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.

IT IS RENEWAL SEASON FOR MVHRA MEMBERS!

The holidays will soon be approaching and you know what that means - it’s time to renew your MVHRA membership! If you renew your membership on or before December 31, 2015, you will be entered into a drawing for an opportunity to win free registration to the 2016 Ohio SHRM Conference scheduled for September 21-23, 2016!!

Click on the RENEW MVHRA link above!

SPECIAL DEAL FOR NEW MEMBERS!

Join MVHRA between October and December for 2016 and get access to all the benefits of membership for the remainder of 2015 for free! Sign up today and receive more than 14 months for the price of 12 months! Don’t miss out!

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 professional HR credits, including strategic, for both HRCI and SHRM certification designations.
  • Certification Scholarships
  • Free job postings & resume posting on MVHRA website
  • Membership directory and numerous networking opportunities
  • Free outplacement service for members in transition

LUNCHEON RATE INCREASE

As of January 2016 the pricing for our chapter meetings will increase from $18.00 to $19.00. Our price has not changed in five years and we are always reluctant to increase however; we must recognize our increased operating costs and the services provided by Sinclair.


Thank you for your membership and support.

MVHRA Board

February 2016 Professional Development Workshop

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 from 07:45 AM to 11:15 AM

Crucial Updates to Employee Handbooks
Speaker: Jeffrey A. Mullins, Esq., Partner, and Jessica Lordi, Esq., 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 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: Crucial Updates to Employee Handbooks


Learning Objectives:

1. Learn about key changes in the laws that could affect the legality of your handbook provisions this year.
2. Review the steps to make the necessary changes to your handbook’s leave and attendance policies, equal employment opportunity provisions, reasonable accommodation policies, health insurance and benefit sections and provisions affected by the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage decision.
3. Revisit your social media and internet usage policies with an in-depth tutorial on how to develop and maintain a lawful policy in a constantly changing field.
4. Consider changes to your handbook that may be required by recent developments related to wage and hour laws.
5. Learn about best practices in drafting your handbook, what provisions should be included, what are the essential elements for each provision and how all of the above will help you avoid unnecessary legal entanglements.



Speaker Bio:

JEFFREY A. MULLINS is the 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 is an attorney in the firm’s Labor and Employment group. She also lends support to litigation matters. Prior to joining the firm in 2014, Lordi worked at the National Labor Relations Board, where she assisted Judge Michael A. Rosas in drafting opinions, attending hearings and performing case research. She also served as a post-graduate fellow to the Honorable Mary DeGenaro, presiding judge of the Ohio Seventh District Court of Appeals.

Lordi served as a law clerk for Taft. She also worked as a summer associate for two years at a mid-sized full service Boston firm, where her efforts were focused on tort liability and litigation.

Lordi received her J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law and her Master of Laws in Litigation and Dispute Resolution from George Washington University School of Law. She also served as the Executive Notes Editor for the Case Western Journal of International Law.

Lordi currently works as a course facilitator for George Washington University's independent research course for the paralegal program.


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 Cindy Fisher - cindy_

February 2016 Luncheon

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 from 11:15 AM to 01:00 PM


Employee Engagement --- Why it matters?
Speaker: Chris Powell, BlackbookHR

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: Chris Powell, BlackbookHR

Topic: Employee Engagement --- Why it matters?

Learning Objectives:

1. Learn how to develop an engagement strategy aligned to your organization’s needs
2. Learn how to develop effective action plans to improve engagement and organization outcomes
3. Learn how to apply engagement data to inform and shape HR programs, policies and processes

Session Description:

If you’re a human resources professional, there’s a good chance maintaining or improving employee engagement is on your list of your department’s goals. But do you know why you're doing it?

Speaker Bio:
Chris Powell, CEO of BlackbookHR and former HR executive at Scripps Networks Interactive, Voya (formerly ING), Marriott and Deloitte, shares his stories and advice to help you get the most out of your employee engagement efforts. Learn how to craft well-defined, specific business goals related to engagement, measure the right things, and turn those plans into meaningful action.


