2023 Board of Directors
The ATD Piedmont Board of Directors consists of members who are elected by the membership each year. These roles include the President, President-Elect, Past President and the Vice Presidents of Operations and Finance, Membership, Marketing and Communications, and Professional Development.
In addition to our Board members, we encourage and invite those interested in volunteering to assist with promotion and work of the chapter.
If you have an interest in serving on the ATD Piedmont Board, please reach out to Paige Daniel, our Chapter Administrator to learn more.
Janelle "Nelle" Howell is a trainer, coach, consultant, and public speaker with over 15 years of experience. Her expertise spans diverse sectors, including non-profit, private, education, and government. Janelle holds a Bachelor's degree in Communications and a Master's degree in Organizational Development and Leadership. Her academic achievements have laid the foundation for her exceptional contributions to talent development.
Janelle's visionary philosophy of talent development focuses on empowerment, enthusiasm, and innovation. She has made impactful contributions in various roles, including positions at prestigious institutions such as the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office, PSECU, and the Girl Scouts of America. With her consultancy, Training by Nelle LLC, Janelle excels in employee enablement, training strategy development, corporate training branding, and instructor-led training.
Janelle Howell stands as an inspiration and innovator in the ever-changing field of talent development. Her unique perspectives and tailored solutions have established her as a rising star among a new generation of professionals.
Vice President of Membership & Recruitment
Seeking a dynamic and accomplished professional with a passion for membership management and a dedication to fostering a vibrant and inclusive community. If you possess the drive and expertise to enhance our membership experience, we invite you to apply.
Assistant Vice President of Membership & Recruitment
Seeking a professional for membership management with a relentless dedication to nurturing a vibrant and inclusive community. If you possess the drive and expertise to enhance our membership experience, we invite you to apply.
AVP of Membership & Recruitment Board Description:
Vice President of Programming
Seeking a visionary leader with a passion for designing innovative learning experiences and promoting professional development in the Piedmont Triad area. If you are driven to shape impactful programming initiatives and inspire talent development, we invite you to apply.
Vice President of Programming (Professional Development) Board Description:
Assistant Vice President of Programming
Seeking a strategic thinker with a flair for designing innovative workshops and learning sessions in the Piedmont Triad area. If you are driven to shape impactful programming initiatives and inspire talent development, we invite you to apply.
David Stone, CPTD
Vice President of Operations & Finance
David Stone is a highly experienced professional in public health with a 38-year career in talent development. In 2022, he founded his consulting business, specializing in performance improvement, leadership development, and strategic planning. While his focus is on public health organizations, David is open to collaborating with any organization that can benefit from his extensive expertise.
He excels in adult learning, accreditation preparation, foundational planning, and workforce and leadership development. David's unique leadership approach emphasizes both emotional aspects and administrative skills, including trust-building and fostering a positive workplace culture.
He plays a crucial role in talent development for local health departments and contributes to the revision of accreditation standards. With his comprehensive understanding and commitment to excellence, David is a sought-after consultant for organizations aiming to enhance their operations and achieve long-term success.
Vice President of Marketing & Communications
Seeking a creative professional with a knack for developing, implementing, and managing impactful marketing campaigns. If you are passionate about driving strategic and creative initiatives, we invite you to apply.
Assistant Vice President of Marketing & Communications
Seeking a creative professional with strong expertise in crafting effective communication, social media and web design. If you are passionate about driving strategic and creative initiatives, we invite you to apply.
Assistant Vice President of Marketing and Communications Board Description:
Paige is a dynamic professional currently serving as the Chapter Administrator at ATD Piedmont and ATD Research Triangle Area (ATD-RTA). With a passion for fostering growth and development in individuals and organizations, Paige plays a pivotal role in managing the day-to-day operations of both chapters.
Drawing upon a diverse skill set, Paige excels at operations management, engaging members, and ensuring seamless communication among stakeholders. Her exceptional organizational abilities and attention to detail enable her to handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously while maintaining a high level of efficiency and effectiveness.
Paige's commitment to professional development and continuous learning is evident in her pursuit of industry knowledge and staying up to date with the latest trends in talent development. With a personable demeanor and excellent interpersonal skills, Paige cultivates strong relationships with chapter members, sponsors, and industry partners. Her collaborative approach and strong leadership qualities make her an invaluable asset to the ATD Piedmont and ATD RTA communities.
NAC Advisor for ATD Piedmont
Katie is an esteemed ATD NAC Advisor for the ATD Piedmont Chapter. She provides guidance, support, and strategic direction, ensuring the chapter's success in fostering talent development professionals and delivering impactful programs.
Home Chapter: Rocky Mountain Chapter
Tenure: 2023 - 2025
Chapters: Charlotte Area, Piedmont, Research Triangle Area, South Carolina, Valley of the Virginias, and Southeastern Virginia