MVHRA

The goal of the Miami Valley Human Resource Association (MVHRA) is to build and maintain at the highest level the best possible human relations in industry and commerce.

President LaTonia McCane, SHRM-CP, PHR, GBA

MVHRA will be recognized as the region's leading resource to advance the value of the HR profession as a strategic business partner.

Dayton, Ohio

The City of Dayton is investing in the future while providing high-quality services to residents, neighborhoods and businesses.

MVHRA Membership Information for 2017


The value and prestige of belonging to the professional association of Miami Valley Human Resource Members is second to none. The quality networking and professional development that comes with membership lends credence to your professional prowess.

We know there are a lot of organizations vying for your time, expertise and support.

Click Here to Join/Renew  http://www.mvhra.org/MVHRA_MEMBERSHIP_2016.cfm

MVHRA members enjoy a number of benefits including:

  • Reduced rates for monthly membership meetings with guest speakers and professional workshops
  • Monthly newsletters
  • Monthly legislative updates
  • Earn HRCI credits, including strategic credits, towards your SPHR/PHR and SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP re-certifications
  • Free job postings & resume posting on MVHRA website
  • Membership directory and numerous networking opportunities
  • Free outplacement service for members in transition

We hope you consider joining MVHRA!

Please see our website www.MVHRA.org for additional information about benefits of being a member.

February 2017 Professional Development Workshop

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 from 07:45 AM to 11:15 AM

Legal Issues in HR under the New Administration

Speaker: Jeffrey A,. Mullins, Esq., Partner and Jessica Lordi, Esq.; Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

  • x7:45 AM - 8:00 AM: Registration & Continental Breakfast
  • 8:00 AM - 11:15 AM: Professional Development Workshop

Credits: This program has been submitted for recertification credits by the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) and SHRM Professional Development Credit (PDC).

  
 
 

Session Description and Speaker Bio

Speaker: Jeffrey A,. Mullins, Esq., Partner and Jessica Lordi, Esq.; Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

Topic: Legal Issues in HR under the New Administration

Session Description:
This program will cover the following critical issues: What will change and what will stay the same with the legal issues in HR under the new administration.

Learning Objectives:
1. Learn about key changes in the laws that affect your workforce.
2. Consider changes to your current procedures in light of new rules with respect to wages, hours, employee benefits, leave, the Affordable Care Act, medical marijuana, discrimination and more.
3. Discover best practices going forward about how to avoid unnecessary legal pitfalls.

Speaker Bios:
JEFFREY A. MULLINS
Partner-in-Charge of the Dayton office of Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP. He received his undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Dayton and his law degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Dayton School of Law. Jeff practices in the areas of health care and labor and employment law. Jeff has spent more than 20 years building a successful practice in the Labor and Employment law area. Jeff concentrates his practice representing public and private sector employers in labor, construction and employment disputes, including Ohio and federal prevailing wage claims, union representation and unfair labor practice claims, labor arbitration, employment discrimination, wage and hour and employee leave of absence matters. He brings a wealth of experience to the counsel he provides his clients. Jeff is a leading authority on labor and employment issues as well as health care law, including the Affordable Care Act.

Jeff is a member of the Dayton and Ohio Bar Associations, American Health Lawyers Association, Associated Builders and Contractors and the Society for Human Resource Management. He serves on the boards of the Kettering Medical Center Foundation, Downtown Dayton Partnership, Better Business Bureau- Miami Valley and the American Heart Association- Great Rivers Affiliate. Jeff is a member of the University of Dayton School of Law Advisory Council, serves as treasurer for the Voluntary Protection Program Association for Construction, and is a trustee for the Ohio Valley Construction Education Foundation.

JESSICA A. LORDI

An attorney in Taft’s Labor and Employment and Litigation groups. She counsels clients on day-to-day employment matters such as employee hiring and termination, discipline, employment and separation agreements, employee handbooks, harassment, discrimination, workplace investigations, recordkeeping, wage and hour compliance, and issues arising under the ACA, ADA, FMLA, FLSA, OSHA, and workers’ compensation. Jessica also assists employers in navigating Ohio’s prevailing wage and matters arising out of the NLRA including collective bargaining, unfair labor practice charges, and training management in union avoidance.

