PMI Canada's Technology Triangle Chapter

Board of Directors

Ming Li

Ming Li, President, is responsible for leading the creation and development of the overall vision and strategy execution of the PMI-CTT chapter and is jointly accountable with the Board of Directors for its oversight. 

 Mr. Li began volunteering with PMI-CTT in April 2018 as VP, Social Media. With the demonstration of swift and significant enhancement to the chapter social media programs he was elected to the Board in 2019 with significantly expanded responsibilities, overseeing the Marketing and Communications portfolio. During this time, he focused on process improvement and team building to increase organizational agility. The chapter’s marketing initiatives and results are well recognized by the broader PMI community as he was invited to represent PMI-CTT at the PMI regional and global conferences. In 2020, Mr. Li became the President-Elect and led the overall operation of the chapter. He achieved his Project Management Professional (PMP) designation in 2013. Mr. Li is a global sourcing/Procurement leader working in the large capital project environment. He currently works for Suez Water Technologies and Solutions as a Global Sourcing Estimation Leader with the focus on developing and leveraging supply chain solutions into project bidding and business development. Prior to joining Suez, he has held various supply chain management positions with Innovative Steam Technologies. Mr. Li moved from China in the early 2000s with his university education in Material Science and Engineering. He also holds a CSCMP (Certified Supply Chain Management Professional) designation. Mr. Li and his family live in Kitchener, Ontario.

Alex Letona

Director, Technology
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Alex Letona, Director of Events, is responsible for PMI-CTT’s annual calendar of events, including the chapter’s flagship event, the Symposium, and jointly accountable for the oversight of the PMI-CTT chapter. This role reports directly to the President of the Board.

Prior to assuming this position, Mr. Letona held the positions of Communications Manager, and, most recently, VP, Web Administration. As VP, he managed a team of four which developed and maintained the chapter’s information technology needs. Under Mr. Letona’s leadership, the chapter’s website underwent a complete redesign and email migration, among other initiatives. He also actively participated in Chapter Leadership team meetings and contributed to the annual strategic plan. He achieved his Project Management Professional (PMP) designation in 2015 and has been volunteering with PMI-CTT since 2013.

Mr. Letona is the PMO Manager, with the University of Guelph. He is currently responsible for the strategy and leadership of the University's PMO at the University. Other initiatives he has worked on include spearheading the Institutional Change Management at the University.

Mr. Letona graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Computer Science College and Francisco Marroquin University in Guatemala. Mr. Letona, his wife, and two sons live in Cambridge, Ontario.

Brent Peckover

Director, Communication, Marketing & PMO
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Brent Peckover, Director, Communication, Marketing and PMO, is responsible for all chapter communications activities including social media, newsletters, sponsorship, etc. He also provides coordinated PMO oversight and is responsible for developing, enhancing, and compliance with the chapter's agile PMO best practices which are used to select, prioritize, track, and manage operational and strategic projects. This role reports directly to the President of the Board. 

 This is Mr. Peckover's first board position with PMI-CTT. However, he has previously held positions on the CMC (Certified Management Consultant) GTA board as well as volunteer positions at PMI-CTT (VP-PMO) as well as Leadership Waterloo Region (curriculum planning and development). 

 Mr. Peckover currently works at Christie Digital with 20+ years of Canadian and International experience in project management, product development, and business. Mr. Peckover holds a Bachelors of Applied Science (Aerospace) from University of Toronto, a professional engineering designation (P. Eng), a MBA from Laurier, a Project Management Professional (PMP) designation from PMI, and a Chartered Professional Accounting designation (CPA) from CPA Ontario. Mr. Peckover and his family live in Ontario.

Anshita Kumar

Director, Technology
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Anshita Kumar, Director, Technology, is responsible for the strategy and execution of all activities within the chapter’s Technology portfolio and is jointly accountable for the oversight of the PMI-CTT chapter. This role reports directly to the President of the Board. 
This is Ms. Kumar’s first board position with PMI-CTT. Prior to this role, Ms.Kumar held various roles in the governance and events team. She started out with the chapter as an office/governance manager and then led Symposium planning for a few years. As VP of Events, she led the events team during the pandemic. She has been a part of the chapter since 2015. 
Ms Kumar currently works as a senior business analyst at airboss of America. She works on ERP/System implementations and supports the business to meet their operational needs. Ms Kumar graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Master of Management Science and currently lives in Waterloo.

