All Board members volunteer their time. They are elected to two-year terms at the general assembly. Their roles are described in the Statutes.


Oliver F. Lehmann, PMP, holds the office of President. He has been a member since 1998 and a volunteer in PMI Southern Germany Chapter e.V. since 2002. He is also active internationally on behalf of PMI. Oliver Lehmann has worked as a freelance trainer since 1995; his main focus is preparing project managers for the PMP certification.


He recently published a book entitled Situational Project Management: The Dynamics of Success and Failure.


Past President

Herbert Gonder, PMP, has been a member of PMI Southern Germany Chapter e.V. since 2003. From 2003 to 2007, he supported the chapter as VP Programs and subsequently as President until 2013. Herbert Gonder has studied informatics and has substantial experience as a project manager. He now works as a freelance trainer.


Vice President Members

EmilStecherIn mid-2017, Emil Stecher took over the role of VP Members from Thomas Zimmermann, as Thomas had to withdraw from the board position due to his work requirements. Emil has already been an active volunteer in the chapter for several years, especially as a sub-project lead for participant management for our PM-Summit events. He works for a leading software provider that has its German HQ in Munich.


Vice President Finance

jens lieboldJens Liebold, PMP, took over the role of chapter Treasury Secretary in April 2017. Jens has completed multiple engagements as a chapter volunteer - his last role was VP Programs - before returning to the chapter board after a short break. Jens is head of the PMO of a large player in the mobility industry.


Vice President Programs

org20.10.12 bernd007b kleinBernd Müller-Dautenheimer joined the board in April 2017 to take over the role of VP Programs from Boris Reichenbächer. He has been organizing the roundtables in Ulm since 2012 and will continue to do so.


Vice President Communications

Florian G. Padberg, PMP, took over the role of VP Communications in 2015. He has been a chapter member since 2009, and before joining the board he had supported the preceding VP Communications as volunteer Marketing & Social Media. Apart from his Board role, he was member of the event team of the PM-Summit 2014 and 2016.
Florian Padberg is a freelance consultant for SMEs in the area of Marketing, Sales & Data Privacy - and he is active as freelance project manager.


Vice President Projects

Jörg Glunde, PMP, PMI-ACP, has been a chapter member since 2008 and acts as VP Projects since his election in 2012. He organized the PM-Summits 2010 and 2012 with a large team of volunteers. As VP Projects, Jörg is project sponsor of many chapter volunteer projects. Jörg Glunde is a consultant and project manager in the Service division of Zeppelin Baumaschinen GmbH.

He works on several topics, like requirements engineering and management or project management and has participated as an author in creating the book "Requirements Engineering und Projektmanagement," which was published by Springer in 2013 (Herrmann A., Knauss E., Weißbach R. (Hrsg.): Requirements Engineering und Projektmanagement).


Vice President Education

zweifel klein1In 2017, Andrea Zweifel took over the position of VP Education from Heinz-Michael Dickmann. She received her PMP certification during a long stay in the US. She has been a PMI member since 2009 and a chapter member since 2012. Since then, she has been responsible for university contacts in the Stuttgart region. In 2015, she started to organize the chapter meetings for the local Stuttgart group. Andrea is a freelance consultant and researcher, primarily working on education and media projects. Furthermore, she is an external professor and trainer.


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