Jessica received her undergraduate degree from Boston University, her law degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law, and her LL.M. in Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution from The George Washington University Law School.

Jessica serves as Chair of the Government Affairs Committee on the Miami Valley Human Resource Association Board. She also works as an Instructional Assistant for George Washington University’s Paralegal Master’s Degree Program.


Sinclair Community College
Building 12, Ponitz Conference Center
444 West Third St.
Dayton, Ohio 45402

Note:
All registrations are to be made online, even if you will be paying at the door. Members and guests must register online and then can pay online or can still pay at-the-door. To pay at the door, ENTER and APPLY the MVHRA Promo Code: MVHRAPAYATDOOR at checkout when registering online.
Session handouts will be distributed to the email address used when registering within 24-48 hours after the session.

Remember:
• Reservations must be received by 12:00 noon on the Friday before the event and if not, you will be charged an additional $20.00 for your workshop ticket.
• Cancellations must be received by 12:00 noon on the Friday before the event in order not to be billed.
• Contact Jennifer Walling - Jennifer.Walling@mma-mw.com - regarding cancellations. All cancelled registrations are confirmed.

February 2017 Luncheon

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 from 11:15 AM to 01:00 PM

Cyber Security – your Employees & Outside Crime

Speaker: Travis G. Greenwood, CEO; The Greentree Group

  • 11:15 AM - 11:30 AM: Registration & Networking
  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM: Announcements & Lunch
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Speaker

This program has been submitted for recertification credit by the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) and SHRM Professional Development Credit (PDC).

  
 
 

Session Description and Speaker Bio


Speaker: Travis G. Greenwood, CEO; The Greentree Group

Topic: Cyber Security – your Employees & Outside Crime


Learning Objectives:

1. Awareness of today's cyber security - hot it affects companies and employees
2. What companies and employees should be and not be doing to protect company information
3. Steps organizations can take to improve

Session Description:

Cyber-crime will cost businesses more than $2 trillion by 2019. Additionally, a recent study said 59% of employees take proprietary information when they quit or are involuntarily terminated. Mr. Greenwood's presentation will focus on cyber security today and what companies AND EMPLOYEES should be doing to protect their information. Examples of various techniques criminals use to steal company information will be discussed. He will also be sharing some examples what a typical company runs into when managing their company information. Recommended actions and steps companies might wish to consider will be discussed as well. This is not a technical briefing but one aimed at business and HR managers as well as administrators.

Session Bio:
Travis Greenwood is President & Chief Executive Officer of The Greentree Group. Greentree is a leader in comprehensive solutions for public and private clients.

Mr. Greenwood earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from Wright State University in 1984 and his Master of Science in Administration from Central Michigan University in 1991. He has 34 years of experience working with government as well as public and private corporations including business management and operations and process-reengineering efforts.
As an owner and Greentree’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr Greenwood ensures the company’s goals are met without sacrificing its values and ethics. He also develops strategies designed to improve Greentree’s image and relations with its clients, employees and the public. Mr Greenwood says, “The most important thing I do is motivate our people to do great things for our clients. Good communication skills are an absolute must in todays’ business world. They are first and foremost. Without them, you will fail.

His service on numerous boards includes: the Wright State University Foundation Board of Trustees where he serves as Vice Chair; For the Love of Children Board of Trustees, Dayton Better Business Bureau’s Board of Directors & Executive Committee, and the Institute for Defense & Education Studies Board of Advisors. Mr. Greenwood served on the Board of Trustees for Public Media Connect, a regional, nonprofit public broadcasting corporation with subsidiaries such as Dayton’s Think TV and Cincinnati’s CET Television. He is also a founding board member of the Clark County Mental Retardation & Developmental Disabilities Housing Connection in Springfield, Ohio. Mr Greenwood served eight years as an elected council member in the Village of Enon, Ohio and also served it as President.

As a way of “giving back” to his alma mater, he donates his time as an adjunct instructor teaching a class that helps WSU seniors transition from college lives to professional careers.

Mr. Greenwood has been married to his wife Lisa for 32 years. He and his wife reside in Dayton.