Henry Hamud

Director, Professional Development
Henry HamudDirector, Professional

Henry Hamud, Director, Professional Development, is responsible for all internal and external chapter initiatives associated with the professional development of chapter membership and promotion of project management in the community and is jointly accountable for the oversight of the PMI-CTT chapter. This role reports directly to the President of the Board.

Mr. Hamud began volunteering with PMI-CTT in January 2020 as VP, Certification, he led the certification team to review, develop, and continuously improve educational training, workshops, and courses for the advancement of project management knowledge, and the preparation for PMI certification. In November 2020 Mr. Hamud accepted the role of Disciplined Agile Chapter Champion (DACC) to serve as an advocate and the primary link between the PMI-CTT chapter and Disciplined Agile and to communicate and raise awareness in the practice of DA. Mr. Hamud is a long-time PMI member since 2009, he achieved his Project Management Professional (PMP) and Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP) designations in 2012.

Mr. Hamud currently works with BWXT Canada, with 14+ years of Canadian and International experience in project and risk management, including infrastructure, Oil & Gas, and Energy.

Mr. Hamud holds a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering, and credentials in Business Administration from Harvard Business School, with the desire to find solutions to complex problems. Mr. Hamud and his family live in Cambridge, Ontario.

Josephine Aghaulor-Ajayi

Director, Finance and Governance
Josephine (Uche) Aghaulor-AjayiDirector, Finance and

Josephine Ajayi, Director, Finance and Governance, provides direction with respect to and in support of all financial activities required for the Chapter operations. She also provides direction on the Chapter’s governance process and Operational and Strategic initiatives by developing or improving operational best practice within the finance and governance portfolios. This role reports directly to the President of the Board.

This is Ms. Ajayi's first volunteer opportunity with PMI-CTT. She has expressed strong interest in working with other members in this chapter and being of use in any way that she can, to continue to maintain the high standards of the chapter.

Ms. Ajayi worked as a bilingual small business banking credit risk analyst, then took on a role as a senior IT project control officer with CIBC, which officially introduced her to the world of project management. When her department transitioned to Agile, her role was transitioned to that of a Scrum Master, and over time, as their numbers grew, her department within the organization has scaled agile to ensure collaboration among all the teams. While working as a Scrum Master, she completed her PMP which was helpful in the transition to her current role as a Product Owner.

Ms. Ajayi holds a Master of Engineering degree from Concordia University, where she studied Mechanical Engineering. She worked as an engineer in Montreal for almost 6 years, mostly in the aerospace industry before completing her MBA in investment management at Concordia University, then transitioned to Finance. Ms. Ajayi resides in Toronto, Ontario.

Rick Black

Director, Membership & Volunteer Management
Rick BlackDirector, Membership & Volunteer

Rick Black, Director, Membership & Volunteer Management, oversees the strategy and execution of all activities within the Membership and Volunteer portfolios. This role reports directly to the President of the Board.

Prior to assuming this position, Mr. Black served as the VP, Finance & Controller from September 2007 and served as the CFO on the PMI-CTT Chapter Board between September 2007 and August 2015. Since 2007, he has been responsible for the Financial Management of the Chapter, including all banking, cheques, deposits and GIC investments, the Chapter's bookkeeping and accounting, preparing quarterly and annual financial reports and assisting with the annual budget process. In addition, he actively participated in Chapter Leadership team meetings, the Chapter’s Symposium, and contributed to the annual strategic plan. He achieved his Project Management Professional (PMP) designation in June 2007 and has been actively volunteering with PMI-CTT since 2007.

Mr. Black is a Project Manager/Director with his own independent consulting business, Blackstone Consulting Group Inc. He manages ERP projects for clients using PeopleSoft HCM, Finance & Supply Chain, ELM and CRM applications. Most of his clients are in Western Canada and include organizations such as TELUS, Province of BC, City of Calgary, City of Richmond, and the Vancouver School Board.

Mr. Black is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University with an Honours degree in Bachelor of Business Administration and is also a Certified Management Accountant (CPA CMA) with CPA Canada. Mr. Black lives in Waterloo, Ontario with his recently retired wife.