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Board of Trustees 

2013 Co-Chairs

Marisa Sanchez, Ph.D.
Matt Minahan, Ed. D.

Darya Funches, Ed.D.

2013 Treasurer

Magdy Mansour

2013 Secretary
Mike Horne, Ph.D.

Christina Bell
Yasmeen Burns

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Chicago, IL 60611
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Message from the Program Committee Co-Chairs

Annual Conference Focus

The 2013 conference title is INNOVATING… In Social Systems, Networks, Organizations, Learning, and Practice Development. The conference is scheduled for October 5-8, 2013 in San Jose, CA.

We are pleased to serve as the Co-Chairs of the Program Committee of the Organization Development Network for 2013. Our vision is to support the Organization Development Network by convening and equipping practitioners, leaders, and academics with leading edge practice and theory in the field of organization development to address critical organizational challenges...

Reminder: 2013 Annual Conference- Call for Presentations

2013 OD Network Annual Conference

In Social Systems, Networks, Organizations, Learning and Practice Development

October 5-8, 2013
DoubleTree San Jose
San Jose, California

It's not too late to submit your proposals for the 2013 OD Network Annual Conference. The OD Network invites all practitioners, researchers, internal and external consultants, and professionals with expertise related to the field of Organization Development to submit a presentation idea.

The OD Network's Program Committee encourages presenters to find innovative ways of sharing their experiences, knowledge, research and cases... 


OD Network Regional News

Chesapeake Bay OD Network

The Chesapeake Bay OD Network will host its 2013 Annual Conference Friday, April 26, at the George Mason University Arlington, VA campus. 

Our morning keynote presenter Danielle LaPorte will guide us through tapping into personal courage. An inspirational speaker, former think tank exec and business strategist, she offers weekly “straight-up” advice to over a million viewers, click here to view. Deemed "the best place on-line for kick-ass spirituality", the site was named one of the "Top 100 Websites for Women" by Forbes...

Back Issues of Seasonings and Practicing OD Now Available Online!

Your OD Membership now provides you access to back issues ofSeasonings and Practicing OD. 

Remembering Charlie and 
Edie Seashore

As many of you know, the field of OD lost two great friends and visionaries with the passing of Charlie and Edie Seashore. Charlie and Edie were founders of our OD community and have been central figures in the practice, teaching and mentoring many of us over countless hours through the years.

Join us on the East Coast for a memorial service to celebrate the lives of Charlie and Edie:

Charles N. Seashore, Ph.D. and Edith Whitfield Seashore
Sunday, July 21, 2013, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
The Bethel Inn
21 Broad Street, Bethel, ME 04217

Included among their contributions to the OD Network has been their writing. Both Charlie and Edie have written for our OD Network publications and here are two examples:

Featured Opportunities on the OD Network Job Exchange

The OD Network Job Exchange is the most effective forum for job seekers and employers to find opportunities and resources specific to OD. Here are some of the latest postings:

OD Webinars

With a busy schedule, it can be difficult to find learning opportunities that fit in your calendar. The OD Network’s Webinar Series, offers valuable educational sessions at your convenience, from anywhere that has Internet access.

Browse the OD Network’s library of Webinars to find something tailored to your needs.

From an in-depth look at the foundations of OD to advanced sessions presented by the field’s master practitioners, these courses will improve your knowledge and help provide a fresh perspective.

Watch for new Webinars later this year!

Celebrate Member Achievements

OD Network wants to highlight your work. Are you engaged in an interesting OD project you would like to share? Do you have professional news you would like to share? We want to hear from you

Valerie Davis-Howard Takes Ownership Stake in the Kaleel Jamison Consulting Group, Inc. 

Troy, NY (5 March 2013)…Valerie Davis-Howard of The Kaleel Jamison Consulting Group, Inc. (KJCG), has become an owner of the firm and been promoted to Vice President and Senior Consultant.Davis-Howard leads KJCG’s Core Inclusion and Change Partners line of business, a technology transfer process that seeds an organization with champions for inclusion change efforts. She also leads the firm’s brand management team, where she is accountable for overseeing consistent quality across clients...