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Presidents Corner 2024


Presidents Corner; 02.10.2024

Hello, incredible PMIAK Chapter members! I am absolutely thrilled to reach out to you today with some absolutely wonderful news. As the President of PMIAK, my heart swells with pride when I think about what we have accomplished together, and I cannot contain my excitement for the extraordinary things that lie ahead. Sit tight, because I have some magnificent highlights from our recent annual event and some extraordinary plans for the future that I just cannot wait to share with you all!

A truly phenomenal annual event: On January 27th, we gathered together and had an absolute blast! The joy I felt seeing each and every one of your shining faces was immeasurable. I must admit, I was a little bit nervous about speaking in front of such an outstanding group, but the overwhelming warmth and support from our incredible community melted away any apprehension. The event was filled to the brim with captivating conversations and inspirational presentations. Our love for professional development and building a tight-knit community was on full display and it was absolutely remarkable.

Ms. LuAnn Piccard, PMP; Chair, Board of Directors Project Management Institute: My dear friends, we were truly honored to have the indomitable Ms. Piccard grace our event as our guest speaker. This incredible woman, who is one of us, shared the astounding ways in which Alaskans are making a positive impact on the world by transforming organizations and communities. She also unveiled PMI's groundbreaking new strategy that focuses on project management excellence and innovation. Her words resonated deeply within me, and I sincerely hope they did the same for you. Together, let us empower positive change in our local and global communities.

Eddie P: Our incomparable host: I would like to take a moment to express my deepest gratitude to the marvelous Eddie P for being our incredible host, bringing boundless energy and infectious charm to the event. With his humor and wit, he ensured that every moment was filled with laughter and pure enjoyment. Not only did he keep us entertained, but he also made sure that the event was informative and exceptionally valuable. Eddie P, from the bottom of my heart, I extend a resounding "THANK YOU!"

The power of financial strength: I am absolutely delighted to announce that our chapter is flourishing in terms of finances! This remarkable achievement is a direct result of your unwavering support and unwavering dedication. Your faith in our chapter has allowed us to maintain stability and invest in initiatives that directly benefit all of you, our cherished members. Rest assured, every single dollar is used with the utmost care and wisdom to enhance our programs and services and to ensure that we bring you the absolute best.

Bold dreams for a brilliant future: Fasten your seatbelts, my friends, because we have some downright daring plans in store for you! We aim to provide you with an avalanche of opportunities for growth, connection, mentorship, volunteering, and pure, unadulterated FUN! But that's not all. We want to expand our membership and reach even more incredible individuals who share our vision. Our ultimate goal is to make the PMIAK Chapter THE epitome of excellence. Brace yourselves, prepare your hearts, and get ready for the thrilling symphony of exhilarating opportunities that await:

Professional Development: Rest easy, my friends, for we are wholeheartedly committed to equipping you with top-tier resources, captivating workshops, and seminars that are tailor-made for your success. No matter where you are in your professional journey, we have something truly special just for you!

Networking Extravaganza: Prepare to take flight on wings of connection, collaboration, and boundless expansion! Our networking events will bring together industry leaders, mentors, and peers from every corner of the profession, creating an electrifying ecosystem of knowledge exchange. Get ready to soar to new heights!

Community Engagement: True fulfillment comes from giving back, and it lies at the very heart of our mission. Prepare yourselves, my dear friends, to immerse yourself in community service projects, thrilling volunteer drives, and transformative initiatives that will leave a mark far beyond the confines of our professional lives. Together, we shall ignite a positive impact that reverberates through every fiber of our being.

My exceptional chapter members, thank you, thank you, thank you for being a part of this breathtaking journey. I sincerely hope that this message finds each and every one of you in the absolute best of health, joy, and happiness. The day when we can gather once again is just over the horizon, and I simply cannot wait to see your radiant faces. Until then, stay amazing, and I look forward to our next remarkable rendezvous!




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