Welcome to the Chapter
The California Central Valley Chapter was chartered in December 2010 and is part of PMI Region 7, an area that covers Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, and New Mexico. We are the 18th PMI Chapter chartered in Region 7. We cover the geographic area denoted by the following zip code prefixes: 932, 933, 936, 937, and 961.
The primary focus of the California Central Valley Chapter is to advance the capability of its members to practice their profession of project management for the benefit of other project managers, themselves, and for whom they do project management work while building professional relationships in a fun and learning environment. Our vision embraces, values, applies, and attributes its success to professional project management leadership and practices.


The Chapter's mission is to promote project management as a profession to the community by:

  • Providing a forum for exchanging project management knowledge & expertise
  • Creating networking opportunities
  • Supporting professional development
  • Advocating PM excellence
  • Recognizing PM success in achieving results
  • Supporting current and new PM forums


Chapter Events

There are no upcoming events.

November 19th 2015 Chapter Dinner Meeting

Bill Dominguez


With Bill Dominguez

Bill Dominguez began his career in project management as a systems analyst for Mitchel Energy. The company wanted to implement a project management framework, and Bill volunteered to modify the framework to fit their needs.He found the field fascinating, and has been navigating its waters for over 37 years.
Incorporating systems thinking and change management techniques to your project, as a major component of your project plan, exponentially increases the value delivered by the project.
This presentation will demonstrate how utilizing techniques and methods such as value stream mapping and change management can create a sustainable value delivery ecosystems.

Meeting Agenda:
November 19th, 2015
5:30 – 6:00 pm Networking, Dinner, Check in
6:00 – 7:00 pm Welcome, Presentation
7:00 – 7:30 pm Q&A, Additional Networking


Bakersfield Events

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November 18th 2015 Chapter Dinner Meeting

Matthew Bouchard

“Ideas and Tools on How to Control Scope Creep"
with Guest Speaker Matthew Bouchard 

Topic Description - One of the many challenges faced by project managers today is project scope creep. More specifically, a change (usually an increase) in what is expected as project deliverables from what was originally agreed upon and defined way back in the early phases of a project.  

Bio - Matthew has 20 years of design experience which includes: piping, electrical, automation and controls, and overhead power line design. He currently works at PLC Plus International as a senior automation and controls designer. In the past he has also functioned in the capacity as a project manager. Matthew has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from CSUB and he became a PMP in 2013.

Meeting Agenda:
November 18th, 2015
6:00 – 6:30 pm     Networking
6:30 – 7:30 pm     Speaker Presentation
7:30 - 8:00 pm     Announcements & Chapter Business



The Board of Directors and all of the members of the PMI-CCVC wish to thank each of the Chapter sponsors for their continued support of the organization and their recognition of the importance of project management in the Country.

To find out more about how your organization can become a chapter sponsor, and learn how you can benefit from sponsorship, please contact our VP of Marketing.