William J. Rothwell has been a member of ASTD since 1979. He has served as Chapter President for the Central Illinois Chapter of ASTD and the Nittany Valley Chapter of ASTD. He was an Assistant Regional Director for ASTD Region V in the mid 1980s. He has been a chapter officer for ASTD, serving variously as chapter secretary, program vice president, and president elect of the Central Illinois Chapter of ASTD in the mid 1980s. He was Chair of the ASTD Publishing Committee for several years in the early 1980s. He has served on the ASTD Research Committee and has more recently been on the ASTD National Awards Committee and repeatedly on the ASTD dissertation of the year committee. He was Director of the ASTD Global Network for Greater China and international advisor for the ASTD Global Network for Singapore. He was involved with, or led, many ASTD competency study projects--including ASTD Models for Workplace Learning and Performance (1999), ASTD Models for Human Performance, 2nd ed (2000), Mapping the Future (2004), and the ASTD competency study update in 2008-2009.
ASTD: ASTD (American Society for Training & Development) is the world’s largest association dedicated to workplace learning and performance professionals. ASTD’s members come from more than 100 countries and connect locally in more than 125 U.S. chapters and with more than 20 international partners. Members work in thousands of organizations of all sizes, in government, as independent consultants, and suppliers.
SHRM: The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 250,000 members in over 140 countries, the Society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession. Founded in 1948, SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China and India.
AMA: American Management Association is a world leader in professional development, advancing the skills of individuals to drive business success. AMA’s approach to improving performance combines experiential learning—“learning through doing”—with opportunities for ongoing professional growth at every step of one’s career journey. AMA supports the goals of individuals and organizations through a complete range of products and services, including seminars, Webcasts and podcasts, conferences, corporate and government solutions, business books and research.
OD Network: The Organization Development Network is an international, professional association whose members are committed to practicing organization development intentionally and rigorously as an applied behavioral science. Guided by clearly-articulated core values, principles of practice, and ethical standards, the OD Network is committed to advancing the theory and practice of organization development by cultivating and serving those who aspire to effective, successful OD practice, and by representing the field of OD by promoting more visibility, credibility, and influence for its members. We offer an integrated portfolio of targeted resources, professional and community development experiences, and networking opportunities for our members, who come from all 50 states of the USA, Canada, Mexico, and around the world.
ISPI: Founded in 1962, the International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI) is the leading international association dedicated to improving productivity and performance in the workplace. ISPI represents performance improvement professionals throughout the United States, Canada, and 40 other countries. ISPI's mission is to develop and recognize the proficiency of our members and advocate the use of Human Performance Technology. Assembling THE Performance Improvement Conference and other educational events like Principles & Practices, publishing books and periodicals, and supporting research are some of the ways ISPI works toward achieving this mission.
APQC: American Productivity & Quality Center is the leading source anywhere for best practices and performance benchmarks. With one of the world’s largest databases—based on more than 8,500 benchmarking and best-practice studies and growing—our members have access to data they can’t get anywhere else. We've spent years perfecting a rigorous research process and represent a track record of innovation in developing models, tools, and frameworks to help members improve.