Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Richard Fifield


Rod Koch

Vice President

Joseph Ostuni

Director of Programs

John Kastler

Director of Communications

Joan Taggart

Director of Member Services

Joseph Kelly

Director of Finance

Kenneth McVearry

Director at Large

Joanna Habermann

Director of Professional Development

Manal El Tigi

Director of Corporate Relations

James Stewart

Director at Large

John Vollick

Past President

Open Board Positions

PMI Syracuse has a few positions of responsibility available for our members. If you are interested in any of these positions, 

Contact – Richard Fifield (President, PMI Syracuse)

  • The Director of Certification shall have the responsibility to develop and coordinate educational activities for certification of Chapter members with PMI. The Director of Certification shall act under the direction and supervision of the Chapter President and shall perform duties and exercise authority consistent with the Bylaws. Duties shall include the planning and coordinating certification workshops; acting as an advisor to the Director of Professional Development on any training issues that might impact professional development; fostering and encouraging all certified professionals to pursue continuous recertification; providing guidance to Chapter PMP’s on methods and local opportunities to earn PDUs for re-certification; and acting as a primary liaison with PMI on issues concerning training curriculum, standards and accreditation and the content and use of training materials relevant for study to gain certification.
  • In general, this board position shall act as the planning and execution resource for all PMI International certification and re-certification activities under the direction and approval of the Chapter Board of Directors.