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Vice President, Programs | Training and Technology SIG Leader | Muck about on social media a bit | Oh, and Chapter Past President
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A LearnX Impact Gold Award winner for Best eLearning Design, Paul Venderley has spent the better part of his 20 years in L&D applying forward-looking techniques to create engaging learning programs. His diverse portfolio includes webinar, leader-led, and blended learning projects for clients within the mortgage banking, education, non-profit, and manufacturing industries.
Look for Paul at an ATD Orange County meeting, where he is an active leader for the organization. Paul works to ensure the Chapter exemplifies the best of virtual facilitation, experimenting with ways to make virtual learning more than just a collection of slides and polls. He revived the Training and Technology Special Interest Group, applying his affinity for eLearning to coach teams on the design and development of eLearning projects for various Orange County non-profit organizations.
You may find him in other places where learning and development enthusiasts congregate: he is a 2019 Learning Solutions presenter, co-facilitating a discussion on the application of online resources to support a synchronous blended learning environment and has coordinated virtual networking sessions between all three Southern California ATD Chapters.
Or find him at CraneMorley, where he’ll be applying his ATD Human Performance Improvement certificate to ensure your training initiatives are designed to achieve your organization’s strategic performance goals.
Paul Venderley joined ASTD-Orange County because someone was networking, and had cued him into a vibrant organization devoted to the professional development of trainers just like him. He admits to treating his professional membership as he treats his gym membership for a few years, but a call to action from the VP of Communications activated his membership in 2005, and he hasn't looked back since then.
Paul has viewed ASTD-Orange County as the keystone for his professional development and has advocated using Chapter resources as a source of information for those seeking to further themselves in this vibrant career. However, he's realized that learning how to improve one's training skills isn't enough to maintain the viability of a professional organization -- we must do more, especially in a day where the catch-phrase is: "In today's economy..."
Paul seeks to expand the viability of our professional network to create opportunities for our members to practice what they learn -- to do something that adds to their resume through experience and measurable accomplishment. There's a lot this chapter has to offer each one of us. Ask one of us to learn what that is!
* Vice President, Programs (2018)
* Leader, Training and Technology SIG (2017 - present)
* Chapter President (2010)
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