Board of Directors
CMDE is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. The Board meets 10 times a year to set policy, review financial and programmatic matters, and ensure that CMDE is fulfilling its mission to the community. Board members advocate for CMDE, and help support the organization through donations of their own “talent, time, and treasure”. Current members have a wide range of skills and experience in areas such as corporate management, law, the arts, education, disability issues, the public sector, and other fields. If you would like to be considered as a candidate to serve CMDE in a leadership role, please contact the office and ask to be put in touch with a current Board Member.
Audrey Goodman, President – Audrey Goodman is the Principal in Audrey Goodman Consulting, a leadership development consulting practice, specializing in Executive Coaching, Talent Management, and Leadership Development. Before establishing a consulting practice, Audrey spent 22 years as VP, Organization Development at Medco where she was responsible for enterprise-wide leadership development, talent management, performance management, executive and high potential development, executive coaching, employee surveys, and organizational and cultural change initiatives. She designed and developed the leadership development framework to support the rollout of new talent management and succession planning process for her organization. In support of talent management initiatives, she built a core curriculum, using a blended and multi-phase approach to support ongoing development. Audrey was a driving force for Medco’s key diversity and women’s development programs and networks, including coaching, mentoring, and leadership opportunities.
Audrey was a member of The Conference Board’s Council on Learning, Development and Organizational Performance and is currently the board president of The Center for Modern Dance Education. She is currently a Mentor for Women Unlimited, a professional development organization for high potential female executives. She is a graduate of Binghamton University and holds Master degrees from Brown University and Teacher’s College, Columbia University.
In addition to her role as CMDE Board president, Audrey has been a long-time Modern dance student and has participated in numerous performance projects at CMDE.
Barry Rochester, Treasurer
Sharon Silow-Carroll, Secretary
Ruth Bauer Neustadter