BoD Job Description

VP Programs – Roles & Responsibilities

Accountabilities from Bylaws: The Vice President of Programs is accountable to the Board on matters relating to the programs of PMI-SAC to Members, prospective Members, and other stakeholders.

Specific Accountabilities: 

  • Support the Chapter’s annual Business Plan through overall stewardship of the Programs portfolio and its performance. 
  • Point of contact with PMI for programs. 
  • Develop an annual Program Plan. 
  • Develop program schedule and make logistical arrangements. 
  • Coordinate registration activities and maintain associated records. 
  • Liaise with professional associations and program guest speakers. 
  • Working closely with PD Portfolio to provide monthly, periodic, and annual reporting on Events speakers and topics. 
  • Retain and archive permanent records associated with this position. 

Job Description and Summary of Tasks: 

  • Manage overall Portfolio Events (i.e. dinner meetings, breakfast/luncheon programs, EPC Roundtable,…etc). 
  • Introduce speakers and presenters. 
  • Communicate with other VPs to develop the presentation slides for the Events. 
  • Coordinate arrangements for event venues, catering, audio visual needs, etc. 
  • Communicate with speakers prior to events to collaborate on presentation content, event logistics and any other needs. 
  • Ensure invoicing to venues and payments to contractors are done correctly and in a timely manner. 
  • Work closely with VP PD and VP Communications to issue e-mail notifications and describe registration details. 
  • Provide the board heads up, insight and solution(s) about any issues that may face. 

Important Qualifications or Skills: 

  • PMP Certification 
  • University Degree recommended 
  • Project Management skills 
  • Good people skills 
  • Comfortable leading and facilitating events and speaking publicly 
  • Good organizational abilities 
  • Familiarization with educational and professional programs or topics 

Time Commitment per Month (estimated average):   

This role is ongoing and averages 40-50 hours per month with some variance due to the cyclic nature of the program season. 

Leadership Skills 

  • Public Speaking / Presentation Skills 
  • Ability to Delegate Effectively 
  • Negotiation Skills 
  • General soft skills 


  • Sharpen your management and people skills 
  • Sharpen your presentation skills 
  • Develop your communication skills 
  • Networking with chapter members