2017 Board of Directors

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President - Annette Weinstein

Annette Weinstein holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Hotel & Restaurant Management from Cal Poly Pomona and spent 6 years working in the hospitality industry for major hotels. Annette's career in corporate training, her true passion, began 16+ years ago at the La Palma office of ADP. She is responsible for delivering instructor-led classroom (physical and virtual) training on technical features and functional aspects of the ADP products to both clients and  associates. She currently serves as a Learning Specialist at ADP here in San Diego. 


President Elect - Mary Jane Riccardi 

Mary Jane has talent management expertise with over 30 years experience providing training and development and organization development services, managing learning systems and programs, managing performance management systems, developing and facilitating talent review and succession processes. She currently works at Kleinfelder, an engineering, science, and construction firm. Previously she worked for Bose Corporation in various T&D roles. She teaches Training & Development at UCSD San Diego Extension and has previously served on the Board as Co-Programs Director (2011/12) and Secretary (2013/14).


CFO (Interim) - Dawn Schultz

From 2011 - 2013 Dawn was a full-time student at California State San Marcos in the college of Business Administration with an emphasis in management.  2001 - 2010 Staff accountant at Quantum Design, Inc.  Position included handling accounts payable and accounts receivable transactions for this manufacturing company with sales and distribution offices worldwide. Acted as contact person for overseas offices to facilitate transfer of all financial statements, documentation, and procedures to meet both domestic and international accounting and banking requirements.  Worked with local and international sales staff to ensure that purchase orders and letters of credit conformed to company standards and wrote standby letters of credit when required. 1983 - 2001 Co-owned Direct to Press, a San Diego commercial printing company.


Secretary - Laurel Goodman


Director of Marketing - Nancy Carroll

Nancy is a marketing and business development professional experienced in digital and traditional marketing. Her experience includes international marketing and sales leadership positions at major software, data security and food and food packaging companies. She uses her experience to provide insights into the planning of training and marketing video productions at Groovy Like A Movie to help clients achieve the best ROI and results from their projects. 

Areas of expertise include developing effective communications across multiple, synergistic platforms; team coaching and support; establishing and communicating strategic team roles, responsibilities, goals and deliverables.

Besides the professional satisfaction she gets from helping clients gain success through great video training and story-telling, Nancy enjoys paragliding, water-skiing, and meeting people through volunteering with ATD San Diego, SDAMA, the San Diego Opera and other associations. Please feel free to contact Nancy with relevant information you'd to share with ATD San Diego chapter members!


Programs Co-Director - Raymond Valenzuela


Raymond Valenzuela has a Masters in Industrial and Organizational Psychology and is currently working on a PhD in Organizational Leadership. Accumulating over 13 years of progressive experience as a senior-level learning leader, Ray specializes in designing and delivering large-scale learning strategy and working with organizations to strategically align human performance to business outcomes. His responsibilities include; developing organizational learning strategies using a systems-approach and designed to build organizational capacity; designing and   developing change strategies centered around driving learning transformations; aligning learning outcomes and human performance to critical business objectives; establishing cultures that support learning internally to the organization; and using predictive analytics that feature metrics and milestones designed optimize and improve learning initiatives. Ray is currently the owner/operator of VASR Group, based out of San Diego, and works with clients internationally. 


Programs Co-Director - Amy Osback

Amy is currently an Instructional Designer at Jack In the Box, where she focuses on measuring training effectiveness. She has her Master's Degree in Educational Technology from San Diego State University and is certified in the New World Kirkpatrick Evaluation Model.

She has been assisting ATD with registration and other various projects for approximately four years. Amy has been an active participant in the SIG and Mentor/Protege programs. For more information on workshops or to request a topic, please email workshops@tdsandiego.org.


Programs Co-Director - Rebecca Everett

I’ve been an active member of ATD San Diego for over 10 years, serving as Membership Chair and currently PEAK Committee Chair. Both have been fulfilling in different ways, and I’ve implemented my communication and relationship building skills to create a motivated team and successful outcomes. 

I’ve been privileged to participate in the Mentor/Protégé program in both roles and have been the recipient of boundless support and informal mentoring from every member I encounter. Two of my training positions, including my current one at ScrippsHealth, have come from either the ATD Job Bank or leads from ATD colleagues. I count my ATD friends as some of my most stalwart. As Program Director, I want to share with others what I’ve reaped and continue to support an organization that has given me so much.


Technology Director - Elaine Hester


After achieving veteran status as a credentialed educator and curriculum developer teaching primary school, high school, graduate school, and career technical and adult education, Elaine turned her focus to her current role as a corporate Instructional Systems Designer. Her technology experience comes from serving professionally in roles such as Information Technology Specialist, Systems Administrator, Technology Coordinator, and Director of Technology in education and corporate settings for over a decade. 

Elaine received her Bachelor’s in Computer Arts from the Academy of Art in San Francisco, followed by dual master's degrees; a Master of Science in Educational Technology and Master of Arts in Multimedia from California State University East Bay, and continues her evolutionary journey of life long learning. Deeply passionate about design, education and technology, Elaine brings a blend of art and science to learners both in the classroom and online.



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