President - Matthew Clark
Matt is a Consultant and Trainer at California School Information Services (CSIS). He has worked in the learning space for the State of California, US Senate in Washington DC, served in the Peace Corps in Kosovo and the Republic of Georgia, and taught Sophomore English on the Southside of Chicago. He has an MA from the University of Chicago and a BA from UC Berkeley.
Director of Membership - Jen Anderson
Hello, fellow ATD Sacramento members. My name is Jen Anderson and I am your Director of Membership in 2023. I work for SMUD as a Senior Learning and Development Specialist with a focus on LMS administration, annual corporate training, and leadership development training. For the past two years, I have served as the Director of Finance for this chapter. I've really enjoyed working with the Board and welcome the opportunity to continue. As the Director of Membership, I would look forward to connecting with current chapter members and welcoming new ones. This year I worked on a New Member Onboarding eLearning we will launch soon. I would like to create more resources and tools to help our members connect and understand their membership benefits. I would also look to continue the great partnership with other chapters that our current Director of Membership has established.
Director of Finance - TS Hamilton
TS is honored and excited to assume the role of Director of Finance for ATD Sacramento. After stints as Director of Strategic Partnerships and President, TS is looking forward to supporting the ATD Board and community with a more "by-the-numbers" role (pun intended). He has experienced personal and professional changes over the past year that have facilitated his focus on the finances of his various activities. He hopes to use this newfound knowledge and experience to sustain, or even improve, the financial status of ATD Sacramento.
Director of Programs - Suzanne BardaszSuzanne is a Learning and Development Analyst at Caltrans. Prior to her current role, she worked at CalSTRS as a Training and Communications Analyst and at Bound International as an E-Learning and Instructional Design Fellow. She also taught English as a Second Language (ESL) for 10+ years at UC Davis and overseas. Suzanne is passionate about learning and is always looking for ways to continue learning and sharing with others.
Director of Marketing & Communications - Felicia Chavarria
Felicia is a Professional Development Supervisor at SMUD, with about 20 years of experience in adult learning. She is passionate about helping others grow in their careers, and has a special place in her heart for helping women develop the confidence they need to step into leadership roles. Felicia is a member of Women's United and volunteers at Women's Empowerment. She has a Bachelor's degree in Business Leadership, and is currently pursuing her Master's Degree.
Director of Strategic Partnerships - Alice Sandridge
As a Trainer at Delta Dental of California, one of Alice's primary job duties is to increase business by presenting world-class Customer Service to her members and providers. She also has experience in that capacity with various churches in her area and has increased new membership while maintaining solid retention numbers. With a Master’s degree in Business, she understands the importance of targeting the right population for recruitment and brings strong interpersonal and leadership skills to accomplish that goal.
Director of Special Events - Juliet SwingerJuliet is a highly innovative and engaging professional with over 20 years of experience in Learning and Development. She has been employed with Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) since 2014 and has been in her current role as Sr. Learning and Development Specialist since 2017. While at SMUD, Juliet has developed and managed many successful learning programs. Juliet also serves as mentor at SMUD, sharing her knowledge and helping others learn and grow in a safe, respectful environment. Juliet’s previous experience includes taking her professional skills globally and she has led several training efforts while on assignment in India. Juliet graduated Summa Cum Laude from CSU, Sacramento with a Bachelor of Science degree in Career and Technical Studies. Juliet also completed the Train the Trainer certification from CSUS and is a certified facilitator in Crucial Conversations and Crucial Accountability.
If you are interested in volunteering with ATD Sacramento or serving on the Board of Directors, please email us firstname.lastname@example.org.