Engage with one another, develop knowledge and skills, share expertise, and contribute to our community.

Membership Benefits


Our events feature recognized leaders in the OD field,and have included  Edie Seashore, Bob Marshak, Geoff Bellman, and Rick Maurer, among many others. Event topics span interests of new, mid-experience and senior level practitioners; and are organized in a variety of formats.


CBODN encourages the growth of communities of practice learning groups about organization development practice and theory. At least seven groups (CoPs) meet each month or quarterly throughout the Washington, Baltimore and Northern Virginia areas.


The Directory of Consultants provides our internal members and business partners with a targeted pool of potential consultants. The Member Directory allows members to access the most current information to connect with other members in our database.


The full day program of keynote presentations and concurrent sessions includes emerging trends, nationally recognized OD speakers, as well as peer-reviewed presentations and networking time. Members attend at a discounted rate.


CBODN works to provide members with access to career resources, such as peer mentoring and coaching. Our newsletter keeps readers informed of events, SIG meetings, and other activities of the Network, as well as additional programs of interest.


Consider contributing by serving on the annual conference committee, coordinating CoP activities or career resource services, developing programs, expanding marketing/public relation activities, or contributing an article for our website or newsletter.


The Chesapeake Bay area abounds with many professional associations that have similar and complementary interests to the practice of Organization Development. We actively reach out to these groups to “walk our talk” of valuing collaboration and sharing.


CBODN provides our members access to the best OD jobs in the Mid-Atlantic area and beyond. Search our job listings and find the job that is right for you. We are always adding new positions , so check back often to find your next career opportunity.


CBODN's office, with active guidance from Board Leaders, quickly answer questions, develop strategic service, and aid in supporting ongoing member involvement.


New and renewing members are encouraged to participate in CBODN’s members-only LinkedIn  Discussion Group, as well as our new online community forum - coming soon!


We are constantly working to develop our capabilities and add new member benefits. Got a question, idea, or a sense that something is missing? Contact any member of the Leadership Team today

Join CBODN Now!

Your membership includes access to online and in-person educational programs, exclusive job listings, the CBODN LinkedIn Discussion Group, Consultant's Directory listing, volunteer opportunities, and networking opportunities to connect with local OD professionals.

Who We Are

Chesapeake Bay Organization Development Network (CBODN) is the premier DC Metro area network for organization development (OD) practitioners. Founded in Chesapeake Bay, Maryland, our name pays homage to those elders who made vital contributions to the field of OD.


Connect with CBODN

  • 1325 G Street NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005
  • (202) 630-6663
  • admin@cbodn.org
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