PMINJ 2007 Symposium LCIs 

21th Annual Symposium

07 May 2007

Randolph - Skylands

Sunday Seminar



Following is the list of LCIs that will be represented at the Seminar:


Aerospace and Defense SIG
Mr. Lynn R. Dyrdahl, PMP, Chair
24213 138th Ave SE
Kent, WA 98042-5169
206-498- 4095
The PMI Aerospace and Defense Specific Interest Group is dedicated to advancing the state-of-the-art of project management for aerospace and defense professionals.  A?D SIG members address such issues as military project management and Department of Defense (DoD) requirements. The A?D SIG invites anyone who is involved or interested in projects related to DoD or the aerospace industry to join.


PMINJ Career Networking LIG
Barbara Ann Fuller, PMP
PMI-NJ Networking Program Manager

The PMI-New Jersey Networking local interest group was established to facilitate business and career networking among PMI-NJ members.  The Networking Group's goals are to provide additional networking opportunities to PMI-NJ chapter members in the form of networking events, educational forums, and professional development opportunities.  Business networking resources have been added to the PMI-NJ members via the Chapter Web site. Each month a structured networking event is produced with elements of speakers, panel discussions, job announcements, networking sessions and interactive workshops.


Consulting SIG
William Craddock
PO Box 11168
Conway, AR 72034-0021
The Consulting Specific Interest Group aims to be recognized as the global leader in the consulting community by fostering collaboration among project managers to deliver business results. The Consulting Specific Interest Group exists to assist our members in achieving better business results by (1) improving networking opportunities through collaboration among our members, (2) supporting consultants through a community model, which integrates best practices, research, tools and theory, and (3) contributing to the professional development of our membership.


Design- Procurement-Construction SIG
Robert J. Gries, P.E., CCM, PMP
7600 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, Washington 98115-6349
(206) 526-4837
The DPC SIG is comprised of nearly 2000 PMI® members worldwide, who work on projects involving design, procurement, or construction. Our members are professionals who want to be more effective at planning, organizing, controlling, and leading project work.
  • Named "SIG of the Year" by PMI in successive years.
  • Multiple winner of the PMI "Professional Development Award."
  • With the PMI Foundation, established the Donald S. Barrie
  • Award for the best DPC paper at the annual PMI® Global Congress - North America.
Our mission is to provide stakeholders with the highest quality information, education, training, skills and opportunities to successfully identify, plan, manage, and participate in design, procurement and construction projects involving buildings and facilities in the residential, commercial and industrial sectors of the worldwide economy.


Healthcare SIG
Michele Mills
Special Projects Manager
University Healthcare
585 Komas Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
The Healthcare SIG is a non-profit corporation recently chartered under the Project Management Institute. Our young organization is made up of healthcare and project management professionals who share the unique challenges of working in the dynamic healthcare arena. Not only is it a $2.6 trillion (and growing) sector in the United States alone, healthcare is quite personal; it affects each and every one of us.

We believe we have a wonderful opportunity to make a positive impact on healthcare as practitioners from industry, government, non-profits, educational institutions, and other public entities. As professionals at the forefront of implementing new technology, practices, and policies within our organizations we are the agents for change.

Information Systems SIG ? LIG
LIG Contact:
John Tse, PMP
(732) 321-0380

SIG Contact:
Tresia Eaves, MHR, PMP

ISSIG Contact:
PMI- ISSIG Headquarters
109 VIP Drive, Suite 220
Wexford, PA 15090   USA
Information Systems Specific Interest Group is the largest of all SIGs within PMI with a staggering membership of over 14,000 members globally dispersed in 254 PMI-Chapters in 85 countries. Several services including Webinars, Podcasts and Professional Development Seminars have been extremely popular and useful to the members. Newly introduced Community Exchange Services, offered via the revamped website ( includes exciting Job Opportunities and Knowledge Areas.

Moreover, over 30 Local Interest Groups in partnership with local PMI-Chapters provide professional networking opportunities to IS/IT members, including one within PMI-New Jersey Chapter. No wonder, ISSIG has been repeatedly awarded by PMI as SIG of the Year, including last year.

The PMI Information Systems SIGs LIG is a NJ part of the PMI-ISSIG. To be a member of the PMI Information Systems Specific Interest Group (PMI-ISSIG) you must be a member of PMI. If you are already a member of the PMI, then you can add the Information Systems SIG to your PMI membership.

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Pharmaceutical  LIG
Mark Taras

The New Jersey Pharmaceutical Local Interest Group was established to share project management techniques in the pharmaceutical industry and facilitate career networking among PMIs NJ Pharmaceutical members.  The group's goals are to keep members project management skills current by having quarterly meetings where project management skills are discussed.   Every quarter the group has a meeting and publishes a newsletter.

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Pharmaceutical  SIG
Steve Kuprel
Director, Programs
(301) 796-0602
  • To provide a forum for networking and the exchange of ideas and information with fellow professionals
  • To advance state-of-the-art techniques in project management
  • To enhance the skills and knowledge of the project management professional in the health care industry
  • Monthly Webinars, free for members.
  • Establishment of four LIGs, North Carolina, Washington DC, NJ and CA, plus starting a European group.
  • Establishing a cooperative agreement with Drug Information Association's (DIA) Project Management Sub-Group.


Mr. Art Drake
345 E 237th St, Suite 2SE001
Bronx, NY 10470
Phone: 917-232-4536
The Program Management Office SIG will promote the values of program management and PMO utilization at different levels within organization or enterprise through the application of established standards for communications, practices, growth, and success.  

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