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The elected volunteer ICFNE Board of Directors ensures that the chapter goals are met by conducting annual strategic planning and monthly board meetings.  The Board is enthusiastic and steadfast about the health and stability of the chapter’s future. Additionally, it is in continuous pursuit the highest levels of professionalism. 

Interested in leadership?

Each year the current board sends an election announcement to current ICFNE members. You are encouraged to offer your leadership skills to our coaching community by participating in the election process for board membership. 

Want to get your feet wet first? 

Participating on a board committee as a volunteer is an excellent way to get a feel for the commitment, the community, and how you can contribute. Check out the board's committee needs: Be A Volunteer 

President/President Elect:
Vicki Staebler Tardino,

Vicki is an organizational psychologist, experienced executive leader, certified executive coach and organizational consultant, and designer of Executive Success, a collection of development solutions for executives and high potential leaders. She has deep experience designing and implementing systems and processes to identify and develop leadership talent and to improve the effectiveness of individuals and teams. Coaching leaders and teams to greater effectiveness has been a consistent thread in this work.

Her areas of expertise include organizational change, accelerating leader transition, executive and high potential leader development, experience-driven leadership development, executive presence, emotional intelligence and team learning.

Vicki’s approach draws on her leadership experience and training for a practical, systemic and evidence-based process for achieving sustainable results. She partners with her clients to help them achieve their unique goals, often in the context of organizational transformation. Her clients describe her as strategic, caring, insightful and having an ability to get to the heart of the matter.

Vicki earned a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Saint Louis University, a masters in Applied Psychology from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, and a graduate certificate in Executive & Professional Coaching from the University of Texas-Dallas. She is an ICF Professional Certified Coach (PCC) and a Board Certified Coach (BCC) with a specialty in Executive, Leadership and Business Coaching. She also holds senior level certifications in HR (SPHR and SHRM-SCP).

Past President:
Trishia Lichauco,

Trishia is a leadership development coach, speaker, and facilitator. Her coaching principle is based on her passion for understanding and celebrating your story to inspire your authentic leadership. Creating greater impact and enhancing influence through your own power and initiative are the cornerstones of her coaching foundation.

Using a flexible and collaborative process, she masterfully guides you through the experience of heightened self-awareness and clarity. She champions your willingness to become more intentional with your choices, which will bring about personal and professional potential. Passionate about diversity and inclusion, Trishia aims to call on your unique strengths and voice to get desired results. Your coaching engagement will offer measurable and action-oriented tools and strategies.

Trishia’s career evolved in Boston, Massachusetts. Previously, she was Chief of Staff to the President of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Assistant to the President at Wheaton College. In these roles, she led the central coordination of a diverse set of responsibilities in the Offices of the President and served as the primary liaison to the Boards of Trustees. Her expanded portfolio included providing sound advice to senior leadership and navigating through the complexities of competing priorities. She had extensive exposure to the C-suite, high-level administration and governance, executive recruitment and retention, diversity initiatives, and philanthropy. She has held management positions at WGBH Educational Foundation and Simmons College and serves on the Board of Directors of the CSJ Foundation in the Philippines.

Trishia is the 2017-2019 Immediate Past President of the International Coach Federation New England (ICFNE) for which she led a Board of Directors and a chapter of over 500 coaches. She received her coaching certification from the Institute of Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC). She is a certified practicioner of the MBTI Instruments Step I and II, LEA 360 Assessment, Hogan Assessments, and The Results System. A member of the International Coach Federation, she holds their Professional Certified Coach (PCC) designation. Fluent in English and Tagalog and conversant in Spanish and German, she conducts in-person and virtual sessions with clients in the US and abroad.

Board Secretary:
Susan Clancy,

Susan is an ICF-certified coach and business consultant who combines her senior management experience with human dynamics expertise. She works as a trusted advisor to business leaders, collaborating with them to create clarity, focus, and priorities for their work, their teams and their lives. Susan’s passion is helping managers, entrepreneurs, and executives in specialized disciplines like finance and technology.

Prior to becoming a coach, Susan enjoyed a 20+ year career in finance and strategy, including C-level roles in global for-profit and non-profit organizations. She played a leadership role at two early Internet pioneers (ZDNet and CNET Networks) and ran Finance and Impact Investing for a world leader in microfinance (Accion International.). Most recently, Susan served as CFO of a biotech venture, helping to build the company’s foundation for finance, HR and leadership culture.

Susan is a graduate of Cornell University and Harvard Business School. She received her coach training and certification at the Gestalt International Study Center in Wellfleet, MA. She also completed a certificate program in Positive Psychology taught by noted professor Tal Ben Shahar.

In addition to running her coaching practice, Susan serves as Board Secretary of the International Coaching Federation’s New England chapter. She also serves as Board Treasurer for the Gestalt International Study Center. When she’s not coaching leaders or analyzing financial statements, you can usually find Susan on the tennis court, hiking or listening to mindfulness teachings by Thich Nhat Hanh.

