PMI Mt Baker Chapter Meeting 10 June 2019

You are invited to attend the Annual Meeting of the Project Management Institute, Mt Baker, WA Chapter


Monday, 10 June 2019

***No catering, this is a Buy Your Own Food/Drinks meeting***



Fees: Members: $5 – Non-members: $10 Students (with student ID): FREE

You can pay with credit card, or choose option to pay cash or check (made out to PMI Mt. Baker Chapter) at the door.

Walk-ins are allowed. Please register and pay cash or check at the door (no credit card at door). - Questions? Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Check-In / Networking Time: 5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Program: 5:30 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.

What is Economic Development and why is the Port of Bellingham involved?

(1 PDU – Strategic and Business Management)

Presented by John Michener, EDFP

Economic Development Program Manager

Port of Bellingham


Brief: This presentation will cover past economic development models used in Whatcom County, the model that is currently being used, what a “typical” Economic Development project looks like and discussion about issues we are facing in the region today.


Bio: John holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Washington and is a Certified Economic Development Finance Professional. As an Economic Development Specialist with the Port of Bellingham, John’s responsibilities include: Retention and Expansion, Recruitment/Attraction and working with local jurisdictions to ensure Whatcom County has the assets and capacity needed to support a strong and diverse business community across all of Whatcom County.


 Socializing / Networking: 6:45 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

New Location: Mi Mexico (off I-5, exit 256 east)



Mt. Baker Chapter Board of Directors

President: Mark Semrau, PMP; VP of Finance: Steven Mellor, PMP; VP of Programs: Alfred Rijkers, PMP; VP of Membership: Chuck Davis; VP of Communications & Technology: Todd Gerecke, PMP; VP of Professional Development: Kate Schwarz, PMP; VP of Marketing: vacant


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