Election 2020 Results

2020 Board of Directors Elected Candidates

Congratulations to the new and returning elected candidates. And, thank you, to our members for taking part in this important initiative. Your vote is invaluable for helping shape the future and success of PMI-DHC.


Biographies

Kerith Hamilton

Kerith Hamilton is an accomplished Project Management Professional (PMP) and possesses more than twenty years of experience working on Construction, Operational, Health and IT projects. She is a highly skilled construction industry professional with vast experience working on Government Agency projects. As a construction industry project specialist, she contributes both Project Management and Quantity Surveying expertise to projects.

Kerith has also worked in the Telemarketing Industry managing a team of subject matter experts to implement and deliver several programs. She was directly responsible for Quality Assurance, Risk and Compliance, Operations, Client Services, Reporting Analysts, Human Resource and Training.

One of Kerith’s career accomplishments is providing project management support in the rehabilitation of two water treatment plan rehabilitation of twenty-seven drinking water supply facilities and construction of a wastewater pump station; with an overall budget of $70M (CAD).

Kerith holds a Master’s of Science from the Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland in Construction Project Management, a BSc in Construction Management and Engineering, a Diploma in Quantity Surveying from the University of Technology, Jamaica. In June 2015, after attending the Chapter’s PMP Prep course, Kerith earned her PMP.

Over the last five years, Kerith has volunteered at PMI-DHC in various roles such as Director, Education and Professional Development. She has managed the PMP Exam Prep Course, Mentoring Programs and spearheaded two new initiatives - the PMP Prep Study Group and PMP Application Support. Additionally, she was the project manager responsible for the Chapter’s 15th Anniversary Gala and an active volunteer on other chapter events such as the CLIC and Symposium events.

To remain energized, Kerith enjoys jogging as well as the planning of special events.


Erin Ramirez

Erin Ramirez is a graduate of UOIT’s B.A. (hons) Legal Studies program, and a Certified Project Manager, who is interested in joining the Board of Directors at PMI-DHC.

In Erin’s current position as the Regulatory Compliance Manager/National Health and Safety Coordinator, she is the senior advisor to the VP of Operations, Client Services, Sales, and Human Resources on all compliance matters. This role paired with the authority and experience of the National Health and Safety Coordinator position would make her a great addition to the team. Erin is comfortable with legalese and interpreting contracts. Further, making recommendations on best practices are a daily occurrence for Erin.

Though her position is quite technical, Erin often gets the opportunity to break free and complete creative projects. Culture is a top priority to Erin and she is able to incorporate this passion as the National Manager of Culture. Culture activities are approved, planned, and implemented by Erin and her project team.

Over the last four years she has facilitated annual Breast Cancer fundraising projects where total donations reached over $40,000. This project spanned across Canada and had over 50 participants from 6 Provinces. Further, Erin has volunteered with the Big Brother/Big Sister In-School Mentor program. In this rewarding role she met with her ‘little sister’ weekly during the school day and acted as a positive role model for her.

Aside from projects, Erin enjoys reading, spending time with her two young sons, and writing about herself in the third person.


Delroy Trowers

Delroy Trowers is a Project Manager/Marketer who holds an MBA from the Florida International University, a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Technology, Jamaica and a certificate in Project Management from the University of the West Indies, Mona.  He has been a member of PMI since 2011 and has held his PMP designation since 2014.

Delroy has led various Projects including, Route to Market Distribution Project, where he developed  an Alternative Distribution System for a multinational company;  the  launch of various new Fast Moving Consumers Goods Brands, the establishment of various new sales offices throughout the Caribbean, and  was the Caribbean Regional Project Manager responsible for developing Strategic Plans for addressing sales volume and dealing with government Regulations for a Fast Moving Consumer Goods Multinational organization.

He has held various leadership positions within various organizations namely: Facilities and Logistics Manager responsible for Infrastructure Projects for a multinational organization, Functional Head for the Distribution Team of a multinational organization, responsible for launching new products and developing Distribution Channels, and Chairman of various committees.  As a member of the Kiwanis Club Delroy was responsible for organizing various charity events.  He is also an active volunteer within his Church community where he does outreach work including the feeding program to the less fortunate in our society.