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Past Speaker Information

    2016
    Thursday, April 21, 2016
    Speaker: Elvis Padron, OFCCP Seattle
     
    Thursday, February 18, 2016
    Speaker: Nancy Kasmar
     
    Thursday, January 21, 2016
    2015
    Thursday, November 12, 2015
    Speaker: Stephanie Roupe, Alliant
     
    Thursday, May 14, 2015
    Topic: Cultural Awareness training for today’s Pluralistic Workforce
    Speaker: Kimberly Harris, Distinctive Voice Consult.
     
    Thursday, March 12, 2015
    Speaker: Rebekah Near, Orca Information
     
    Thursday, February 12, 2015
    Speaker: Kimberly Geariety
     
     
    2014
    Thursday, November 13, 2014
    Speaker: Lynda M. Buehring, Supervisory Special Agent Homeland Security Investigations
     
    Thursday, October 9, 2014
    Speaker:  Bruce Schroeder, Summit Law Group
     
    Thursday, June 12, 2014
    Speaker: Jack Smalley, Express Professionals
     
    Thursday, May 8, 2014
    Speaker: Megan Masonholder, Skagit Law Group
     
    Thursday, April 10, 2014
    Speaker: Vicki Stasch, M.S. Management Consulting
     
    Thursday, March 13, 2014
    Topic: Staying Ahead of Change: Strategic Planning Tools and Tactics
    Speaker: Gallagher Benefit Services
     
    Thursday, February 13, 2014
    Topic: Increase Your Influence as a Human Resource Professional
    Speaker: Lynne Hobbs, Strategy Design Incorporated
     
    Thursday, January 9, 2014
    Speaker: Jennifer Willner & Michelle D. Losie, law firm of Halvorson Losie Willner PLLC
     
    2013
    Thursday, December 12, 2013
    Speaker:  Jodi Slavik, Vigilant
     
    Thursday, October 17, 2013
    Speaker: Matt Lynch, Sebris Busto
     
    Thursday, Sept 19, 2013
    Speaker:  Bev Losee, President of Brown & Brown, Tacoma
     
    Wednesday, June 19, 2013
    Speaker: Linda Roundtree
     
    Thursday, Jun 13, 2013
    Speaker: Jack Smalley, Express Professionals
     
    Thursday, May 9, 2013
    Topic: Becoming a Strategy Architect for your Organization
    Speaker: Patricia Dye, SPHR, GPHR Principal, HR Consulting NW
    Meeting Sponsored by: United Way
      
    Thursday, April 11, 2013
    Speaker: Milton Rowland, Foster Pepper PLLC
    Meeting Sponsored by: Cascade Job Corp
     
    Thursday, March 13, 2013
    Speaker:  Ryan Brewer, Pinacle Investigations
    Meeting Sponsored by: Orca Information
     
    Thursday, February 14, 2013
    Speaker: Vicki Stasch, Management Consultant
    Meeting Sponsored by: Money Management Educators, Scott Mooremeier
     
    Thursday, January 10, 2013
    Topic: Who Do You Want to Be…as an HR Professional? Meeting Presentation
    Speaker: Mike Cook, AMJ Group, Mid-Level Management Coaching and Development
    Meeting Sponsored by: SIHRMA

     

    2012

    Thursday, November 8, 2012 
    Topic: Building Your Workforce Begins at Birth Meeting Presentation
    Speaker: Steve Leahy, Washington State Director, AMERICA'S EDGE
    Meeting Sponsored by: Skagit Valley College
     
    Thursday, October 11, 2012
    Meeting Sponsored by:
    Thursday, September 13, 2012
    Speaker:  David Bowman, Washington Employers
    Meeting Sponsored by:  Alliance 2020
     
    Thursday, June 14, 2012
    Speaker: Stacy Stack CTS, CSP, EUCP, Director of Training. Express Employment Professionals
    Meeting Sponsored by: Express Employment Professionals
     
    Thursday, May 21, 2012
    Speaker:   Jodi Slavik, Employment & Labor Law Attorney-Vigilant Counsel for Employers
    Meeting Sponsored by:  Viva Farms
     
    Thursday, April 12, 2012
    Topic: Building a Foundation for Collaboration, Connection, and Performance Click here for the meeting handout
    Speaker:   Duane Collette and the Business Management Club
    Meeting Sponsored by:  Business Management Club of Skagit Valley College
     
    Thursday, March 8, 2012
    Topic: Practical Tips for HR Professionals  Click here for the meeting handout
    Speaker:   Richard Hughes
    Meeting Sponsored by:   Greysam Industrial Services
     
    Thursday, February 9, 2012
    Topic:  Reclaiming the Soul of Human Resources  Click here (PDF) for the meeting handout.
    Speaker: Cathy Raymond
    Meeting Sponsored by  Transitions Team
     
    Thursday, January 12, 2012
    Speaker:   Kimberly Geariety
    Meeting Sponsored by  The Reed Advantage, Computer Consultants and Training