Archive for October, 2012

ALFISIG 2013 Officer Nominations

ALFISIG is conducting the new officer elections for 2013! Listed below are the available positions along with a short description of the responsibilities.

If you are interested in running for any of these positions, please provide an Interest Statement why you are interested in the specific position along with a short bio. Candidates must be a member of PMI. You may email your nomination to the 2012 Officers  at

Nominations will be accepted until EOD Wednesday, October 31, 2012.   The Interest Statement and a short bio will be available on the ALFISIG website for review by the AFLSIG membership during the voting period. New officer voting will take place from Monday November 5  through Monday November 19. The new 2013  ALFISIG board of directors will be announced on Tuesday, November 20th. 

The 2012 ALFISIG board will contact the new 2013 ALFISIG board to transfer knowledge and conduct necessary training before the 2013 term.

The 2013 ALFISIG board members are eligible to earn 1 PDU for every hour of board member service, not to exceed 45 PDUs within the volunteer category. Please review the PDU credential requirements.

The Administrative Director Serves as the chief executive officer for PMI-AL FISIG and of the Board and shall perform such duties as are customary for presiding officers, including making all required appointments with the approval of the Board. The Administrative Director shall also serve as a member ex-officio with the right to vote on all committees.
The Director of Best Practices  Has the same authority and duties as the Administrative Director but shall perform them only at the  request of the Administrative Director or when the Administrative Director is not available. Also the Director of Best Practices shall be tasked with developing and maintaining a compilation of “best practices” as discussed and forwarded by the membership. This best practices repository shall be accessible at all times to the membership and will be alterable by the Director of Best Practices under the direction of the board. Additionally, the Director of Best Practices shall coordinate the record keeping of all business meetings of PMI-AL FISIG and meetings of the Board as well as overseeing the management of funds for duly authorized purposes of PMI-ALFISIG.
The Director of Membership and Communication  Responsible for establishing the venue for membership meetings and board meetings. The Director of  Membership and Communication will be required to maintain the appropriate communications with PMI Birmingham and PMI to facilitate the membership accumulating PDUs or for any other reason required by either the PMI Birmingham or PMI bylaws or guidelines.   The Director of Membership and Communication is also responsible for managing the ALFISIG website.
The Director of Education Oversees the establishment of the membership meeting agendas including the topic, speaker, and other business relating to the operations of the group as a whole.
The Committee Member at Large Assists the Administrative Director and other Board Directors with their responsibilities and participate on committees established by the Administrative Director as needed.

2013 ALFISIG Board expectations as outlined in the ALFISIG by-laws:

• If any officer ceases to be in good standing by failing to attend two (2) consecutive Board meetings, the Board shall declare the position to be vacant. An officer may resign by submitting written notice to the Board. Unless another time is specified in the notice or determined by the Board, an officer’s resignation shall be effective upon receipt by the Board.
• An officer may be removed from office for dishonesty, fraud, and/or misrepresentation in connection with the affairs of the organization, or unwillingness or inability to perform the duties of an officer by a two-thirds vote of the Board (excluding the vote of the affected officer).
• If any office becomes vacant, the Board may appoint a successor to fill the office. In the event the Administrative Director is unable or unwilling to complete the current term of office, the Director of Best Practices shall assume the Administrative Director’s duties and office. In the event the Director of Best Practices is unable or unwilling to fulfill the role of Administrative Director, the Board may vote any other current member of the Board to the position for the remainder of the predecessor’s term.

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ALFISIG Meeting – 10/31/2012

The October  meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 31, 2012. 

Here are the details for the  meeting.

 Topic – What’s this Business about Business Architecture? —Design of the Times— Enhancing the Role of the Program/Project Manager
 Speaker –
Jack Hilty and Janice Koerber
 Date – October 31, 2012 – 11:30 am, Central
 Location – Audio Only  Meeting 1- 866-476-8702 Attendee access code: 130846.   Registration required to attend for PDU credit.

AGENDA Attachment:   Agenda – ALFISIG 2012-10-31

PRESENTATION:   PMI Presentation – Hilty and Koerber



Jack Hiltyis Managing Principal and founder of SentientPoint, Inc. with over 25 years of experience and has developed and teaches professional training courses in Business Architecture, Process Centric Business Requirements and is also an adjunct faculty member at the University of Chicago and Northwestern University. Jack is a Certified Business Architect (CBA®), Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Business Process Professional (CBPP) and completed the University of Chicago Project Management Strategy certification program. Jack is also past president of the Business Architects Association, (BAA) and is a board member on the Chicago Chapter of the Association of Business Process Management Professionals (ABPMP), and Executives’ Club of Chicago. In 2011, Jack received the prestigious Faculty Excellence Award from Northwestern University School of Continuing Studies.Janice Koerber is Managing Principal of SentientPoint, Inc. and a Certified Business Architect (CBA®) and holds an MBA from The University of Illinois. Janice has developed and teaches professional training courses in Business Architecture and is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Chicago. In addition, she has authored, coauthored and edited a number of white papers, articles, presentations and artifacts on a wide variety of topics, including: business architecture, process management and business analysis, and was instrumental in the creation of the Business Architects Association Business Architect (BAA) certification exam


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