Director, Network Programs at Project Management Institute
Stephen Townsend is PMI’s Director for Network Programs. In this capacity, he leads special program initiatives, including the development of a practice guide on agile methods; and a book on the integration of program management and systems engineering with the International Council on Systems Engineering and MIT’s Consortium on Engineering Program Excellence. He is also working with PMI’s U.S. government relations team to plan for implementation of the Program Management Improvement Accountability Act.
Stephen has worked within PMI since 1999 in the areas of member services; chapter/community relations; business/government relations; and PMI’s global development activities.
Stephen has over 30 years of experience in nonprofit leadership and management.
Stephen has also consulted with associations on their global development and community strategies.
He is a long-term member of and volunteer within the American Society of Association Executives.