Volunteer Recognition Program

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The goals of the PMI Phoenix Chapter service awards are:

  • To formally recognize individual member contributions to the chapter.
  • To encourage volunteer contribution through recognition and incentives.
  • To visibly reinforce outstanding volunteer efforts as the basis for PMI Phoenix Chapter success.
  • To encourage new and existing volunteers to strive for performance excellence, thus allowing the PMI Phoenix Chapter to improve its value to the PMI membership and community.

Volunteer of the Month

Each month, the PMI Phoenix Chapter Board of Directors selects one “Volunteer of the Month”, and the recipient is recognized and announced at the Evening Chapter Meetings.

The “Volunteer of the Month” receives:

  • $10.00 Gift Card
  • A VOTM Certificate of Appreciation
  • With approval, recognition on the chapter website throughout the month
  • With approval, recognition in the Newsletter
  • Upon request, Employer Volunteer Commendation Letter
  • Upon request, LinkedIn recommendation

PMI President's Circle Award

All PMI Phoenix Chapter members are eligible to nominate a PMI Phoenix Chapter volunteer who has provided “exceptional leadership service” to the Chapter over a minimum period of 3 consecutive months. The nominee’s volunteer leadership efforts have resulted in significant positive impact to the growth of the PMI Phoenix Chapter. The winner is selected solely at the discretion of the current PMI Phoenix Chapter President and is awarded 1 to 2 times per year at evening PDM chapter meetings.

2017 Volunteer of the Month recipients:

  • December - Teresa Franco, Director Volunteer Recognition - Membership Team
  • November - Ken Roundtree, Manager Credential Study Group - Professional Development Team
  • October - Trevor Stasik, Manager Membership Ambassador - Membership Team
  • September - Ramon Diaz, Director Evening Remote Meetings - Programs Team
  • August - Shane Cretacci, Manager Social Media - Marketing Team
  • July - Sean Daly, Director Networking - Programs Team
  • June - Wes Giron, Director Elections - Operations Team
  • May - John Robertson, Manager PMP Exam Study Group - Professional Development Team
  • April - Brian Law, Manager Member Ambassador - Membership Team
  • March - Cerila Gaillard, Manager Member Ambassador - Membership Team
  • February - Deborah Caltagirone, Director Professional Development - Professional Development Team
  • January - Katie Ruzicka, Manager Volunteer Management - Membership Team

2016 Volunteer of the Month recipients:

  • November - Ted Simpson, Manager Chapter Voicemail - Operations Team
  • October - Arlene Chemello, Financial Liaison - Finance Team
  • September - Co-Winners: Chantie Feinman, Co-Director Social Media, and Nicole Langston, Co-Director Social Media - Communications Team
  • August - Tom Stinson, Webmaster - Communications Team
  • July - Brian Zeltins, Director Volunteer Management - Membership Team
  • June - Marcia Solochek, AVP Evening Chapter Meetings
  • May - Simona Budurlean, AVP Volunteer Services - Membership Team
  • April - Nikki Stein, Director Speaker Selection - Professional Development Team
  • March - Sierra Rose, Director Core Infrastructure - Communications Team
  • February - Rick Sowers, Director Evening Chapter Meetings (North) - Programs Team
  • January - Joe Joyce, Networking Manager - Programs Team

2015 Volunteer of the Month recipients:

  • October - Tom Thorn
  • September - Colleen Boles
  • August - Susan Wynn
  • July - Lisa Rodriguez
  • June - Gary McDermott
  • May - Krystle Kibler
  • April - Rodney Jerger
  • March - Jeff Mahoney
  • February - Denise Ribeiro
  • January - Jon Sears

2014 President's Circle Award recipients:

  • May - Marcia Solochek
  • Dec - Ronald Askew

2014 Volunteer of the Month recipients:

  • November - John DeRosa
  • October - David Tutch
  • September - Roy Blomquist
  • August - Russell Denison AND Zachary Thomas
  • July - Janeen Bonine
  • June - Vasily Brodsky
  • May - Russ Brown
  • Apr - Sandra Bufford
  • Mar - Justin Peyton
  • Feb - Ron Askew
  • Jan - Paul Bartal



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