Project Management Institute Announces 2009 Board of Directors


    15-member volunteer leadership board establishes strategy for global

    DENVER, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Project Management Institute
(PMI), the leading global advocacy organization for the project management
profession, has announced its 2009 Board of Directors. The board is composed
of 15 member-elected directors, each serving three-year terms.  PMI's reach
includes more than 400,000 members and credential holders in 174 countries. 
The volunteer leadership group governs PMI and carries out the purposes and
objectives of the organization.

    New directors:
    --  Jane Farley, PMP, FPMINZ of Auckland, New Zealand
    --  Deanna Landers, PMP of Denver, Colorado, USA
    --  Louis Mercken, MBA, PMP, PMI Fellow of Beveren-Melsele, Belgium
    --  Jon Milhalic, PMP of Ashburn, Virginia, USA
    --  Peter Monkhouse, PMP of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    Returning directors:
    --  Frederick A. Arnold, PMP, PMI Fellow of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania,
    --  Eugene C. Bounds, PMP of Alexandria, Virginia, USA
    --  Yanping Chen, MD, PhD, PMP of Washington, D.C., USA
    --  Mark Owen Mathieson, PE, PMP of Fresno, California, USA
    --  William Moylan, PhD, PMP of Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA
    --  Beth Partleton, PMP of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    --  Bruce Rodrigues, MBL, PrEng, PMP of Johannesburg, South Africa
    --  Kathleen Romero, MBA, PMP of Richmond, Virginia, USA
    --  Ricardo Viana Vargas, MSc, PMP of Belo Horizonte, Brazil
    --  Linda Vella, PMP of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    Incoming officers:
    --  Chair - Ricardo Viana Vargas
    --  Vice Chair - Eugene C. Bounds
    --  Secretary/Treasurer - Kathleen Romero

    Standing committee chairs:
    --  Strategic Planning and Program Alignment Committee - Eugene C. Bounds
    --  Performance Oversight Committee - Kathleen Romero

    The PMI Board is responsible for setting strategy and establishing policy
to meet the needs of the profession and its stakeholders.  The newly-elected
board will take office on 1 January 2009.

    About Project Management Institute (PMI)
    Project Management Institute ( is the leading advocate for the
project management profession globally.  Founded in 1969, PMI has more than
400,000 members and credential holders in 174 countries.  PMI's Project
Management Professional (PMP(R)) credential is recognized as the only globally
transferable credential in project management.


For further information:

For further information: Pamela Green of Project Management Institute,
+1-610-356-4600 x7030,; or Kaycee Holmes,
+1-214-443-7597,, for Project Management Institute
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