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Apply Now to Serve on ATD Long Island's 2021-2022 Board of Directors

We invite each of our members to consider how you may become more involved with our chapter this year. We strongly encourage anyone who is interested to join our Board. Scroll down for open positions and short descriptions. Build and Share Your Leadership Capabilities!

**Note: Although you may apply for a specific Board position, we may ask you to consider taking on a different role based on your skills, experience, and Board needs.

Open Board Positions


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.

Vice President – Finance

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

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.

Vice President, Membership

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

Vice President- Outreach

Develop relationships with corporations and service providers locally, regionally, or nationally that may have an interest in sponsoring ATD LI. Establish relationships with non-profit, community, and educational organizations that may have an interest in partnership arrangements with ATD LI. Prepare sponsorship packages and partnership proposals for marketing and consideration. Execute sponsorship/partnership agreements and serve as chapter liaison.

Open Committee Roles

Finance Committee includes:

  • Director of Strategic Partnerships/Oversight

Membership Committee includes:

  • Director of New Member Orientation
  • Director of Student Outreach and Student Interest Groups (SIGs)
  • Director of Membership ( includes membership drives)
  • Director of Certifications

Programming Committee includes:

  • Director Speakers for in-house events
  • Director Logistics
  • Director Virtual Events
  • Director Event Calendar

Marketing and Communications Committee includes:

  • Director of Social Media ( includes SEO)
  • Director of Technology ( includes all website design and maintenance)
  • Director of Marketing ( includes emails, promotional items, promote events, newsletters)

How to Apply

To apply for an available Board position for the 2021-2022 calendar year, please email the following to Gary O'Connor at president@atdli.com:

  • One-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.
  • A current copy of your resume/CV.

If you have any questions, please email Gary O'Connor at president@atdli.com

Benefits of Serving

Serve on the ATD Long Island 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

Serving on the ATD Long Island Board provides you with an unparalleled opportunity to contribute to and shape the direction of our Chapter. Board Leaders participate in monthly Board meetings and Chapter events, as well as engage member volunteers in strategizing and leading their specific roles.

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

ATD LI 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 the ATD Chapter Leaders Conference (ALC) held in Crystal City, VA in October each year.
  • ATD International Conference and Exposition
    • Invitation to Chapter Leader's Day (the day before the conference begins)
    • Access to the Chapter Leader Lounge during the conference
    • Special seating for Conference Keynote speaker presentations
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