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 Cindy Fisher - cindy_s_fisher@keybank.com - regarding cancellations. All cancelled registrations are confirmed.
• Note: After careful consideration and review of costs associated with our MVHRA luncheons, we will be increasing the costs in 2016 by $1.00. If you have any questions or concerns, please let us know.

March 2016 Luncheon

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 from 11:15 AM to 01:00 PM


Leadership 2050
Speaker: Maureen Metcalf, Metcalf & Associates, Inc.

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


Speakers: Maureen Metcalf, Metcalf & Associates, Inc.

Topic: Leadership 2050


Learning Objectives:

1. Understand future trends
2. Understand how changes in environment change leadership requirements (a look at historic development)
3. Understand leader 2050 competency model

Session Description:

The pace of change is accelerating dramatically. To thrive, you need to understand the trends and develop yourself, your leaders, and your organizations to meet the current and emerging challenges. This presentation will talk about the possible trends over the next 35 years and put forth a leadership competency model that we believe will enable leaders to create the most positive version of possible futures.

Session Bio:
Maureen Metcalf, founder and CEO of Metcalf & Associates, Inc., brings 30 years of experience to support her clients' leadership and organizational transformations. She is recognized as an innovative, principled thought leader who demonstrates operational skills coupled with the ability to analyze, develop, and implement successful strategies creating thriving organizations. She combines intellectual rigor and discipline with an ability to translate theory into practice. She is co-author of the award winning Innovative Leadership books series.


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 Cindy Fisher - cindy_s_fisher@keybank.com - regarding cancellations. All cancelled registrations are confirmed.

Organizational Effectiveness Lecture Series (OELS) Workshop

Thursday, March 17, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Authentic Leadership and Employee Engagement
How to Build Trust, Overcome Cynicism, and Capture the Heart

  
 
 
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April 2016 Luncheon

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 from 11:15 AM to 01:00 PM


Delivering High Impact Learning and Development on Any Budget
Speaker: Jackie Smith, VP, CareSource

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


Speakers: Jackie Smith, VP, CareSource

Topic: Delivering High Impact Learning and Development on Any Budget


Learning Objectives:

1. How to build the strategic case for employee learning and development
2. Key components of a high impact learning plan on any budget
3. Benefits of building a sustainable culture of learning

Session Description:

You may have heard the quote, “The company that LEARNS the fastest will be the one that not only survives, but thrives.” In the current business environment talent development is becoming an even more critical business imperative. Although organizational leaders know that employee learning and development is important many companies still struggle to support, fund and implement a learning strategy to support organizational outcomes. In this discussion we will hear how to build the strategic case for learning with any level of resources through the journey of a local organization, CareSource.


Session Bio:

Jackie Smith is a Human Resources, Training and Organizational Development professional with over 20 years of experience. She has worked in a variety of organizations and industries in both the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors.

Jackie is Vice President of CareSource University at CareSource, a Medicaid managed care organization. She oversees CareSource University as well as the company’s performance management, succession and goal setting processes. In 2015 CSU delivered over 200,000 learning hours, coached approximately 200 leaders, and on-boarded 1000 new hires. CareSource University has been nationally recognized for the past 7 years as one of Training Magazine’s Top 125 training organizations, with rankings in the top 19 for the past six years. Prior to CareSource, Jackie was president of Reflections on Learning, a performance-consulting firm and worked as a Senior Organizational Development Consultant a Regional Human Resources Manager, Training Specialist and Manager in the financial services, retail and transportation industries.

Her educational background includes a B.S. Education from Miami University, Ohio and Luxembourg and an M.S. Organizational Development and Leadership from St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. In addition, she has served as an adjunct faculty member at Antioch McGregor University and is a certified facilitator in a variety of training and development programs, organizational assessments and Myers-Briggs profiling. She also serves as a Team Leader facilitating business strategy sessions in developing countries including Ecuador, Jordan, Guinea and Senegal.

Jackie has 2 grown children and lives with her husband, in Dayton, Ohio.



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 Cindy Fisher - cindy_s_fisher@keybank.com - regarding cancellations. All cancelled registrations are confirmed.
Note: After careful consideration and review of costs associated with our MVHRA luncheons, we will be increasing the costs in 2016 by $1.00. If you have any questions or concerns, please let us know.