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PMI Announces 2012 Award Recipients in Vancouver

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 22 October 2012 – Vancouver, BC, Canada – The Project Management Institute (PMI®), the world’s largest association for project managers, announced the recipients of its 2012 awards on Saturday, 20 October at the Vancouver Convention Centre. The awards ceremony was held in conjunction with the PMI® Global Congress 2012—North America.

“This year’s recipients represent the individuals, accomplishments and talent that will define the next generation of project management excellence,” said Mark A. Langley, president and CEO of PMI (pictured at right).  “They have provided a roadmap for future project managers to follow. PMI commends their achievements, commitment to success and continued contribution to the project management profession.”

PMI Professional Awards
Since 1974, the PMI Professional Awards Program has recognized those who achieve the highest standards of performance in the field of project management. This year’s PMI Professional Award recipients are:

PMI Project of the Year Award
Umatilla Chemical Agent Disposal Facility Operations Phase, Umatilla, Oregon, USA.  To see video of award winning projects, visit http://www.pmi.org/Home/About-Us/Our-Professional-Awards/2012-PMI-Award-Recipients.aspx.

PMI Fellow Awards
Mark Owen Mathieson, PE, PMP
Dr. Aaron J. Shenhar, PMP
Thomas Walenta, Dipl. Math., PMP
Yanping Chen, MD, PhD, PMP

PMI Community Advancement through Project Management Award
(Organization Category)
Project GreenHands

PMI David I. Cleland Project Management Excellence Award
The Basics of Project Evaluation and Lessons Learned by Willis H. Thomas, PhD, CPT, PMP

PMI Continuing Professional Education Product of the Year Award
(Individual/Business Category)
Fissure – SimProject®

PMI Continuing Professional Education Provider of the Year Award
(Corporate/Government/Association Category)
IBM Project Management University

PMI Continuing Professional Education Provider of the Year Award
(Individual/Business Provider Category)
Velociteach Project Management

PMI Distinguished Contribution Award
John H. Cable, RA, PMP
Gary M Hamilton, PMP, PgMP
Agnieszka Maria Gasperini, PMP
Pablo Lledó, MSc, MBA, PMP

PMI Chapter Awards
The PMI Chapter Awards recognize PMI Chapters and Communities of Practice that have demonstrated unparalleled dedication and contributions to the project management profession. This year’s PMI Chapter Awards recipients are:

PMI Chapter Award for Leadership
Suresh Chandra, PMP, Pearl City Chapter, Hyderabad, India

PMI Chapter Award for Leadership Recognition of Excellence
Cecilia Boggi, PMP, Buenos Aires Chapter
Alex Siow, Singapore Chapter

PMI Chapter of the Year Award
Chapter Category I, Nuevo Cuyo, Argentina Chapter
Chapter Category II, Buenos Aires Chapter, Argentina
Chapter Category III, Fort Worth Chapter, Texas, USA
Chapter Category IV, Montreal Chapter, Quebec, Canada

PMI Chapter of the Year Award Recognition of Excellence
Chapter Category II, Tulsa Chapter, Oklahoma, USA
Chapter Category III, Mumbai Chapter, India
Chapter Category III, Pittsburgh Chapter, Pennsylvania, USA
Chapter Category IV, Baltimore Chapter, Maryland, USA
Chapter Category IV, Mile Hi Chapter, Denver, Colorado, USA

PMI Chapter Award for Leadership, Planning and Operations
Chapter Category I, Nuevo Cuyo, Argentina Chapter
Chapter Category II, Buenos Aires Chapter, Argentina
Chapter Category III, Fort Worth Chapter, Texas, USA
Chapter Category IV, Montreal Chapter, Quebec, Canada

PMI Chapter Award for Leadership, Planning and Operations Recognition of Excellence
Washington, DC Chapter, USA

PMI Chapter Award for Volunteer Program
Fort Worth Chapter, Texas, USA
Washington, DC Chapter, USA

PMI Chapter Award for Volunteer Program Recognition of Excellence
Central Virginia Chapter, USA

PMI Chapter Award for Member Services
Montreal Chapter, Quebec, Canada

PMI Chapter Award for Member Services Recognition of Excellence
Mumbai Chapter, India
Sydney Chapter, Australia
Mile Hi Chapter, Denver, Colorado, USA

PMI Chapter Award for Collaboration and Outreach
New York City Chapter, New York, USA

PMI Chapter Award for Collaboration and Outreach Recognition of Excellence
Montreal Chapter, Quebec, USA
PMI Chapter Award for Volunteer of the Year
Giorgio Bensa, PMP, Northern Italy Chapter

PMI Chapter Award for Volunteer of the Year Recognition of Excellence
Linda Norton, PMP, Ottawa Valley Chapter

PMI Educational Foundation Awards Program
The PMI Educational Foundation (PMIEF) awards recognize projects, individuals, and works that achieve the highest standards of performance in project management for educational and social good. This year’s PMI Educational Foundation awards recipients are:

James R. Snyder International Student Paper of the Year Award
North America Recipient: Pedro Serrador, MBA, PEng, PMP
Europe-Middle East-Africa (EMEA) Recipient: Muhammad Ehsan Khan, PgMP, PMP

Donald S. Barrie Award
Christopher Smallwood

The Kerzner Award
Jennifer Quaglietta, BASc, MBA, PMP

PMI is the world’s largest project management member association, representing more than 600,000 practitioners in more than 185 countries. PMI advances the project management profession through global standards, credentials, chapters, virtual communities, academic research and publications. For more information, visit  www.PMI.org, www.facebook.com/PMInstitute, and on Twitter @PMInstitute.