Letter from the Chapter President - Mid Year Check Up

30 Jul 2015 8:13 AM | Anonymous

North Alabama Chapter – Association for Talent Development MID YEAR Check Up!


               I hope you are having a great summer! Can you believe it is almost over? Can you believe school starts for most of our kids in a week or two? I am sure most of you have been busy with vacations, sports, house work, buying school supplies, and spending time with family.



               Rest assured your ATD – North Alabama Chapter has been busy too. We are on track with our 2015 Strategic Plan! Our chapter is growing, hosting excellent events, and planning a great 2016. Here is what we’ve accomplished so far in 2015:

  • Redstone Federal Credit Union became a Corporate Partner
  • Lane Fabby, Fabby Leadership Solutions Inc., became a Strategic Partner along with Flow Point Consulting (Dr. Donna Stone-Reed), as well as Dr. Joe Stuart of Stuart Training, Education, Evaluation and Development (STEEDS).
  • Conducted Strategic Planning for 2016 Programs, Events, and Chapter Operations

Hosted four excellent events

  • Re-Patterning Organizational Culture with Dr. Donna Stone-Reed
  • Networking as a Leadership Skills with Meaghan Chitwood
  • Instructional and Curriculum Design with Dr. Joe Stuart
  • Organizational Development Benefits to HSV City Schools with Chief of Staff, Johnny Giles

We have planned five more events in 2015

  • August - Gamification – How Gamification Increases Employee Learning and Engagement with Dutch Driver
  • September – Improving Your Leadership Ability with Lori King-Taylor
  • October – Emotional Intelligence – Your Leadership Advantage  with Roger Kitchen
  • November – Using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) to Become a More Productive Team Member with published author, Lisa J. Hall
  • December – Build That High Performing Team with John Bentley, published author and Team Building guru.

We are still in need of Board Members such as a Treasurer and a VP of Marketing/Communications. Please contact Roger Kitchen if you are interested at rogerkitchen@bellsouth.netor 256.698.6389


Make every attempt to come to our luncheons at Redstone Federal Credit Union. Visit our website at www.atdnal.org. Like us on Facebook, join our group on Linkedin, and follow us on Twitter #atdnorthalabama.


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