2019 Leadership Team

 Charles Moore, Director at Large
 Charles W. Moore is a U.S. Army veteran with more than 20 years training and organizational development experience in both the military and corporate America.  He previously worked with Humana as a Learning Consultant, NTT Data Consulting as a Principal Consultant in project and program management, and Farm Credit Mid-America as Senior Learning Program Manager in Organizational Development. He is currently self-employed as a Leadership and Organizational Development Consultant.


Jennifer Ciesinski, VP of Membership

Jennifer is an experienced Organizational Development professional and Learning Development leader with proven success in the strategic execution of corporate-wide learning programs. Having spent nearly 20 years in the industry she has extensive background in the design, development, and implementation of a variety of programs including both technical and professional domains. Her passion is in team building and mentoring. She is a certified FanklinCovey Facilitator having delivered dozens of 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Signature Edition and The 5 Choices to Extraordinary Productivity work sessions. Jennifer has been an ATD National Member for over a decade and is excited to be involved with the local chapter this year!


Kathy Choquette, Treasurer
Kathy Choquette is a long time member of this ATD chapter.  When she first started, she became a VP-Membership which gave her the opportunity to meet new members and work towards increasing membership.  Kathy’s goal with the ATD finances is to ensure that the members will have funds to use for programs and events that will support its member’s needs. Send e-mail to Kathy

Lorna J. Kibbey, Immediate Past President- VP of Programming 

Lorna Kibbey designs and delivers management and leadership seminars and services to public and private sector organizations. Her seminars focus on the many issues surrounding leadership, motivation, communication, and workplace relationships. All are customized to fit specific needs of the organization. Lorna is also a key-note motivational speaker and has spoken at a large variety of conferences and meetings. She is licensed and certified in all DiSC products. Lorna has been an ATD Member for more than ten years and has served on the National level as well as on our local board in a variety of positions. Send e-mail to Lorna


Rebecca Ruding, President

Rebecca has 11 years of Talent Development experience. She is a Leadership Development Specialist for Lee Health. Her experiences there include: Onboarding, Competency Modeling, Leadership Assessments, Development Planning, Facilitation, Succession Planning, and Program Development. She enjoys yoga, Pure Barre, live music, peacocks, and spending time with her Goddaughter. She is a local and national member of ATD.  Send e-mail to Rebecca


Vern Schellenger, Director at Large- Treasury and Membership

Vern Schellenger is an accomplished HR/Learning & Development professional with a career spanning 40 years.  He has worked in organizations as diverse as Dunkin' Donuts, the American Chemistry Council, Lee Hecht Harrison, the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators and the American Bankers Association. Vern’s current focus is on career development and as principal consultant with Contacts Count (www.contactscount.com).  He is also an adjunct professor at FSW. Vern earned his Masters degree in Leadership and Organizational Change at George Washington University.  He is a long-standing member of ATD. 


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