2023 is a Special Year for Board elections.

This is the second round of nominations and elections under the new ByLaws, ratified by members March 31, 2023.  This includes new positions and division of duties which improve the functioning of the chapter leadership.

The first round was a special election completed in June 2023.

We have now opened the normal election in September through October 2023, including positions that remained open in June 2023.

Election timeline:

Sept 18 – Oct 6 2023: Call for nominations (chapter members will receive an email)

October: Elections

November: Winners announced.

Nov - Dec: On-boarding and transitioning.

Reference Documents

This document summarizes the first Board of Director elections held in 2023 under the new ByLaws ratified March 31, 2023.


Excerpt from ByLaws:

"Section 3.  Governance for Board elected positions will be maintained in the Chapter’s Governance Guidelines. No candidate can resign from one elected position to be nominated for another elected position."  

See full Bylaws for more.

Link to the full ByLaws document:  PMI-Hawaii-Chapter-Bylaws-2023-03-31.pdf


Board Descriptions for April 2023 Nominations

April – June 2023 Election (Term Start June 1, 2023- December 31, 2024)

(Special term for initial elections only)

President / CEO

The President shall be the Chief Executive Officer for the Chapter and of the Board and shall perform such duties as are customary for presiding officers: lead the Board with chapter focus on alignment to PMI global initiatives, strategic planning, annual planning, partnerships building, and meeting the needs of the membership.  The President must have served a full two-year term in another elected position before submitting a nomination as a candidate for election. The President shall also serve as a member ex-officio with the right to participate and vote on all committees except the Nominating Committee. The President shall appoint a chair from the existing Board for all meetings in which the President is unable to attend.

Vice President of Communications

The Vice President of Communications shall be responsible for the internal and external communications of the Chapter both in the public and private domain.  Duties will include but not limited to: planning, coordinating and publishing the Chapter’s webpage, social media, periodic newsletters, email distributions, and chapter event announcements.  Performs other duties as assigned.

Vice President of Operations

The Vice President of Operations shall maintain Chapter policies, procedures, and governance guidelines, provide administrative support, and manage volunteers. Duties will include but not be limited to: Chapter governance guidelines, calendar of events, board and chapter business meeting minutes, position descriptions, committee charters, and management of the membership and volunteer pool. Will address the needs of Chapter members, including membership recruitment, retention, and associated value delivery in accordance with chapter policies and bylaws. Performs other duties as assigned.

Vice President of Partnerships

The Vice President of Partnerships shall be responsible for building and maintaining strategic partnerships with a corporate sponsor focus. Duties shall include but not be limited to: engaging with local businesses, professional organizations to solicit, evaluate and secure corporate sponsorships, and non-profit organizations to establish mutually beneficial activities. Performs other duties as assigned.

Vice President of Technology

The Vice President of Technology shall be responsible for managing and maintaining all technology tools, IT Assets and IT Governance of the Chapter. Duties shall include but not be limited to: knowledge management, social media and collaboration platforms, data management and analysis, historical archives, PMI® reporting system and chapter information technology applications. Performs other duties as assigned.

Second Board Elections under new ByLaws

The Board of Directors who were in office in 2022 shall continue to serve until the 2023 Board elections are completed.  The positions that remained open after the Special Election was completed in June 2023 have been added to the second election ballot.


Positions for April-June 2023 Elections

(Will serve 2023-2024)

Positions for Sept-Oct 2023 Elections.

(Will serve 2024-2025

President/CEO (filled)

VP, Programs

VP, Communications (filled)

VP, Finance

VP, Operations (open)

VP, Education

VP, Partnerships (open)

VP, Outreach

VP, Technology (open)



Board Descriptions for Sept-Oct 2023 Nominations

Sept - Oct Election (Term Start Jan 1, 2024- December 31, 2025)

(Normal full term elections)

Vice President of Programs

The Vice President of Programs shall be responsible for Chapter programs, Professional Development Day (PDD), and Project of the Year and Project Manager of the Year awards.  Duties will include but not be limited to: planning, coordinating and executing of Chapter programs such as breakfast round-tables, chapter luncheons, panel discussions, and webinars, PDD, and awards. Performs other duties as assigned.

Vice President of Finance

The Vice President of Finance shall be responsible for the management of funds for duly authorized purposes of the Chapter.   Duties will include but not be limited to:  budget formulation, investments, reporting status of funds, procurement, tax filings, and articles of incorporation.  Financial records will be maintained in accordance with applicable state and federal requirements. Performs other duties as assigned.

Vice President of Education

The Vice President of Education shall be responsible for training and mentorship opportunities. Duties will include but not be limited to: planning, coordinating and delivering the Chapter’s educational activities such study groups, courses, certification preparation trainings, and mentoring programs. Performs other duties as assigned.

Vice President of Outreach

The Vice President of Outreach shall be responsible for building and maintaining relationships to support Chapter exposure and altruistic activities.  Duties shall include but not be limited to: engagements with corporate businesses, non-profit organizations, community organizations, military community, and non-PMI® conference events, college and youth outreach. Performs other duties as assigned.

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