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Elizabeth Buttrick - Manager, Professional Development

Elizabeth Buttrick is a leadership coach for women. Through her work at Sound Somatics, she supports emerging and established leaders reach their full potential, in a manner aligned with their authentic self. Elizabeth blends her background in somatic coaching, therapeutic bodywork, and business. This offers a holistic approach to leadership that’s grounded in the mind-body connection and the realities of the modern workplace, delivering results for the women she works with and their organizations.  

Sonja Engelsen - Manager, Chapter Meeting

Sonja is the Training Manager at Peterson Sullivan LLP, a public accounting and business advisory firm. She enjoys helping new employees acclimate to the firm and providing learning opportunities to all employees to keep technical skills sharp and facilitate personal growth. Her educational background includes a BA in German Studies from Lewis & Clark College and an Master's in Library & Information Science from the University of Washington. She's a major word nerd who loves to read, travel, and sew.

Manager, Conference (Open)

Azure Kraxberger-Unger- Manager, Interest Groups

Azure Kraxberger-Unger, PsyD., originally from Alaska, currently works as a Clinical Research Education Specialist at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Her educational background includes a BS in Psychology, MA in Organizational Psychology and Doctorate of Psychology (PsyD) in Organizational Consulting.

Her professional experience includes adult distance learning, ELearning development, recruitment, training coordination, Learning Management System (LMS) management, and program management. Other professional areas of interest include learning and development, onboarding, employee engagement, organizational development, corporate volunteering. She enjoys traveling, cooking, SCUBA diving and volunteering for various causes in the Seattle community. 

 Manager, Sponsorship (Open)


Samantha Thomson-Daly - Ambassador Manager 

Samantha Thomson-Daly is an Organization Development and Talent Development professional with the State of Washington. She loves being a part of growing talent in any organization, including ATDps! She has a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and a Master of Public Administration. When she is not being passionate about growing talent, you can find her rowing crew on Lake Washington.

Valentina Pribble - Evaluations Coordinator 

Bethany Kline - Data Analytics Coordinator

Bethany works for Rover.com as a Training Specialist. Her roles focuses on creating learning opportunities for Rover's customer experience team so that they can continue to deliver the best resolutions for customers. She began her career as an ESL teacher, teaching abroad in Russia and later here in Seattle. Her professional experience has focused on ESL, adult learning, curriculum development, training facilitation, and process improvement. Outside of work, she loves to hike with her dog and explore everything that the Pacific Northwest has to offer!

She's also a proud alumna of Penn State University - We Are!



ATD Puget Sound Chapter
P.O. Box 46368
Seattle, WA 98146


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