Volunteer Positions Available:
If interested click the postion title, log into PMI's Volunteer Relationship Management System (VRMS) using your PMI credentials, and submit an application. You can click the hyperlink with each position, or search or positions by specifying where you would like to volunteer (i.e. United States - Mississippi), the Chapter name (i.e. Central Mississippi Chapter), and optionally the VRMS ID indicated next to each position.
Nominating Committee Member (11452): Nominating Committee members volunteer to serve in this important governance function which can influence the direction of the chapter thru the selection of elected board members. The committee is comprised for three (3) members, none of whom are permitted to be included in the slate of nominees for the annual elections. The Nominating Committee will select among their members a committee chairman who will be responsible for planning the activities of the committee.
Networking Event Volunteer (15983): The Networking Event Volunteer is a general volunteer position for those individuals who want to assist with the planning and execution of networking events for the Central Mississippi Chapter. These events can include both PMI members and non-members throughout Central Mississippi's coverage area.
The following executive leadership position is currently open and will be filled subject to an election by the membership. The position is for 36 months and starts January 1st, following the election certificaton. Applications will be required and an interview will be required with the nominating commitee.
President Elect (15948): The President Elect assists the President with managing the Chapter Board and its actions when required. The President Elect is responsible for planning and coordinating activities intended to support the profession via professional development. After the first year the President Elect will be elevatd the position of President. Once assuming the office of President, they President shall serve a 12 month term and be the chief executive officer for the Chapter and of the Chapter Board, and shall perform such duties as are customary for presiding officers, including making all required appointments with the approval of the Chapter Board. The President shall also serve as a member ex-officio with the right to vote on all committees except the Nominating Committee. Once the President's term is completed, they will be recognized as the Immediate Past President (President Emeritus), who is an ex-officio non-voting member of the board and is not accounted for in terms of quorum count. The immediate Past President is the chair of the nominations committee and is required to facilitate the onboarding process for newly elected board members.
The following board leaderhip positions are currently open and will be filled subject to an election by the membership. Each position is for 24 months and starts January 1st, following the election certificatio. Applications will be required and an interview will be required with the nominating committee.
Vice-President - Finance (24453): The VP of Finance oversees the management of funds for duly authorized purposes of the Chapter. The VP of Finance is responsible for completing tax, government filings and the reporting of the financial condition of the Chapter. The VP of Finance is required to attend Chapter Board Meetings and is a voting member.
Vice-President - Communications (24456): The VP of Communications is responsible for the timely dissemination of Chapter information via the Chapter's digital presence and to the project management community utilizing the up-to-date distribution lists for electronic and hard-copy mailings and notifications. The VP of Communications is required to attend Chapter Board Meetings and is a voting member.
Vice-President - Marketing and Sponsorship (24458): VP of Marketing and Sponsorship is responsible for chapter-based marketing and public relations to increase the awareness of both the chapter and the PMI brand within the Central Mississippi area. The VP of Marketing and Sponsorship is also responsible for maintaining agreements with sponsors and facilitating their execution. The VP of Marketing and Sponsorship is required to attend Chapter Board Meetings and is a voting member.
Vice-President - Programs (24460): The VP of Programs is responsible for the development and delivery of programs relating to project management for each scheduled Chapter meeting. The content of these programs are dedicated to advancing the practice, science and profession of project management and is in accordance with the objectives of the Chapter approved by the Board. The VP of Programs is required to attend Chapter Board Meetings and is a voting member.
The following leadership positions are currently open and can be filled at any time. Each position is for 12 months and starts upon confirmation by the board. Applications will be required to be interviewed by the vice-president over the area for which they are applying.
Director - Marketing Community and Educational Outreach (15973): The Director of Marketing Community and Educational Outreach is responsible for developing and managing the outreach activities to community and educational organizations to promote PMI. This position works closely with the marketing and communications leadership of the chapter to develop and execution a strategy intended to promote PMI for the purpose of increasing sponsorship and membership.
Director of Hospitality (15974): Formerly identified as the Seargent at Arms, the Director of Hospitality is responsible for the smooth running of the monthly chapter meetings by coordinating and facilitating activities planned by chapter leaders with members. This position requires attendance at all monthly chapter meeting of other events which fall under the VP-Programs.
Director of Programs (15975): The Director of Programs is responsible for identifying and arraigning venues and catering for Chapter meetings and events. Attendance is preferred at all monthly chapter meeting of other events which fall under the VP-Programs.
Director of Content (15977): The Director of Content is responsible for maintaining the digital content of the chapter as well as the quality of the content submitted for inclusion in chapter communications. This position also serves as a backup to the VP-Communications and is involved in the gathering of content for the benefit of the Chapter membership.
Director - Chapter Volunteers (15978): The Director of Chapter Volunteers is responsible for the identification, recruitment, and support of volunteers for chapter events, committees and supported PMI activities. In addition, the position is responsible for maintaining the posting and managing applications in the Volunteer Relationship Management System (VRMS).
Director - Finance (15981): The Director of Finance primary responsibilities are to backup and assist the VP-Finance in the performance of their duties.
Director - Administration (15982): The Director of Finance primary responsibilities are to backup and assist the VP-Administration in the performance of their duties and maintain the repository of chapter governing documents.
Advantages of volunteering include:
1. Earn Professional Development Units (PDUs)
3. Learn new skills
4. Enhance Professional Skills
5. Maintain connections with those involved with the chapter
6. Help those in your community