PMI Monterey Bay Chapter

Our latest happenings!

Our latest happenings!

Welcome to the Monterey Bay Chapter 2023

Happy new year members! We will kick off 2023 with another technical presentation at our next meeting on January 19. Please visit our website for calendar of events and Our Latest Happenings!

Members and local professionals who were interested in joining the Monterey Bay Chapter met and discussed various topics during our annual holiday party at Tarpy’s Roadhouse on December 8. Thank you for attending.

To expand our knowledge base and networks, we are currently welcoming members and others who are interested in joining the Project Management Institute Monterey Bay Chapter.

Our latest happenings:

  • December 8, 2022 holiday party: The annual member networking event was held at Tarpy’s Roadhouse. Participants selected local non-profit organizations to which the Chapter will donate a total of $500 through Monterey County Gives! They are: Food Bank for Monterey County, Rancho Ciero; and Read to Me Project.
  • December 6, 2022 breakfast meeting: Members discussed jobs and career in project management at the Black Bear Diner in Monterey.
  • November 30-December 3: Chapter president attended PMI Global Summit 2022 in Las Vegas.

Upcoming monthly member meetings:

  • January 19, 2023 - Google X contributor, Tavonga Siyavora. Through Project Mineral, he works with partner companies to bring the latest in ML/AI to advance sustainable agriculture around the world.
  • February 16, 2023.
  • March 16, 2023.

Upcoming events are announced through Meetup


First Tuesday Breakfast: Join us to discuss project management jobs: the content of those jobs, where they are, and where the openings are. Other topics include waterfall versus Agile, PDUs, and certification. The first 10 people to RSVP will receive a free breakfast and you can also earn 1 PDU for attending!
New Location: Marina Village Restaurant, 215 Reservation Road, Marina, CA 93933. First Tuesday of the month 7:00a.m - 8:00a.m.

Study sessions: We provide a place to study and a forum for support. A library study room with internet access. Drop-in to attend.

El Gabilan Library 2nd floor study room at 1400 North Main Street in Salinas. Dates vary, and will be announced via Meetup.

Member Resource Highlights:

Power Skills is one side of PMI’s Talent Triangle. Power skills are abilities and behaviors that facilitate working with others. Take a self-assessment with this new template:

Free access to publication Process Groups: A Practice Guide (2022). This is a supplement to A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) that offers useful and practical guidance for a predictive approach to project management. Free with login.

PMI funds scholarships for undergraduate and graduate study in project management or project management-related field of study. The scholarship cycle will reopen again on March 15, 2023.

On behalf of the Board of Directors, thank you!

Jill Movahedi


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Member Meet-Up at Dust Bowl Brewing Company.

Family and Friends at the Monterey Chapter Holiday Party 2022.

Members and Board of Directors at the Monterey Chapter Holiday Party 2022.

President-Elect Chris Nannini presents Hybrid Project Management.

Chris Nannini answers quesions during his presentation at Carmel Mission Inn.

Monterey Bay Chapter's President Jill Movahedi at the Chapter's Holiday Party.