Workplace Learning Council Members

The Workplace Learning Council was convened to serve as an advisory group for professional development and engagement initiatives for Northwestern University faculty and staff.

Workplace Learning Council Members

Beth Abbott – McCormick School of Engineering
Ann Adams – Office for Research
Steve Beck - Northwestern University Information Technology
Pam Beemer (Sponsor) – Office of Human Resources
Michael Blayney – Office for Research Safety
Bill Chafetz (Co-Chair) – Office of Human Resources
Coleen Coleman – School of Education and Social Policy
Sheila Driscoll – Student Affairs
Kathleen Dunne Balducci – Feinberg School of Medicine
Elizabeth Frisch - Alumni Relations & Development
Stephanie Graham – Office of General Counsel
Simon Greenwold (Sponsor) – Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Natalie Hudson – The Graduate School
Leigha Kinnear (Co-Chair) - Office of Human Resources
Claire Landis – Office for Research
Meg McDonald – Office for Research
Sarah McGill – The Graduate School
Betty McPhilimy – Audit and Advisory Services
Rick Morris – School of Communication
Joseph Paris - Northwestern University Information Technology
Karyn Reif – Alumni Relations & Development
Roxanne Sellberg – University Library
Lizabeth Schaps – Facilities Management
Joan Sherman – Financial Operations
Ingrid Stafford (Sponsor) – Financial Operations
Douglas Troutman – Medill School of Journalism
Rita Winters – Northwestern University School of Law

The following workgroups were convened to guide the implementation of the NorthWEstern WILL Initiatives - CONNECT to Professional Development and Engagement.

Career Development System Workgroup

Ruth Allee – Office of Human Resources
Evelyn Caliendo – Administration and Planning
Danny Fisher – Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Elizabeth Frisch – Alumni Relations and Development
Kristen Salomon – Medill School of Journalism
Roxanne Sellberg – University Library

Community Building Workgroup

Nate Daigle – Medill School of Journalism
Greg Jue – Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Julie Payne-Kirchmeier – Student Affairs
Lizabeth Schaps – Facilities Management
Joan Sherman – Office of Financial Operations
Michelle Yamada – School of Communication

Leadership Fundamentals Workgroup

Ann Adams – Office for Research
Dan Ahern – Center for Creative Leadership (partner organization)
Yvette Davis – Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Kathleen Dunne Balducci – Feinberg School of Medicine
Celina Flowers – Office of the Provost
Rick Morris – School of Communication
Megan Redfearn – School of Education and Social Policy

Staff Leadership Alumni Workgroup

Diane Claussen – School of Communication
Sheila Driscoll – Student Affairs
Victoria Getis – Northwestern University Information Technology
Simon Greenwold – Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Jan Hayes – University Library
Meg McDonald – Office for Research
Joel Shapiro – School of Professional Studies