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    • Wednesday, March 25, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Bookcliff Country Club

    Change Management

    Dr. Kyle Stone

    Associate Professor of Management at Colorado Mesa University 

    Join us to learn about how to successfully navigate change 

    This session will introduce you to the history of change management, stages people experience during a change event, and a few practical tools you can use to help them successfully navigate the change.

    Change management is critical for successful process improvement and organizational development interventions however, training and development in this area of expertise is often overlooked and misunderstood.  Change management is the understanding of how to maneuver through the complex personal, emotional, and chaotic process of implementing change.

    Wednesday, March 25, 2020

    11:30 a.m.‐ 1:00 p.m.
    Bookcliff Country Club

    RSVP today to learn more about this great topic!


    What: Change Management

    When: Wednesday March 25, 2020 at 11:30 am

    Where: Bookcliff Country Club

    Dr. Kyle B. Stone, Associate Professor of Management at Colorado Mesa University is a scholar-practitioner currently teaching organizational behavior, human resource management, leadership, and operations management within the Department of Business. Dr. Stone has worked in North American manufacturing industry since 1990. His 25+ years career spans industries including automotive, healthcare, chemical, pulp and paper, and heavy steel fabrication primarily focused in process improvement, operations management, human resource and organizational development. He has led over 250 Kaizen events and continues to lead Lean transformations as a consultant. He holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Performance and Change and a M.Ed in Adult Education and Training from Colorado State University.

    • Wednesday, April 29, 2020
    • 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Colorado Mesa University ballroom (University Center) 1100 North Avenue, Grand Junction CO

    Exhibitors: Connect with Business Owners, Managers, and HR professionals!

    The Western Colorado Human Resource Association's annual spring conference is the largest gathering of HR professionals on the Western Slope, offering you an exciting opportunity to connect in person with current and potential clients. The conference will give you the opportunity to speak face-to-face with more than 125 Human Resource professionals and business owners/managers on Wednesday, April 29. This Conference is a one-day event, with Exhibitor check-in at 7:00 a.m.

    Exhibit tables are located in the General Session conference room, accessible by attendees throughout the day. Six Premier tables have high visibility, located at the front of the room adjoining the presentation space. Premier-level exhibitors will have an opportunity to introduce their services from the stage.


    • Visibility and contact time with attendees
    • Draped 8’ table with two chairs
    • Meal vouchers(breakfast, breaks, and lunch) for up to two people
    • Free Parking (one vehicle per Exhibitor)
    • Free WiFi
    • Premier Vendor Spotlight
    • (optional) Reserved spot on Participant Passport
    • (optional) Your collateral item in attendee conference bags
    • (optional) Electrical connection

    Know a business professional or colleague that might benefit from the conference as an Attendee?  Conference program details and registration can be found at http://www.wchra.org/event-3669903 

    We look forward to working with you to produce an exceptional Employment Law Conference!

    Questions? Please contact WCHRA Marketing Director, Kelly Murphy  Kelly@erius.com or at 970-260-9388.

    • Wednesday, April 29, 2020
    • 7:30 AM - 5:15 PM
    • Colorado Mesa University ballroom (University Center), 1100 North Avenue, Grand Junction CO

    Early Registration open through March 4 2020

    WCHRA Member   $180          Public    $250

    Exhibitor Early Registration     $245 - $345

    As human resource professionals, business owners, and managers, we are driven to help our organizations and our employees succeed. With the ever-changing environment of employment law, it can be a struggle to find time to comb through legal websites and journals to determine what to focus on to ensure compliance and learn about best business practices.

    The Western Colorado Human Resource Association partners with the attorneys of  Bechtel Santo & Severn to provide the most comprehensive employment law review offered in Western Colorado. This full-day Conference focuses on significant developments in employment law and regulations that Colorado employers need to know, including:

    ·      Legislative, Case Law, and Regulatory Update

    ·      Practical strategies to Implement Legislative changes

    ·      Employee Handbooks*

    ·      Top 10 Mistakes Employers Make and How to Fix Them* 

    * In response to your feedback at the 2019 Conference, each breakout session will focus on the unique needs of either Large or Small Employers


    Bechtel Santo & Severn attorneys Michael Santo, Alicia Severn, and Emily Tichenor provide professional legal services to Colorado businesses, emphasizing employment law. Committed to supporting the HR and employer communities, the firm regularly presents webinars and seminars designed to keep up with the latest changes in employment law and new wage-and-hour regulations. In addition, the firm publishes a quarterly The Employer’s Advisory newsletter with timely information on critical employment-law topics that will keep you one step ahead of the game. WCHRA is grateful for the on-going support of Bechtel Santo & Severn in presenting this annual Conference.


    7:30am           Registration & Breakfast

    8:00am           Opening General Session: Legislative/Case Law Update

    10:30am         Breakout #1: Implementing Legislative Changes

    Noon              Lunch (optional Lunch 'n' Learn about Census 2020)

    12:45pm         Ask A Lawyer

    2:00pm           Breakout #2: Top 10 Mistakes Employers Make and How to Fix Them

    3:30pm           Keynote: John Register

    5:15pm           Closing


    Close the day with keynote speaker John Register, founder of Inspired Communications International. You may be familiar with John’s story: “Imagine being on track to make the Olympic Games only to have your dreams dashed with one wrong step. For John Register, a 4 time all-American and U.S. Army Gulf War Veteran his mis-step over a hurdle resulted in the amputation of his left leg. Yet 27 months post surgery Register swam in the Paralympic Games in Atlanta, GA. Four years later he made history by winning the Paralympic long jump silver medal in Sydney, Australia.”  Join us as John shares his story of hurtling adversity and challenges us to overcome the limits we place on ourselves.

    CENSUS 2020

    Grab your lunch to learn how data-gathering for the Census works, what happens to that data, and how employers can support an accurate Census. Seating for this session will be limited; check the Census box on your registration form to reserve your seat.


    • General, Breakout, and Keynote Sessions
    • Networking with Colleagues
    • Time to connect with Exhibitors
    • Breakfast and lunch
    • Parking

    We invite you to share this email with a business professional or colleague who might benefit from the conference as an attendee or exhibitor. Exhibitor information and registration http://www.wchra.org/event-3757877

    THANK YOU for giving WCHRA the opportunity to support your professional development needs. We look forward to seeing you at CMU on April 29!

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