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Welcome to PMI Eastern Iowa Chapter!

The PMI EIC will be recognized as a dynamic organization of professional project managers dedicated to serving the business and educational community of Eastern Iowa through the advancement of project management.

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PMIEF Mission: Enable youth to realize their potential and transform lives through project management

PMI Eastern Iowa Chapter members provide scholarship opportunities through PMI Education Foundation (EF).

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Have you registered yet? Free Virtual Professional Development Program!

You will receive a web link after the registration closes. Sign up now!

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Have you checked PMI's Future 50?

The next generation of future-focused project professionals are making a huge impact on a global scale!

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Interested in becoming our virtual PDD sponsor?

Please contact us at for sponsor information!

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The PMI Educational Foundation Celebrates Social Good Around the World

Check it out at

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Disciplined Agile Toolkit

Interested in finding out more on Disciplined Agile? Check it out at

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Have you tried PMI's Snippets yet?

Snippets offers bite-sized learning for professionals seeking quick, reliable, and relevant project learnings. Check it out at

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Have you tried PMI's Navigator yet?

Navigator is a free career assessment tool that users will have continuous access to. Check it out at

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New! Online Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam

Did you know that now professionals can schedule to take their PMP exam online with convenient options to fit your schedule?

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Our printing in-kind sponsor, IIL Online Conference!

We are excited to share that PMI Eastern Iowa Members get 40% discount for this online event! Visit, use promo code AGILECON2020 Access any time June 4, 2020 – December 31, 2020.

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Are you following our LinkedIn and Twitter?

You can find us by searching "PMI Eastern Iowa"!

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Have you downloaded our Eastern Iowa Chapter mobile app yet?

Just go to your app store for iOS or Android and download "mypmichapter"!

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Did you know PMI Offer Student Membership?

Your local Eastern Iowa Chapter is here to help students! Individual student membership or group student membership available! Contact Eastern Iowa Chapter's Director of Academic Outreach!

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PMIEF Vision: Inspiring youth to achieve their goals, making dreams a reality.

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The 9 Symbols for the Project Economy

It begins with a design language that represents the qualities required to be a part of The Project Economy: Collaboration, determination, change, innovation, teamwork, outcomes, growth, vision and community.

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Upcoming Events


IIL’s IPM Day 2020 Online Conference, $12 Discount for EIC Members, and 5 Free Registrations!

11-05-2020 - 02-07-2021 11:55 pm
See course fees
8/31/20 4:25 pm CST Update
We have 5 free registrants now.  Thank you for your interest.  Please register using $12 discount going forward. 
Dear PMI Eastern Iowa fellow Chapter Members,IPMDay2020 Image
We would like you to know that we are deeply saddened by the devastation in our community due to the severe derecho storm on August 10, 2020. We realize that many of us have been affected by this unprecedented tragedy amidst a global pandemic.
We postponed the virtual program on 8/13/20 but we will be rescheduling it next month.
Meanwhile, we understand that over 99.7% of households that were affected by the storm restored power. So we would like to share this IIL IPM Day conference opportunities that you might like to attend.
We are proud to be united as project managers and value the work that we do. As project management practitioners, however, we should recognize that the field of our profession is changing fast and we need to stay on top of the latest developments.
The PMI Eastern Iowa Board is thrilled to share that we have secured a $12 discount for all our chapter members at the IIL’s annual IPM Day 2020 Online Conference.
IIL (International Institute for Learning) has been our in-kind printing and various online conference offering sponsors for our chapter for the past several years. 
This incredible learning event goes live on November 5, 2020 through February 7, 2021, and can be accessed from anywhere you have an internet connection. There is a great lineup of inspiring keynotes and presentations outlining the latest developments in Project Management. What is even more exciting: by joining the conference, PMI credential holders can earn up to 26 PDUs!
How to RegisterUse this link here and follow the registration process and use promo code PMIEIOWA and a $12 discount will be applied.

November 12, 2020 Virtual Program, The Future of Work: Corporate Innovation, Coworking, and Collaboration

11-12-2020 12:00 pm -1:00 pm

November 12, 2020 Virtual ProgramDavid Tominsky


Talent Triangle: Strategic and Business Management


David Tominsky - Chief Relationship Officer

Jennifer Murphy - Director of Innovation

John Foster - Vault Coworking Community Manager

The New Bohemian Innovation Collaborative (NewBoCo)Jennifer Murphy

Program: The Future of Work: Corporate Innovation, Coworking, and Collaboration

Location: Online link to the conference will be given to registrants after 11/9/2020

Guests: Free!

