The Michiana Chapter was chartered in 2004 and in 2019 there are more than 160+ members in the Michiana area.
The Michiana Chapter provides the opportunity to network with other Project Management professionals and practitioners in a diverse range of industries in the Michiana area to share project experiences, effective project management techniques and tools, and valuable lessons learned are among the many benefits.
- Provide value to our members.
- Increase awareness among Corporate Management about the importance of project management in their organizations.
- Increase awareness of PMI certification process.
- Formally document and implement the Tactical and Strategic Processes.
- Improve communications with members and public.
04 April 2004
Original Charter approved by Gregory Balestrero, PMI CEO
04 April 2004
12 April 2004
Original Charter approved by 1st President Robert Guthrie
Chapter chartered 25 members.
Ken Riches assumes president role
Chapter First Officer Listing
President: Ken Riches
VP Admin: Rachelle Brown
VP Finance: Wayne Bloom
VP Programs: Gouri Kumaran
VP Membership: Vacant, originally Ken Riches
VP Comm & Pub: Walter Cosey
VP Ed & Cert: Tony Bell
PMI Michiana attended R2 Meeting for first time in Minneapolis
January 2006 to January 2007
Chapter Continues To Grow
The chapter establishes policies, grow the Executive Board, define annual schedule and initiates Study Group. The chapter grows to 77 members.
PMI Michiana Host the Annual R2
Chapter has first Professional Developement Day as a 1/2 day on Effective Scheduling
Chapter growth reaches 100 members.
Launch of new Website
Chapter launches new website and has 124 members.
Executive Event w/James Snyder (co-founder PMI GOC)
Nominated for Chapter of the Year by PMI GOC
Nominated for Chapter of the Year by PMI GOC (2nd year in a row)
Leads the Region 2 Chapters in
Celebrating 15th Anniversary
Chapter has grown to 170 members