Saturday, October 23, 2010

PMI - Northern California Chapter 1980


Executive Committee

President: Don Barrie
Secretary: Ken Hartley
Treasurer: Melvin Mutch
VP Operations: Daniel Tennow
Program Committee co-Chairman: Brian VanWeele
Program Committee co-Chairman: Norm Waner
Facilities Committee Chairman: Jeanne Robinson
Education & Prof. Dev. Committee Chair: Pete Bibbes
VP Member Services: Gerry Flinn
Industry & Company Coordinator: Sergio Zilli
E&C Coordinator: Terry Brown
Public Relations Committee Chairman: Terry Brown
Membership Committee Chairman: Omar Finsand
South Bay Section Exec. Comm. Chairman: Wally Kruse
Industry & Company Coordinator: Stan Baldwin
Program: Steve Alexander
Facilities: Hal Millering

 Advisory Committee
Chairman: Marc Caspe
G.Bryce Bennett    Int’l Eng. Co. Inc.
William Brusher     Standard Oil CA
Victor Cole           Kaiser Engineers
Walter Costa        Skid.,Owings & Merill
John Fondahl        Stanford University
Paul Gilbert          PBQ&D,Inc.
F.Jarrett               FMC Corp.
Bengt Samuelson Fluor Mining
Robert Verner     Davy McKee & Co.
Steven White      Bechtel Corporation
R.Wischow        PG&E


 
From Analysis of Chapter Survey – Rev 1, Oct 1980: (30”x 50” chart):
Board meetings: monthly; Elections: Oct; Date of take-over: Jan 1; Fiscal year: calendar;
Used a computerized label system; prepped full year of programs in advance


Membership
210 (as of Sept 1, 1980 – Chapter Survey)… Over 300 (according to brochure); Membership goals: 250 (1980), 270 (1981)


Programs ($10members, $14 non-members)  
“The Dangerous Decade”
The 1980-1981 PMI-NCC Program will focus on the challenges of project management in the forthcoming decade. Prominent individuals from Industry, Education, and Government will present their views and provide the PMI-NCC membership with an insight to what is in store for what might become a very turbulent and dangerous decade.
Note: A South Bay Section holds a similar schedule of events
oriented to the interests of the South Peninsula members.
Dinner meetings were held on the third Wednesday of the month in the
San Francisco Engineers’ Club (Sansome @ Pine)
Monthly meeting attendance exceeds 100; Dinner @ 6:00, Program 7:00 –
9:00 pm; per chapter survey: average attendance: 35 members and 20
guests – 8 meetings per year (2 joint), monthly Sept – May, excluding Dec.


Dinner mtg Program Speaker(s)
9/17/80 View of the Next Decade Raymond International-Kaiser Engineers
10/15/80 The Bechtel View of the Next Decade Steve White, President, Bechtel Int’l Corp
11/20/80 Energy Generation in CA – Prelude to Econ. Growth or Decline (Barton Shackelford, PG&E)
1/21/81 The Fluor View of the Next Decade Robert Fluor, Chairman, CEO, President of Fluor Corp
2/18/81 Foreign Policy Impact on the Engineering/Construction Industry (Congressman Paul McCloskey, Jr.)
3/18/81 Educational Trends for Construct. Mgmt Prof. Ben Gerwick Jr, UCB, Prof John Fondahl, Stanford
4/15/81 Energy Resources for the Next Decade John Thomas, President Chevron Research
5/20/81 Productivity in the Construction Industry George McCoy, President & CEO, Guy F. Atkinson, Inc.


Communications
Published a brochure with: Background of PMI, dinner meeting location, schedule, programs, Advisory Committee and Executive Committee; no newsletter


Professional Development
June 7-8, 1980 5th Annual Regional Asilomar Conference
“Effective Stress Management in the Project Environment”
South Bay Lecture Series: Sat, Feb 2, 1980 – 8:30 –
5:30, Saratoga, 1 day workshop Project Control
Systems”
Other
Per Bruce Moen, some wives also came to the dinner meetings – off the top of his head he remembers that George Haines, Sherrill McDonald and Don Barrie regularly brought their wives.


Awards
Wally Kruse: Wally Kruse (first year of this award)
From org chart dated Feb ‘80