Board of Directors
Stephanie Rogers, ENFJ, President: Stephanie started her consulting practice, PurposePoints, in 1996 to serve individuals seeking to reframe issues of identity in order to more effectively integrate identity, purpose, and potential into the many aspects of their daily lives. Stephanie also applies her expertise in support of exasperated parents and harried educators, and she has always maintained a special research interest in the Artisan (SP) temperament. Stephanie began her work in temperament and type over twenty years ago and has served as an associate with Temperament Research Institute and as faculty for the Type Resources MBTI Qualifying Program. In addition to her previous experience as APTi Board Member ’93-’95, Stephanie has served the type and temperament professional community in three APT chapters: Orange County, CA, Indiana Chapter, and now APT/RTP.
Linda Vaughn, INFJ, Past President: Linda is a native of North Carolina, educated at UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke University. Qualified in Myers-Briggs and certificates in Conflict-Dynamic Profile, Kirton Adaptive-Innovative Theory Inventory, Associate in Project Management, Project Management Professional, Professional Services Marketer, and Life Coach, she describes herself as a life-long learner. Her practice, Linda Vaughn Inc., focuses on people skills and project management training. I also provide management consulting services in marketing, business development, and business process analysis. An INFJ she extroverts for work but recharges her batteries with good books, long walks with her dog, and silent retreats. Her favorite books are Eckart Tolle’s A New Earth, Kathryn Sockett’s The Help, and Jim Collins Good to Great.
Walter R. Smith, D.Min., INFJ, VP for Programs and Communications. He is President of Lifeweb Resources, a teaching-learning company dedicated to helping people become more effective and caring at work and at home. He is a Past President of RTP/APT, a Master Practitioner in the MBTI®, a Temperament Certified™ Professional, and holds additional certifications in FIRO-B® and FIRO Element B™, and The Communication Wheel™. In 2005 he received the Excellence in Chapter Leadership Award from the Association for Psychological Type (APTi). He was a presenter at the 2009 and 2013 APT International Conference.
Carol Schroeder, VP of Membership
Jenny Soper, INFJ, Treasurer: Jenny has been using psychological type since 1990 and has held a number of different positions on the chapter board over the past 17 years. She works at Wake Technical Community College where she uses type to help students understand their learning styles, and the Association for Psychological Type (APTi) has recognized her for excellence in her work in education. She currently serves as secretary.
Karen Ridout, Secretary
Anthony Laffoley, ESFP, College Relations: He is a Program Director in Executive Development at the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School. In this role Anthony designs development programs for organizations to help their leaders learn and grow, frequently including a focus on improved self-awareness facilitated by the use of personality assessments. He is certified in the Human Patterns Personality Inventory®. Anthony is an avid golfer and serves as a lead coach in The First Tee program, helping young people learn life skills through the vehicle of golf.
Keith McCormick, At-Large Board Member:
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