would still love to volunteer. What other opportunities are there?
We are ALWAYS looking for talented folks - including for our Director & Manager positions! Once the new Board is established, we will be looking to fill various Director and Manager positions.
We also send callouts via our Newsletter, or on this page when we need volunteer support for events or programs.
What if I have questions about a role?
Please reach out to President@pmivi.org if you have questions.