Chapter Board Spotlight: 

Governance VP

A warm welcome to Chai Hebbar, our new VP of Governance.  Chai has a bachelor's degree in electronics and communication engineering and is PMP certified through which she has gained skills and experience in the technology and management industry.  She has 4+ years of work experience in the training and project management industry.  Chai currently works at The Raymond Corporation as a Production Configuration Administrator.  Chai shares with us, "PMI is a wonderful institute to work with.  I chose to run for the board position to give back to the community and to keep my project management skills polished and updated.  Also, I love to meet professionals from different industries.  One advice I would like to share is - ‘never stop learning’. I learned this lesson the hard way in life.  But now I know continuous learning has numerous benefits including staying updated with the current trends in our industries."

Upcoming Events: 

Thursday, February 16, 2023

6:30pm to 8:00pm EST

Top-down Strategic Planning:  From Corporate Vision to Business Plans

Presented By:  Michael D. Ford

 Registration available at the Upcoming Events page.



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PMI News Information

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We are excited to announce that the PMI Bingamton Chapter has partnered with International Institute for Learning (IIL), a PMI® Premier Authorized Training Partner (ATP).  By joining this program, our members now have access to preferred pricing on IIL’s courses and online events. Learn more about our partnership and browse your benefits at:

We also have additional informatoin for this great opportunity at our PMI Binghamton Chapter ProDev Resources ( page.  

PMI Hardship Provision

To our valued PMI Binghamton members, we are sharing the following note from PMI about the PMI Hardship Provision:

In these current economic times, we recognize that some of our members will find themselves in changed financial circumstances. To that end, PMI would like to remind members about its hardship provision that is available to qualifying members in good standing.
PMI’s hardship provision is available to any member who becomes unemployed. In order to qualify, a member must be in good standing and must have paid dues for at least three previous continuous years. Under this provision, a member is granted a waiver for one year of PMI membership dues and one year of dues for membership in any one chapter of which the applicant was a member the previous year. The hardship provision may be granted for a maximum of two years for each member.

Details about this program are located on the back of the renewal invoice. To apply for a hardship provision, you will need to send an e-mail and explain the nature of your hardship. Please be sure to include a copy of your renewal invoice (if possible). We encourage members to renew their membership dues prior to their expiration date.  If a member’s membership has expired for more than 10 months, we would not be able to renew their membership under the Hardship Provision.

Please remember that any incorrect or untrue statements made by a member are in violation of the Project Management Institute Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct and may lead to the initiation of an ethics complaint.

If you have questions or need further assistance, please reach out to PMI Customer Support at:


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