Chapter Members: Free!

PDU's: 1.0

Check in              11:45 AM
Program begins  12:00 PMJohn Foster
Program ends     1:00 PM

Pre-registration Expires: 11:59 p.m. CT on Monday, November 9th


IIL Annual Online Event Agile and Scrum 2020


IIL AgileScrum 20200408

Great News! IIL’s Annual Online Event: Agile and Scrum 2020 offers all of us the chance to earn up to 26 PDUs by watching more than 20 unique video presentations from award-winning speakers!

Introducing PMP Live Online Class by PM Master Prep, Ace the PMP exam in 12 weeks!

PMI Eastern Iowa Chapter has partnered with PM Master Prep and we are offering the new PMP Live Online class to our Eastern Iowa Chapter Members!

Are you or your coworkers wanting to ace the PMP exam in 12 weeks without rote memorization from the comfort of your home?

Update from PMI on 3/20/20:

For all PMP candidates, PMI is extending access to the current PMP exam until 31 December 2020 and postponing the launch of the new PMP exam until 2 January 2021.

Update from PMI on 4/15/20:

New! Online Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam
PMP candidates can now schedule and take their PMP exam online from the convenience of their home or office.  Check out more info.

The CAPM students can also take this PMP exam class.  PM Master Prep will provide the CAPM students with both PMP simulators and CAPM simulators.  

PM Master Prep offers ongoing classes as well.

Membership Statistics

Total Members 329
New Members This Year 38
PMP® Members 218
CAPM® Members 12
PgMP® Members 0
PMI-SP® Members 0
PMI-RMP® Members 1
PMI-ACP® Members 6
PfMP® Members 0
PMI-PBA® Members 0
Members with no Certification 100
Breakdown by type  
Individual Members 325
Student Members 4
Other Members 0
PMP/CAPM/PgMP/PMI-SP/PMI-RMP/PMI-ACP/PfMP/PMI-PBA are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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Members in Spotlight

  • Amy Nicknish
  • Devprasad Mishra
  • Douglas Wildes
  • Rachel Byrd
  • Vicki Albrecht, PMP

  • Kimberly Jacoby, PMP
  • Michael Suelzer, PMP
  • Dawn Svenson Holland, PMP
  • Katy Anderson, PMP

  • Alan Schmidt, PMP
  • Brenda Scott, PMP
  • Cory Coobs, PMP
  • Courtenay Baker, PMP
  • Debra Hicks
  • Donna Strottman, PMP
  • Douglas Williams, PMP
  • Heather Johnson, CAPM
  • Jane Elliott
  • Jill Kordick, PMP
  • Johanna Tholen, PMP
  • Katy Anderson, PMP
  • Kimberly Jacoby, PMP
  • Mary Phelan, PMP
  • Michael Harks, PMP
  • PJ Doyle, PMP
  • Shelley Stout, PMP
  • Susan Marzen
  • Tamara Schultz, PMP
  • Yvonne Gardenier

Professional Development Day Sponsorship Opportunities

The Project Management Institute, with members in 135 countries, is the world's foremost authority for the project management profession. PMI sets industry standards, conducts research, and provides education and certification opportunities designed to strengthen and further establish the profession. Our chapter proudly serves all the local and national professionals in the space of Project Management. We currently have thousands of members - over half of whom hold PMI’s esteemed PMP certification - and represent nearly 400 unique companies across the globe.

Get Involved

Find a Volunteer Opportunity

Make your mark on our PMI Chapter and the profession. As a member, you can volunteer to work on and to lead activities that advance the profession and support the chapter business operations by joining our chapter volunteer community. All volunteer openings are managed by the PMI Volunteer Relationship Management System (VRMS). This system includes the ability to search for opportunities, view details about each role and apply online.

Earn PDUs by Volunteering

Volunteering Project Management Professional PDUs can be earned as part of Category E: Volunteer Service. Category E, along with Category D (Creating New Project Knowledge) and Category F (Working as a Professional in Project Management), comprise the Giving Back To The Profession Categories. You can earn PDUs in Category E (Volunteer Service) by providing volunteer, non-compensated project management, and many others.

Speakers for our Chapter's Events

Our PMI Chapter welcomes proposals from passionate speakers interested in sharing their experiences, knowledge and expertise on such topics as general business and strategy, leadership, project management, and technical or industry-specific specialties. Our Professional Development events provide professional development units (PDUs) of educational information necessary for those attendees maintaining certification designations. Speakers are also eligible to claim PDUs for their creation and delivery of the presentation material.







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