Board of Directors

ATDChi’s board is made up of a diverse group of leaders in the workplace learning and performance field.

Would you like to get involved?

For leadership opportunities contact Tom West or Ben Cardenas

Thomas West, CPLP

ATDChi is led by a Presidential Team consisting of three people. Thomas West, President; Matt Elwell, Past President, and Greg Owen-Boger, Advisor to the President.

Together, they are responsible for leading the organization, determining goals and maintaining the integrity of the organization.

The current President may choose to consult with as many advisors as he/she desires. Advisors have vast experience with the chapter and/or ATD National.


Past President
Matt Elwell, CPLP

Advisor to the President
Greg Owen-Boger

Membership Team

VP, Membership
Tiffany Prince
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The Membership Team, led by Tiffany Prince, is responsible for member engagement and growing ATDChi's membership base.

Join or renew.

Learn more about our many volunteer opportunities.

Director, New Members
Dan Johnson, CPC
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Director, Renewing Members
Ana Bedard
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Director, Corporate Membership 
Jenny Wang-Chavez
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Director, Volunteer Engagement

Director, Mentoring
Marilyn Clark
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Programming Team

VP, Programming
Anastasia Widmer
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The Programming Team is responsible for providing member services and organizing and managing ATDChi events and education programs.

View the Event Calendar. We hope to see you at many of our upcoming events.
Co-Director, Regular Programming
Lourdes Murray

Co-Director, Regular Programming

Co-Director, Professional Development Networks
Gia Suggs, MPH, MA, EdD
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Co-Director, Professional Development Networks
Hayward Suggs, MPH, MA, EdD

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Co-Director, WLPI
Sarah Frost
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Co-Director, WLPI
Linda Schettko
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Director, CPLP
Bill Cupuro
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Director, Event Management

Marketing Team

VP, Marketing
Michelle Aronson
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The Marketing Team, led by Michelle Aronson, is responsible for marketing ATDChi’s events, programs, news and other items of interest. They also nurture our online community through our social media accounts.

Join us on social media.

Director, Digital Marketing
Madolyn Wesaw-Pappalardo

Director, Social Media
Lotus Yon

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Director, Photography
Bruce DeViller
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Director, Content Management
Eric Hahn
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Russell O'Brien
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Communications Team

VP, Communications
Eileen Terrell, PMP
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The Communications Team, led by Eileen Terrell, is responsible for developing and nurturing organizational relationships with stakeholders outside of the organization including co-hosting the annual Chicago eLearning & Technology Showcase. It also functions as a speakers’ bureau for speaking at universities and other local organizations.  

Additionally, the 
Communications Team also maintains the ATDChi News site and Training Today, our newly revamped online magazine.
Read Training Today.
Read chapter news.

Editor, Training Today
Susan Camberis
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Director, University Relations
Nicole Buras, Ed.D.
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Director, CETS Engagement
Kirsten Walker
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  Director, Alliance Relations
Anthony Dudek, CPLP
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Finance Team 

VP, Finance
Demetrius Bonin
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The Finance Team, led by Demetrius Bonin, is responsible for maintaining the financial health of the organization.

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