Roles and Responsibilities

The President is responsible for the overall functioning of the chapter, assuring that the chapter board works together as a
team, dedicated to achieving the chapter vision, mission and objectives as detailed in the chapter Charter.

The President will:

  • Schedule, coordinate, provide agendas and preside over all Business and chapter meetings.
  • Direct the activities of other officers toward chapter goals and objectives.
  • Appoint Nominating Committee members by July 1 of each year to conduct chapter elections.
  • Appoint replacement board members for vacant board positions
  • Appoint committee and committee chairperson representatives to task teams as required and subject to the board's approval.
  • Submit to PMI an annual application for charter renewal, pursuant to the chapter Policies & Procedures. (The VP-Treasury and Finance, the VP-Membership and the Immediate Past President will assist in supplying information for this document.)
  • Direct preparation of chapter Annual Report and chapter Awards for submission to PMI Headquarters.  
  • Distribute chapter Annual Report to chapter Membership.
  • Represent the chapter, or appoint appropriate alternate, at the PMI Global Leadership Meeting (Fall) meeting.
  • Represent the chapter at bi-monthly Regional Chapter president conference calls.
  • Represent the chapter at the annual Region 5 Leadership meeting held in January.
  • Prepare documents for Commonwealth of Virginia annual incorporation renewal and coordinate incorporation activities with chapter attorneys.
  • Prepare monthly status reports for presentation at chapter board meetings.
  • Maintain and deliver all permanent records to the position successor as required.
  • Prepare annual budget, track income and expense items, and report progress against the budget to the VP of Treasury & Finance.
  • Coordinate with the President-Elect in the event of illness, business commitment, or other event that precludes short-term ability to carry out the responsibilities articulated above.

Important Qualifications or Skills

  • Candidate must have at least two years prior experience on the Board (as a Vice President or a Director)
  • Vision
  • Dedication to the organization
  • Some public speaking; or at least to the degree of being comfortable chairing Board meetings and/or conducting business from the podium for dinner meetings
  • Knowledge of the PMI CVC organization, GOC and component operations (this can be learned on the job)
  • All of the usual soft skills required for a supervisory / management role

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Chapter Membership

Total Members 1760
New members this year 275
PMP® Members 1233
CAPM® Members 24
PgMP® Members 4
PMI-SP® Members 3
PMI-RMP® Members 9
PMI-ACP® Members 56
PfMP® Members 1
PMI-PBA® Members 2
Breakdown by type  
Individual Members 1711
Student Members 36
Other Members 12
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