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NWA PMI Chapter Election

On December 31, 2016, the terms of four Officers of the current NWA-PMI Governing Board will end.  These positions are:  VP ProgramsVP FinanceVP Communication, and VP Membership.  In the next two months the Northwest Arkansas PMI Chapter will elect four members to its Governing Board, one each to serve a two-year term starting January, 1, 2017 and ending December 31, 2018 to fill these positions. 

Nominations were solicited by the NWA-PMI Nominating Committee from the membership and are now closed.  We are pleased to announce that we have received candidates for all open positions.   Please find biographies for the candidates here. The Timeline of upcoming Elections is being worked out and will be communicated in upcoming weeks.


Election Committee:
Chair: Shivendra Bajpayee
Member: Barry Griffey   
Member: Rajiv Nadkar    
Member: John Carr         
Member: Nilamani Rohitdas


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NWA PMI  October Chapter Meeting

Monday, November 21, 2016

6:00pm -  7:30pm

NWACC Center for Global Business Development -

Peterson Auditorium


Embracing Change Through Intrinsic Motivation

Presented by 

Jack Caine from UST Global 



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Note: We will once again be providing light refreshments. There will be no charge for chapter members to attend. $5 for all non-members and guests.


 2016 NWA PMI Officers

  • President: Christine Bartell, PMP

  • VP Administration: Pench Batta, PMP, PMI-ACP

  • VP Professional Development: Manos Stergen, PMP

  • VP Programs: Abilio Marques, PMP

  • VP Marketing: Steve Evans, PMP

  • VP Communications: Ralph Sweatte, PMP

  • VP Education: Allan Mussler, PMP

  • VP Treasurer: Cindy Ragan, PMP

  • VP Membership:  Mary Wiseman, PMP