The President shall be the chief
executive Officer for PMINJ and of the Board, and
shall perform such duties as are customary for
presiding Officers, including making all required
appointments with the approval of the Board.
The President shall also serve as a member
ex-officio with the right to participate and vote
on all committees except the Nominating Committee.
The President presides at all general meetings of
the Chapter (Monthly, Symposium and Seminars) and
at all officer meetings. The President's
principal function is to provide broad, general
guidance of the Chapter and its officers, and to
serve as Chief Operating Officer.
Other guidelines include:
Serve as liaison with PMI Headquarters
Communicate and coordinate with chapters and
mentor in Region 4
Ensure that the Chapter has satisfied all
requirements of PMI Headquarters (Charter
Renewal, tax, insurance, etc.)
Represent the Chapter at Leadership
Advisors provide advice and guidance to the
Executive Board. The advisors are appointed by the
Advisor Pat Bonanni, PMP
Pat provides expertise on Board
operations and Financial activities.
Advisor Linda Glickman, PMP
Linda provides expertise on
Programs, Training and Workshops.
The VP Administration shall keep
the records of all business meetings of PMINJ
and meetings of the Board. They will also
be responsible for all official correspondence
to other organizations including PMI.
Be conversant with Chapter Operations
Assist in executive duties and
decision-making, acting as an apprentice to
Conduct correspondence of chapter, as
requested by the President
Ensure official files, including a copy of
the Chapter Constitution, Bylaws and
amendments, and the Chapter Strategic Plan,
are stored on the Yahoo Group site for the
Board members. This is the ‘official’
site for document storage.
Provide notice for meetings, both for
officers and the Board of Directors.
(Executive Committee and Executive Board),
Surveys – distribution, tabulation
analytics / data mining for trends with the
specific group and across all surveys
The VP Business Relationships is
responsible for maintaining a consistent
alliance with organizations that participate in
the success of PMINJ.
Solicit and manage sponsorship
opportunities for the chapter
Cultivate and maintain relationships with
corporations, vendors, local components,
educational entities, and REPs.
Manage and maintain sponsorship data base.
Manage all advertising activities for
newsletter, e-mail blasts, and website.
Establish and maintain venue data base.
Establish and maintain speaker data base.
Establish and manage customer relationship
management data base.
Director - Business Relationships Christine Strobel, PMP
The Director of Business
Relationships is responsible to Develop and
maintain a relationship management database to
track Speakers, Venues, Sponsors. This
will assist the other VPs with negotiations to
leverage the chapters program.
The director will also establish and maintain
relationships with sponsors for the chapters
programs and events.
The VP Finance shall oversee the
management of funds for duly authorized purposes
Specific financial tasks include:
Prepare an annual budget.
Collect fees, dues and other funds.
Pay approved bills in accordance with the
approved budget or Board approval.
Complete annual Financial Report.
File Federal Tax Return
File NJ Charitable Organization form
Be the liaison to the 501c3 organization
Manage PMINJ charitable contributions
Director - Finance Laura Pinto, PMP
The Finance Director assists the
VP Finance with the Accounts Receivables
The director is the liaison with the teams
responsible to manage the major events.
The director assures that the revenues are
received and refunded (as required) through our
Credit Card processing system.
The director assures that the members,
non-members, guests, volunteers, and sponsors
are charged appropriately through the on-line
The VP Marketing is responsible
for all public relations and marketing
activities for PMINJ. This includes:
Development and creation of a marketing
strategy for the chapter
Development of marketing materials for
Manage the content and flow of all
outbound communications including web site,
advertising, mail, social media, and other
PMI related publications (PMI Today).
Represent PMINJ at various community and /
or business meetings to promote PMINJ.
Director - Marketing Igor Zdorovyak, PMP
The Marketing Director assists
the VP Marketing with publishing event
information through Social Medial and local
publications. The director will assure that pre
and post event reporting provides the community
with the information required to participate in
the chapter events for their professional
The VP Membership is responsible
for all membership and retention activities of
The VP Membership serves as the public interface
for member information, and promotes the
benefits of membership to individuals and
Provide membership information and
statistics to the chapter officers
Provide data mining analysis to identify
the profile of the PMINJ membership and how
PMINJ can best serve the members.
Provide guidance for:
New Member Relations
Provide member services related to on-line
registration for Chapter events.
Director - Member Service Center Wes Tervo, PMP
The Director Member Service
Center is responsible for all registration
activities for PMINJ events.
Director - Membership Communications Bill Fottis, PMP
The Director Membership
Communications is responsible for communications
with the members as they join, rejoin, or renew.
The director will also communicate with members
to assure that they are receiving value from
their membership and will be renewing membership
before it expires. The director will help to
identify opportunities for the chapter to
provide an engaging experience for the members.
The VP Professional Development
is responsible for all matters relating to the
development of professional abilities and
certifications of the membership.
The VP Professional Development is responsible
for the professional standing of credential
holders, and the education of potential
credential holders. Assess and recommend vendor
partnerships to offer educational opportunities
for certification to our membership.
This VP is also responsible for the mentoring program in the chapter.
Director - Mentors Rakesh Patel, PMP
The Director of Mentors manages
the Program that links serious and accomplished
Project Managers with those who would like a
mentoring relationship so they can become a more
The Director is responsible to:
Recruit, train, and manage a group of
experienced Mentors to assist aspiring PMs
to become more knowledgeable in project
Identify mentee needs and assign the
Provide an environment to assure that the
mentor and mentee has an avenue of
The VP Programs is responsible for
establishing PMINJ's programs
oversight of the entire program process
developing a program plan,
identification of speakers
meeting locations / catering logistics
Plan special events and other special meetings as
Ensure meetings do not conflict with annual PMI /
seminar / symposium / holidays or local chapter
Director - Satelllites Prasanna Punnam, PMP
The Director Satellites, is
responsible for satellite activities for each of the
monthly meetings. This director is also
responsible to identify new locations and work with
them to meet the technical and physical requirements
to host a satellite.
Prior to each month, the director will identify any
activities that would prevent the satellite from
hosting the next month and notify the program team of
the satellites participation.
Director - Speaker Operations Marion McGlynn, PMP
The Director Speaker Operations is responsible
to identify quality speakers on timely topics for each
of the monthly meetings. Ideally, the director
is planning a year ahead and providing mitigation when
speaker plans change.
Director - Program Operatiions Roger So, PMP
The Director for Program Operations is
responsible for all other activities that are required
to run the monthly programs.
The VP Symposium is responsible for all
matters relating to the PMINJ Seminars and Symposium
Logistics and Event Management
Communication and Advertisement
Speakers Solicitation and Selection
Sponsorship and exhibitors logistics
Facility and AV
Proceedings (Thin Folder handout for attendees)
Director - Speakers Max Abrams, PMP
The Director Speakers is responsible to
identify high class speakers who can provide timely,
insightful and entertaining topics during an all day
event. Since the length of the presentation can vary
from 1 to 4 hours, the speakers must have proven track
records that support including them in an event that will
host 600 project management professionals.
Director - Symposium Operations Suzanne Walsh, PMP
The Director of Operations assures that all
of the Symposium activities are planned in advance and the
event is truly run like a project from start to finish.
Director - Facilities Karen Kogut, PMP
The Director Facilities identifies the
locations that are capable of handling an event that is
attended by 600 participants, 20 sponsors and 10 PMINJ LCIs