Past - President: Debbie Madden
As the As Past President, Debbie serves in an advisory role to the President, and chapter as a whole. She advises on best practices and operations in accordance with the chapter bylaws. Debbie is responsible for working with the board to ensure the strategic direction and organizational effectiveness of the Chapter.
Professionally, Debbie is the Project and Applications Specialist II at BerryDunn – Accounting, Tax, and Consulting Services. Although her day to day tasks are not in the learning and development arena, her past is full of various L&D related roles.
With close to 20 years’ experience in learning and development, IT has always been the primary focus whether developing, delivering, or managing training.
If you ask Debbie what her biggest professional accomplishment is, it would be “creating a new hire program for the computer programmers at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Maine, before the training department even existed”. Second would be “working with others to obtain the training needed to reach their full potential”.