Sinclair Community College
Building 12, Ponitz Conference Center
444 West Third St.
Dayton, Ohio 45402

Note:
All registrations are to be made online, even if you will be paying at the door. Members and guests must register online and then can pay online or can still pay at-the-door. To pay at the door, ENTER and APPLY the MVHRA Promo Code: MVHRAPAYATDOOR at checkout when registering online.
Session handouts will be distributed to the email address used when registering within 24-48 hours after the session.

Remember:
• Reservations must be received by 12:00 noon on the Friday before the event and if not, you will be charged an additional $ 5.00 for your luncheon ticket.
• Cancellations must be received by 12:00 noon on the Friday before the event in order not to be billed.
• Contact Jennifer Walling - Jennifer.Walling@mma-mw.com - regarding cancellations. All cancelled registrations are confirmed.

March 2017 Luncheon

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 from 11:15 AM to 01:00 PM

ISO 9001 Certification for Service Companies

Speaker: Christopher Miller, EAGLE Certification Group

  • 11:15 AM - 11:30 AM: Registration & Networking
  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM: Announcements & Lunch
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Speaker

This program has been submitted for recertification credit by the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) and SHRM Professional Development Credit (PDC).

  
 
 

Session Description and Speaker Bio


Speaker: Christopher Miller, EAGLE Certification Group

Topic: ISO 9001 Certification for Service Companies


Learning Objectives:

1. Basics of ISO 9001
2. How it can be applied to Service/Non-manufacturing companies
3. The steps to achieve ISO 9001

Session Description:

Session Bio:
Mr. Miller joined EAGLE in 1997 and is EAGLE’s Chief Technical Officer. Chris is also a lead auditor for aerospace, environmental, health and safety, ethical sourcing and quality.

As EAGLE’s Chief Technical Officer, he provides technical leadership and oversight management in the planning, scheduling, auditing and administration of EAGLE’s certification process. Chris is the point-of- contact for EAGLE’s oversight bodies and is actively involved in the International Aerospace Quality Group, is the Chair of the International Automotive Certification Bodies Association and serves on the Americas Aerospace Quality Standards Committee.

Chris was the senior electronics engineer with Defense Supply Center Columbus/defense Electronic Supply Center for more than 15 years. He managed the ISO working group and the operations of the ISO 9000 program. For a brief time, Chris also was the Acting Accreditation Manager for Assured Calibration and Laboratory Accreditation Select Services (ACLASS). In this position he was responsible for approving auditors, oversight of the accreditation process and final approval of the lab scope and accreditation certificates for ISO 17025.

Chris holds a Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering Technology from the University of Dayton. He is a member of American Society for Quality (ASQ), SAE International and American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).


Sinclair Community College
Building 12, Ponitz Conference Center
444 West Third St.
Dayton, Ohio 45402

Note:
All registrations are to be made online, even if you will be paying at the door. Members and guests must register online and then can pay online or can still pay at-the-door. To pay at the door, ENTER and APPLY the MVHRA Promo Code: MVHRAPAYATDOOR at checkout when registering online.
Session handouts will be distributed to the email address used when registering within 24-48 hours after the session.

Remember:
• Reservations must be received by 12:00 noon on the Friday before the event and if not, you will be charged an additional $ 5.00 for your luncheon ticket.
• Cancellations must be received by 12:00 noon on the Friday before the event in order not to be billed.
• Contact Jennifer Walling - Jennifer.Walling@mma-mw.com - regarding cancellations. All cancelled registrations are confirmed.

April 2017 Luncheon

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 from 11:15 AM to 01:00 PM

Pre-Employment Screening:  Reducing Risk through Better Practices

Speaker: A.J. Collins, KlinkCheck Background Services

  • 11:15 AM - 11:30 AM: Registration & Networking
  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM: Announcements & Lunch
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Speaker

This program has been submitted for recertification credit by the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) and SHRM Professional Development Credit (PDC).

  
 
 

Session Description and Speaker Bio


Speaker: A.J. Collins, KlinkCheck Background Services

Topic: Pre-Employment Screening:  Reducing Risk through Better Practices


Learning Objectives:

1. Identify the costs and benefits linked with screened hiring.
2. Have a better understanding regarding boundaries when using criminal records, credit reports, and social media.
3. Walk away with a clear sense of what a complete background check needs to cover.

