Susan Sussman is the Director of the American Coaching Association holds a masters degree in education from Temple University. A pioneer in the ADD coaching field, she is a Master Certified Coach and a Senior Disability Analyst and Diplomat. Author of an ADD coaches training workbook program, Sussman conducts seminars and workshops, writes and speaks about ADD coaching, maintains a full coaching roster, and consults with academic institutions and businesses.
Jodi Sleeper-Triplett is a Master Certified Coach. For over 10 years, she has been coaching kids, teens and adults and now provides training and mentoring for coaches, in addition to seminars and workshops nationwide. Jodi completed training with The Coaches Training Institute, Catalytic Coaching, The American Coaching Association and SUN Coaching. Her decision to help create the IAAC came from her awareness of the inequity in the training and skill sets of coaches in the AD/HD community. Jodi has a strong desire to create standards for AD/HD coaching for the benefit of both clients and coaches worldwide. Memberships include ADDA, CHADD and ICF.
Carol Gignoux is a coach, trainer and motivational expert with a 36 year background in educating and training people of all ages. She is a founding board member of the IAAC and holds the position of Press Secretary. Adept at coaching children through adults with AD/HD, she specializes in coaching adolescents and college students. Carol owns the Boston based coaching and consulting firm ADD Insights and delivers workshops, seminars, training and public speeches nationwide. She is the lead coach at the Needham, Massachusetts based Hallowell Center. Carol’s professional memberships include the Attention Deficit Disorder Association, International Coach Federation, and the National Speaker's Association.
Linda Sepe is a graduate of Syracuse University. After studying how teachers learn, she taught elementary and secondary school and trained teachers. Her interest in competency and excellence led to her work developing an alternative to the GED, the Adult External High School Diploma Program, at the Syracuse Research Corporation. She then moved toward a life long passion for food anthropology and cooking and developed a cooking school and catering business in Baltimore, Md. In 1995-96, Linda studied personal effectiveness coaching with the Coaches Training Institute and ADHD coaching with the American Coaching Association; coaching became her full time career and her passion. She manages her practice in Hopewell, NJ.