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2007 Fall Patton Scholarship Recipient - Dean Elyossri

Fall 2007 Receipient:
  • Dean Elyossri

Dean Elyossri

The PMI Washington, DC Chapter is pleased to announce that Mr. Dean Elyossri is the winner of the George Patton Memorial Scholarship for Fall 2007. Mr. Elyossir is currently the Assistant Director of Finance at Technologies Managements Applications Resources in Vienna, Virginia. He is also a Hotel Supervisor at the Westfield’s Marriott International in Chantilly, Virginia.

Mr. Elyossir has a Master of Science Degree in Computer Science & Mathematics and Bachelor of Science Degree Finance & Computer Science. Mr. Elyossir is a PMI member and is currently studying for his PMP exam.

2007 Academic Scholarship Recipient - Caroline Trudeau

Caroline Trudeau - MS in Project Management, George Washington University
Caroline Trudeau and Rich Marinucci

Caroline Trudeau and Richard Marinucci, AVP Professional Development

The PMI Washington, DC Chapter is please to announce that Ms. Caroline Trudeau is the winner of the PMIWDC 2007 Academic Scholarship. Ms. Trudeau has held numerous project management positions and currently is employed with NavigationArts, LLC as an Engagement Manager. She is currently seeking a Master of Science Degree in Project Management from the George Washington University. Mr. Trudeau is a PMI member, holds the PMP certification and has been actively involved in several of the Chapter’s volunteer committees.

The PWIWDC Academic Scholarship was created to promote and further academic and professional development education in project management. It provides the recipient a total of $2000 for pursuing a for-credit education in project management at one of the following institutions: University of Maryland, University of Virginia, Virginia Tech, The George Washington University, American University, or George Mason University. The scholarship is administered through PMI's Educational Foundation.

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UMT-PMIWDC 2007 Academic Scholarship Recipient - Subhash Tuladhar

Subhash Tuladhar and David Frame

Subhash Tuladhar and David Frame, President and Founder of the UMT

The PMI Washington, DC Chapter is please to announce that Mr. Subhash Tuladhar is the winner of the UMT-PMIWDC 2007 Academic Scholarship. Mr. Tuladhar, currently a Scheduling Engineer for Quality Planning Solutions LLC, is continuing his project management education at the University of Management and Technology (UMT) in Arlington, Virginia. Mr. Tuladhar is a PMI member and holds the PMP certification.

The UMT-PWIWDC Scholarship was created to promote and further academic and professional development education in project management. It enables recipients to take up to $2,000 worth of online UMT courses to support their needs in academic or professional development education in project management. The University of Management and Technology is accredited by the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC) and by the PMI© Global Accreditation Center (GAC). It also is a PMI Global Registered Education Provider (REP) and a global leader in higher education in project management.

C2C Trip Report – 2007 India - Chris Fristad, PMP

Leadership Trip: PMIWDC to Team India 
A.Chris Fristad, March 2007

As a chapter and component of PMI our two primary missions are to provide service to our members and to promote the profession of PMI.  The Chapter to Chapter Program is one of the many ways that your Board is meeting these goals.  As a part of this program, Team India requested that we, as one of the more mature and successful chapters of PMI, send someone over to share with their chapter boards how we were managing the chapter.   One of the requirements was that the individual sent be a present or former board member and preferably a chapter president.  Well, I got elected.

Nonacademic Scholarship Recipients - 2004 through 2007

Spring 2007 Receipients:
  • Donna Davis - Effective Requirements Management
  • Catherine Willis - Ultimate PMP Exam Prep
Fall 2006 Receipients:
  • Debbie Cole
  • Christopher Karanski
  • Jennifer Woodward
Spring 2006 Receipients:
  • Stephen Wells
  • Lindabeth Doby
Fall 2005 Receipients:
  • Christopher Karanski

Exam Preparation Hosts Needed

We are looking for host sites for our PMP and CAPM Exam Preparation classes.  Classes typically take place on Saturdays.  Host companies are provided three free seats in the class in return for providing: