Welcome New Volunteers
Below are some of our talented PMI Portland Chapter volunteers. We'd love to feature you on this page! If you are interested in joining this illustrious group, growing your skills and your network, see the Volunteer Opportunities web page.
Kelley Duron, Director of Content Marketing
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Stephen Fellin, PMP, Director of Registration
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Goke Owojori, PMP, Annual Conference Venue Lead
Goke has 16 years of Banking experience where he worked in various roles as HR officer, Retail operations manager and Branch manager. His ability to motivate and organize teams earned him a successful career in Retail Banking. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife Nigeria, MBA from Lagos State University Nigeria, Retail Banking Academy1&2 -UK, and PMP certified. He is a passionate advocate of excellent customer experience in the service industry he worked for since 2001. He has team building and networking skills as well as experience in talent sourcing. Goke is excited about the new role,ready to support and work with PMI-Portland chapter team. He enjoys playing Chess, Ping-Pong and swimming.
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Suzanne Dunn, Annual Conference Volunteer Lead
Suzanne Dunn is new to the Portland PMI Chapter, but not to project management. She is a seasoned talent developer, skillful instructional designer, post-secondary educator, and energetic project manager with demonstrated excellence in designing effective learning solutions from inception to delivery. She owned and managed two businesses for ten years in Texas while earning her Master’s and doctorate degrees, and has spent the past twenty years in various roles as a professional educator. Currently, Suzanne is taking time out from her career in higher education to work on attaining her PMP certification, and hopes to return to teaching in the future. Now in her thirteenth year in Portland, Suzanne loves the quality of outdoor recreation and living available in the Pacific Northwest, and enjoys hiking, photography and kayaking.
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Jennifer Whybra-Ucar, PMP, Assistant VP of Outreach
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Julie Chu, PMP, Director of Volunteers
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Kathryn Rosson, PMP, Assistant VP of Marketing
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Everett Steele, Social Media Manager
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Nitika Gupta, Director of Workshops
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Hemal Shah, Annual Conference Speaker Lead
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Daniel Obi, PMP, Director of Events
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Aabha Barve, Assistant Director of Quality
Aabha is Assistant Director of Quality Control with PMI Portland Chapter. She moved to Portland in 2009, for her graduate studies in chemistry at Portland State University. After graduating with PhD, she worked at Intel Corp. as Process Engineer from 2015 to April 2018. At Intel, her focus was on module maintenance and process improvement. She also managed many process improvement related projects. She has received Lean Six Sigma Green Belt for process improvement from Intel Corp. In her spare time, she like to paint still life art, landscapes, seascapes etc.
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Rakesh Semenchalem, Assistant Director of Volunteer Recognition
Rakesh Semenchalam is dedicated to giving back to the community. As an electrical engineer, Rakesh has worked in the semi-conductor industry for over 15 years.Recently, he pursued his passion for project management and lean implementation by earning an MBA from Portland State University, and has performed supply chain and strategic sourcing roles in several fields. As a life-long learner, Rakesh is grateful for the opportunity to serve PMI locally.He looks forward to improving skills and meeting new people. Spare time finds Rakesh engaged in soccer: watching, playing, and coaching his daughter and son.
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Yolanda Karp, CAPM, Assistant Director of Mentoring
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Rupinderpreet Brar, Annual Conference Marketing Lead
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Vighnesh Umapathy, PMP, Director of Government Outreach
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Kevin Murphy, PMP, Director of Sponsor Programs and AC Sponsor Lead