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Apply Now for ATD NYC’s 2021 Board of Directors

The 2021 ATD NYC Board election process is underway.  

Contact Rosemary Okoiti (rosemary.okoiti@atdnyc.org) if you have any questions or are interested in an available role.

What’s in it for you?

Serve on the ATD NYC Board of Directors to:

  • enhance your leadership capabilities
  • build your network within the Talent Development community
  • deepen your understanding of the trends in our industry

‚ÄčServing on the ATD New York City Chapter Board provides you with an unparalleled opportunity to contribute to and shape the direction of our Chapter. Board Leaders are expected to participate in monthly Board meetings and Chapter events, as well as engage member volunteers in strategizing and leading their specific role. 

Board Leaders are elected to one-year terms, and must be a member in good standing of the ATD NYC Chapter and ATD National for the elected year.

ATD NYC Board Members qualify for several additional benefits through ATD National. 

  • Discounted ATD National Membership rates ($179/yr vs $259/yr and an automatic upgrade to Professional Plus level)
  • Invitation to ATD Chapter Leaders Conference (ALC) held in Crystal City, VA in October each year
  • ATD International Conference and Exposition 
    • Invitation to Chapter Leaders Day (the day before the conference begins)
    • Access to the Chapter Leader Lounge during the conference
    • Special seating for Conference Keynote speaker presentations

To apply for an available Board position for the 2021 calendar year, please email the following to Rosemary Okoiti at rosemary.okoiti@atdnyc.org:

  1. 1-page letter citing: the role you seek, a brief explanation of your background (skill set and experience) that qualifies you for the position, and a brief biographical statement.
  2. Current copy of your resume/CV.



Nominations open


Nominations close at end of week (7/31)


Candidate Interviews


Candidate Interviews


Candidates invited to August Board Meeting


Candidate Interviews


Candidate Interviews; Nomination committee holds evaluation review and selection process


Nomination committee submits slate to Board and notifies candidates


September Board Meeting


Voting begins


Voting closes at end of week (10/2)


Newly-elected Board members attend ALC


Newly-elected Board members attend October Board Meeting

ATD New York City Chapter Board Positions Descriptions

Click here for the full position descriptions.

President  (Tenure as President-Elect (see below) is ideal and is not required)

The President chairs the ATD NYC Board of Directors and oversees all functions and work of the Chapter.

Vice President, Finance

The Vice President, Finance is responsible for the financial strength of the Chapter so it can achieve its strategic goals.

Vice President, Operations

The Vice President, Operations serves as head of Operations for the Chapter, providing structure to chapter’s reporting and official records, most importantly, the Chapter’s Annual CARE Report submission to ATD National. This role will also manage the internal audits in the absence of a Past President.

Vice President, Programs

The Vice President, Programs is responsible for all program planning for the Chapter, including allocation of resources, and supervision of group activities and events aside from those sponsored by the Vice President of Special Interest Groups.

Vice President, Marketing

The Vice President, Marketing is responsible for the communication/brand strategy - internal to the Chapter and external to the public-at-large, and is also responsible for developing and growing sponsorship in the Chapter.

Vice President, Membership

The Vice President, Membership is responsible for the strategy to recruit, onboard, and retain membership in the Chapter.

Vice President, Special Interest Groups

The Vice President, Special Interest Groups is responsible for overseeing the activities of all the individual Special Interest Groups, including mentoring SIG leaders and identifying potential synergies between SIGs, as well ensuring the recording and publishing of SIG program content for all Chapter members.

Vice President, Talent Management

The Vice President, Talent Management is responsible for developing the Chapter volunteer talent so that the leadership bench and pipeline are strong. This role also manages the nominations committee in the absence of a President-Elect.

Vice President, Technology

The Vice President, Technology defines the technology strategy to ensure the Chapter meets its strategic objectives of engaging membership and strengthening the ATD NYC brand.

President- Elect  (Tenure as President-Elect is ideal and is not required)

The President-Elect acts for the President in the President's absence or at the discretion or direction of the President, and will assume the President's role the following year and continues in an advisory role as Immediate Past President.  The President-Elect serves as Chair of the Nominating Committee, and facilitates planning in preparation for his or her term as President.

If you have any questions, please email Rosemary Okoiti at rosemary.okoiti@atdnyc.org.

Telephone: 212-479-7397
Email: contact@atdnyc.org

Chapter Incentive Program (ChIP) code for td.org store purchases: CH1026

ATD New York City Chapter
105 W 86th St #347
New York, NY  10024-3444

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