Hello Members & Guests of PMI-SNC:
The following are the Bio's of the Nominee's for the 2015 Board of Directors:
VP Finance: Charley Jones, PMP
VP Education: Ricki Henry, PMP
Executive VP: Wayne Biernacki, PMP
Nominee's for 2015 Board of Directors
Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 October 2014 18:03
November 2014 Chapter Meeting
PMI-SNC Chapter Meeting
November 20th, 2014 - 5:30PM - 7:30 PM: Register Here
(PMI-SNC members must log in to access the correct pricing.)
$25 for Members - $30 for non-members
*Registration ends: Tuesday November 18th at 9:30 a.m.
Location: Tuscany Suites and Casino
Presentation by: Steve Kompst, PMP
CYBER, SPACE AND THE NEW FRONTIER
Why Project Managers and PMO’s must transform
Cyber, Are you really ready?
o Company Perspective
o PMO perspective
o PM perspective
o How are you developing your team?
o How do you develop yourself?
o What transformation element of your work will bring you to the next level?
o PMBOK methodology to meet the needs of business today
o Agile and Waterfall methods
o What business really needs
o The failure of small thinking
o How IT teams are being left behind
Guest Speaker: Gaming & Hospitality IT Leader Steve Kompst, PMP
Steve Kompst is one of the gaming and hospitality industry’s most respected IT experts, having earned a stellar reputation for designing and executing IT initiatives that have delivered real results to the bottom line in start-up and enterprise-level environments.
Steve Kompst is currently Executive Director of IT for the Las Vegas Sands Corporation in charge of managing the PMO. Steve comes to the Sands from a Technology consortium in Las Vegas, where, as a member of the Senior Executive Team, he led multiple extended enterprise teams in myriad functions, such as creating and executing support technology services; evaluating and modifying high-level processes; and combining global IT organizational frameworks and integrating delivery models. Steve has also managed his own consulting company, SSP Consulting, LLC for several years.
Steve Kompst has also served as Director of IT for Caesars Entertainment, where he oversaw enterprise IT initiatives in departments across the corporation including gaming, marketing, finance, networking, telecom, HR, hotel and regulatory. Incorporated a strong project methodology with a primary focus on deployment and integration delivery. He has also served as VP of IT at Cendant Settlement Group; Director of IT at NRT Inc.; and as Regional Systems Manger for LandAmerica.
Steve Kompst holds many important certifications including PMI certified project manager professional (PMP) – project management leadership group; and has held multiple PMI Board positions including Las Vegas Chapter President and Executive Vice President Positions.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 October 2014 18:10
Announcement for 2015 Board Nominations
Hello Members & Guests of PMI-SNC:
It is time for our elections for the 2015 Board of Directors! As a PMI-SNC member, this is your chance to participate in chapter activities. As a member you can nominate someone (or yourself) for any open position and of course vote once the nomination period is over. Voting will be done via Survey Monkey. We encourage each and every one of you to participate in this year’s election process!
The positions that are elected are as follows. All positions are for a one year term with the exception of the Executive Vice President, which is a two year term. The 2015 Board term begins February 1, 2015 and ends January 31st, 2016.
If you are interested in any of these positions and want to know more about them, please see or e-mail any board member. The attached document details the responsibilities for each postion. The only requirement to serve on the board is that you must be a member of the Southern Nevada Chapter, in good standing.
Benefits of Serving on the Board
Who is Eligible?
To be eligible, candidates must meet the following minimum criteria:
Eligible members may nominate themselves, or be nominated by another Southern Nevada Chapter member.
Primary responsibilities for each position:
Executive Vice President, who becomes the president the following year. This position fills in for the president when (s)he is absent.
The Election Schedule for 2015 is as follows:
Election Cycle was announced during our September chapter meeting.
Nomination Period: September 24 to October 15
Election Period: October 15 to October 31 – via the PMI-SNC.org website
Announce Election Results: November 20 – at the chapter meeting
*Feel free to nominate yourself!
**PMP Prep Course**
** Register Here for Waitlist**
When: All six dates: September 20-21, September 27-28, October 4-5
Location: Eplica Technology Solutions, Suite 160
The Eastridge Group Building
650 White Dr Suite 160 Las Vegas, NV 89119
Directions: Go north on Amigo at Warm Springs. Road turns into White Dr,
Building on your left
Times: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Prep for PMP exam on PMBOK, 5th Edition
This PMP Prep Course is offered by your PMI Southern Nevada Chapter and will help you prepare
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The PMP Prep Course covers the PMBOK processes and knowledge areas and
other information needed to pass the PMP Exam and qualifies for your needed
education units. This course will help you understand the PMBOK information and
what the test will cover as you study to prepare for taking your exam on the
PMBOK, 5th edition.
Included in the cost each student will receive:
*Andy Crowe’s Pass the PMP 5th Edition textbook
*Quick Reference Guide, Study Flash Cards
* 5-disc set of discussions about exam strategies and online access to In Site for free tests
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PMI-SNC Members: $750*
Non Members: $850
2014 Call for Speakers
We are looking to fill out the calendar with speakers!
Please see the 2014 Call for Speakers
Last Updated on Saturday, 15 March 2014 18:31
Please Welcome the 2014 Board of Directors
To contact a member of the board, select their name below:
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Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 January 2012 21:00