Rochester Chapter Reaches an All-Time High Member Milestone!

This is a very exciting time to be part of the Rochester Chapter!  At end of June, the Chapter met a record milestone of 713 members!  We have enjoyed steady growth over the past few years, with 150 new members in the last twelve months alone.  It is through the dedication of our volunteers and members that we are able to continue to offer new programs, increasing the value of your membership.  If you are not yet a member, learn more about PMI member benefits by clicking here.

PMI Rochester 2014-2015 Board Member Changes


As a result of our chapter elections in April/May of this year

  • Lori Gacioch has been elected to serve as our VP & Secretary;
  • Michelle Venezia was elected to serve as the VP of Marketing & Communications;
  • France MacDonald was elected to serve as VP of Governance; and
  • Joyce Ellis was elected to serve as our VP of Membership


As a result of our chapter Special Election for VP of Finance in August of this year

  • Jason Becker has been elected to serve as our VP of Finance starting September 1, 2014


All positions were for a 2-year term. In addition to these changes Matt Corridoni has made the decision to step down from his role as Executive Vice President. As such, Larry Heininger has been appointed to serve for the 2014-2015 fiscal year effective July 1, 2014.  Bios for all incoming 2014 board members are available on the PMI Rochester downloads page


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