VP Education & Professional Development:
Gina Lincoln,

Gina is a seasoned, certified and ICF credentialed coach with 16 years of professional coaching and facilitation experience leveraging health and wellness to increase peak performance, combat burnout and build resilience. She’s been referred to as a "coaching 'triple threat,'" combining evidence-based wellness coaching with executive coaching modalities and one's strengths, talents, and experiences to develop life and leadership mastery. Gina excels at developing leadership competencies, co-creating powerful action plans, and holding individual clients and teams accountable for building the interpersonal and intrapersonal skills needed to get to the next level.  

Before starting her coaching career, Gina honed her leadership skills by managing a large team of analysts in a fast-paced, operations environment at Thomson & Thomson (now, Clarivate Analytics). She built experience in leadership, talent acquisition, retention, teaming, training and development and succession planning. She conducted needs assessments, managed performance, initiated a 360 process and co-designed and implemented a system-wide rewards and recognition program. In addition to starting her own coaching business, she’s held coaching and leadership roles for a couple of health coaching start-ups.  

Gina has coached executives and high potentials from Fortune 500 companies, across the globe, in various industries, such as SaaS, PaaS, social media, financial services, healthcare, high tech, mechanical engineering, equipment manufacturing, retail, among others. She is passionate about teaching coaching skills, developing coach-like leaders and building coaching cultures. She is experienced in designing and facilitating experiential, tailored curriculum and blended learning programs for leaders and coaches. She’s facilitated training for The Co-Active Training Institute on the principles of their leadership model and for their coach certification program. She is also employed as a mentor coach by certification students and has served as a mentor to students of the Co-Active Leadership Program.  

Gina is an executive coach and group process facilitator for Harvard Business School’s Executive Education Programs. She serves on the board of directors of the International Coach Federation, New England, as VP of Education and Professional Development. She holds a BA in English with a minor in Communications from Westfield State College, and she has completed extensive professional development programs in coaching and leadership, most recently BEabove Leadership’s innovative Neuroscience, Consciousness and Transformational Coaching Program for advanced coaches. Gina is certified to deliver assessments like The Leadership Circle 360 Profile and Leadership Culture Survey. 

Gina lives south of Boston with her black-lab mix, Ebony. She enjoys hiking, yoga, cycling, poetry, plogging, dancing, reading, art, hot-black-dark-roast-coffee, meaningful conversation, meditation, spending quality time with family and friends, learning new things, thinking big,

VP Marketing:
Barti Bourgault,

Barti is a life coach specializing in facilitating self-leadership in her clients. She believes that by cultivating awareness of what is actually holding us back from making the changes we desire we can begin to heal and live our full potential. Clients come to Barti seeking change related to health, career, relationships, and unwanted patterns of behavior. Her work in inspired by the Internal Family Systems model and mindfulness meditation practices. Her philosophy is through increased self- and social-awareness we can move beyond what currently appears to be possible. Her business, Move Beyond the Edge, LLC is located in Portland Maine.

Since leaving her marketing career, Barti earned her Masters Degree in Consciousness Studies from The Graduate Institute, and acquired the following professional credentials: ICF Professional Life Coach, Mindfulness Meditation Teacher, and 500 RYT Yoga Instructor.

Barti also volunteers within the Portland Public School System and the Long Creek Youth Development Center offering mindfulness classes to middle and high school students. She also sits on the Executive Council for The Maine Coaches Connection, a Satellite of ICFNE.

Barti grew up in Maine and earned as BS in Business Administration from Boston College. She had a 30-year marketing career building brands such as Cole-Haan, Tommy Hilfiger, Sperry Top-Sider, J Jill and Levi’s. She has lived and worked in Boston, New York, Colorado, and Maine.   

VP Membership:
Alyson McEvoy,

Alyson McEvoy is an Executive Performance Leadership Coach and Founder of Measure What Matters® LLC. She brings 18 years of global senior management experience, successfully leading product merchandising and sales distribution teams of 20+ to consistently exceed annual plans in the sports marketing, consumer goods, luxury apparel and footwear industries. Alyson is fluent in French, Portuguese, and English.

Alyson partners with leaders committed to delivering their highest potential, seeking to lead their talent to produce at exciting levels. She guides clients through vision, mission and values clarification to establish robust strategic goals and key results. Creating keystone habits in resource management, communication, leadership development and harnessing your energy with laser-focus on your “Yes”. Her specialty is the heart and science of goal achievement through measuring what matters most. Her coaching presence instills confidence, trust and humor injecting energy to hurdle your current challenge and focus on strategic execution.

Alyson led her corporate teams to successfully exceed annual profit & GM results at each management position she held at Donna Karan DKNY, PUMA, NA, Koch Tavares, and yielded at her adult teaching role at On Track Coaching and Consulting and undergraduate role Director of the Business Management Team Coaching Program at Suffolk University. Measure What Matters® LLC has the privilege to serve leaders at all levels in Fortune 50 organizations and leaders in manufacturing, navigation defense systems, telecommunications, management consulting, design, education and government.

Gregory McHugh,

After nearly 20 years of large organization consulting and leadership positions in the federal government, Gregory McHugh is in private practice providing management consulting, training & development services, and leadership coaching to clients nationwide.

