L&T Partners Tool Box

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In an effort to enhance the quality and effectiveness of university learning and training initiatives, an L&T Partner role  has been established.  The focus of this role is to innovate for learning & training, to increase employee engagement – performance and drive talent development across UMD.

To collaborate on all learning and training strategic matters towards innovative solutions for staff and faculty development and performance.


  • Innovate and contribute to development and implementation of new initiatives for the good of campus
  • Serve as conduit for communication and share information from and to, staff faculty and leadership
  • Represent and make decisions pertaining to learning & training  implementations for your unit
  • Network, discuss and benchmark L&T practices across the institution and gain institutional insight into employee engagement and talent development of staff and faculty

Partner List

In an effort to increase communication and networking of  university learning & training partners, a L&T partner list has been established.

Should  partner information need to be changed, please send your comments via the comments tab in this tool box.

AllisonNederveldSmith School of BusinessAssistant Director, Instructional Design
AmyLaFeversResearchManager-Sponsored Programs (Accounting)
AndreaDraganResearch ComplianceIRB Manager
ArtDwightUHR--Learning & Talent DevelopmentConsultant, LTD
BenBedersonSmith TLTCExecutive Director
GraceKarmiolTitle IX/Civil Rights OfficeDirector
CharityForresterOffice of Research AdministrationTraining & Development Specialist.
DavidMcBrideDirector - Student HealthHealth Center
De'LeisaNelsonUniversity RelationsTalent Manager
DeborahMateikDIT Instructional DesignDirector Learning Technology Desig
DebraMurrayResearchAsst Director-Sponsored Programs (Compliance
DianeCabralesResidential FacilitiesManager Training and Development
DinaShafeySVPAAP-Office of Diversity Education and ComplianceSpecialist
DonnaMiddledorfBSOSBusiness Manager
DonteMcGuireOffice of DiversityEducation, Training, & Strategy Specialist
EarlCabellonRecwellAssistant Director
ElizabethZapataHealth CenterHR Coordinator
ErinBraultUniversity Career CenterAssistant to the Director
Glynnis AnneBowmanFM Safety ProgramDirector
GreenDr. CarltonSVPAAP - Diversity Training and EducationDirector
IngridFarrelSchool of ArchitectureAssistant Dean
JamesBondStudent ConductAssistant Director for Student Conduct
JaniceOakleyResearchAsst Director-Sponsored Programs (Accounting)
JazminPichardoOffice of DiversityEducation & Training Specialist
JeffreyFrankeChief of StaffGraduate School
JenniferRousRisk ManagementDirector
JoanBellseyFaculty Staff Assistance ProgramCoordinator
JoeMullineauxDining ServicesSr Assoc Director
JohnViceVPUR-Financial ManagementIt Coordinator
JohnBurkeDIT educational technologyDirector Learning Technology Desig
Jolanta AgathaAlipioCMNSDir Admin Srv
JonathanSouthgateSmith School of BusinessInstructional Designer
JosephSmithDivison of ResearchDirector, Human Research Protection Program
JosephDrasinProcess innovationDirector
KaliaPatricioStamp Student UnionAssistant Director HR, Training, & Development
KarenPhililpsSmith School of BusinessAssociate Director of Training & Development
Kathleen R.CavanaughARHUAssistant Dean
KatieHeshey ConlonCLOCSpecialist
KevinWebbTitle IX/Civil Rights OfficeTraining Manager
KiaWeedenResident LifeCoordinator
LaurenPazornickUHR--Learning & Talent DevelopmentCoordinator, LTD
LindaWardResearchAsst Director-Sponsored Programs (Costs Accounting)
LindaRossiDIT Knowledge managementManager
LisaLeporeUniversity RelationsDirector HR
LukeJensenLGBT Equity CenterDirector
MaliaWitherspoonCVSAssistant Director of Hospitality
Maritza A.MontelaraCMNSCoordinator
MarkNathansonDIT - University Process InnovationTech Consult
MeredithCarpenterResident LifeManager for Staff Development & Services
MoniqueAndersonORAAAssistant Director
NamrataRam AndriessensUniversity Human ResourcesAssistant Director L&TD
NicSakuraiLesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Equity CenterDirector of Leadership Initiatives and Associate Director
NinaHamedaniDITAssistant Director
NitshuJoshiShady GroveHuman Resources Assistant
RachelLoockRobert H. Smith School of BusinessAssociate Director
RikaMontfortUniversity Senate
RobinWalukonisCollege of EducationAssistant Director
SallyEgloffResearch AdministrationAssistant Director
ScottRobertsSmith TLTCDirector
SharonEppsLibrariesHead of Employee Development and Faculty Services
SharonSimmonsFacilities ManagmentAssistant Director, FM Staff Relations
ShelbyByrdLTDLearning & Talent Development Consultant
ShirleneChaseDining Services Human ResourcesAssistant Director
SikaWheelerLGBT Equity CenterCoordinator
TerryCarmanFacilities ManagmentCoordinator, FM HR
TomRuggieriFaculty Staff Assistance ProgramCoordinator
TraciAlstonTransportation ServicesTraining Coordinator
TriciaHomerSmith School of BusinessManager
VanessaPham GreerAccounting and ComplianceManager Financal Compliance
Yerty D.ValenzuelaCMNSAssociate Director


In an effort to streamline efficiencies in building the L&T community of  university learning & training partners, a L&T meeting schedule  has been established.

The cadence is planned for every 3rd Wednesday of every other month for 1.5 hours.

February 19, 20202:30pm - 4:00pm
April 15, 20202:30pm - 4:00pm
June 17, 20202:30pm - 4:00pm
August 19, 20202:30pm - 4:00pm
October 14, 20202:30pm - 4:00pm
December 16, 20202:30pm - 4:00pm


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In an effort to innovate and leverage university learning & training tools and programs, a L&T file and library section has been established.

Please upload content and best practices you wish to share with University L &T Partners across UMD.