2018 Candidates


PMI Lakeshore Ontario Chapter 2018 Candidates

Alison Munro, B. Math, M.Sc., PMP, ITIL

With more than 30 years of experience in the areas of strategic planning, systems analysis, project management and superior service delivery, Alison is a dedicated problem-solver who enjoys engaging with people to reach creative but practical solutions. Throughout her career, Alison has been a software engineer, a consultant, a research scientist, and a project manager.  She is currently employed by the City of Vaughan, where she runs the Corporate Project Management Office. Alison has been volunteering with the chapter since 2009 at different capacities including:

  • 2016: Standard Reviewer for PMBOK v6

  • 2016: Standard Reviewer for PMI Standard for Organizational Project Management (OPM)

  • 2010 – 2013: Book Review Editor for PMI Quality Community of Practice Book Club

  • 2013 – 2016: Executive Women’s Golf Association of Canada, President

  • 2009 – 2013: Executive Women’s Golf Association of Canada GTA Chapter, Membership Director (2 years), Vice-President, President and Past-President (each 1 year)

Cherry Di Gregorio, BCS, PMP

A software developer, she held positions as Accounting Manager, IT Manager and GM over a span of 30+ years. 

She holds office in several non-profit organizations and is an interim Board Member for a community centre in Toronto, Recording Secretary for an international women’s organization and former member of the GTIS Leadership team. 

As a new PMI Lakeshore volunteer in the role of AVP Contracts, Cherry made recommendations regarding the Lakeshore Chapter’s document repository and prepared gap analysis for EFT implementation. As VP of Finance, Cherry assisted with budget preparation, invoicing, and accounts payables.  Appointed by the Board to fill a vacancy, Cherry quickly transitioned into the Treasurer role, clearing the payable backlog, getting the board approval for the 2016 budget by December 2015, and taking a role in the development of the Lakeshore’s Travel and Expense Policy. 

Cherry has been volunteering with the chapter since 2013 at different capacities including:
2013 - 2014 - AVP Contracts

2014 - 2015 - VP Finance

2015 - 2016 - Acting Treasurer

2016-2018 - Treasurer

Dev Ramcharan, PMP, CCTC

Dev Ramcharan is PMP, Certified Career Transition Coach, Certified Eqi2.0 Emotional Intelligence Assessor, Trainer and Coach, Taylor Protocols Core Values Indicator (CVI) assessor and coach, Change Management Practitioner - ProSci.

Dev has been volunteering with the chapter since 2013 at different capacities including:

  • PMI Global as a Knowledge Management Lead for the Global IT & Telecom Community of Practice from September 2013 to September 2014.

  • As a volunteer Speaker in 2013: PMO Evolution for the 21st Century; Managing Multi-Generational Project Teams 

Board Chair and Governance Committee Lead for the Family Association for Mental Health Everywhere from 2013 to 2018.

Mihaela Duceag, PPMP, PMI-ACP, CDA, CM (PROSCI) Certified

Mihaela is passionate about project/program management, and organizational change management. She is customer centric and has an innovative and continuous improvement approach.

Mihaela is committed to work with the Board in defining and aligning the Chapter’s strategy with the PMI and in identifying new program opportunities that will benefit the Chapter’s members and volunteers.
13 years as a Sr. Project/Program Manager, and over 22 years experience in an IT environment within various industries: Financial Services, Insurance, Health Care, Manufacturing, Distribution, Not-for-profit, Retail and Nuclear.
Mihaela has been volunteering with the chapter since 2008 at different capacities including:

Board Chair/Director of Volunteers (2016/2017)

President (2015/2016)

SVP (2014/2015)

Treasurer (2012/2014)

Co-sponsor- 2014 Career Day

Project sponsor–Symposium (2013)

Project Manager–Symposium (2011)

Project team member Symposium (2009) 

Mohamed Ksaibati, 

MBA, PMP, PMI-ACP, CISM, ITIL

Mohamed Ksaibati is a highly accomplished project management consultant, he has over 25 years of experience, with a proven record of exceeding expectations delivering complex projects utilizing the best practices of Agile and Waterfall methodologies for various clients within Professional services, Banking, Insurance, Telecom and currently works on a contract with TD Bank. With an undergraduate degree in Electronics Engineering, he earned his MBA in 2013 (in Consultancy) under graduate in Electronics Engineering, PMP in 2007, PMI-ACP in 2017, and few other certificates from various industry leaders. Mohamed has been volunteering with the chapter since 2008 at different capacities including:

  • 2017-2018, President Elect Senior VP. Working diligently to build a collaborative volunteering teams to develop and implement chapter’s vision and mission.

  • 2017- 2016, Director of Marketing, he led teams to delivering projects and events supporting portfolios of Education Outreach, Corporate Outreach, and Community Outreach. He was the chapter liaison with PMI Education Foundation.

  • 2010 – 2016, VP of Marketing, Education Outreach. promoted project management for students through local colleges and Universities.

  • 2008- 2010, Volunteered with Membership and Communication portfolios, supported new members orientation events, and the creation of 1800 number for the chapter.

A side from the chapter Mohamed volunteered:

  • Taekwondo Instructor at YMCA, and Soccer Coach at MYSL.

  • DECA compilation: Judging projects for High School and Universities, 2015-2016

Mohamed has a passion with project management as a career, he is eager to promote the profession and help organizations to utilize best practices to deliver successful projects.

Dr. Wael Ramadan PMP, LSSBB

 

 

Dr. Wael Ramadan PMP, LSSBB, is a full time Professor of Project Management and Strategy. He finished his first degree in Engineering from UCL in England, his MBA from Maastricht School of Management and his PhD from Cleveland State University. He has been a PMI member for 18 years, and a PMILOC member for 9 years. Wael served on the Board of PMILOC as Treasurer, Senior VP, President and Chairman. He is now a Past President of PMILOC, he also sits on other Boards including Editorial Board of Universal Journal of Management (UJoM) and Chair of Advisory Board for Bridging Program at Ryerson University, he is a past member of the Advisory Board of Project World. Wael brings over 15 years of experience in academia and over 10 years in manufacturing. Wael also speaks occasionally at conferences and professional development events for professional bodies including PMI. He is the recipient of 7 academic scholarships including the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship; he has 13+ conference proceedings; he is the author of the book entitled “The Asset That Money Can’t Buy”.