PMI Montgomery County Newsletter

UPCOMING FEBRUARY CHAPTER DINNER MEETING

Wednesday, February 1st 2017 at Normandie Farm Restaurant, Potomac, MD
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Topic: " Project Procurement process and opportunities to do business in Montgomery County, MD”

Co-Presenters: Pam Jones & Grace Denno, Office of Procurement, Montgomery County MD

Presentation Abstract:  (worth 1 PDU)
Montgomery county mission is to preserve the public trust and ensure the integrity of the public procurement process through the efficiency and effectiveness of the procurement of goods, services, and construction in accordance with best practices, resulting in the highest value for County government and its residents.

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2016 Elections: We are happy to announce the below PMI-MC Chapter Voting Results from this November’s election. We thank everyone who ran as well as all chapter members that participated in the voting process.

  • VP of Finance: Mr. Gene Egry

  • VP of Education: Dr. Scott Chen

  • VP Of Special Programs: Mr. James Steckel

  • Co-VP of Programs: Mr. Kassa Seyoum


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Table Sponsorships Now Available for Monthly Chapter Dinners

After a successful pilot, the Montgomery County Chapter is now offering Table Sponsorships at our monthly dinners at Normandie Farms Restaurant in Potomac, MD. Monthly dinners are held the first Wednesday of the month eight times per year.  

For a full table sponsorship, the cost is $500, and offers 10 seats to be used by guests of the sponsor, regardless of whether or not the guest is a member of the chapter. In addition to the seats at a table, recognition of the support for our chapter by the sponsoring organization will be included in announcements and table signs.

Members and friends of the chapter - in order to make this program a success, please encourage your employer to become a sponsor. You may even be included in their guest list!

To sign up as a sponsor, please contact the VP of Communications by email at:vpcommunications@pmimontgomerycountymd.org

Education
Many upcoming training opportunities are available and are located under Education.

PMI-MC Toastmasters Club #1163128: PMPs - See How Fun Earning PDUs can be!
Our Toastmasters Club is sponsored by PMI-MC and is intended for PMPs. We are approved by PMI to issue PDUs. Meetings are at Walter Johnson High School at 7 PM on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month. Earn 1.5 PDUs per meeting.  For more information see the Toast Masters site.

If you have any suggestions or questions please contact :president@pmimontgomerycountymd.org.

Thank you for being a member!


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