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Jeff Hodgkinson Appointed asapm Director of Standards

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22 November 2013 – Colorado Springs, CO, USA – The American Association for the Advancement of Project Management (asapm) President Stacy Goff announced today the appointment of Jeff Hodgkinson as asapm Director of Standards. Jeff is replacing Joel Carboni, who was recently elected asapm Vice President. Jeff has long been an active contributor to project and program management, including his series of articles, published over a multi-year period, with Gareth Byatt and Gary Hamilton as co-authors.

131122-pmwj17-Hodgkinson-IMAGEJeff Hodgkinson (pictured) is a Senior Program & Project Manager with 33 years’ experience at Intel Corporation, managing various enterprise wide programs and projects. He is well known in Program and Project Management circles through LinkedIn (www.LinkedIn.com/in/jeffhodgkinson), where he is one of the most networked and recommended individuals.

Jeff has earned the most relevant project and program management certifications, including IPMA Level B®. His specialties are diverse, as he has managed all types of projects, from construction to IT, to product development to sustainability and energy efficiency. A highlight of his engagement is his voluntary involvement in supporting other PM’s through LinkedIn, including founding several PM support groups.

In his role as asapm Director of Standards, Jeff will continue to develop aPRO, the asapm Performance Rated Organization standard, and other new standards that move the practice of project management forward. As well, Jeff will work with other IPMA member associations’ Standards leaders to continue to Move IPMA Forward.

Founded in the USA in 2001 by a handful of PM thought leaders, asapm is the American Society for the Advancement of Project Management. asapm’s vision is clear: A world in which all projects succeed. asapm is a member-driven, volunteer-staffed, not-for-profit organization. asapm’s differentiator is its emphasis on “Demonstrating the PM Performance Competence Difference.”

asapm advances PM Performance with unique offerings in individual and organizational Assessment and Development, and a Certification program that applies IPMA’s role-based, 4‐Level‐ Certification approach. The organization also provides collaboration opportunities, and instituted the USA’s first Project Management Communities of Practice. The website is rich with insightful articles about competitive practices from leaders in Program and Project Management. See more about asapm at www.asapm.org.

Contact: Stacy Goff, [email protected] 

Source: asapm