SNEC Update on the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and Chapter Activities

The Southern New England Chapter of PMI is actively monitoring the situation regarding the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) around the world and in Connecticut and Western Massachusetts. Please click here for updates regarding chapter activities.

SNEC-PMI 2022 Mentoring Program - Calling All Mentors!

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Do you have a passion for helping others? Are you excited to share your experience and knowledge with up and coming PM professionals?  Are you looking to make a valuable contribution and investment towards the future of the Project Management community? If so, we are taking applications for those interested in becoming a 2022 SNEC-PMI Mentor now through December 15th

Mentoring is a formal, structured, program for chapter members only.  Mentors will be provided orientation, resources, and support throughout their tenure.  The next Mentoring cohort will kick off in 2022 and we ask for a minimum 6 month commitment for a Mentor/Mentee relationship.


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Reach out a helping hand.

Share your passion and experience.

Build Relationships.

Be a Mentor.


Login to the Web Site, then Click Here to apply to become a Mentor!


SNEC-PMI is excited to announce newly elected 2022 SNEC Board of Director members, who will take positions on the board in January 2022 for a two year term.

Newly elected Board Members are:

Jay Fakilede, PMP        
fakiledeDr. Fakilede is a volunteer for the Southern New England Chapter (SNEC-PMI), and he is currently the Vice President of the Finance Management Committee for the organization.   
Dr. Jay Fakilede is a Civil Engineer with extensive project management experience in the public utility and engineering construction industries. He has been working with The Metropolitan District for over 14 years in the Technical Services Department.

Kerry Wills, PMP    
willsKerry has been a speaker for many years for both SNEC and PMI programs. Kerry was also a lead author for the PMI Practice Standard for Project Estimation. Kerry Wills has planned and executed over $2 Billion in programs, managed many portfolios, led the integration efforts of three multi-billion-dollar mergers, and remediated several troubled programs over more than 26 years in the profession.


Returning Board Members are:

Phillip Bradford, PMP 
bradfordPhil has been on the Southern New England Chapter (SNEC-PMI) Board, overseeing the Volunteer Committee for the last two years.  Phil Bradford is a computer scientist with extensive experience in industry and academe. He has great reverence for quality teaching, practical training & talent development, and impactful research. Project management and planning play a central role in everything he does. 

Jeff Pierson, PMP           
piersonJeff has served on the Board of Directors and the Governance Committee for SNEC-PMI as the Corporate Secretary for the last two years.  During his tenure, Jeff has been part of the leadership team that navigated the organization through COVID and increased virtual learning opportunities. Jeff is the President/CEO of Percelen Limited Connecticut, Specrail in Hamden, CT, a leading manufacturer of aluminum Fence industry products, Architectural coatings, and Kitchen and Bakeware industry coating.


In Gratitude:

We would like to thank the Nominating Committee for their help and support during the election period - Genevieve Guilmette, Dan Capetta, PMP and Maria Hulbert, PMP.

Finally, our special thanks to departing Board Members Jenn Kirkwood, PMP and Paul Simeone, PMP for their service to the SNEC Chapter.


Conference is Rescheduled to Spring 2022 and Registration remains Open


For additional details about the Spring 2022 SNEC Conference, please click here.

Upcoming Events


SNEC-PMI January 2022 Shelton Region Breakfast Round Table

01-07-2022 7:35 AM -8:50 AM
Zoom Virtual Meeting
$10 for non-members / Free for members

Traditional and Agile Approaches to Project Resource Management with Joseph Carfagno, PMP


New London Region Breakfast Round Table - January 2022

01-20-2022 7:45 AM -9:00 AM
Zoom Virtual Meeting
$10 for non-members / Free for members

Managing the Project Lifecycle with Set Boundaries with Holly Dekle, PMP - CEO of Set Boundaries


SNEC Conference 2022

05-13-2022 8:00 AM -6:00 PM
SNEC Member $335; Non-SNEC Member $395

Exciting and Invigorating, this is our fifteenth annual all-day Professional Development Day filled with Inspiring speakers, Dynamic Breakout Sessions, Knowledgeable Sponsors, Great Networking Opportunities and Delicious Food at an Elegant Venue, our next conference will be held at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, CT!

Grow Your Skills

It is particularly important for Project Managers to maintain and improve their project management knowledge and skills to stay competitive in the market. PMI certification is a critical component. As, during the resent years, project management discipline took a step toward more flexible and dynamic project management methodologies, in addition to the traditional waterfall approach, several new emerging methodologies became in high demand. Thus, training and credentialing in these methodologies became highly sough after among Project Management professionals. It is especially relevant in today's economic climate.

What are the credentials of the instructors?

All SNEC-PMI PMP Exam Prep course instructors are PMP® certified, have advanced degrees in Project Management and all have at least 10 years of real world experience in project, program, and/or strategic management. For more specifics, please see Instructor Biographies.

Membership Statistics

Total Members 1694
New Members This Year 290
PMP® Members 1073
CAPM® Members 23
PgMP® Members 4
PMI-SP® Members 4
PMI-RMP® Members 8
PMI-ACP® Members 41
PfMP® Members 5
PMI-PBA® Members 3
Members with no Certification 595
Breakdown by type  
Individual Members 1579
Student Members 90
Other Members 25
PMP/CAPM/PgMP/PMI-SP/PMI-RMP/PMI-ACP/PfMP/PMI-PBA are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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The Project Management Institute, with members in 135 countries, is the world's foremost authority for the project management profession. PMI sets industry standards, conducts research, and provides education and certification opportunities designed to strengthen and further establish the profession. The Southern New England Chapter of PMI was established in 1983 and proudly serves Connecticut and Western Massachusetts. We currently have 1,700+ members - over half of whom hold PMI’s esteemed PMP certification - and represent nearly 400 unique companies across the globe.

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Find a Volunteer Opportunity

Make your mark on our PMI Chapter and the profession. As a member, you can volunteer to work on and to lead activities that advance the profession and support the chapter business operations by joining our chapter volunteer community. All volunteer openings are managed by the PMI Volunteer Relationship Management System (VRMS). This system includes the ability to search for opportunities, view details about each role and apply online.

Earn PDUs by Volunteering

Volunteering Project Management Professional PDUs can be earned as part of Category E: Volunteer Service. Category E, along with Category D (Creating New Project Knowledge) and Category F (Working as a Professional in Project Management), comprise the Giving Back To The Profession Categories. You can earn PDUs in Category E (Volunteer Service) by providing volunteer, non-compensated project management, and many others.

Speakers for our Chapter's Events

SNEC-PMI welcomes proposals from passionate speakers interested in sharing their experiences, knowledge and expertise on such topics as general business and strategy, leadership, project management, and technical or industry-specific specialties. Our Professional Development events provide professional development units (PDUs) of educational information necessary for those attendees maintaining certification designations. Speakers are also eligible to claim PDUs for their creation and delivery of the presentation material.

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