Project Management Institute Announces 2011 Board of Directors and Officers

By Project Management Institute, PRNE
Sunday, October 10, 2010

WASHINGTON, October 11, 2010 - Project Management Institute (PMI), the world's leading project
management member association, announced its 2011 Board of Directors and
Officers at the PMI(R) Global Congress 2010-North America. The PMI Board of
Directors, elected by the membership, serves as the governing body of PMI and
is comprised of 15 elected directors-at-large who serve three-year terms.
Three of those directors are elected by their peers to serve as officers of

Three new directors have been elected for the 2011-2013 term:

    Steve DelGrosso, MSC, PMP of Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    Herman Gonzalez, PMP of Toronto, Canada
    Diane White, MA, SCM, PMP of Tampa, Florida, USA

Elected for their leadership and project management excellence, their
business acumen and their commitment to PMI and its members, these directors
will fill the spots left by outgoing directors Fred Arnold, PMI Fellow, PMI;
Kathleen Romero, MBA, PMP; and Yanping Chen, MD, PhD, PMP.

    Two directors were re-elected for the 2011-2013 term:
    William Moylan, PhD, PMP of Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA
    Beth Partleton, PMP of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    They will serve with the following returning directors:
    Eugene (Gene) Bounds, PMP of Alexandria, Virginia, USA
    Shirley Edwards, PMP of Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
    Jane Farley, MSc, PMINZ, PMP of Auckland, New Zealand
    Deanna Landers, MBA, PMP of Aurora, Colorado, USA
    Louis J. Mercken, PMI Fellow, PMP of Beveren-Melsele, Belgium
    John Mihalic, PMP of Ashburn, Virginia, USA
    Peter Monkhouse, BSc(Eng), MBA, PEng, PMP of Toronto, Canada
    Frank Parth, MS, MSSM, MBA, PMP of Mission Viejo, California, USA
    Vijay Prasad, MS, PMP of Hyderabad, India
    Ricardo Triana, PMP of Aventura, Florida, USA
    The incoming officers for 2011 are:
    Chair - Beth Partleton
    Vice Chair - Peter Monkhouse
    Secretary/Treasurer and Chair of the Performance Oversight Committee -
    Deanna Landers

In addition, Jane Farley was elected Chair of the Strategic Planning and
Program Alignment Committee.

"2011 will be a year of invigorating change and progress as organizations
increasingly leverage project management excellence to meet expected outcomes
and, internally, PMI will welcome a new president and CEO in Mark A.
," said Gregory Balestrero, president and CEO of PMI. "We thank our
departing board directors and embrace our new directors as part of an
international group of experienced and dedicated individuals who volunteer
their time and talent to advance the profession and association."

About Project Management Institute (PMI)

PMI is the world's largest project management member association,
representing more than half a million practitioners in over 185 countries. As
a global thought leader and knowledge resource, PMI advances the profession
through its global standards and credentials, collaborative chapters and
virtual communities and academic research. When organizations invest in
project management, supported by PMI, executives have confidence their
important initiatives deliver expected results, greater business value and
competitive advantage. Learn more at

Megan Maguire Kelly, PMI, +1-610-356-4600 x7030, Megan.Kelly at; or Glenn R. Boyet, PMI, +1-610-356-4600 x1112, Glenn.Boyet at

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