2018-2019 Board of Directors

Olympia Chapter Org Chart


President- Serena Hansen, PMP

Serena HansenSerena 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.


President Elect- Mison Bowden, PMP

 misonMison Bowden, PMP, Qualis Health. I am a certified project manager and possess over 25 years of diverse work experience in project management and management consulting at all levels of government, including federal, state, city and county. My skills include strategic planning, change management, transition management, business process reengineering, performance measurement and management, independent verification and validation (IV&V) and quality assurance. Prior to working for Qualis Health, I have worked for Unisys, Arthur Andersen, Washington State Employment Security Department, Oregon Department of Transportation, and several other smaller consulting companies. My passion is to help others and cooking.


Past President- Shairus Palotil, PMP

Shairus PalotilShairus Palotil was born and raised in India and was educated at Mahatma Gandhi University, where he received a Bachelor's degree in Civil engineering. His experience in the IT world began in 2000 as a programmer at UST Global, India. He moved to United States in 2003 for an onsite assignment at Costco's IT department in Issaquah, Washington, where he managed the software testing and quality assurance team. Since leaving UST Global in 2006, he has worked for Nordstrom’s and Sierra Systems, where he held various project management roles in application development, software testing, quality assurance and process implementation projects. Currently Shairus works as a project manager for Cayzen Technologies in Olympia, Washington and has been consulting with Washington State government agencies as a management consultant. He has worked in various domains including retail, ecommerce, order management, accounting, State government, justice, public safety and health care. Shairus is a certified PMP and an active member of PMI since 2006 and has volunteered in the Olympia PMI chapter on various roles. He is also a certified SrumMaster (CSM), Software Tester (CSTE) and ITIL professional. He has spoken at various international testing conferences and published an article in the Quality Assurance Institute journal. Married to Joonis Abdulkhader, a family practitioner for more than 9 years, they are the proud parents of two boys; Rayhan and Ridhwan. His favorite hobby is playing soccer and coaching kids. He currently coaches the soccer teams at Chinqually Booters Soccer Club.


VP of Professional Development- Julie Hindman, PMP

Julie HindmanJulie 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.

Professional Development Portfolio

Asst. VP of Professional Development

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Program Manager – Speaker Engagements

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Regional Program Manager Professional Development – North Peninsula

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Regional Program Manager Professional Development - Tacoma

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Director of Mentoring

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Director of Military Liaison

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Director of Academic Outreach

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Director of Association Outreach (IPMA, SPSCC, PMIEF)

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Director of Sponsors– Tracy Sanford, PMP

Tracy SanfordTracy Sanford, PMP is serving her 4th year on the board of directors for the Olympia Chapter of the Project Management Institute. She is a graduate of the 2014 IPMA LeaderPath program, and recently joined the planning committee for the LeaderPath Alumni Continuation of Practice. Tracy is also employed as a Senior Project Manager with the Project Management Office at Department of Revenue, and has worked for the state for over 27 years, during which she earned her BS in Business Administration with emphasis on Project Management. Tracy is respected for her capability to relate to others in a way that brings out the best in people, groups, and organizations.

Sponsorship Portfolio

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VP of Membership- Bethany Bjorklund

Bethany BjorklundProject management is a new arena for me, I was encouraged to consider it by a friend of mine which lead me to a PM certificate program and then to the Olympia chapter. I have a strong background in culinary and hospitality and am excited to translate those skills over to the PM world. My background also includes a good deal of volunteer team management, for my church, including designing, building and implementing some of those teams from the ground up. I am eager to serve this chapter and help it continue to grow and become an even more valuable resource to our community.

Membership Portfolio

Asst. VP of Membership

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Program Manager – Member Onboarding

Supriya Sarah

Director of Registration & Check-in Desk

Deepthi Reddy

Program Manager – Member Correspondences

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VP of Finance– Marie Constantineau, PMP

Marie ConstantineauMarie 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.

Finance Portfolio

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Bookkeeper

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VP of Technology– Samuel Martin, PMP, CSM

Samuel MartinSamuel 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.

Technology Portfolio

Asst. VP of Technology

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Remi Olsen

Program Manager – Live Streaming &Recording

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Access Management Admin

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VP of OperationsIda Haynes

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.

 

Operations Portfolio

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Marie Constantineau

Secretary

Kelly Maurer

Director of Governance & Policy

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Director of Events

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Auditor

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VP of Marketing & Communications- Ida Jayarani, MBA, PMP

Ida Jayarani2Ida Jayarani has been Information Technology professional for over 25 years. She has served as EDP (Electronic Data Processing) Manager, Systems Engineer, Senior Software Consultant, On-Site Manager, and Senior Software Engineer with increasing levels of Project Management. She served the State of Indiana for a year and a half in Eligibility Determination sub projects of ICES project. For nearly 17 years, she had been working with WA State in DSHS – ACES project, fulfilling senior and leadership roles on Mainframe and Web Development platforms of the State Welfare System. She was also involved in Eligibility Service Project of the State of Washington Health Benefit Exchange. Ida is a speaker, author, poet, singer, musician, artist, song-writer, mother, philanthropist, and an entrepreneur. She is the Founder & CEO of OASIS4U, a startup IT Company, in the South Sound area, offering contract IT staffing. Ida has held various leadership positions in Toastmasters International, as Vice President of Education, Membership, and Marketing and has won awards and accolades at work place, Toastmasters, and PMI Olympia where she has started serving as Finance Auditor and Newsletter Manager. For the past five years, she has served the PMI Olympia Board of Directors, as the VP – Communications/Marketing managing web projects and creative graphic design & marketing projects, managing sub-committees of special projects for professional development, implementing social media projects, and addressing all queries that enter through our email/website/social media portals. She has been instrumental in bringing in more members, dinner sponsors and Gold sponsors for the chapter.

Marketing & Communications Portfolio

Asst VP Marketing & Communications

Felecia McKinney

Director of Social Media

Supriya Sarah

Communications Director

Ruth Clemens

PMIEF Communications Coordinator

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