Gregory brings a whole life perspective to his coaching, while focusing on his client’s business effectiveness and individual performance. Gregory’s clients appreciate his expertise and professionalism, as well as his wide-ranging background, which helps generate new perspectives for creating change, taking action, and leading in today’s complex world.

Gregory joined the MCC in 2018 and is currently working to develop targeted training and leadership programs aimed at small and medium-sized businesses as well as providing assessment and coaching services to leaders at all levels. He continues to be involved in government and is providing management consulting services to two State of Maine government agencies and training and facilitation services to DoD to help National Guard and Reserve members as they transition between their military and civilian roles.

Gregory was on the leadership team at the US Office of Personnel Management (OPM) that developed the Federal Coaching Network and won the 2014 HCMG Award for Best Leadership Development Program in the Public Sector. Earlier, Gregory developed and led the first coaching program at the International Trade Administration that won a US Department of Commerce Bronze Medal as well as an ICF Prism Award for excellence and achievement in coaching.

Gregory is certified by the International Coach Federation (ICF). He completed his coach training at the Coaches Training Institute (CTI), and holds certifications from the Centers for Applied Cognitive Studies (CentACS) and Creative Leadership (CCL). Gregory has a Master’s degree in Business Administration and is a graduate of the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS), where he started his leadership journey in the wild and wooly Rocky Mountain wilderness.

VP Sponsorship:
Tony Martignetti,

Tony is a leadership coach with a specialty in working with leaders and their teams to navigate through change and unlock their true potential. Tony supports leaders in gaining clarity so they can make better decisions, improve their leadership skills, and ultimately increase their impact.

Tony is known for supporting leaders in finding clarity so that they are energized, unstoppable, and lead with a strong presence. When leaders unlock their potential and lead from a place of inspired purpose, their positive impact and powerful leadership are amplified.

Before sharing his experience as a coach, Tony was a finance and strategy professional with experience working with some of the world’s leading life sciences companies. Along his journey, he also managed small businesses and ran a financial consulting company.

Throughout his career, he has gained lessons not only as a leader but also working with high-performing leaders across multiple organizations. It is his passion for helping people that fuels his inspiration at Inspired Purpose Coaching. 

VP Logistics:
Beth Masterman,

Beth Masterman is the founder of Masterman Executive Coaching, Inc., a professional coaching company specializing in leadership and team development. Beth’s clients: deepen their self-awareness, let go of self-sabotaging or unhelpful habits, improve effectiveness, discover underutilized strengths, deepen their listening skills, and strengthen their leadership. Beth’s clients increase their level of enjoyment and confidence at work.

Beth’s background and professional experiences in law, psychology, and government relations inform her executive coaching practice. She brings a broad perspective and deep understanding of leadership challenges, individual differences, and group dynamics to every engagement.

Catherine Hayes,

Catherine is a leadership coach working with leaders, individually and within organizations, to uncover the truth of who they are so they can live and lead authentically and from their highest potential. Uniquely blending her extensive leadership training and experience along with leadership coaching and group facilitation, she offers insights and opportunities beyond typical corporate assessment tools.

She has a keen ability to interpret and translate intricate personality type processes into simple and practical applications that empower individuals and their teams. She is a compassionate partner to leaders guiding them to ignite personal and organizational transformation that optimizes team collaboration, cohesiveness, and productivity in the workplace.

Catherine is an ICF Professional Certified Coach, PCC, a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC); an Enneagram facilitator; certified Executive coach with the Leadership Circle Profile ™ and the Collective Leadership ™; Hogan Assessment Certified coach; an Authorized and Certified Riso-Hudson Enneagram Teacher and International Enneagram Association (IEA) Certified Professional and Accredited Teacher; best-selling author and a speaker.

She holds a DMD degree, magna cum laude, from Tufts University and Masters and Doctoral degrees in Epidemiology from Harvard University where she also completed a Dental Public Health residency and a General Practice Residency. She maintains faculty appointments at Boston University and Harvard University.

Jan McCafferty,

Jan is the co-founder and managing director for Tandem Solutions, an innovative organization that has been recognized by HR Tech Outlook Magazine as one of the top 10 change solutions providers for 2019.

Jan collaborates with leaders to transform their organizational cultures to reflect their espoused strategy and values, supporting them to become role models and operationalize the values into work practices & behaviors. She uses a holistic approach, supporting her clients with consulting, individual and team leadership coaching, and learning programs to strengthen the leader’s capabilities and organizational systems to make pragmatic and lasting change.

Jan is the former Director for HealthCare Services at Linkage, Inc. and a seasoned veteran of Andersen Consulting (now Accenture). At Andersen Consulting, she developed a change methodology that was adopted as the standard for the Global Healthcare Team. As the Healthcare Practice leader at Linkage she launched and grew the practice nationally, focusing on developing and integrating leadership competency models in an organization’s culture to acquire, develop and retain best talent.

Jan is past president of the Board of Directors for the VNA of Middlesex East where, under her leadership, they built a residential Hospice House. She has been certified as an ACC, Emotional Intelligence Certified Practitioner, and is certified in several leadership instruments. Jan received her BS in Nursing from Georgetown University and MBA from University of Hartford.