NCDA Speakers Bureau

The purpose of the Speakers Bureau is to provide a list that state career development associations and other career organizations can tap into for their professional development activities.  This list was created via an NCDA Leadership Academy project yet does not imply endorsement by NCDA. Please read NCDA's Legal Disclaimer.

The following table summarizes the list of participants.  Click on the name to link to full details.
SPEAKERS BUREAU (updated 7/2020)
 Name  Brief Bio  Sample Presentation  Location

Judy Kaplan Baron

Career Counselor

Terrific Training Techniques


Jim Bright Professor, Career Coach & Consultant

Shift Happens: How Change is Inevitable & How to Thrive in it

Ruben Britt Jr Career Coach, Educator, Talk Show Host

A Career Planning Guide for Student Athletes; Ten Commandments of Leadership

Mark Danaher
Career Coach
FCD & SCDA NCDA Master Trainer and Instructor
Making a Successful Career Pivot in Uncertain Times - 8 Strategies to Develop Your Career Resiliency  CT
Ron Elsdon President, Elsdon Organizational Renewal Staying Career Fit in Turbulent Times  CA
Rich Feller Counselor Educator The Changing Workplace & Implications for Career Development  CO
Richard Knowdell
President of Career Research & Testing, Inc Coaching Skills for Career Counselors  CA
Mary Konow Owner of MK Career Designs Sector Switch; Career Branding, LinkedIn Strategies  CA
Ilana Levitt Licensed Counselor and Master Career Counselor Effective Career Strategies for Clients with Mental Health Issues  NJ
John Long Coach, Author, Instructor, Speaker Advocacy and Meaning Making; Positive Psychology Interventions  FL
Victor Massaglia Law School Career Advisor Diversity & the Career Process; Law School & Depression Career Counseling  MN
Amy Mazur Counselor Educator  Applying Relational Cultural Theory in Career Counseling
Roberta Neault President, Life Strategies  Navigating Careers in the 21st Century; Diversity in the Workplace  BC,    Canada 
Spencer Niles Dean, College of William & Mary Creating Hope in Career Development; Reclaiming Your Soul from Work  VA
Ruth Schimel Career & Life Management Consultant  Courage and Career Development   DC 
Pia Scott

The P L Scott Group

How I Got Over: Understanding Diversity, Career Persistence & Outcomes GA
Lisa Severy Director of Career Services  Unlocking Client's Creativity   CO 
Linda Sollars Founder of Creating Purpose Blending the Generations   CO 
Mary Rose Tichar President, InsideOut Career Direction What a Difference Type Makes; Models of Success for Engineering Leadership  OH
Janet Wall President and CEO, Sage Solutions New Emerging and Green Occupations; Diversity; Worker Bees  MD
Cheryl P Wolf Assistant Professor of Counseling and Career; Workforce Development Trainer Advocate for Yourself; Factors of Career Meaning  KY


Would you like to be added to the Speaker's Bureau? For secured online processing, Join Today! Applicants must be NCDA members for one full year and offer programs appropriate for our membership. After completing the online application you need to submit a photo and profile similar to the ones linked here (or see the Template here) to Gemma Williams at: gwill60759@aol.com

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