SEA PDL
SEA PDL is , is a non-profit educational organization that is committed to advancing the professionalism of career federal executives

Board of Directors

Meet the PDL Board

  Tim Persons  Chair  Government Accountability Office   Dr. Persons is a member of the Senior Executive Service of the U.S. federal government and was appointed the Chief Scientist of the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) in 2008.   Read More →

Tim Persons
Chair
Government Accountability Office

Dr. Persons is a member of the Senior Executive Service of the U.S. federal government and was appointed the Chief Scientist of the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) in 2008. 
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  Patrina Clark  Vice Chair  Pivitol Practices   Ms. Clark is founder and president of Pivotal Practices Consulting (Pivotal), a talent leadership consulting firm that works collaboratively with senior leaders to maximize performance at every organizational level.   Read More →

Patrina Clark
Vice Chair
Pivitol Practices

Ms. Clark is founder and president of Pivotal Practices Consulting (Pivotal), a talent leadership consulting firm that works collaboratively with senior leaders to maximize performance at every organizational level. 
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  Don Swain  Treasurer  Department of Homeland Security   Mr. Swain is assigned as Deputy Executive Secretary at the Department of Homeland Security. As Deputy Executive Secretary, he is responsible for the daily operation and administration of the Executive Secretariat.  Read More →

Don Swain
Treasurer
Department of Homeland Security

Mr. Swain is assigned as Deputy Executive Secretary at the Department of Homeland Security. As Deputy Executive Secretary, he is responsible for the daily operation and administration of the Executive Secretariat.
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  Natalie Duncan  Secretary  Small Business Administration   Mrs. Duncan, a career member of the SES, is the Deputy National Ombudsman with the SBA. She works with Federal agencies on behalf of small businesses to resolve regulatory disputes in accordance with the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act.  Read More →

Natalie Duncan
Secretary
Small Business Administration

Mrs. Duncan, a career member of the SES, is the Deputy National Ombudsman with the SBA. She works with Federal agencies on behalf of small businesses to resolve regulatory disputes in accordance with the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act.
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  Mark Abramson   Leadership Inc.   Mr. Abramson is President of Leadership Inc., a company specializing in assisting leading corporations and non-profits in the development of thought leadership, including publications and events.  Read More →

Mark Abramson
Leadership Inc.

Mr. Abramson is President of Leadership Inc., a company specializing in assisting leading corporations and non-profits in the development of thought leadership, including publications and events.
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  Tim Dirks   Department of Energy (Retired)   Mr. Dirks retired from Federal service in 2002 after over 32 years of service, the last ten of which were as the Director of Human Resources Management at the Department of Energy. Mr. Dirks also served as interim President of SEA in 2015.  Read More →

Tim Dirks
Department of Energy (Retired)

Mr. Dirks retired from Federal service in 2002 after over 32 years of service, the last ten of which were as the Director of Human Resources Management at the Department of Energy. Mr. Dirks also served as interim President of SEA in 2015.
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  David Dye   Deloitte   Mr. Dye is a director with Deloitte Consulting LLP in the Federal practice. His areas of experience span the human capital lifecycle for attracting, developing, and retaining talent. David is the lead executive sponsor for Deloitte human capital eminence initiatives.  Read More →

David Dye
Deloitte

Mr. Dye is a director with Deloitte Consulting LLP in the Federal practice. His areas of experience span the human capital lifecycle for attracting, developing, and retaining talent. David is the lead executive sponsor for Deloitte human capital eminence initiatives.
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  Jenny Mattingley   Performance Improvement Council   Ms. Mattingley currently serves as the Executive Director for the Performance Improvement Council. Prior to joining the PIC, she was the Director of the White House Leadership Development Program, overseeing all aspects of development, strategy, and day to day operations.   Read More →

Jenny Mattingley
Performance Improvement Council

Ms. Mattingley currently serves as the Executive Director for the Performance Improvement Council. Prior to joining the PIC, she was the Director of the White House Leadership Development Program, overseeing all aspects of development, strategy, and day to day operations. 
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  Diane Randon   U.S. Army   Ms. Randon was selected for the Senior Executive Service in June 2007. She has served as the Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management since October 2012.  Read More →

Diane Randon
U.S. Army

Ms. Randon was selected for the Senior Executive Service in June 2007. She has served as the Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management since October 2012.
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  Tom Ross   Volcker Alliance   Mr. Ross was appointed President of the Volcker Alliance in May 2016 and began his tenure in July. He remains President Emeritus of the 17-campus University of North Carolina having served as President from 2011-2016.  Read More →

Tom Ross
Volcker Alliance

Mr. Ross was appointed President of the Volcker Alliance in May 2016 and began his tenure in July. He remains President Emeritus of the 17-campus University of North Carolina having served as President from 2011-2016.
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  Karl Schneider   U.S. Army   Mr. Schneider was designated as the senior official to perform the duties of the Under Secretary of the United States Army, effective January 20, 2017. As such, he serves as the Secretary of the Army's senior civilian assistant and principal adviser on matters related to the management and operation of the Army.  Read More →

Karl Schneider
U.S. Army

Mr. Schneider was designated as the senior official to perform the duties of the Under Secretary of the United States Army, effective January 20, 2017. As such, he serves as the Secretary of the Army's senior civilian assistant and principal adviser on matters related to the management and operation of the Army.
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  Bob Tobias   American University   Mr. Tobias teaches courses in public sector leadership in the Key Executive Leadership Programs. He also teaches facilitation and team development, conflict management and alternative dispute resolution, and managing labor management relations.   Read More →

Bob Tobias
American University

Mr. Tobias teaches courses in public sector leadership in the Key Executive Leadership Programs. He also teaches facilitation and team development, conflict management and alternative dispute resolution, and managing labor management relations. 
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  George Triebsch   Department of Labor   Mr. Triebsch has over thirty years experience managing multi-million dollar projects, programs and facilities in both the public and private sectors. Mr. Triebsch joined the Veterans’ Employment and Training Service as the Deputy Director for Field Operations in February 2016.  Read More →

George Triebsch
Department of Labor

Mr. Triebsch has over thirty years experience managing multi-million dollar projects, programs and facilities in both the public and private sectors. Mr. Triebsch joined the Veterans’ Employment and Training Service as the Deputy Director for Field Operations in February 2016.
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Note: U.S. Government officials serve on the Board in their capacity as private citizens.