Welcome to PMI Willamette Valley Chapter

PMIWV is centric in providing professional development through formal, established local networking and educational opportunities in project management. Here you receive support, opportunities to meet with peers from various industries through meetings, and engage in activities and educational programs.

  • Our Mission is to encourage and facilitate education, certification, and professional growth in project management.
  • Our Vision is to be a successful, vital and relevant project management community.
  • We are Unique as Salem, Corvallis, and Eugene branches. We support project management acumen in government, health care, engineering, higher education, and construction in the greater Willamette Valley.

 

Let us step into February with educational opportunities for project managers, instructors, members, volunteers and students!

As with any Leadership transition meeting, we gratefully “Thank” and Appreciate the efforts of our Volunteer Leaders moving out of their Chapter Leadership positions and into other adventures.

Thanks to Lea Ann Hart-Chambers for her Leadership and skills in discharging the duties of Chapter VP Finance. We will miss her detail oriented discussions and improvements made to our processes. We release Lea Ann back to ODOT with our appreciation!

Thanks to Eric Andersen for his Leadership and technical MOJO, i.e. extraordinary skills, in developing, managing and improving our Chapter website. This includes a large number of positive comments from members and non-members as to the continued improvements shown over the years. We believe this Leadership position will continue to improve. We send Eric back to State Lands to continue his good work.

We congratulate our incoming Chapter Leaders. We welcome our Chapter VP Finance, Hollie Pitts who moves from the Corvallis Branch Finance position.

Our appreciation goes out to our Chapter VP Marketing, Mark Mallette who has been an active and progressive attendee at the Salem Branch meetings.

We look forward to our Chapter VP technology, Bob Frank who will occupy two areas of responsibility. Chapter and Salem Branch VP Technology. Bob was previously our Chapter VP Technology and provided to Eric a strong baseline of website improvements.

Along with new Chapter Leaders, we welcome two Project Mangers to our relevant and requested educational events.

Mr. Jason Brown has Volunteered as the Project Manager of our 2018 Fall Professional Development Conference (PDC). Jason is not new to this challenging responsibility since he led the way to a successful 2015 PDC. Jason will also be building his Team with Chapter Leadership support including VP Marketing Tze-Yiu Yong and VP Marketing Mark Mallette.  One of their goals is to build enthusiasm and attendance to the one day PDC. Please support PM Jason by Volunteering to be part of his Team and by spreading the word in regards to the PDC session through your Networks. Let’s support this educational event.

Mr. Bob Frank has Volunteered as the Project Manager for our 2018 Spring CAPM/PMP exam preparatory 12 week sessions that begin in early April.  Bob will be building his Team with support Chapter Leadership support including VP Marketing, Tze-Yiu Yong and VP Marketing Mark Mallette. One of their goals is to build enthusiasm and attendance to the 12 week CAP/PMP. Please support PM Bob by Volunteering to be part of his Team and by spreading the word in regards to the CAPM/PMP exam prep sessions through your Networks.

Details and registration are on homepage. Let’s support this educational event.

Important February dates pulled from our website...

5 February...Corvallis Branch will host its Monthly Social event at Bar 101. President Kevin continues to build a following that provides an alternative to business meeting. Interest continues to build along with Kevin’s selection of jokes. Folks that are getting better!?!  Details and registration on our website.

All February...Salem Branch has early bird registration in process! Salem is hosting the 2018 Spring CAPM/PMP exam preparatory sessions that begin in early April. Bob our Project Manager has need of Volunteers to help with this educational event.  Details and registration on our website.

All February…PMIWV Chapter has open registration for the 2018 Spring Registered Instructor training. This training is a one day no-charge training required to qualify to be listed on our Registered Instructor Registry for future educational events. Seating is filling up for this Saturday, 17 March event in Albany. To instruct at our Spring CAPM/PMP exam preparatory sessions you must complete this training. Details and registration on our website.

16 February…Corvallis Branch hosts Erik Gradine’s presentation, Understanding “Why”. Erik is a regular attendee, active participant and presenter at the Corvallis Branch. Erik’s subject is relevant to our Project Management environments we each work within. Hope to see you there. Details and registration on our website.

For additional details and registration, go to our website's homepage

If you are planning to sit for the 5th ed. CAPM/PMP certification exam please consider this…

Our Chapter has a few sets of barely used 5th edition Velociteach All-In-One student kits for a reasonable price.  We also have a number of 5th edition barely used PMBOKs for a reasonable price

Please contact me at president@pmiwv.org for details and availability.

Our monthly newsletter is only possible due to the Volunteerism of our past president Gary Terrell. Through his efforts our monthly newsletter is distributed to each of our 350+ members. We appreciate the help Gary!!

February...the month we begin to think Spring however reality says cold & wet instead...Take Care Clyde president@pmiwv.org