Call for Nominations - PMI Rochester 2014 Volunteer of the Year

Chapter Members are being called upon to submit their nominations for the single Volunteer whom they feel had the biggest impact on the Chapter in the 2014 calendar year. PMI Rochester Chapter Members are encouraged to nominate and vote for the Chapter volunteer who has demonstrated one or more of the below characteristics/behaviors:

  • Increased our ability to meet the needs of our customers when delivering services, initiatives or projects that support the chapter’s strategic objectives


  • Exceeded our customer expectations in delivering clear, concise, timely communication


  • Worked extensively to promote or improve the practice of project, program and portfolio management


  • Provided exemplary leadership to fellow volunteers


  • Demonstrated superior collaboration and teamwork when working with fellow volunteers


  • Promoted mentorship, coaching, and learning to ensure the continual growth and evolution of project, program and portfolio management


All volunteers are eligible for the award – Board members, Directors, Committee members, etc. The selected recipient may also be eligible for submission to PMI Global’s Distinguished Contribution Award.

nomination ballot should be submitted directly to Porchia Stewart, Director of Volunteers, at by February 11. Voting will be open February 13-23, and the recipient will be announced at PMI Rochester’s Volunteer Recognition Event on April 16. This is your opportunity to recognize the hard work that our Volunteers do to support our Chapter!


2014-2015 PMI Rochester Board

The following PMI Rochester members have been elected to serve on the 2014-2015 Board.  

  • President:  Brian Gregory
  • Executive VP:  Larry Heininger
  • VP of Finance:  Jason Becker
  • VP of Membership:  Joyce Ellis
  • VP of Governance:  France MacDonald
  • VP of Marketing and Communications:  Michelle Venezia
  • VP of Professional Development Day (PDD):  Marilyn Bohrer
  • VP & Secretary:  Lori Gacioch
  • VP of the Ithaca Branch:  Dina Maxwell