Episode 25 Talent development in Freemasonry
Greg, Darin, and Bill are joined by two special guests, Robert Johnson and Lisa Goodpaster to discuss Darin’s recent article on the Midnight Freemason’s blog
Right Worshipful Robert Johnson is the Managing Editor of the Midnight Freemasons blog. He is a Freemason out of the 1st N.E. District of Illinois. He currently serves as the Secretary of Waukegan Lodge No. 78 where he is a Past Master. He is also a Past District Deputy Grand Master for the 1st N.E. District of Illinois. Brother Johnson currently produces and hosts weekly Podcasts (internet radio programs) Whence came you? & Masonic Radio Theatre which focuses on topics relating to Freemasonry. He is also a co-host of The Masonic Roundtable, a Masonic talk show.
Robert is a husband and father of four, works full time in the executive medical industry and is also an avid home brewer. He is the co-author of “It’s Business Time”,https://www.amazon.com/Its-Business-Time-Corporate-Freemasonry/dp/1980830126, a book on adapting corporate strategies for the Craft and is currently working on a book of Masonic essays and one on Occult Anatomy to be released soon. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Lisa Goodpaster is the Associate Director of Project Management with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s nascent Carle Illinois College of Medicine. Lisa’s talent development experience spans training and development, management, coaching, consulting, and project and program management over the last 22 years. She has been in and around the healthcare sector for almost 30 years.
Lisa has also been certified and trained with the Red Cross, American Heart Association, and the Bayer Institute. She has presented and been an adviser to her organization’s leadership development institute and currently serves as a mentor at the Illinois Leadership Center. Lisa earned a bachelor’s degree in community health education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and earned master’s degrees from the University of St. Francis in Health Services Administration and Training and Development. She has also completed doctorate level courses in organizational development and behavior. Lisa has been a member of Association for Talent Development (ATD), formerly ASTD, for over 15 years. She served on the board for the Heart of Central Illinois Chapter and as President in 2016. She also served nationally as a member of the Chapter Recognition Committee from 2016-2017 and as Chair in 2018. She has been a National Advisor for Chapters since 2018. Beginning January 2021, she will serve as Chair for the National Advisor for Chapters and serve on the ATD Board of Directors for a two-year term.