ATD Buffalo Niagara Chapter Leadership (2020-2021)

ATD Buffalo Niagara chapter leadership is comprised of a diverse group of local leaders in the workplace learning and performance field. Each Board of Director is responsible for recruiting and managing their own committees and volunteers. 

If you are interested in serving your community, complete a volunteer application and/or contact any of the chapter leaders below to discuss.


Usha Sahadeo

Why ATD? Being actively involved in ATD BN helps me meet dynamic people dedicated to growth and  learning.


Deborah Pratt

Past President

Kim Stahl

Why ATD? I was looking for an opportunity to develop myself as a learning professional. What I discovered was an entire community dedicated to helping everyone succeed.

Vice President of Programs

Katie Marchese, M.A.

Why ATD? ATD has connected me to dozens of local professionals, and I’ve learned something from each and every one of them. I have expanded my network exponentially, and am excited to continue doing so!

Vice President of Communications

Kelly Glosser

Why ATD? ATD has empowered me to learn alongside the incredible group of learning and development professionals we have right here in WNY. I am always amazed by the strong community and inspiring events that encourages our members to be the best version of themselves, both personally and professionally.

Vice President of Membership

Sarah Collins

Why ATD? I joined ATD Buffalo Niagara to expand my knowledge of the learning and development field. ATD Buffalo Niagara has provided me with access to several engaging workshops, a network of learning and development professionals, and the opportunity to develop my communication and leadership skills.

Vice President of Chapter Services

Diane Roesch

Why ATD? What I love about ATD is the people and the sense of community.

Vice President of Finance

Dr. Yang Zhao

Why ATD? ATD has connected me with a team of focused and committed talent development professionals and a community that welcomes and supports everyone who wants to grow and to grow others. I believe in the value of continuous learning and empowering professionals to develop talent and achieve excellence in the workplace.

Vice President of Marketing

Kim Welborn

Why ATD? ATD has been a great source of talent development information, networking with like-minded professionals, and a way to give back to our talent development community in Buffalo.

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