Meet Your Leadership Team
2017 Board of Directors
Tina Shaw, ACC
Tina Shaw is an accomplished organizational development professional and coach with a passion for ensuring changes transfer to improved performance and business results. She holds a B.S. in Business Management, completed the International Coaching Federation (ICF) accredited Professional Coaching for Life and Work Program at UC Davis Extension and has earned the Associate Certified Coach (ACC) credential from the ICF.
Coleen Chandler, PCC
Coleen Chandler coaches locally and internationally with all kinds of artists and creative entrepreneurs to help them optimize their professional career and artistic success. She is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) with the International Coach Federation, a peak performance coach, a business consultant and a singer-songwriter who specializes in the Performing Arts and Creativity. Coleen is a graduate of the Coaches Training Institute (CTI).
James Geiger, ACC
Jim is certified by the Academy for Coaching Excellence, and credentialed by the International Coach Federation as a LifeCoach. He is also certified by the National Academy of SportsMedicine as a Personal Trainer and holds credentials as a Behavior Change Specialist, and Senior Fitness Specialist. Jim is committed to supporting individuals to change their lives. He believes that you can live your dreams. He has experienced some “impossible” dreams and he wants others to experience that for themselves.
Dawn Karner, PCC
Dawn is a professional of learning and development, certified coach and consultant with 25+ years of experience in management and human resources. Dawn is currently the Manager of Training and Development for Cache Creek Casino Resort and Principle of Quantum Innovation. Certified Professional of Learning and Performance by the American Society for Training and Development, Master Certified in Emotional Intelligence (EQ) by 6 Seconds Emotional Intelligence Network, Professional Certified Coach by the International Coach Federation, Board Certified Coach by the Center for Credentialing and Education.
Strategic Alliances Director
Diane Garga, ACC
Diane’s educational background includes a Master’s degree in Counseling, a Doctorate in Interpersonal and Organizational Communication both from Ohio University and additional professional training in Co-Active Coaching through the acclaimed Coaches Training Institute. Diane has worked with corporate executives, community leaders, small business owners and innovators strategizing to drive change, enhance leadership, and shape effective work cultures and teams. Diane served two years as our Membership Director.
Professional Development Director
Joe's background includes training, sales and management in real estate, finance, insurance and the federal sector. He served in the United States Marine Corps, graduated from the acclaimed Coach University and continues to excel in the advanced programs. In his widely varied work experiences, Joe also learned the fine art of event planning and management and is eager to put those skills to work in this role. He also has a deep love of learning, especially about coaching and personal & professional development.
Special Event Director
Leann Ferry, ACC
Leann Ferry, MPA, CPC, is a Certified Professional Coach and trained through the International Coach Academy. She is a member of ICF Global and is committed to and operates under ICF’s ethical and professional guidelines. Leann specializes in empowering professional moms to act outside their comfort zones to be the women they are and to create the lives they want.
Public Relations Director
Melna Jones is a Certified Professional Coach and received her training through UC Davis Extension. She is a motivated, energetic, business and leadership coach who walks alongside those who are making their first-time foray into supervisory and/or management roles. She has spent 25+ years in Federal Government Business and Information Technology management. Melna knows, from experience, that coaching is invaluable to a new or transitioning leader; it’s a necessity.
Michele Tevis, an Independent Career Coach and founder of Insight 2 Empower Coaching & Consulting, is a diplomatic and practical Certified Coach from the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and certified Business & Life Coaching from the University of California at Davis. As an independent Professional Coach, Michele enables clients to move forward in their careers and leadership journeys by cultivating their emotional intelligence.
Director at Large
Dolores is a communication coach who specializes in working with clients who are experiencing a life transition. She has a passion for coaching and making a contribution to the profession. Dolores received her coaches’ training at The Coaches Training Institute (CTI) and has twenty years of experience as a marketing and management consultant. Dolores has been a radio talk show host and daily presented a “Coaching Corner” segment on her show. Dolores served two years as the Professional Development Director.
Director at Large
OPEN - Your Name Could Be Here
The Director at Large positions provide ad hoc support to the Board and our membership and have duties and authority as assigned by the President or Board of Directors. The Director at Large role may also act as Co-Director and/or take on other Director duties when there is a vacancy on the Board.
To serve on the board of directors an individual must meet the following criteria:
- An ICF-credentialed member or a member who commits to qualifying for an ICF credential.
- A member of ICF Sacramento and ICF Global in good standing.
- Able to attend a majority of Chapter meetings each term year
- Able to participate in a majority of Board meetings each term year.
- Be nominated for position by the nomination committee and approved by a majority vote of the board, and be voted into office by a simple majority vote of those that have membership privileges.