On behalf of the PMI OVOC Board of Directors, I would like to take this opportunity to wish all PMI OVOC Chapter Members a very Happy 2019. 2019 will once again be a very busy year for the Chapter. From a Programs perspective, we are looking forward to presenting another year of interesting speakers at breakfasts, lunches and Saturday Seminars. From an Education perspective, we are examining the best way to deliver educational programs and what programs we should be delivering. I am also looking forward to our annual Symposium in October this year. I know that our Membership team will be planning several networking events again this year.
Looking ahead the call for elections should be coming out before the end of the month, and our Annual Business Meeting will be coming up in May.
If you have ideas of what you would like our Chapter to pursue from an Education and Programs perspective, please reach out to me.
President — PMI OVOC
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