Why Become a Board Member of VT Chapter ATD?

  •  Free local chapter membership
  • Discounted national membership; free National Membership for President and President Elect
  • Networking with local colleagues, regional and national colleagues
  • Sponsorship to attend regional and/or national ATD conferences
  • Development opportunity - each board members works on a development goal throughout the year
  • Assisting in the direction of talent development priorities for the chapter with a cascading effect on the VT business and educational communities

Interviews with Board Members

Q.) Why did you join the Vermont Chapter ATD Board of Directors?

  • "Thought it would be a great opportunity for professional development and to network with other more experienced professionals in my field."
  • "Build resume, professional development, networking."
  • "Excitement about the values, direction and culture of the local organization and talent of the board members."
  • "Looking to get involved in Talent Development activities that were not part of my daily work."
  • "Connection with another Board member."
  • "To add energy and enthusiasm to working with great people in developing support for talent development in VT."
  • "For personal development and to feel a part of something larger."

Q.) What do you find most rewarding about serving on the board?

  • "Working with such a diverse group and learning so many new things."
  • "Interacting with high-performing professionals, the opportunity to work with a diverse team that really gets things done, insights into the work that goes on in other OD and Training depts. at other VT businesses."
  • "Collegiality and development opportunities, providing high quality, cutting edge programming."
  • "Connections to other people and perspectives; learning about current trends and how they apply in VT business climate."
  • "Developing programs."
  • "Being part of a community of people who care about each other and work to add value to the talent development profession in VT."
  • "The partnerships with other board members, contributing to something larger."

Q.) What would you tell someone who is thinking about joining the board?
  • "If you have the time to provide, it is definitely a great opportunity to expand professionally."
  • "This is a great time to be part of this board - high energy and a great synergy with talented colleagues; the connections and personnel development opportunities are worthwhile."
  • "Embedded professional development is invaluable. Opportunity to learn alongside such talented colleagues is fantastic."
  • "You get out of it, what you put into it. There is so much opportunity to provide value and get back in return. There's a real sense of accomplishment helping others in this under-recognized area of human resources."
  • "It would be a great networking opportunity to connect with those in the field of OD and talent development."
  • "If you have a few extra hours a week, and want to join in leading a community of talent development professionals, this is a great place to invest time and energy. The VT-ATD Board is a great team to work with."
  • "The reward is worth the effort!"

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Barre, VT 05641

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