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Kevin Aguanno and Beverly Pasian named Fellows of the Project Management Association of Canada

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15 March 2013 –Ontario, Canada – The Project Management Association of Canada / Association de gestion de projet du Canada (PMAC-AGPC) has announced that two former leaders have been named the first Fellows of the association.

The PMAC Board of Directors has awarded fellowships to two former PMAC Presidents: Kevin Aguanno and Beverly Pasian. As Fellows of the Project Management Association of Canada, these two individuals have been recognized with the highest PMAC honour for their service to the association and the project management community. They are now entitled to use the initials “FPMAC” after their names.

kevin aguannoKevin Aguanno, BA, MAPM, PMP, CSPM (IPMA-B), Cert.APM, PMI-ACP, CSM, CSP, FPMAC, is a driven, result-oriented project manager with over 20 years of experience working with a wide range of industries. He is currently an Executive Project Manager for IBM Canada and is its Agile Centre of Competency Lead. He is a PMI-certified Project Management Professional, and an IBM-certified Executive Project Manager. He is a member of the Project Management Institute, and the Association for Project Management in the U.K.. Mr. Aguanno serves as an IPMA-accredited project management competency assessor for the American Society for the Advancement of Project Management and for the Project Management Association of Canada. In addition, he is one of the founding directors of the Project Management Association of Canada, and is immediate past president.  More about Kevin can be found at http://pmac-agpc.ca/node/4.

beverly-pasianDr. Beverly Pasian, MA (ODE), DPM, FPMAC was PMAC Director (2007-2009) and Founding President for 2010 and 2011.  Beverly is currently an Associate Professor and Researcher within the Faculty of Economics and Management at the University of Applied Sciences, Utrecht (The Netherlands).  Beverly was recently elected to the IPMA International Research Management Board (www.ipma.ch/research) and is the founding Chair of the Dutch National Research Group (within IPMA-Netherlands www.ipma-nl.nl).  More about Beverly can be found at http://pmac-agpc.ca/node/6.

The Project Management Association of Canada / Association de gestion de projet du Canada (PMAC-AGPC) is a non-profit, members-based project management professional association and the national member of the International Project Management Association (IPMA).  PMAC-AGPC strives to (a) serve the needs and demands of a dynamic profession that is experiencing significant growth in a bilingual country; (b) explore a broader model of project management – one that includes the development of judgment concerning technical, behavioural, and contextual project elements; (c) apply a broader definition of project success-the appreciation by the various interested parties of the project outcomes-to multiple and varied industries; and (d) support the international PM with the provision of a unique Canadian voice.   More information can be found at http://www.pmac-agpc.ca/about.

PMAC is the Canadian national member of the International Project Management Association (IPMA), the global federation of over 50 national PM associations around the world.  Visit http://ipma.ch/