October 2018 Newsletter Print

    President's Report

    By Terry Minhas, PMI Houston Chapter President

    Election results for the open positions for the 2019 Board of Directors have been announced and I am pleased to report that the following

    candidates have been elected into these positions:

    • SVP Internal (2019) - LaToshia Norwood
    • VP eBiz (2019-2020) – Nooshin Yazhari
    • VP Membership (2019-2020) - Oscar Barrios

    Join me in congratulating them. I am confident their vision and dedication will take PMI Houston to new heights!

    I would also like to thank the Election Committee (Lee Jones, Andy Stuart and Gloria Archer) as well as PMI Global Headquarters (Nina Holman) for their time and effort in conducting the elections in a very transparent manner. [READ MORE]


     

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    Spotlight

    Meet Our Members! Jeremy Kenny-PMIH Speaker Director

    Our spotlight member this month is our Director of Speakers – Jeremy Kenny.

    Please read this very interesting article to learn all about his ‘somewhat unconventional’ path into Project Management and how he is now using his past experiences as a Director of Operations in Sports and Athletics to influence Innovation and Entrepreneurship programs at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. Click here for the full article.

    PMI Houston Chapter Leadership - Working Behind the Scenes

    The PMI Houston Chapter Leadership has been very busy over the last 4 months, working on various events and initiatives – some of which are:

    • Working with a great team of volunteers to organize and deliver the 2018 PMIH Conference & Expo this past June
    • Working with experienced PMI members (Election Committee) to conduct the recently concluded elections

    The Leadership team also held their Quarterly Leadership meeting on Saturday 22nd September to plan for the rest of the year – as well as introduce and welcome the newly elected members of the Board of Directors. Here are some pictures from the Quarterly meeting.

    We Need Volunteers and Leaders!

    Do you want to take your Chapter involvement to the next level? Look here to explore other Chapter volunteer opportunities, like Programs Director , Writer/Blogger and Finance Volunteer (Accounts Payable)!

    Featured Job Opportunities!

    There is an urgent need for an IT Project Manager in the Oil and Gas sector in Houston – with experience in Payments Systems (specifically HPS Powercard Experience)

    Please click on this link to get more information about this opportunity.

    In search of a new direction? For the latest Project Management job postings, go here.

     

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    Professional Interest

     

    Toastmasters Clubs - Tips and Discussions

    By Harold Eaton, PMI Houston Chapter Toastmasters Club

    Continuing with the “90 tips from 90 years” feature from Toastmaster’s International. 

    Tip 30: “Push the Envelope” Read the full article here.  


     

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    Professional Development

    Enhance your skills and professional network in 2018!

    Be sure to periodically check the PMI Houston website for updated listings.

    PMI North: October 8th 

    Please select the link below to read more or to register!

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    PMI North: October 9th

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    PMI Galleria: October 10th

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    PMI Energy Corridor: October 11th

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    PMI Woodlands: October 16th

    Select the link below to read more about this upcoming get-together!

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    PMI Southwest: October 17th   

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    Agile Leadership Network: October 18th     

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    PMI Medical Center Lunch ‘n’ Learn: October 22nd     

    Select the link below to read more about this upcoming get-together!

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    PMI Downtown: October 25th   

    Select the link below to read more about this upcoming get-together!

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    PMP & CAPM Prep Course (Galleria): October 6th – October 27th

    Please select the link below to read more or to register!

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    PMP & CAPM Prep Course (Galleria): October 22nd – October 25th

    Please select the link below to read more or to register!

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    From Our Sponsor

    7 Transformational Sparks for Business Agility
    10/25 Downtown Meeting

    LitheSpeed’s Sanjiv Augustine is speaking at the PMI Downtown Venue on 10/25.
    Download the Business Agility Sparks Whitepaper: LitheSpeed.com

    Nov 12 - Join us at our Agile Happy Hour!

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