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Are you opening and closing your presentation with Impact?

  • 08 Feb 2018
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Room 122 of the Texas A&M University System Moore/Connally Building, 301 Tarrow Street College Station, Texas 77840 (behind the Hilton Hotel)


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As part of our membership drive, this event will be offered at no cost to anyone who joins the chapter or renews their membership at this event. Additionally, during our March event, we will hold a raffle for a free ATD training so it's a great time to ensure your chapter membership is current. 

Memberships may also be paid by mailing a check to our PO Box: BV-ATD, PO Box 2152, Bryan, TX 77806.

Topic: Are you opening and closing your presentation with Impact?

Speakers: June Vieira and Regan Durham

Break the bad habit of weak beginnings and uneventful endings. Don’t waste the most important part of the presentation in boredom and logistics. Make the message stick with an emotional payoff. Use the psychological effects of primacy and recency to make your message unforgettable and to provoke action.

Start your journey to topnotch public speaking skills by mastering the opening and closing of your presentations.

Ms. June Vieira is an accomplished training and organization development professional with over 20 years of experience in the public and private sectors.

Ms. Vieira’s strength comes through her unique ability to use her business experiences to understand the knowledge and skills learners need to increase their performance and productivity. She then designs and delivers programs in a way that excites and motivates learners to use new skills and change their behaviors leading to enhanced capacity among the workforce. Her engaging facilitation style enables immediate connection with diverse audiences.

Ms. Vieira holds two degrees from Texas A&M University: a BA in Psychology and a Master’s in Human Resource Development. She is a certified training professional through the Association for Talent and Development and the National Society for Performance and Instruction.

Currently she is the Training Manager for the Professional Development Department at Texas A&M University in the Division of Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness. Previously Ms. Vieira served as a Learning and Organization Consultant at Chevron, and as a Training Manager at Texas A&M University Dining. In these capacities, she was responsible for various aspects of learning and organization development, and managerial functions.

Ms. Regan Durham is a Senior Training and Development Consultant at Texas A&M University and a certified DDI Facilitator. She joined the Division of Human Resources and Organization Effectiveness at Texas A&M University in August 2016. Her responsibilities include facilitating instructor-led professional development classes on a variety of topics, coordinating a certificate program, designing and developing training materials for both instructor-led and online delivery, and providing consultative services to support employee and department work efforts.

Previously, Ms. Durham served as the Workforce Development Coordinator at CHI St. Joseph Health in Bryan, Texas. As Workforce Development Coordinator, she facilitated organizational onboarding and retention efforts of new team members, coordinated organizational reward and recognition efforts, provided system-wide education opportunities to team members, acted as administrator of learning and performance management systems, and supported leadership development efforts.

Ms. Durham holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Development from Texas A&M University, and is currently pursuing a Masters of Professional Studies in Organization Development and Change from Pennsylvania State University.

This program maps to ATD's Foundational Competency: Training Delivery. Visit https://www.td.org/Certification/Competency-Model.

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