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 ASTD Nebraska presents:


Creating a Culture of Coaching Within Your Organization

Presenter: Vickie Seitner, Ellison Partners

This session will give you a strategic overview of what is executive coaching and why it matters. You will learn definitions of executive coaching, the executive coaching process and key coaching conversations. You will have the opportunity to experience Active and Appreciative Inquiry as well as tips on how to shift people from cynicism, apathy and resignation to possibility, accountability and action.


Meet Vickie Seitner:  

Vickie has created a wealth
of knowledge from not only one but two careers separated by a “retirement period”
where she earned her Master’s Degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. Her diverse background includes 15 years of executive management, 10 years in the stock brokerage i ndustry, and 5 years in the non-profit sector.



Event Details

Wednesday, September 10, 2014



7:30 - 8:00 am:  Networking and Breakfast

8:00 - 9:00 am:  Program

9:00 - 11:00 am: Workshop




Program Only

  • Early Bird - by Thursday, September 4: $20
  • Regular - by Tuesday, September 9: $25
  • Day of Program - Wednesday, September 10: $35
  • Non-member: $35

Program & Workshop

  • Early Bird - by Thursday, September 4: $60
  • Regular - by Tuesday, September 9: $65
  • Day of Program - Wednesday, September 10: $75
  • Non-member: $85

Workshop Only

  • Member: $40
  • Non-member: $50

This program has been approved for 3.00 (HR (General)) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.  Please be sure to note the program ID number on your recertification application form.  For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at  



Welcome New and Renewing Members


Marge Bach, Lincoln Financial Group
Jeanne Baer, Jeanne Baer Presentations
David Bohlken, Gordmans
Jill Borgelt, Farm Credit Services of America
Carol Brush, Farm Credit Services of America
Lynette Campbell, Farm Credit Services of America
Socorro Currey, Mutual of Omaha
Drew Dickson, Metro Health Services FCU
Erick Dragsten, Applied Underwriters
Karen Dwyer, UNO School of Communication
Julie Dygert, Bellevue University
Kim Edwards, Mutual of Omaha
Marisa Gift, Lutz
Candace Hanway, Valmont Industries
Sarah Hampton, Valmont Industries
Denise Hatcher, Mutual of Omaha
Amber Hutchinson, Mutual of Omaha
Donna Joyce
Sarah Julius, C&A Industries
Andrew Kerschinske, Farm Credit Services of America
Abbie King, Mutual of Omaha
Sandra Knowski, Mutual of Omaha
Debbie Kucera, Valmont Industries
Barb McClun, Mutual of Omaha
Rose McKelvey, Farm Credit Services of America
Julie McKinney, Mutual of Omaha
Jim McMenamy, Mutual of Omaha
Becky Meyer, Mutual of Omaha
Ruth Negus, OPPD
Mike Oney, Physicians Mutual
Teella Poppe, Student
Sabrina Printz, Gordmans
Brittni Redding, Boys Town
Ryan Royse, C&A Industries
Kristi Rutledge, Mutual of Omaha
Rachaelle Safarik, Pharmaceutical Technologies, Inc.
Charity Salazar, Mutual of Omaha
Scott Schreiter, Gordmans
Gwendyl Spann, Union Pacific Railroad
Lacy Stodola, Applied Underwriters
Kathy Swensen, Swensen & Associates
Beth Swinney, Gordmans
Patty Thomas, Mutual of Omaha
Marilyn Twinn, Great West Casualty Insurance
Jackie VanWinkle, Mutual of Omaha
Beth Voss, Farm Credit Services of America
Carli Whitfield-Stoller, Gordmans
Shelly Whittaker, Gavilon
Samantha Woracek, Booz Allen Hamilton


MEMBERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP                                              

Click here to view and complete the ASTD Nebraska Scholarship form.


ASTD Nebraska achieved 100 percent CORE
by successfully meeting all 18 requirements! Based on  reported joint membership percentage, the chapter is
also recognized as a Chapter Membership STAR with joint membership between 35‐50 percent.

The CORE membership goal helps establish that members of the national organization and its chapters are part of the same organization with shared valuable resources and a shared compelling mission that effectively meets members’ professional development needs. To learn more about our CORE requirements, click on the CORE Logo.

Our mission statement is to "enhance members' abilities to train, develop and support clients and organizations and our local global communities." We provide our 300+ members with quality resources, networking opportunities, and education to advanctheir skills as workplace learning and performance professionals.

ASTD Nebraska is a local chapter of ASTD (American Society for Training & Development), which is the world's largest association dedicated to workplace learning and performance professionals.

ASTD's members come from more than 100 countries and connect locally in almost 140 U.S. chapters and 25 Global Networks. Members work in thousands of organizations of all sizes, in government, as independent consultants, and suppliers.

Please explore our website or select the Contact Us

link under the About Us tab to find out more about our organization.

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Upcoming events

09 Sep 2014 • Jack J. Huck Continuing Education Center - Room 303, 301 S. 68th St. Place, Lincoln, NE 68510
10 Sep 2014 7:30 AM • Scott Conference Center, 6450 Pine Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68106
11 Sep 2014 • CenturyLink Center Omaha
11 Sep 2014 7:15 AM • Jack J. Huck Continuing Education Center - 301 S. 68th St. Place, Lincoln, NE 68510


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ChIP - The Chapter Incentive Program


The Chapter Incentive Program (ChIP) is a revenue-sharing program offered by ASTD National to chapters, providing an opportunity to earn additional revenue.

ASTD Nebraska's is CH6064. Every member that uses our ChIP code when making an online purchase on the ASTD Store contributes to our chapter's financial health, further enabling us to accomplish our mission.

The Julie Durmaskin Professional Education Scholarship Donations

Collected: $290.00
Goal: $2,000.00
In honor of a fellow champion of learning and professional development, the ASTD Nebraska 2010 Board created The Julie Durmaskin Professional Education Scholarship.

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