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PMI OVOC Board Election: Seeking nominations

(Deadline: Jan. 9, 2015)

Season's Greetings from the PMI OVOC Elections Committee. As you prepare for the holidays consider that part of our ongoing commitment to increase the profile and visibility of OVOC in the region and in Canada, OVOC is looking for dedicated individuals to keep the chapter vibrant, relevant and forward looking. Without volunteers many of the chapter activities and initiatives that we take for granted, would not be available. Here is your opportunity to contribute.

If you are interested or wish to nominate someone, please contact Colette Martin, Chair, 2015 OVOC Elections Committee, at Elections@pmiovoc.org The final day to let your name stand for election to the OVOC Board of Directors is Jan. 9, 2015.

Click here for the 2015 elections webpage.
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 Upcoming Events

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PMI OVOC Kingston Seminar

TOPIC: "All about PMP Certification and how to get it"
Jan 15, 2015
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PMI OVOC Winter 5 Day PMP Prep
Jan 19-23, 2015
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PMI OVOC Lunch Seminar

TOPIC: "Beyond Soft Skills — New Business Skills for Growth and Expansion"
SPEAKER: Angela Cheng
Jan 28, 2014
Details

PMI OVOC Saturday Seminar

TOPIC: "Part 2 — Revealing the secrets of exceptional leadership at the workplace"
SPEAKER: Sam Halwani
Jan 31, 2015
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PMI OVOC Lunch Seminar

TOPIC: "The Governance of Major Public Infrastructure Projects in Quebec"
SPEAKER: Sean Murphy

Feb 18, 2015
Details



The President's Christmas Message

The holidays are here! It's amazing how quickly the season comes around. It seems to come faster every year. Fortunately as a good project manager, I always have a plan to help the season go smoothly! While not all our members celebrate Christmas, I'm sure everyone enjoys the feeling that always comes with it. People are just nicer, they smile more, there's beautiful lights, and let’s not forget the baking! Definitely one of the fringe benefits of this time of year.

OVOC is full steam ahead during the holidays! Elections for the PMI OVOC board of directors have begun and we have four vacancies to fill. Volunteering for the board gives you increased visibility into OVOC and the running of a business which is a huge boost to anyone's career. Information about the election process can be found on our web site and I encourage you to consider this very rewarding experience.

On behalf of the PMI OVOC board of directors, I'd like to take this opportunity to wish our members, volunteers, sponsors and partners a very happy, healthy and safe holiday season. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

Please be aware that PMI OVOC will close for the holidays at noon on Dec. 24. We will return on Jan. 5 and any emails to the board or general mailbox will be answered at that time.

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Volunteers welcome

PMI OVOC continually works to enhance existing programs and build new ones for the benefit of our members. We are fortunate to have many capable and motivated members supporting the chapter as volunteers. There are many opportunities to contribute and we welcome you to join our team to take an active role in supporting our mission to promote project management.

To learn more about the PMI OVOC Volunteer Program, click here.

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