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2018 December Dinner Announcement

 Non-Members are always Welcome!  

ATTENTION-New Member Orientation will be held from 5:15-5:30pm before the meeting.  We'd like to meet you, and provide an overview of PMI Olympia Chapter and answer your questions. We will hold these orientations before every monthly chapter meeting, same time/same location. 

Date: Tuesday, December 18th, 2018 Time: 5:30pm to 7:30pm. (1 PDU)

Managing change in a volunteer based organization  (1 PDU, Strategic/Leadership)

With Robert Coit. Talking points:

  • Strategic Planning versus Strategic Plan
  • Change culture
  • Leadership styles and the no win situation
  • Surveys, Lean Management, and GIS, oh my

About Robert

Robert Coit is the Executive Director of the Thurston County Food Bank. He has held that position for roughly ten years. For twenty years he has worked to end the negative impacts of hunger. He managed the Senior Nutrition Program for Mason and Thurston Counties, and left his position as the Deputy Director for Senior Services to lead the Food Bank. He is a past member of the Olympia Rotary, a past president of the Waterfront Kiwanis Club, a past Treasurer of South Sound Partners in Philanthropy, the Past Chair of the Washington Food Coalition, Past Chair of DSHS Portal Project Advisory Committee, Past Chair of WSDA Food Assistance Program Advisory Committee. He was honored by the Thurston Chamber of Commerce as a Distinguished Leader in 2016, and the Tom Halley Ending Hunger Award by Food Lifeline in 2013. He serves as a fire commissioner for Fire Protection District Five (Black Lake). Robert is a graduate of the University of Washington and the father if two children (Elizabeth 27 and Kyle 21). He collects Hungarian coins and loves to fly fish.

LOCATION: Pellegrino's Event Center, Tumwater (across from Costco)                                               

Project Management Institute® Building Professionalism in Project Management Olympia, Washington Chapter

Click here to Register for dinner! Online Registration and Payment Due by Monday December 17th, 2018 4:00pm (to allow us to order the correct number of meals.)

"Be advised, the pay at the door option is no longer accepted for registrations with dinner. We apologize for the inconvenience."

Cost: PMI Olympia Members $25, Non-members $30. Students use Discount Code STD to get a $10 reduction.

Time: Networking: 5:30 to 6:00pm  Dinner/Announcements: 6:00 to 6:30pm  Speaker: 6:30 to 7:30pm

Place: Pellegrino's Event Center, 5757 Littlerock Road SW, Tumwater, WA   (360) 753-9199 (click here for directions)

Dinner Menu: Chef’s Selection – main dish, two side dishes, rice or potatoes, vegetables, salad, coffee, tea, lemonade, and cookies. Wine/Beer are available for purchase.

Cancellation Policy: The Chapter incurs the cost of the facility and food whether or not you attend. If you register for dinner and don’t come or cancel after the registration deadline, you will be charged $25 (member) or $30 (non-member).


Click here to Register for Speaker Only (without dinner)! Due by Monday, December 17th, 2018 4:00pm.
Cost: PMI Olympia Members $10, Non-members $15. Walk-in's are welcome for Speaker Only.