In Jeff’s 15 years of experience, he has helped both individuals and organizations to improve processes and learning structures. Prior to moving to the Bay Area in 2019, Jeff was a subject matter expert for Bank of America, taught university in China and managed a learning technologies deployment team for CrossKnowledge (a global learning and leadership development company). Jeff is currently a Learning Solutions Architect for Crossknowledge where he gets to help companies design learning ecosystems that help learners to achieve their developmental goals.

Jeff has an MBA from California State Sacramento, is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and has spent nearly 6 years living and working in Asia and Europe. He comes from four generations of school teachers and enjoys supporting non-profits such as Junior Achievement and Choices to help children make better financial decisions.

Jeff is looking forward to using his diverse experiences to support the growth of the lifelong learners who make up the ATD Golden Gate chapter.

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Immediate Past-President: DANIEL HAGE

Danny is passionate about developing teams so they can accomplish their purpose. He consults with non-profit, public, and private organizations. He joined ATD Golden Gate to contribute to and learn from the experience of training professionals across industries. He enjoys applying lessons-learned to his work as an Organization Development Consultant and Trainer. Daniel feels privileged by the opportunity to contribute to the leadership of the ATD Golden Gate Chapter. He served on the Board as President Elect in 2017 and earlier was in a leadership role in the chapter’s North Bay Geographical Interest Group.

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Past President & CFO: TERRY BARTON

Terry’s past nine years serving on the Board of Directors culminated into her role as Chapter President. Terry brings over 20 years of Management and Organizational Development experience to the chapter. She currently Director of Systemwide Staff Development Programs at The University of California Office of the President, a role that has taught her the true importance of collaboration and partnership. She is now happy to lend a hand to the transition to the new Board as well as act as temporary CFO.

In her various leadership roles, Talent Development was always a focus, and you might even say she is “in the family business”, hailing from a long line of educators, coaches and consultants. Terry holds a Master of Science degree in Management and Organizational Development, which she earned from the University of San Francisco and has been an Adjunct Faculty member at Chabot College since 2005. Terry is an active member of several community groups and is a contributing author in the book Savvy Leadership Strategies for Women.

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Lizzy is an enthusiastic and motivated change management professional that works to build culture, improve organizational effectiveness, and yield enduring business value. Prior to being a Change Management Analyst at Salesforce, Lizzy was a consultant for Alvarez & Marsal focused on project and change management and an Operations Manager at and Amazon Fresh where she helped build a leadership development program. Lizzy looks forward to building a impactful program for the Golden Gate chapter.

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Core Team Leader – North Bay Geographical Interest Group (GIG): PAUL ANJESKI

Paul brings enthusiasm and a depth of experience to the North Bay GIG. Having lived “around the world” and “across the country” he has been a member of five ATD Chapters and a National Member for decades. His forty plus years of experience has primarily been in the public and non-profit world having contributed to leadership development, culture change, professional development program design and management, and the training of trainers.

Paul is currently the Organizational Development & Training Manager for the City of Santa Rosa. He takes advantage of his commute from Benicia to delight in the seasonal changes of the vineyards and the marvels of the wildlife refuge, farms and ranches.

Core Team Leader – South Bay Geographical Interest Group (GIG): KALENGA PEMBAMOTO.

Kalenga is a Talent Development Manager at Eden Housing, Inc – a non-profit organization focused on building and maintaining high quality affordable housing for those in need in the state of California. Before transitioning into Learning and Development field 3 years ago, she specialized in supply chain management and operations in both the tech and food industries.

Currently, Kalenga serves ATD Golden Gate as a volunteer program coordinator for the South Bay GIG. Her passion is to partner with other volunteers to bring learning events and networking opportunities to other L&D professionals in the South Bay region.


Core Team Member – North Bay GIG: LORRAINE SEGAL, M.A.

Lorraine is a Conflict Management and Communication Consultant, Coach, and Trainer. She brings to ATD over 30 years experience facilitating groups and creating/delivering trainings. Through her own business, Conflict Remedy, She works with corporations and non- profits to help them navigate conflict and communicate more effectively. Lorraine is part of the North Bay GIG core group (steering committee). She has produced some North Bay GIG events and been a panelist and presenter herself, as well as helping out as a greeter and tech person.

Core Team Member  – North Bay GIG: MICHAEL LEMEREIS, MAeD – AET

Michael is a Training Delivery Specialist for the Sutter Health Technology Training Department. He is an accomplished management professional and trainer, with over 20 years of operational and organizational expertise, dedicated to utilizing skills in a talent development and training role. In his current role he trains providers (MD, NP, and PA’s) in the use of the Sutter EHR (Electronic Health Records). Prior to transitioning into his current position he was a Food Service Director managing employee restaurants for multinational organizations.

For the North Bay GIG, he assists with the coordination of the monthly events. One of the areas he enjoys is the refreshment as food service is part of his DNA.