Session Description:

This presentation offers guidance on the best practices that members can use while conducting background checks to reduce their institutional risks.  We will discuss the costs and benefits linked with screened hiring, we’ll consider new boundaries such as social media, and members will walk away with a clear sense of what a complete background check needs to cover. 

Session Bio:
As research and investigations manager, Collins conducts transnational and domestic due diligence, fraud investigations, and competitive intelligence projects for Klink & Co., Inc.  In addition, he works with global organizations to provide compliance services, as well as intellectual property investigations, forensic accounting, and litigation support.

Recent projects include asset searches in the Ukraine and Russia, pervasive corruption and bribery in China, and discreet patent infringement investigations based in the U.S.


Sinclair Community College
Building 12, Ponitz Conference Center
444 West Third St.
Dayton, Ohio 45402

Note:
All registrations are to be made online, even if you will be paying at the door. Members and guests must register online and then can pay online or can still pay at-the-door. To pay at the door, ENTER and APPLY the MVHRA Promo Code: MVHRAPAYATDOOR at checkout when registering online.
Session handouts will be distributed to the email address used when registering within 24-48 hours after the session.

Remember:
• Reservations must be received by 12:00 noon on the Friday before the event and if not, you will be charged an additional $ 5.00 for your luncheon ticket.
• Cancellations must be received by 12:00 noon on the Friday before the event in order not to be billed.
• Contact Jennifer Walling - Jennifer.Walling@mma-mw.com - regarding cancellations. All cancelled registrations are confirmed.

May 2017 Professional Development Workshop

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 from 07:45 AM to 11:15 AM

Rethink Wellness: Build a Health Management Strategy that Works

Speaker: David Homanm; VP of Strategy/Innovation, McGohan Brabender

  • 7:45 AM - 8:00 AM: Registration & Continental Breakfast
  • 8:00 AM - 11:15 AM: Professional Development Workshop

Credits: This program has been submitted for recertification credits by the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) and SHRM Professional Development Credit (PDC).

  
 
 

Session Description and Speaker Bio

Speaker: David Homanm; VP of Strategy/Innovation, McGohan Brabender

Topic: Rethink Wellness: Build a Health Management Strategy that Works

Session Description:
You’ve participated in walks, you’ve invested time, money, and energy, you’ve pulled your hair out trying to get people involved, but you still aren’t seeing the engagement or impact on your bottom line that you are looking for from your Wellness Program. Admit it – every company that has dabbled in wellness has walked a similar path – LEARN FROM IT! Join David Homan, VP of Strategy and Innovation of McGohan Brabender as he walks you through the essential components of a successful and meaningful health management program that focuses on the individual, ties health plan and strategy together, targets specific claim drivers, engages employees – and most importantly, holds them accountable. It’s all about creating and managing one connected story relative to your health program. You need to decide what that story will be – David will show you how to get there.

Learning Objectives:
1. Determining if you truly have a multi-year strategy in place
2. Discovering what is driving your claims cost
3. Attacking disease and mitigating risk with a plan that marries clinical and non-clinical solutions
4.Tearing down benefit silos
5. What drives short-term engagement and long-term change
6. Employee Accountability
7. Measuring Success

Speaker Bios:
David Homan is a Shareholder Owner of McGohan Brabender. As Vice President of Marketing and Innovation for McGohan Brabender, David spends his days thinking of better, smarter, more effective ways of driving value into clients’ benefit programs.  His “outside the box” approach challenges organizations to rethink the way they approach, design, communicate, execute and implement their employee benefit strategies.  David’s goal is to make you feel uncomfortable with the status quo.

David has spent 24 years in the health care field, filling a number of roles, including marketing, communication, product development, innovation and technology.  He has spoken at conferences at topics ranging from multigenerational benefit communication to utilizing data analytics to change behavior.

He preaches the belief that “simple is the new genius!” and “if you are comfortable with the way your benefit program is running, you haven’t pushed yourself hard enough.”


Sinclair Community College
Building 12, Ponitz Conference Center
444 West Third St.
Dayton, Ohio 45402

Note:
All registrations are to be made online, even if you will be paying at the door. Members and guests must register online and then can pay online or can still pay at-the-door. To pay at the door, ENTER and APPLY the MVHRA Promo Code: MVHRAPAYATDOOR at checkout when registering online.
Session handouts will be distributed to the email address used when registering within 24-48 hours after the session.