Get Involved

There are many ways to engage with the Central Iowa Chapter!

Attend ATD Activities

  • Come alone to network and build new relationships or invite a colleague to attend with you to learn about the chapter
  • Network with your colleagues
  • Find events at

Ask questions and share feedback

  • Participate in membership surveys, respond to evaluation forms at events
  • Network with your colleagues; discuss challenges and best practices, learn from one another
  • Search the Membership Directory to identify people with whom to network
  • Email with questions or for help
Plan an ATD Event
  •  Give us your idea for a chapter event! We want to offer events that are of interest to you, our members. One of the best ways to do that is to get the event topics or activities from you.
  • If you have an idea and are willing to help coordinate that event, fill out and submit our Chapter Event Proposal and email it to
  • Events can be informational or social – or both!
  • But be sure to plan ahead! If you have a specific date or time frame in mind, we need 5-8 weeks notice all the details can be worked out and we can begin promoting the event at least 4 weeks prior to when it will take place


  • Contact
  • Reach out to the VPs to learn about the priorities of their committees and how you might help
  • Identify your talents and skills and offer them to a committee (see the "Join a Committee!" tab for a listing of the committees and who to contact with questions)
  • Sign up to help with a one-time event

Stay informed

  • Read emails from the Central Iowa chapter
  • Visit the Website regularly for up-to-date information
  • Follow us on Twitter @CentralIowaATD
  • Join the LinkedIn group: Central Iowa ATD chapter
  • Find us on Facebook group: Central Iowa ATD

Share your story

  • What do you love about ATD? What benefits have you realized from your membership?
  • Email your testimonial to

Refer a colleague

  • Know someone who might benefit from ATD?  Invite them to an event, refer them to the Website or for more information
Facilitate at training
  •  Volunteer to provide leadership and personal development sessions for employees of local non-profit organizations.
  • Contact Community Relations to volunteer.
Apply to Serve on a Chapter Leader Advisory Committee

*For those that have been chapter leaders

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