New OD Practitioners SIG
SIG Description: To provide a supportive and learning community for new and newer practitioners, both internal and external.
- To enhance participants’ competence and confidence in their OD work.
- To provide an opportunity for people to give and receive mentoring and coaching both from their colleagues and from an experienced practitioner.
- To share successes and challenges in working with clients.
Who would benefit from attending: New OD professionals who would like to share and reflect on their current experiences in the field and gain support and guidance within a safe and collegial environment.
Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, Conference Room B
4805 Edgemoor Lane
Very convenient to Bethesda Metro.
Because there is a monthly charge for the room, a $5.00 contribution from each person is appreciated.
Meeting Schedule: First Thursday of the month, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
SIG Leader: Mark Sachs
Mark Sachs has been an external OD consultant and executive coach for more than 15 years and he works with clients in the areas of organizational diagnosis, managing change, teamwork, and boundary management. He holds a Masters degree in Organization Development from the American University/NTL Institute Program, and BA and MA degrees in Sociology from Rutgers University. He is also a graduate of Coach University.