Board of Directors

Dr. Tamara Rosier – President

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Dr. Tamara Rosier has been a college administrator, a professor, a leadership consultant, a high school teacher, a national public speaker, and an ADHD coach. She received her Ph.D. in Teaching, Learning and Leadership. While in higher education, she taught courses in educational psychology, worked with other professor’s to develop their teaching, and researched topics in the areas of metacognition, cognitive dissonance, social intelligence. As founder of the ADHD Center of West Michigan, she leads a team that works with individuals as they enhance interpersonal effectiveness, increase social intelligence, capitalize strengths, and bridge performance gaps.

She applies her experience in higher education and coaching to her position the ACO board.  As president, she has three main goals: 1. To support business and professional growth of ACO; 2. To create greater awareness of ADHD coaching professional in the public arena; 3. To continue to support high professionalism of ADHD Coaches.

“I want ADHD coaches to love this organization — to feel like they belong to this community, to get meaningful business and professional support, to share their wisdom with one another, and to enjoy the camaraderie.” – Tamara Rosier, PhD

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 Joyce Kubik – Secretary & Immediate Past President


Joyce Kubik, B.A., CMC, ADHD Coach, earned her degrees in Psychology and Communications from Cleveland State University. She trained as an ADHD Coach through the American Coaching Association, and earned her Certified Masteries Coach certification from the International Association of Coaches. She designed the award-winning and first ADHD Coach study published in the Journal of Attention Disorders in March, 2010. She is the author of Unraveling ADHD (April 2013) and Plan For Success, a planning journal for students and adults. Prior to becoming an ADHD Coach, Joyce worked as a trainer in corporate offices and taught students with ADHD at a local community college.

For 20 years she served on many state and district boards in Ohio for an international women’s organization. She brings her organization and time management skills, as well as program development ideas to the ACO. She has been a member of the ACO since 2008 and has served on the board as secretary, ADHD Awareness committee, program chair, 2013 conference chair and President from 2013-2017.

As Past President, I will serve as the historian and assist our President in moving forward the ACO and it’s profession. I want to positively impact ACO in ways that bring more recognition and credibility to all our members. – Joyce Kubik

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Christine Kotik – Treasurer

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Through her work with children, parents, college students, and adults, Christine Kotik is a passionate advocate for individuals with ADHD. As the mother of four complex children, an adult woman living with ADHD, a former educator at a school for children who learn differently, and now an ADHD coach, she is continually immersed in an ADHD world which allows her to deeply identify with her clients’ experience!

She has dedicated herself to broadening the reach of ADHD education and advocacy through participation as the coordinator of Columbus, Ohio’s CHADD chapter and a licensed facilitator for CHADD’s Parent to Parent program.  Christine is completing her ICF accreditation, receiving her coach training certifications from Coach Training Alliance and JST Coaching & Training.   In her “first” previous life, Christine graduated from Case Western Reserve University with a B.S. in accounting.  She brings to the position of Treasurer, expertise in accounting and business practices gained in public accounting and as a corporate controller.

“My goal as treasurer is to ensure that that sound financial policies are being followed and that all ACO financial records are up to date and in compliance with all necessary statutes.”  – Christine Kotik 

 Roxanne Fouche – Research Chair

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Roxanne specializes in strengths-based coaching of bright students and adults with ADHD, weaknesses in executive functioning, and/or learning differences. She also provides consulting for students, families, and schools/universities. She has graduate training in special education and holds both a professional Certificate in Educational Therapy and a Certificate in Positive Psychology.

She is a coauthor of the ADHD Awareness Book Project series, and a frequent speaker at local and national events. She serves as the San Diego County Coordinator of CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) and is the immediate past president of the San Diego affiliate of the Learning Disabilities Association (LDA).

As a founding member of the San Diego-based coaching and consulting company, Focus For Effectiveness, LLC, Roxanne provides ADHD coaching in person, over the phone or via Skype. Roxanne has both personal and professional understanding of ADHD’s advantages and challenges, and is passionate about helping students and adults discover their potential and flourish with ADHD.

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 Evan Kirstein – Membership Chair

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Born in Cincinnati and Educated at The Ohio State University, I have immersed myself into a passionate career of leadership and education. After receiving degrees in psychology, education and earning a teaching credential, I decided that if I was going to teach others, I was also going to learn! So I spent 11 years in San Diego pursuing personal interest such as photography and surfing while developing skills as a special educator and an entrepreneur.

After graduating from the Mentorcoach program, I earned my Professional Coaching Certificate as well as my CACP, Certified ADHD Coach Practitioner by the PAAC.. My strong passion for ADHD and coaching come through when public speaking, and through my connection with my clients. Currently, I live in New York City where I keep stimulated by friends, my wife and my desire to grow.

