John D. Lewis
VP Membership, PMI Baltimore Chapter
As a certified PMP for over 13 years and a Maryland resident for the past 22, I understand the
challenges that face the PMI Baltimore Chapter relating to professional development, geographic
dispersion, and effective communication. To address these challenges, both short-term and long-term
goals must be defined and plans executed - including bringing on-board three new Director positions in
the Membership team - thereby establishing a framework for ongoing and increasing success in
meeting the needs of the PMIBC members, and building a vision for the future.
After joining PMI in March 2004, I earned my PMP in September 2005. Active in project management
for over 20 years, I have seen all levels of involvement and challenges within and outside the chapter.
In order to maximize the value of chapter, we must reach and engage all members – by realizing the following:
Individuals join the chapter to realize benefits to their own professional development and career,
expand their professional network, connect with other like-minded individuals in a thriving and
expanding venue, and share their own experience and knowledge with others. To that end, the
following goals will move us closer to that vision: