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PMI-SVC Elections Deadline Extended

Nominations have been extended to Wednesday May 18, 2022 11:59 PM PST!

It is not too late to submit!

The open positions are:

    • Vice President of Career Development
    • Vice President of Events
    • Vice President of Marketing
    • Vice President of Operations

Questions? Please reach out to the Election Committee Team,

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2022 PMI-SVC Board of Directors - Nominations Open

Descriptions of open positions are available here: Open Volunteer Positions
Please use this link to nominate yourself or someone you would want to represent on the Board
Any questions please contact

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2022 Project Management Institute – Sacramento Valley Chapter (PMI-SVC) Board of Directors Announcement

Elections Kick-off Announcement and Key Dates

Are you wondering about the 2023-2024 term PMI-SVC Board of Directors (BOD) Elections? Wonder no more!

Keep an eye for the upcoming newsletter blasts or Chapter website posts for the call for nomination for positions on the ballot and other important information.

Below are the key dates and frequently asked questions:

Election Key Dates


  • May 2: Nominations Open
  • May 16 (11:59 PM PST): Nominations Closed
  • On or around June 13: Slate of candidates announced and candidate statements on the PMI-SVC website.
  • July 20, 6 to 7:30 PM PST: “Meet and Greet” Candidates; Venue (To be determined)
  • August 1 to 15: Polls open
  • August 15 (11:59 PM PST): Polls closed and results tallied
  • On or around August 16: Election certified
  • On or around August 31: Election results announced on website
  • September: Introduce new Board of Directors to membership


January 1: New board members officially take office

Frequently Asked Questions

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming events


Mentor Program Application Acceptance

06-01-2022 - 06-30-2022
Mentor Program Application Acceptance
Topic: Summer 2022 Mentor Program Application Acceptance Begins June 1st, 2022
PMI-SVC is excited to announce that we are accepting applications for the Summer 2022 iteration of our Chapter’s Mentor Program!
This is the opportunity for our chapter members to mentor those new to project management or to learn new skills from others in the field with more experience.
Summer 2022 iteration of the mentor program is scheduled to kick- off on July 13th, 2022. Once applications are received, the Mentor Program Team will get in touch with applicants on mentor/mentee assignments.
If you are interested in being a mentor or mentee, please fill and submit the form below by June 30, 2022:
For this program, monthly virtual or in-person meetings are required. Mentor/Mentee pairs establish their own goals, plan, and cadence but the most successful pairs will have open communication and frequent check-ins. Up to 10.5 PDUs in the “Giving Back” category will be awarded based on attendance and completeness of deliverables.  
Program requirements include:
  • Attending a kick-off meeting
  • Establishing goals
  • Meeting between Mentor and Mentees at least once per month
  • Check-in meeting of all participants
  • Attending a closing event; mentees present a brief report-out on goal status 

Toastmasters for PMs

06-01-2022 12:00 pm -1:00 pm

Presentation Title: Toastmasters for PMs

Presentation Date:  First & Third Wednesday of each month; Time: Noon to 1:00 PM

Presenter Biography: Presented by David Dixon

Event Description: The Project Management Institute of Sacramento Valley is pleased to welcome you to ProjectMakers!  We are Toastmasters for Project Managers.  We meet the first and third Wednesday of every month from Noon to 1:00 pm, online. If you are working in the field of project management and want to practice public speaking, to improve your communication competence and build leadership skills you will certainly benefit from TM for PMs! With Toastmasters, you can break barriers, not your budget. 


Member: Free

Non-member Free


Highway 50 Breakfast Roundtable

06-03-2022 7:00 am -8:00 am

Event Name: Highway 50 Breakfast Roundtable

Location: Brookfields, 11135 Folsom Blvd, Rancho Cordova, CA

Date: Friday June 3rd

Time: 7:00 AM

# of PDUs: 1

PDU Category: Based on forum topic

Description / What will attendees learn from this event/class: This is a facilitated roundtable discussion on agenda topics solicited from the attendees during introductions.  The intent of these meetings is to promote an informal gathering of a dozen project managers, working in commercial and private sector organizations to discuss current topics related to project management.  Participants will receive suggestions from the other attendees on current challenges, and share information on items of interest.  These meetings are open to anyone who is interested enhancing their project management knowledge and meeting other PM professionals.  A Chapter Volunteer facilitates every meeting

Cost – if Any: Free


Career Development Forum Meeting

06-04-2022 9:00 am -10:00 am

Time:9:00 AM -10:00 AM, 1st Saturday of each month
Where: Virtual Meeting



Agile Forum

06-07-2022 12:00 pm -1:00 pm

Where: Virtual Meeting

Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


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New PMPs this month

  • Cynthia Reimer
  • Tawny High
  • Patrick Flynn

Craig Elliott II: Volunteer of the Quarter April 2022 - June 2022



1. How long have you been volunteering for PMI-SVC?  

I have been volunteering at PMI-SVC since January 2022

2.  What roles have you filled during your volunteering with PMI-SVC?  

Marketing Coordinator

3.  What do you enjoy about being a volunteer for the Chapter?

I truly enjoy getting to work with leaders, like Kate, who are always willing to teach and support each and every person that comes their way.

4.  What do you like to do in your spare time? 

These days, I enjoy spending time with my wife and puppy as we dream about what it will be like to bring our baby boy into the world.


Membership Statistics

Total Members 1477
New Members This Year 93
PMP® Members 1033
CAPM® Members 23
PgMP® Members 2
PMI-SP® Members 8
PMI-RMP® Members 9
PMI-ACP® Members 61
PfMP® Members 2
PMI-PBA® Members 4
Members with no Certification 423
Breakdown by type  
Individual Members 1440
Student Members 26
Other Members 11

  • Patrick Flynn, PMP,CAPM
  • Cynthia Reimer, PMP
  • Tawny High, PMP

Chapter Guest Pass Program

WHAT - What is the Chapter Guess Pass Program?  PMI SVC has partnered with PMI Global to offer members who are not current PMI SVC Members an opportunity to try out Chapter Membership for free for 1 year.

HOW - If you do decide you would like to try out PMI SVC Membership for free for a year, contact the Vice President Member Relations at  to get a unique code that you will enter at checkout.

WHO - Eligibility to participate requires that you be a PMI Global Member, but have not been a past member of the local PMI Sacramento Valley Chapter.

WHEN - We are offering a limited number of passes and we will be offering this program till all the passes have been distributed.

We look forward to seeing you soon.


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For Sponsorship/Partnership Information contact

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Find a Volunteer Opportunity

Make your mark on our PMI Chapter and the profession. As a member, you can volunteer to work on and to lead activities that advance the profession and support the chapter business operations by joining our chapter volunteer community. All volunteer openings are managed by the PMI Volunteer Relationship Management System (VRMS). This system includes the ability to search for opportunities, view details about each role and apply online.

Earn PDUs by Volunteering

Volunteering Project Management Professional PDUs can be earned as part of
Category D (Creating New Project Knowledge)
Category E: Volunteer Service (by providing volunteer, non-compensated project management, and many others).
Category F (Working as a Professional in Project Management), comprise the Giving Back To The Profession Categories.

Speakers for our Chapter's Events

PMI-SVC welcomes proposals from passionate speakers interested in sharing their experiences, knowledge and expertise on such topics as general business and strategy, leadership, project management, and technical or industry-specific specialties. Our Professional Development events provide professional development units (PDUs) of educational information necessary for those attendees maintaining certification designations. Speakers are also eligible to claim PDUs for their creation and delivery of the presentation material.