Our Board of Directors
Mison Bowden, PMPPresident
Mison is a project management professional with over 30 years of experience in the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors. Her experience spans across the technology and healthcare industry. She currently works as a quality improvement advisor at Upstream USA. She has been a chapter member since 2005, and has spent the past 14 years volunteering with the chapter. Her passion as a chapter board member is to provide and expand our forum where anyone is welcomed to join the project management community for resources, education, networking, and guidance. Mison lives in Tumwater with her husband, son, two cats, and a dog. When not working or volunteering at PMI, you'll likely find her gathering friends for one of her many family game nights, full of food, laughter, and fun. It's with this spirit of community and sense of fun she will lead PMI Olympia Chapter in the 2019-2020 Chapter year as President.
Mison Bowden, PMPPresident
Serena Hansen, PMP holds over 20 years of experience in Information Technology as an application developer and project manager in both the public and private sectors. She is currently working as the Project Plan Manager at State Board of Community and Technical Colleges for the ctcLink Project that is replacing their legacy system with PeopleSoft. Previously, Serena worked as Project Control Officer for another legacy replacement project at Dept. of Revenue. Her other state services include working at Employment Security and Dept. of Licensing. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems from Idaho State University, and Professional Certification in Project Management from University of Washington. In her spare time Serena likes hiking, yoga and travelling.
Jolena Missildine, PMPVice President/President Elect
Jolena Missildine is the State Design-Build Engineer for Washington State Department of Transportation. She is a disabled veteran with over 20 years’ experience working in the public section. Her experience includes project management, contract development, procurement, policy and procedures development, facilitation, strategic planning, training development and implementation, and resource management in both IT and Construction. Her credentials include a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, an Associate Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) certification, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, a Certified Contract Management, and a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology with a minor in Behavioral Science. Jolena lives in Yelm with her husband and two daughters. She enjoys traveling with her family to softball tournaments and Disney.
Marie Constantineau, PMPVP Finance
Marie Constantineau, PMP has a background spanning over 16 years of project management, working on projects in financial services, IT, civil engineering, judicial and health and human service industries. She has experience in both the private and public sectors. Marie lives in Olympia with her husband and two dogs and loves being involved with her community.
Sam Martin, PMP, CSMVP Technologytechnology@pmiolympia.org
Samuel Martin is a project management professional and certified scrummaster with over 30 years of information technology experience in the State of Washington. Samuel started his career as a developer, advanced into operations management and project management. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Vocational Education from the University of Illinois Carbondale. In conjunction with his public service career, Samuel served three years the Army and 30 years in the Air Force Reserves, where he retired as a Chief Master Sergeant. In his spear time, Samuel enjoys spending time with family, gardening, playing recreational basketball, and working on his golf game.
VP Professional Development
Julie Hindman, PMPVP Professional Development
Julie Hindman is a project manager for the Department of Revenue. Julie brings over 20 years of project management experience in various areas including security compliance, application development, project recovery, and website development. Julie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Management Information Systems with emphasis in Accounting Information Systems from Western Washington University and has had her PMP Certification for 11 years. Prior to working in public service, Julie worked for Safeco, AT&T Wireless, Cingular Wireless, AT&T and Hewlett-Packard. Julie currently works for the Department of Revenue as a senior level project manager.
Ida HaynesVP Operationsoperations@pmiolympia.org
I have worked for the State of Washington for approximately 20 plus years . I’m a Senior Bilingual Underwriter with the department of Labor and Industries and I’m passionate about Outreach and serving the community. I’m a active volunteer in the community. Passionate about serving and using my bilingual skills to assist and educate at community fairs. I was the president of a nonprofit organization the chair person for the (MAC) Multi Advisory Council for North Thurston School district and correctly part of the NTPS (North Thurston Public School’s) Facility Advisory Committee
Bethany BjorklundVP Membership
As a newcomer to the project management world, Bethany Bjorklund is in her second year serving on the board of the PMI Olympia Chapter. Bethany is currently finishing her Bachelor’s in Business Management and is continuing to explore a career in Project Management. Her background is in hospitality where she has spent many years working on as well as supervising teams. She has also volunteered extensively as a team leader through her church, managing complex teams of up to 40 people at times. It was through these opportunities that she was led to explore Project Management and complete the PM certificate program through SPSCC and subsequently found the PMI Olympia Chapter.
VP Marketing & Communications
Felecia McKinney, MPA, PMPVP Marketing & Communications
Felecia McKinney, MPA, PMP® is the Project Director and a member of the MYS executive team. Ms. McKinney serves as the lead project manager and a main point of contact for key stakeholders on non-technical aspects of her projects. Felecia is responsible for driving operational components, including coordination, dissemination, and general oversight of project scope, ensuring client satisfaction with outcomes. She is a solution-oriented and performance-focused project manager. For the past decade, she has managed state, federal, non-profit, and for-profit projects including multi-million-dollar development contracts. Felecia earned her Masters of Public of Administration from The Evergreen State College. Felecia is typically responsible for driving the execution of projects from design, through data collection, to reporting.