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Pay it Forward! Volunteer with GCATD

Be a part of a group of professionals with some of the best (and most fun!) people in the industry. We are looking to fill several positions and committee seats. We have opportunities to fit as much or as little time as you are able to give.

Be a part of decision making as a member of our standing committees (2022 Conference, Marketing and Communications, Membership, and Professional Development) or become a Chapter leader in our two available positions: Director of Sponsorship and President-Elect (see descriptions below).

OR consider leading (or co-leading) a SIG!: Coaching, Learning Leaders, Learning Technology, Organizational Development.

An added perk? Board members, Directors, and SIG leaders receive FREE membership as Chapter volunteers!

If interested in learning more about this role, contact Bill Jamison at membership@gcatd.org

GCATD Board Positions Available

Are you looking to give back to the talent development community? Interested in strengthening your leadership and project management skills? Excited about the opportunity to work with some of the best (and most fun!) people around? If so, look no further than our GCATD Board! We are looking to fill two positions for 2022: Director of Sponsorship and President-Elect.

Director of Sponsorship (1 year term, Board appointed): This person will work directly with our VP of Professional Development and the Conference Chair and serve as lead for our Chapter sponsorship engagement efforts. If interested in learning more, please contact Kristie Schoonover at past-president@gcatd.org.

President-Elect (3 year term, Chapter vote): Serves One year as President-Elect; One year as President; One year as Past President. This person will assist the GCATD President in chapter management duties, as they prepare to take on the President role. They will oversee the annual ATD CARE reporting requirements, assume duties of the president when she is absent from meetings and assists in short term/long term strategic planning for the Chapter. Additionally, this person will support succession planning by assisting with the recruitment and onboarding of new Board members. This person must be a current member of ATD and GCATD. Experience in a volunteer role with GCATD and/or past Board Leadership experience with a similar non-profit is preferred. If interested in learning more about this role contact Kristie Schoonover at past-president@gcatd.org.

Special Interest Group Conveners

Lead a SIG!

Interested in leading or co-leading one of our existing SIGs (Coaching, Learning Leaders, Learning Technology, Organizational Development) or have an idea of your own? Contact Michelle Lund at partnerships@gcatd.org

Standing Committees

Membership Committee

Committee members partner with our VP of Membership to develop relevant strategies to support membership recruitment, retention, and engagement efforts. Efforts include leading our New Member Orientations, designing membership promotional materials and connecting with current/prospective members to discuss the value of membership.

Professional Development Committee

Committee members partner with our VP of Professional Development to design and coordinate a variety of learning events and professional development opportunities that meet the diverse needs of our chapter members. In addition to strategically planning topics and learning forums, this group will work to identify credible facilitators who create an engaging learning environment.

Communications/Marketing Committee

Committee members partner with our VP of Communications to develop strategies for creating and maintaining a professional image for GCATD, both internal and external of the Chapter. Plan and coordinate efforts related to communication such as the Chapter website, newsletter, announcements, etc. Efforts will include a variety of communication vehicles such as print, web and social media.


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