Ron Manson, PMP®, Prince2®
Responsibility: The past president's area of responsibilities are chairing the Nominating Committee responsible for preparing the slate of officers for the succeeding years and also supervising preparations and conducting of any special projects, seminars or meetings, or liaising with any project manager appointed for a specific project, which the Chapter decides to undertake.
Career Snapshot: Ron’s career started in the UK, in semiconductor R&D. He subsequently emigrated to Canada to work as a functional manager in a series of innovative hardware and software startups, gaining experience at Director and VP levels in Canada and the USA. Several of the startups involved healthcare, enabling him to become a Project Manager with some of the largest names in the healthcare world — Cerner, GE, McKesson, Kaiser Permanente. Along the way, he spent five years on the UK’s “NHS National Programme for IT” (often cited as the world’s largest civilian IT project). Ron is both a PMP and a Registered PRINCE2 Practitioner. He has been a CWCC member since 2009, and was first elected to the Board in 2011.