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 Kelly O'Connor, PHR

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.

2015 MVHRA membership renewal deadline has been extended until JANUARY 31. Existing members should login to mvhra.org and click on the "Renew" link at the top of the home page.

February 2015 Professional Development Workshop

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 from 07:45 AM to 11:15 AM

Human Resource Legal Update
Speaker: Jeffrey A. Mullins, Esquire, Partner-in-Charge - Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP.

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

Credits:This program is under review for recertification credits.

  
 
 

Session Description and Speaker Bio

Speaker: Jeffrey A. Mullins, Esquire, Partner-in-Charge - Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP.

Topic: Human Resource Legal Update

Learning Objectives:

1. Update employers on the Affordable Care Act and its implications in their businesses;
2. how to properly and lawfully manage chronically absent employees; and
3. how the hiring process and hiring decisions will be impacted by legal developments in 2015.

Session Description:

Jeff Mullins will discuss what employers need to know about the Affordable Care Act, managing absenteeism in the workplace, and the changing landscapes in hiring.

Speaker Bio:

Click HERE For Bio


Sinclair Community College
Building 12, Ponitz Conference Center; Room 127
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.

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 Stan Adams profofficeservices@gmail.com regarding cancellations. All cancelled registrations are confirmed.

February 2015 Luncheon

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 from 11:15 AM to 01:00 PM


Developing the Mentoring Relationship
Speaker: Brenda Kraner, M.A., Lecturer, Director of Internships, and Assistant to the Chair, Wright State University.

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

Credits:This program has been submitted for recertification credits.


  
 
 

Session Description and Speaker Bio

Speaker: Brenda Kraner, , M.A., Lecturer, Director of Internships, and Assistant to the Chair, Wright State University.

Topic: Developing the Mentoring Relationship

Learning Objectives:

1. Benefits to mentoring;
2. Various mentoring models;
3. Essential elements of the mentoring relationship; and,
4. Nine discussion questions for the initial meeting.

Session Description:

Mentoring has been associated with an improvement in performance evaluations, increased recognition, higher compensation, career opportunities, and promotions. Understanding the benefits of mentoring to all parties, knowing how to set the stage for success, and being aware of the necessary conversations assist in creating a solid foundation for a mentoring relationship.

Speaker Bio:
Brenda Kraner is a learning and performance professional with over 23 years of experience improving individual and organizational performance. Through assessment, development, and evaluation, Brenda enables others to realize their full potential and optimize their performance and productivity.

Brenda is a leadership consultant for government and businesses and a Lecturer in the Organizational Leadership undergraduate program at Wright State University. She also serves as the Director for Internships within the Department of Leadership Studies. She is in the final stages of pursuing her PhD in Workplace Development and Education at The Ohio State University.


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.

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 Stan Adams profofficeservices@gmail.com regarding cancellations. All cancelled registrations are confirmed.

March 2015 Luncheon

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 from 11:15 AM to 01:00 PM


Strategies to Conquer the Seven Enemies for Promoted Leaders
Speaker: Diane Egbers, Leadership Excelleration, Inc.

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

Credits:This program has been submitted for recertification credits.


  
 
 


Session Description and Speaker Bio

Speaker: Diane Egbers, Leadership Excelleration, Inc

Topic: Strategies to Conquer the Seven Enemies for Promoted Leaders.

Learning Objectives:

1. Gain understanding of the seven enemies of success and why they put new and promoted leaders at risk for failure.
2. Learn new insights about the strategies to overcome the seven enemies and create the potential for success.
3. Ensure the application of each strategy to the assimilation of promoted leaders.

Speaker Bio:

Diane Egbers is Founder and President of Leadership Excelleration, Inc. (LEI) and author of The Ascending Leader, engages with clients to provide Executive Coaching, Organizational Effectiveness, Talent Management and Leadership Development services to LEI.

Diane understands her client’s needs given her prior experience as VP of Human Resources. For the past 17 years it has been her passion is to serve leaders as a dynamic coach, facilitator and management consultant. Diane works collaboratively with clients to set and achieve goals that involve cultivating the strengths of key talent and realizing potential for success at organization, team and individual levels. This may include: coaching executives, facilitating 40+ leadership topics with senior leaders, as well as assessing organizational capacity to improve performance.

Diane holds a Master’s Degree in Executive Human Resources Development from Xavier University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Economics from the University of Cincinnati.

Certifications: Emotional Intelligence (Hay Group), Executive Coaching (Linkage) and High Performance Culture Development (Denison). She is a dynamic national speaker and has published articles on Leadership, Executive Coaching and Organizational Effectiveness.


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.

Remember:
• Reservations must be received by 12:00 noon on the Friday before the event and if not, you will be charged an additional $ 50.00 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 Stan Adams profofficeservices@gmail.com regarding cancellations. All cancelled registrations are confirmed.

Building A Bridge Across Generations (OELS Event)

Thursday, March 26, 2015 from 07:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Building A Bridge Across Generation - Organizational Effectiveness Lecture Series (OELS)

Thursday, March 26, 2015
7:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Wright State University Nutter Center
Berry Room
3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy.

This program is under review for recertification credits.
For more information, contact Cindy Schisler at cindy.schisler@wright.edu

 
 

April 2015 Luncheon

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 from 11:15 AM to 01:00 PM


Maximizing Your Networking Experience in Meetings
Speaker: Sara McCatherine, AAF-Dayton (American Advertising Federation)

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

Credits:This program has been submitted for recertification credits.


  
 
 

Session Description and Speaker Bio

Speaker: Sara McCatherine, AAF-Dayton (American Advertising Federation)

Topic: Maximizing Your Networking Experience in Meetings


Session Description:

Tips that attendees can use to maximize their networking time when attending meetings/events.
Learning Objectives:

1. Why you should build your network
2. Do’s and don’ts
3. It’s not just about the meeting.

Speaker Bio:

Sara McCatherine had been Executive Director of the AAF-Dayton since 2002. She served asPresident of the club from 1999-2001 and as 5th District Governor from 2004-2005. Prior to working for the AAF-Dayton, she was an account manager at The Eastpoint Group, a Dayton ad agency. She has also worked in radio, TV and cable. She is a 1986 graduation of the University of Dayton.
Sara lives in Lewisburg, Ohio with her husband and 2 children.


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.

Remember:
• Reservations must be received by 12:00 noon on the Friday before the event and if not, you will be charged an additional $ 50.00 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 Stan Adams profofficeservices@gmail.com regarding cancellations. All cancelled registrations are confirmed.

HR Collaborative - Navigating The Course: Reaching For The Horizon

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 from 07:30 AM to 04:00 PM

HR Collaborative - Navigating The Course: Reaching For The Horizon

Join us On Wednesday April 15, 2015 for the 2015 HR Collaborative Navigating the Course: Reaching For The Horizon!"


For More Information and to register for this event:
Click HERE.