The Las Vegas Chapter of ATD is governed by volunteer leaders who represent all aspects of the training and human resources development profession here in Las Vegas. These leaders utilize their management, marketing and technical skills to plan, administer, and implement the events, programs and projects of the Chapter. Through their guidance, the organization serves the educational and professional development needs of its members.
Judy has more than 18 years of experience in training. She is currently the Training & Diversity Officer for the Gaming Control Board and she is also a co-owner at The Facilitator's Box, a training and development company.
She holds a Master’s Degree in Educational Counseling, along with many Talent Development certifications. Helping a team of training professionals learn, grow and succeed through active mentoring, while creating strong partnerships and facilitating learning at all levels are pursuits that drive Judy's professional work.
She is married with two children: one currently at the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, New York, and the other a high school student in Las Vegas. She is an avid reader, loves creative writing and scrapbooking, hiking, and any opportunity to be social and learn!
Judy served as VP Communications & Social Media for the Chapter from 2016-2018, VP Membership in 2019, and Interim President in 2020.
Steve Hodgson has been a payroll professional since 1991. He earned the Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) designation from the American Payroll Association in 2001. Originally a member of the association, he joined the APA staff in 2004. He is currently their Director of Learning & Development. In February 2017, he earned the ATD Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) after attending the year-long CPLP online prep course with the ATD Learning System. This certification is now the Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD). With a B.S. in Music Education, he was originally a music teacher. While changing careers over the years, training has been the continuous focus of his professional duties. Now, he’s responsible for payroll compliance and regulations instead of music theory!
Steve served as Director of Finance for the Chapter in 2019 and VP Finance from 2020-2021.
Britne Jenke, CPTD, SHRM-SCP, PMI-ACP is a Learning & Development project manager and consultant with over 15 years of experience designing, developing, and directing engaging and innovative learning solutions. With a background in web design and educational technology, Britne is passionate about accessibility, disability advocacy, and inclusive design. She is pursuing a Master’s degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and holds several certifications such as Human Resources (SHRM-SCP), Talent Development (CPTD), Project Management (CAPM), Agile Project Management (PMI-ACP), Scrum Agile Framework (CSM), Agility in HR (ICP-AHR), Performance Consulting, and Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace. She was recently featured on the Association for Talent Development (ATD)’s DEI podcast for her work in designing inclusive training, and was recently recognized as a winner of the ATD Greater Las Vegas Tribute to Learning Award for learning project management. Before opening her independent consulting firm Inclusive Pixelation, Britne spent over 5 years at Tesla and has developed learning experiences across many global companies and industries.
Britne served as Director of Technology for the Chapter in 2017 and VP Technology from 2018-2020.
Kim Eberhart is a respected thought partner, and her approach to today’s marketplace continues to prove successful in leveraging people and resources to achieve bottom line results.
Kim’s career began with The Walt Disney Company, excelling in the areas of Human Resources, Hospitality, Retail, and Marketing, with core competencies in training, recruiting/talent acquisition, employee relations, and high-profile marketing events. Currently, her portfolio career includes keynote speaking, training, and executive coaching. She is a MBTI Practitioner and a certified resume writer. She has a passion for giving back and actively volunteers in her community.
She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, with an emphasis in Human Resources, from Woodbury University, graduating Cum Laude. She also earned a Human Resources Management Certification from Penn State. In addition to receiving numerous awards throughout her career, she is proud to have received ATD’s Tribute to Learning Award in 2020.
David Prange has more than 10 years’ experience in training and facilitating. He is currently Regional Manager of Training with the United States Bowling Congress (USBC), the non-profit, National Governing Body (NGB) for the sport of bowling. He works to educate the volunteer and paid staff for the association’s nearly 1400 state and local affiliate offices. His focus is on bylaws, finance, and audit as well as board succession planning. Prior to entering the training and development field, David spent time both in the casino industry and in residential real estate. He is a very proud member of both the Southern Nevada and Nevada State USBC Halls of Fame for Superior Performance and spend several years competing with the greatest bowlers in the world on the Pro Bowlers Tour.
David served as Director of Finance for the Chapter from 2020-2021.
Ben has several years of experience in Learning & Development including over 5 years at Tesla as a facilitator and instructional designer. Currently, he is a program manager for the Global Environment, Health, and Safety Learning & Development team. Prior to joining the EHS team, he supported the Solar Division’s Customer Experience Team and developed the curriculum and training plan for expansion into Mexico. He is passionate about technology and using the right tool for the right job and is always looking for ways to improve the learning experience.
Jeff Scott Miller is an Instructional Designer at the Nevada National Security Site. He was introduced to the world of Corporate and Workforce Training while in the US Navy’s Submarine forcer 25 years ago. Since leaving the Navy, he achieved both a BS and MS Ed from Southern Illinois University in Workforce Education and Development. Over the past 10 years, he has worked as a Training Coordinator for the world’s second largest Borate Mine, freelance Instructional Designer, and a Technical Writer. In 2016, he answered a Facebook posting asking for former Navy Nukes or Submariners who have experience in developing, delivering, and managing training, and was hired to be a Training Coordinator. He has since moved from the Training Management Team to the Content Development Team, where he helps design and develop training materials for up to 5,000 government employees and contractors. In his spare time, he likes to prove to himself how little he knows about cooking and baking, and spend time with his two pugs, Cognac and Dixie. He has 3 Bucket-List Trips he wants to take: visit Australia and dive the Great Barrier Reef, visit South Africa and go on safari, and take a coast-to-coast and back AMTRAK Train Trip.
Dana served as VP Finance for the Chapter from
Open, Director of Community Relations & Strategic Partnerships (2022-2023)