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Call for Nominations: PMI-DVC Board of Director Positions

The PMI-DVC Nomination and Election Committee, as appointed by the PMI-DVC Board of Directors, is pleased to announce that nominations for the 2020-2021 PMI-DVC Board of Director Positions are being accepted now through Thursday, July 25, 2019; nominations must be received by midnight, ET.

This is an opportunity for PMI-DVC members to state an interest in leading the Chapter by self-nominating, or to nominate a fellow PMI-DVC member they feel would serve well as a leader in the organization.

Term: The term of office is two calendar years beginning January 1, 2020 and applicable through December 31, 2021. Potential candidates should be aware that participation in the PMI-DVC Board of Directors is expected to require a commitment of an average of 15 hours per month in addition attendance at events to represent the Board.

Positions: All elected positions are considered Director At Large and this year there are five (5) open positions, After the election, functional roles are determined by The Board.  Positions that are open next year are:

  • President
  • President Elect
  • Vice President of Technology
  • Vice President of Governance
  • Vice President of Education

Nominations: The requirements for nominations are provided on the  Nomination Form

please review carefully prior to submitting a nomination. The completed nomination form must be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 Information regarding PMI-DVC Bylaws can be found here


PMI-DVC Nominating and Election Committee






Thank a Veteran for their Service

Donations Welcomed


The PMI-DVC, Managing Life's Projects Program, has partnered with The Veterans Group (TVG) to support their mission through the application of project management skills and knowledge. Link:


The Veterans Group is a registered non-profit organization operating two homes in the University City section of Philadelphia. Their mission is to empower Veterans in need to achieve success in civilian society. TVG accomplishes this by providing safe and secure housing, nutritious meals, and a variety of programs and services in a community of support and care.


Please bring a donation to the September, October, and December PMI-DVC Dinner Meetings.




  • Cleaning products (laundry detergent, dish soap, cleaning sprays, paper towels, etc.);
  • Kitchen supplies (plastic wrap, aluminum foil, plastic utensils, cups, paper plates, etc.);
  • Trash bags;
  • Twin bed linens; and
  • Toilet paper (1-ply only).




Variety of individually wrapped, non-perishable, snack items, such as, granola bars, small boxes of raisins, goldfish, chips, cookies, jerky, popcorn, trail mix, nuts, sunflower seeds, crackers, fruit snacks, etc.




If you have questions, please email Kristi Baldwin, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or Marie Hegarty, VP, Membership & Volunteers, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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Our PMI-DVC Fall Professional Development Day is coming up in November

The focus will be on strategically integrating Agile and the PMBOK.

Check the event listing for details.




Enterprise Level Scrum at Scale

Event Title: Enterprise Level Scrum at Scale|1.5 PDU


The hot topic in Agile product development now is scaling. How do we make the whole organization Agile? How do we accelerate business agility? Scrum at Scale framework within which networks of Scrum teams operating consistently with the Scrum Guide can address complex problems, while creatively delivering products of the highest possible value. These “products” may be hardware, software, complex integrated systems, processes, services, etc., depending upon the domain of the Scrum teams.

Key Learnings from the Sessions:
1. When to Scale?
2. What makes agile at scale difficult?
3. Learn top 10 scaling patterns
4. What’s an agile mindset?
5. What are agile success factors?
6. Leadership role in scaling
7. Meaning Metrics that matter in Agile

Speaker: Kiran Thakkar

Speaker's Title: Founder, DailyAgile

Speaker's Biography:

Kiran Thakkar, an IT professional with 26+ years of experience in global application development and leadership, is a Project Management Professional (certified by the PMI) and a Certified Scrum Trainer (certified by the Scrum Alliance), Certified Scrum@Scale trainer, and a Certified Large-Scale Scrum Practitioner (certified by The Less Company); Kiran also holds an MBA and an MS in Computer Science. Kiran worked at Siemens Medical Solutions and played an instrumental role in one of the largest agile/scrum implementations in the world. Kiran was an overall program release manager at Siemens for a very large-scale, globally distributed, and FDA compliant agile initiative (40+ teams, over 500 members, part of overall 120+ teams). Kiran laid the groundwork for agile practices still in use and highly effective in Siemens today. Kiran brings real-life scrum implementation experience to his class.

He also pioneered the implementation of the agile practices and mentored scrum masters globally. He was one of the early adopters of enterprise level large-scale agile/scrum. He was also an adjunct faculty at Penn State Great Valley, DeVry/Keller University, and the University of Phoenix teaching in online and traditional 'on-ground' environment.

** Claim 1.5 PDU: Please provide your PMI ID and Email address during RSVP and Include your full name when you sign in using GoToMeeting **

You will need to join the meetup group before you can register for the events, as this group and our future events are available only for PMI-DVC members. Your PMI ID will be required to join the meetup group.

Event Properties

Event Date 06-13-2019 7:00 pm
Event End Date 06-13-2019 8:30 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 0
Individual Price Free
We are no longer accepting registration for this event

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