July Monthly Chapter Event

July Monthly Chapter Event


Susan Hostetter

Project Manager
U.S. Census Bureau

James Miller

Program and Project Management Consultant
MITRE Corporation

PMIWDC Non-Member Rate

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About the Presentation

Performance Management Readiness

Have you ever been asked to create a performance dashboard for your organization? Was the request based on leadership's idealized expectations of the benefit? Were your organization's goals, processes, and data repositories too immature to inform the dashboard? If yes, then come learn about a performance management framework developed to evaluate an organization's readiness before any discussion about, or formulation of, a dashboard begins. The speakers will share their evaluation tool for assessing performance management readiness, identify the strategic and operational components needed for measure development, and describe some of their experiences from a performance readiness evaluation at the U.S. Census Bureau.

Event Location

Le Méridien
1121 19th St N
Arlington, VA, 22209

Agenda and Cost:

Chapter Members: $35
Non-members: $40

Please note that this will be a 1 PDU event with an increased focus on networking.

5:00PM - Registration Opens & Networking Begins
5:00 PM - PMIWDC Members Only Book Club Meeting
6:00 PM - PM Talks
7:15 PM - Presentation Concludes

Parking garage located 1 block from Le Méridien at 19th Street and N Kent Street, look for the "Blue Parking Sign"
Parking is $5 after 5:00 PM
After parking, take the elevator up to the top floor of the parking garage and follow signs for Le Méridien

PDUs Available: 
1.00 PDUs for Certified PMs
Talent Triangle Category: 

About the Speakers

Susan Hostetter

U.S. Census Bureau
Project Manager

Susan Hostetter is a Project Manager in the Demographic Survey Methodology Division
(DSMD) at the U.S. Census Bureau in Washington, DC, USA. She has spent twenty plus years at
the U.S Census Bureau as a data analyst and project management professional. She has been
instrumental in standing up and improving risk management, project management, portfolio
management, strategic planning, and performance management processes for multiple Census
and Survey programs. She received her undergraduate degree in Business Administration and
Economics at Mary Baldwin College and her Master’s degree in Project Management from the
University of Maryland’s University College.

James Miller

MITRE Corporation
Program and Project Management Consultant

James Miller is a Program and Project Management consultant with the MITRE Corporation in McLean, VA, USA. He began his career in the 1970s as a Systems Analyst and Database Designer with the Bureau of Labor Statistics and was heavily involved in classified computer security design and implementation through the 1980s. He has provided program and project management support and consulting to a variety of federal civil agencies for the past 26 years. With the MITRE Corporation since 2006, Jim has exclusively supported the U.S. Census Bureau on a wide variety of high profile programs and management initiatives. He received his undergraduate degree in Psychology from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. in 1972.

About the Monthly Dinner Meetings

The PMIWDC Monthly Dinner Meetings are held at the Sheraton Tysons (8661 Leesburg Pike, Tysons, VA 22182), typically on the second Tuesday of each month (subject to change due to holidays and venue/speaker availability). Members and non-members are welcome to join us for the best speakers and networking the Washington, DC area has to offer.

The presentations are educational and informative to those professionals operating in the field of project management and functioning in leadership roles in industry and government. It is also of great value to those looking to step into the field of Project Management and begin their certification process. Each event will present specific learning points focusing on building a talent triangle of technical, leadership, and strategic and business management skills, unique to the presenter's area of expertise and the subject matter discussed while directly relating to improving the practice of managing projects and leading others. At each Monthly Chapter Event certified PMPs can earn 1 Professional Development Unit (PDU).


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