The Board of Directors consists of one President, one Past-President, and eight elected Vice-Presidents.

 

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Joshua Martinez,

PMP®, ITIL v3

President

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Marie Kemmeren, PMP®

VP of Finance

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Past President

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Erica Grong, MBA

Certified Scrum Professional-Scrum Master (CSP-SM®)

SAFe® Program Consultant (SAFe SPC)

PMP®, PMI-ACP®

VP of Technology

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Wybens Titus,

PMP®, MBA

VP of Marketing

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Randi Krueger, PMP®

VP Education

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Melanie Hazlett

VP of Programs

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Clarissa Eastham, PMP®

VP of Professional Development

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Lynn Galica, PMP®

VP of Administration

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Erica Dashner-Titus, PhD, PMP®

VP of Membership

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Kathleen Colbeck, PMP®

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Joshua Martinez, PMP®, ITIL v3 - President

Joshua is the Development Operations Manager at the US Department of Energy National Training Center. In this capacity, he is responsible for local and national projects that serve the mission of the Department of Energy. He specializes in bringing project management best practices to the structure and daily operations of the information technology division within the organization. He has served as an IT consultant since 2005 throughout New Mexico. He worked to help modernize the the music library, performance facilities, and computer labs with state of the art technology at New Mexico State University during 2007 - 2008. From 2008  to early 2019, his IT expertise have been applied to the UNM School of Law, College of Education, and IT Academic Technologies division where he worked with 30,000+ users supporting over 3,500 online courses both domestically and abroad. Joshua has served as PMIRGC's Director of communications and was awarded the 2018 Director of the year award. In his prior role as VP of Membership, he actively sought out new partnerships with organizations to bring added value to PMIRGC membership.  He continues to actively recruit new members to our wonderful chapter.

president@pmirgc.org
Erica Grong, MBA, Certified Scrum Professional-Scrum Master (CSP-SM®), SAFe® Program Consultant (SPC), PMI-ACP®, CSM®, ITILv3® - VP of Technology

Erica has over 20+ years’ combined experience in varying roles in Information Technology in the public sector.  She is currently employed as a Senior Information Systems Engineering Project Manager at Sandia National Laboratories and is currently pursuing her MBA from UNM.  Her credentials include:  PMP, PMI-ACP, A-CSM, ITILv3, as well as a specialized certificate in Gamification, a post-baccalaureate certificate in Paralegal studies, and an Online Instructor Certificate.  In 2016, Erica won the $2,500 scholarship from the PMI Rio Grande Chapter, and was also named Volunteer of the Year. She has her own web development company, and in her spare time she enjoys swimming, traveling, photography, and playing drums!

Lynn Galica, PMP® - VP of Administration

Lynn Galica has extensive experience in health care delivery in the areas of nursing, hospital management, managed care, and healthcare software solutions This experience includes military nursing, health care consulting and project management experience during her tenure with the US Army, CSC, Perot Systems and Dell Healthcare.  Assignments included national managed care organizations such as Kaiser Permanente California, Harvard Pilgrim Health Plans and Blue Cross Blue Shield organizations.

Currently Lynn is with CommonSpirit Healthcare successfully managing multi-phased projects in clinical areas including Pharmacy, Nursing, and ACA regulatory requirements. Lynn holds a BSN in Nursing, MA in Health Services Management and has been a PMP since 2005.

Lynn lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico with her husband Tom and two very spoiled Bull Mastiffs, Luna and Stella.  She enjoys reading, travel and Tom’s great cooking in her free time.  

 

Randi Krueger, PMP® - VP of Education

Randi Krueger has a Master of Business Administration from the University of New Mexico. She values and prioritizes continuing education. She received her PMP certification in 2014, became an Agile Certified Practitioner in 2015, completed the Risk Management Professional certification in 2016, and obtained her Professional in Business Analysis certification in 2018. She has been teaching business topics for more than 12 years and have spent nearly as long in Project Management. She has held project management roles in social services, education, renewable energy, and with the federal government. She currently manages a global IT datacenter project for a Fortune 100 client out of the Bay area for Hewlett Packard Enterprise and teaches business and project management classes at CNM.

 

Clarissa Eastham, PMP® - VP of Professional Development

Bio is coming!

Wybens Titus, PMP®, MBA - VP of Marketing

Wybens earned his MBA in 2016 from Wilmington University in Delaware.

He serves as a Marketing and Sales Specialist for Antenna House, a

software development company. Wybens specializes in online marketing

strategies for business growth and development. He earned his PMP in

January of 2018 and since then has been an active member of the

RGC-PMI. In his free time, Wybens enjoys baking tasty treats.

 

Erica Dashner-Titus, PMP® - VP of Membership

Erica Dashner-Titus earned her PhD in Biological Sciences from the University of Delaware in 2014 and currently works in the College of Pharmacy at the University of New Mexico as a Research Assistant Professor. In addition to managing her research projects, she serves as the Project Manager for the Thinking Zinc clinical trial through the University of New Mexico METALS Superfund Research Program. After learning more about the principles of project management and how they could be applied in scientific research, Erica participated in the PMIRGC PMP Prep course in the fall of 2017 and earned her PMP in February of 2018. Erica has been a member of PMI and the Rio Grande Chapter since 2017 and previously served as the Director of Finance for PMIRGC. In her free time, Erica enjoys traveling and teaching biology at Central New Mexico Community College.

Marie Kemmeren, PMP® - VP of Finance & Past President

Marie has been working in the financial and accounting field for over 30 years. She started as the office manager for a car dealership and from there was the bookkeeper for her and her husband’s dairy farm for 18 years. After moving to New Mexico, Marie  worked as an office manager / bookkeeper for a small company and then worked for a research company where she gained her PMP and worked in project management and administration, including finance. Marie now works as a bookkeeper for a small company in Albuquerque. She is also very involved in church activities where she utilizes her PMP skills.

Melanie Hazlett, VP of Programs

Melanie spent the early part of her career on the west coast working at software startup companies in engineering, operations, marketing and project coordination. She returned to her hometown of Albuquerque and now works at UNM Health Sciences Center, Department of Clinical and Translational Sciences Center managing innovation events that build bridges from scientific discovery and advance research into medical discovery to improve health practice. She earned her degree in Communications from UNM and is currently working on her PMP certification. A member of the PMI Rio Grande Chapter since 2016 Melanie now serves on the Executive Board as Vice President of Programs.

Kathleen Colbeck, PMP® - VP of Special Events

Bio is coming!