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.

Would you like to be added to the Speaker's Bureau? For secured online processing, TCSLINKTOFORM[21,Join Today!] Applicants must be NCDA members 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 gemmaw@hawaii.edu


SPEAKERS BUREAU (updated 4/2017)
Name  Brief Bio  Sample Presentation  Location
Barbara Babkirk Master Career Counselor & Speaker; Owner: Heart at Work What Really Matters: Matching Meaning, Passion and Your Unique Contributions at Midlife and Beyond  ME

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

Dena Davis Founder, ACTion Performance Leadership Igniting Sparks In Youth; Peak Performance 101 RI
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
Susan Guarneri Career Management Coach & Counselor Job Search Insider Secrets WI
Tobie L Gunby Founder, The Healthy Career

Millennials at Work; Women in Leadership

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
John Krumboltz Professor of Education and Psychology Luck is No Accident; Happenstance in Hard Times CA
Ilana Levitt Licensed Counselor and Master Career Counselor Effective Career Strategies for Clients with Mental Health Issues NJ
Gail Liebhaber Trainer, Consultant, Coach, Counselor  Spiritual Coaching Techniques; Build Your Business MA 
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 
Danny Rubin Author, Speaker, Instructor How to Write Emails and Job Apps Like a Total Pro VA
Ruth Schimel Career & Life Management Consultant  Courage and Career Development  DC 
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