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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


Consultant-Contractors Breakfast Forum

12-09-2022 7:00 am -8:00 am

When: Second Friday of each month, 
7:00-8:00AM (Except Holidays) 
Virtual Meeting.  Register in advance for this meeting:  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

PDU's Earned = 1



Mentor Program Summer 2022 Closing Meeting

12-14-2022 5:30 pm -6:30 pm
Topic: Mentor Program Summer 2022 Closing Meeting
Speakers: Mentees, Mentors, and Mentorship Program Volunteers
This meeting marks the closing of the Summer 2022 iteration of the PMI-SVC Chapter Mentor Program kicked off on July 13th 2022! Up to 10.5 PDUs in the “Giving Back” category will be awarded based on attendance and completeness of deliverables, and information about verification of PDUs will be provided to participants who attend. 
If you are interested in being a mentor or mentee for an upcoming iteration, check out our program requirements and apply here:
Date: December 14th, 2022
Time: 5:30-6:30 pm
PDUs: 0 PDUs, but attendance is required for program PDUs
Registration Link/Zoom: Participants will be emailed a link to the meeting
Price: FREE

Toastmasters for PMs

12-21-2022 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


Technology Forum

12-27-2022 6:00 pm -8:00 pm

Event Name: Technology Forum

Date: 4th Tuesday of every month

Time: 6:00-8:00 PM

PDU Category: Based on content (# of PDUs: 1-2 PDUs depending on duration)

Description: The Technology Forum provides everyone – Chapter Members and Non-Members – with opportunities to attend presentations from industry experts on topics related to the use of Technology, Technology Trends, and Project Management Methodologies to enable success in Project Management. Industry experts with specialized knowledge and experience are invited to make these presentations in an interactive, learning environment.

Cost: Free

Where: Zoom Virtual - 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.


Sponsorship/Partnership Opportunities

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The Project Management Institute, with members in 135 countries, is the world's foremost authority for the project management profession. PMI sets industry standards, conducts research, and provides education and certification opportunities designed to strengthen and further establish the profession. The Sacramento Chapter of PMI was established in 1989 and proudly serves Greater Sacramento and surrounding areas. We currently have 1,860+ members - over a third of whom hold PMI’s esteemed PMP certification - and represent nearly 100s of unique companies and the public sector ( state & local governments, universities)

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.