Thought Leadership Team (TLT)

Be a part of the team

The purpose of the Thought Leadership Team (TLT) is to gather proven leaders in the practice of change management who are passionate about building the change capability in their organizations, and want to create a community of practice in which to learn, share, and innovate. 

The TLT deep dives on rotating topics and is accountable for sharing back with the broader ACMP PNW community through chapter learning events and communication.

Criteria for TLT Membership:

  • Nomination by TLT member in good standing
  • ACMP Member in good standing
  • Recognized CMO/COE Leader or CM Program Leader
  • No more than 2 individuals per organization attending meetings; option to rotate larger #
  • All PNW Chapter Board Members are automatically included
  • Total group size between 30-45 active members
  • Total group make-up to not exceed 40% consultants
  • Allowances made for Members in good standing who have retired

Meeting Cadence:

  • There will be a minimum of three half-day sessions each year. These are intended to be face-to-face, at a time and location determined by the TLT Planning Team.
  • TLT team members who miss three consecutive meetings will be asked to review their commitment to serving as a TLT member

Required Time Commitment:

  • The average time commitment per TLT member is fifteen to forty hours per year depending on your level of volunteer activity.

Required Organizational Support:

  • We believe it is imperative the organization you work for support your efforts given the time commitment required
  • We highly suggest speaking with your direct manager for approval and perhaps incorporating it into your yearly performance management goals
  • We have also found the more you include the senior leaders of your organization, the better the experience is for you as well as for the organization you represent

Interested in learning more?

If you are interested in learning more about the TLT, becoming a member, hosting a meeting, or just asking a question, please contact our TLT Director, Marchelle Watson, at

As always, we’d love to hear from you!

TLT Member Statistics as of April 2017

32 Total TLT Members

  • 50% SEA; 50% PDX
  • 66% Industry to 34% Consulting
  • Averaging 16-20 | Meeting

Companies Participating

Across Multiple Industries

  • Global Retailers
  • Insurance
  • Utilities
  • Financial Services
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Non-Profit
  • Consulting
  • High Tech
  • Travel
  • Talent Management
  • Staffing Services