Member Communities

Leadership Development

Community Leaders

Robin Roberts
Robin Roberts
Assistant Professor, Technology and Management, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Amanda Martin
Amanda Martin
CEO, Centre for Executive Development Impact
Linda Pittenger
Linda Pittenger
Associate Professor, Organizational Leadership, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

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Executive Leadership Team

Our activities and programs are organized by this dedicated team of member volunteers. If you would like to deepen your engagement, please use the email above to contact us about volunteer opportunities.

Kerissa Kuis

Research Vice-Chair
Otto Henfling

On-line Community Member Engagement Vice-Chair
Renee Green

Vice Chair, Global Conference Stream
Chrys Egan

The Leadership Development Member Community brings together and serves leadership coaches, consultants, human resource managers, program directors, leaders, and other professionals. We create opportunities to connect members across sectors to examine best practices, new ideas, and the integration and application of leadership development, theory, and practice.

Priorities and Projects

  • Launching our Leadership Development Community on ILA Intersections to increase year-round member engagement
  • Hosting interactive programs throughout the year on global leadership development
  • Contributing articles to the ILA Interface Newsletter
  • Organizing multi-sector and international collaborations for conference sessions and annual networking luncheon
  • Building a repository of interdisciplinary global leadership development resources for consultants, coaches, practitioners, businesses, and scholars that includes rigorous research, best practices, and trends.

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Sample Leadership Development Resources



A Crisis of Trust

The level of distrust between individuals and within organizations has become so corrosive it demands the attention of every leader. Katherine Tyler Scott discusses the three Cs of trust: competence, character, and compassion.

Utilizing Humble Inquiry to Achieve Humble Leadership

In today’s VUCA world, leaders can’t simply “figure things out.” They must depend on colleagues and followers to provide needed information and expertise. To be successful, Ed and Peter Schein argue, leaders must be humble and engage in humble inquiry.

The Power of Story

What is the significance of stories on our development as human beings and as leaders? Katherine Tyler Scott explores this provocative question.