Section 1. Purpose of the PMI-CVC.

A. General Purpose. The PMI-CVC has been founded as non-profit, tax exempt corporation chartered by PMI®, and is dedicated to advancing the practice, science, and profession of project management in a conscious and proactive manner.

B. Specific Purposes. Consistent with the terms of the Charter executed between the PMI-CVC and PMI and these Bylaws, the purposes of the PMI-CVC shall include the following:

1. Vision—To be the premier professional project management organization for business, civic, government, and education communities in central Virginia.
2. Mission—To serve the professional interests of chapter members by enhancing expertise through project management education and training, supporting PMI certifications, and promoting association with other project management professionals.
3. Objectives—PMI CVC objectives supplement the purposes of PMI as set forth in PMI’s bylaws. PMI CVC’s objectives are to:

a) Contribute to the quality and scope of project management.
b) Provide a forum for discussion and examination of problems, solutions, applications, and ideas related to Project Management.
c) Foster communication between public and private sectors regarding Project Management.
d) Disseminate information regarding developments in Project Management within the Chapter’s primary area of operation.
e) Advance the PMI mission and objectives within the Central Virginia area.
f) Develop a growing and committed membership of local Project Management Professionals through an on-going recruiting plan.
g) Promote Professional Project Management principles, processes, and techniques with local businesses, governments, universities, professional associations, and non-profit charities.
h) Identify and promote the fundamentals of project management and advance the body of knowledge for managing projects successfully
i) Support and enhance Project Management Professionalism by developing and providing quality programs based on the needs of local Project Manager, Leaders, and Participants.

C. Offer educational programs that strengthen local Project Managers’, Leaders’, and Participants’ skills and supports the PMI Certification Program.

Section 2. Limitations of the PMI-CVC

A. General Limitations. The purposes and activities of the PMI-CVC shall be subject to limitations set forth in the charter agreement, these Bylaws, and conducted consistently with the PMI-CVC Articles of Incorporation.

B. The membership database and listings provided by PMI to the PMI-CVC may not be used for commercial purposes and may be used only for non-profit purposes directly related to the business of the PMI-CVC, consistent with PMI policies and all applicable laws and regulations, including but not limited to those laws and regulations pertaining to privacy and use of personal information.

C. The officers and directors of the PMI-CVC shall be solely accountable for the planning and operations of the Chapter, and shall perform their duties in accordance with the Chapter’s governing documents; its Charter Agreement; PMI’s Bylaws, policies, practices, procedures, and rules and applicable law.