The ASTD Certification Institute proudly announces its Board of
Directors for 2011. The ASTD Certification Institute is an
affiliate of the American Society for Training & Development
(ASTD) whose purpose is to set professional industry standards for
the learning and development profession.
The 2011 Board of Directors' breadth of experience and expertise
enhances the ASTD Certification Institute and demonstrates the
Institute's commitment to providing world-class, professional
certification programs to the workplace learning and development
field. Board members include:
Wayne Benz, Independent Consultant and former Director of
International Business Development for the Examination Institute
for Information Science (EXIN), brings more than 40 years of
experience in the IT field in technical, managerial, and executive
positions with bot large and small international IT companies. Benz
will serve as the 2011 Chair.
Shannon Carter has served as the Chief Executive Officer of the
Competency & Credentialing Institute (CCI) since 1999. Under
her leadership, CCI realized unprecedented growth in the
development and implementation of industry-leading initiatives
related to patient safety, competency assessment, and continuing
competence. Carter will serve through 2013.
Gary Fluitt, Senior Certification Program Manager at Oracle, is a
20-year veteran of the IT training industry. Fluitt oversees the
development of professional certification products and is a
founding member of the IT Certification Council. Fluitt will serve
Darin Hartley has 20 years of experience in the training industry.
He is currently the Director of Client Development at Intrepid
Learning Solutions and has written numerous articles and books
about e-learning and social networking. Hartley will serve through
Sharon Rice, with 20 years of association management experience, is
the Executive Vice President of Professional Development and
Industry Content for APICS - The Association for Operations
Management. She is responsible for guiding staff and volunteer
leadership teams supporting courseware and instructor development,
certification, research, publications, and the marketing of APICS.
Rice will serve through 2013.