Conference Planning Committees

Board Liaison: Bill Conable

Agenda Planning Committee

Annual Conference Agenda Planning Committee, Co-Chairs:
Danielle Loesch | Seattle, WA, USA
Remaining Co-Chair Position Unfilled

Committee Members:
Marilou Chacey | Thousand Oaks, CA, USA
Liz Talbert | Berlin, Germany
Catherine Kettrick | Seattle, WA, USA
Sarah Leite | Acton, MA, USA

Committee Purpose: The purpose of the Agenda Planning Committee is to plan the Annual General Meeting (AGM). We accomplish our purpose by:

  • collecting any policy proposals that the Board, a committee or an individual wants to present to ATI members;
  • working with people who want to present a proposal to be sure their proposal is well crafted;
  • working with the Formal Consensus Process Committee, the Board and others to develop the meeting agendas to best serve the membership;
  • coordinating with and preparing facilitators and presenters for the AGM; and
  • managing the meetings so they run as smoothly as possible.

Site Committee

Annual Conference Site Committee Chair:
Teresa Lee | Trade, TN, USA 

Site Coordinators:
Lucia Walker | Monmouth, Wales, UK
Sharyn West | Monmouth, Wales, UK

Committee Members:
Linda Hein | Arlington, MA, USA

Committee Purpose:  The Site Committee is tasked with seeking appropriate meeting locations around the world for future Annual Conferences and to support the Site Coordinators for the locations as they plan and conduct the ATI Annual Conference.  Site Committee works hand in hand with the other committees that are involved in the running of the ATI Annual Conference, particularly Workshop Planning, Agenda Planning, the Board and the ATI Office.

Workshop Planning Committee

Annual Conference Workshop Planning Committee Co-Chairs:
Sara Goldstein-Gall | Brookline, MA, USA
Lucia WalkerMonmouth, United Kingdom

Committee Members:
Clara Sandler | Brookline, MA, USA

Committee Purpose:  The Workshop Planning Committee (WPC) is responsible for the schedule of workshops for the ATI Annual Conference and General Meeting. WPC solicits workshop proposals from members and non-members in the first quarter of each year, based on the theme of the Annual Conference as decided by the Site Committee and the Board. The program for the Annual Conference is created from these proposals. WPC works with individual workshop presenters, the Agenda Planning Committee, Site Committee, the International Committee and the Board to ensure the proper mix of onsite and virtual workshops, business meetings, and social events.