Welcome to the PMI Upstate New York Chapter

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The PMI Upstate New York Chapter is a forum promoting the principles of the PMI through networking with other project managers, sharing project experiences, providing and receiving training and supporting Project Management leaders in their certification efforts.

UNY-PMI membership is comprised of about 500+ professionals from dozens of companies and a wide variety of industries. The diversity of the UNY Chapter provides an environment for learning about all aspects of project management and networking across industries.

We meet on the 3rd Wednesday of each month (September through November and January through May) at The Desmond Hotel in Colonie (see directions). Meetings are open to both members and guests - if you are joining us as a guest, information regarding membership benefits can be found on our How to Join page. For a sample of what monthly meetings are, visit our events page.

Also, by attending the monthly chapter meetings, attendees have the opportunity to earn 1 PDU towards maintaining their PMP Certification.

PMI UNY Volunteers

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Volunteers play a key role in making the chapter programs a great success. 


Please visit our PMI UNY committees’ page to explore various ways to get involved. 


Please click on the following link to view the PMI UNY Organization Structure


PMI UNY Organization Structure


If you are interested in the program director opportunities, please visit the following page to apply: PMI UNY Program Director Positions 


Please contact our Program Director for Volunteers, Sandy Costanzo, PMP for more information on volunteer opportunities and associated PDUs.

January 2015 Dinner Meeting

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January 2015 Dinner Meeting  



Large construction projects, especially in the Environmental Industry are technically complex, often fast paced and scheduled driven.  These projects are faced with a myriad of technical information developed by experts in their field but are often executed by a very technically diversified skilled labor force.  Misunderstandings from improper communications on these projects are often costly, require rework, impact schedules, distract workers, and happen all too often. 

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PMI UNY Program Director Positions

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PMI UNY is currently looking to fill several open Program Director positions with the chapter. The terms for these openings are June 1, 2014 through May 31, 2015.


This is an excellent opportunity for current chapter members to contribute to the local Project Management community and earn valuable PDUs.


Eligibility, Responsibilities, & PDUs 

Program Directors will receive 10 PDUs for serving in the Position. The Program Director positions currenty open are as follows: 


1)         Program Director for PDD Administration

2)         Program Director for PDD Publicity

3)         Program Director for PDD Registrations

4)         Program Director for Revenue


All current PMI UNY members are eligible to apply for these appointed Program Director positions. The benefits and the position descriptions for these open positions are attached.


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eLearning Opportunities

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Updated Member Offerings!!!

Project Assistants has 3 new discounted webinars coming up in January/February:

  • Leadership is Taken, Not Given (1/28/15)
  • Project Risk Management (2/4/15)
  • Project Management Using Microsoft Project 2013 (1/20/15 - 1/21/15)

Login and visit the ProfDev tab at the top of this page to get more details and see our full list of discounted eLearning opportunities.

Please let Rebecca Myer know if there are eLearning opportunities you'd like the chapter to look into. Our plan is to maintain a list of 3 or 4 vendors at any time. We will roll vendors on/off based on your feedback and participation.