“I am both excited and honored to be the ACO Membership Chair. It is of great importance for the members of this community to have representation and to understand their perspective and professional goals. I intend to grow our resources, strengthen our community and provide opportunities for development.” – Evan Kirstein

 Jill Linkoff – Volunteer Chair

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Jill Linkoff is a respected Professional Certified Coach, and Parent Coach/Teacher Trainer, specializing in working with professionals, entrepreneurs, college students, and parents with ADHD and executive dysfunction. Extensive and ongoing educational training cultivates Jill's expertise as an ADHD/Executive Function Coach. She integrates current research to explain the complexities of ADHD and executive function challenges in simple language clients will understand.

Jill combines the International Coach Federation core competencies with 23-years of account management experience with Kimberly-Clark Corporation, creating a professional, supportive, non-judgmental coaching environment. Whether coaching one-on-one with a client or teaching a parenting class, each session is strategically designed to excel clients towards successful and sustainable results.

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 Robin Nordmeyer – Marketing and PR Chair

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Robin Nordmeyer has over twenty years of experience helping herself and others with the challenges of ADHD. Robin is passionate about personal and professional development.  She loves working with adults, parents and children. Her goal is to help them focus on their strengths and what is right in their life, to understand their own AD/HD, and learn their own unique ways for managing what gets in their way of moving forward to experience more joy, success and a greater quality of life. She has worked with others around their careers, their education, their sense of self, and their family life. She loves working with coaches and has co-developed an annual business intensive program to help other coaches launch and build a sustaining practice.

Robin completed her Life Coach Training through Adler Graduate School and ADHD Coach Training courses through Mentor Coach, JST Coaching and Coach Approach for Organizers. She has conducted numerous trainings as a Certified Parent to Parent Trainer for CHADD since 2008. She is in her fourth year of actively coaching, and currently pursuing her ICF and PAAC credentials. Robin has served as Programs Chair for two consecutive terms with her ICF Minnesota Chapter, and, with Katherine Jahnke, she Co-Chaired the 2014 ACO Conference. She served as Special Events Chair for two consecutive years for the ICF Midwest Regional Conference.

“As Programs Chair for ACO, Robin’s goal is to draw on her past experience to implement new opportunities for ACO members to receive ongoing training, continuing education and support for both new and experienced coaches.” – Robin Nordmeyer

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 David Rickabaugh - Website & Technology Chair

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David Rickabaugh, MScCoachPsych, is an executive coach and founder of Leading with ADHD (, a coaching practice dedicated to helping adult leaders and professionals with ADHD identify and leverage their unique superpowers – and manage their challenges – so that they can achieve the personal satisfaction and professional success they desire. David is experienced leader with 30 years of business experience, and he was diagnosed with ADHD himself in his 50s. He leverages his education in coaching psychology to work with clients using a positive, strengths-based and evidence-based approach. David holds an MSc in Coaching Psychology from the University of Sydney.

"As Website and Technology chair, my goal is to continue to develop and maintain a website and other technology to support the ACO Vision, Mission, and Values and to meet the needs of our membership and those members of the public searching for an ADHD coach."  - David Rickabaugh

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Kristine Shiverick – Programs Chair

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Kristine Shiverick, M.Ed., ACG, CACP, received her undergraduate degree in Special Education from Simmons College and her M.Ed., from George Mason University.  Kristine believes that every person has the ability to succeed and achieve the life they want to live.  She is passionate about helping her clients understand their uniquely wired brains and focus on the areas of their lives where they would like to make changes. Kristine helps her clients to see possibilities more clearly, as they learn to create their own recipe for success. Kristine coaches students, parents and adults using a strengths based approach.

Kristine received her Basic, Advanced, and Family ADHD Coach Training through the ADD Coach Academy.  She has received her Certified ADHD Coach Practitioner (CACP) certification through the Professional Association of ADHD Coaches.

 “My goal as Programs Chair is to provide on-going learning opportunities and continue to develop a learning community for ACO members to grow both personally and professionally. It is my hope that the programs that ACO offers will help support all of our members, regardless of coaching experience. It is my belief that together we are stronger.” – Kristine Shiverick

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Adela Baker – Communications Chair

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Adela Baker, PCAC, founded Mind Coach NOLA in 2016. Based in New Orleans, but working with clients around the world, she is a full-time ADHD coach, full-time mom, and full-time adventurer. She coaches location independent professionals and entrepreneurs, expats, and global minds. Adela provides coaching both in dynamic group settings and in one on one sessions. Her mission is to empower people affected by ADHD to become more independent, confident, and resilient. Her vision is a world where everyone can focus on their dreams.

Adela is a popular speaker and workshop facilitator in Louisiana organizations and schools, and recognized nationwide for her contributions to the coaching community. She graduated from Tufts University with dual degrees in French and Spanish, lived abroad for ten years, and is fluent in five languages. She brings decades of experience in international corporate training and higher education to the realm of ADHD coaching. Due to her years of working with turbo thinkers around the world, she understands what they need to succeed professionally, while maintaining balance and defining their own happiness. In addition to ACO, she is an active volunteer for PAAC, CHADD and ADDA. 

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