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Upcoming events

    • Wednesday, February 19, 2020
    • 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Bookcliff Country Club
    Register

    MMP - Breakfast meeting! WCHRA: The February Monthly Member Program


    “Train the Trainer”

    with Dean Harris from Employer's Council


    Join us to learn about Practical Recommendations to Increase the Effectiveness of Your Training!

    Whether you are a novice or experienced trainer, this presentation will provide practical tips for preparing and presenting effective training. In this presentation, trainers will: · understand the laws that govern adult learning and know how to apply them in developing curriculum; · recognize trainees’ different learning styles; · understand the importance of conducting a needs assessment before training; · be able to develop objectives that guide the development of curriculum and materials; and · be able to select exercises and games that reinforce learning objectives and apply skills and knowledge.

    Wednesday, February 19, 2020

     7:30 a.m.- 9:00 a.m.

    Bookcliff Country Club


    Join us on Wednesday February 19, 2020 to learn more!

    RSVP today to learn more about this great topic!


    When: Wednesday February 19, 2020 at 7:30 am

    Where: Bookcliff Country Club

    RSVP: www.wchra.org 

    Dean rejoined the Employers Council in May 2017 to represent the interests of the Employers Council and its members on Colorado’s western slope. The Employers Council provides member employers assistance in every aspect of the employment relationship. Dean trains, advises, and represents employers exclusively in all phases of employment law and human resources, specializing in wage and hour, drug and alcohol, and medical issues. Prior to rejoining the Employers Council, Dean clerked for Colorado Court of Appeals Judge Jose D.L. Marquez. Dean worked as an Associate Attorney for Benezra & Culver, LLC, from 2004 to 2006, practicing employment, civil rights, and criminal law. From 2006 to 2010, Dean worked as a Staff Attorney for Mountain States Employers Council in Denver. From 2010 to 2013, Dean worked as a Vice President and Human Resources Regional Manager for Community Banks of Colorado and its successor, NBH Bank, N.A., overseeing human resource and employment law issues for approximately 425 associates in 60 locations in Colorado and California. From 2013 to 2017, Dean worked as an Associate Attorney at Bechtel & Santo in Grand Junction, Colorado, engaging in employment law and business litigation, counseling, and training.






Past events

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 MMP WCHRA: The January 2020 Monthly Member Program:Engage to Retain
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 MMP - Breakfast meeting! WCHRA: The December Monthly Member Program “Ring in a new decade… 2020 is right around the corner!”
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 ** Special Session ** WCHRA: Bechtell, Santo & Severn - Colorado Wage‐and Hour Overhauls effective 1/1/20
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 MMP WCHRA: The November Monthly Member Program is presented by the CMU SHRM Club
Thursday, October 24, 2019 WCHRA Bonus Session: 2019 Western Slope Fall Legislative Law Update Presented by Michael Santo
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 MMP - Breakfast meeting! WCHRA: The October Monthly Member Program Topic: “IMPACT OF INCLUSION”
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 MMP WCHRA: The September Monthly Member Program Topic: “Fostering a Culture of Intercultural Communication” with Jorie Cotton, MA, LCPC, GCDF
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 MMP - Breakfast meeting! WCHRA: The August Monthly Member Program Topic: ““Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Recent Legal Developments that Affect Difficult FMLA Decisions.” Dean Harris
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 WCHRA: The July membership event at the Grand Junction Rockies!
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 MMP WCHRA: The July Monthly Member Program Topic: Tips on coaching your employees! with Chris Hanks
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 MMP - Breakfast meeting! WCHRA: The June Monthly Member Program Topic: “Situational Awareness and Building a Strategic Emergency Action Plan” Jack McGrath
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 2019 Legislative Update - Round 2
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 MMP WCHRA: The May Monthly Member Program Topic: Conflict Management with Beth McGrath
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 2019 Legislative and Case Law Review
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 Vendor Registration - Spring '19 WCHRA Legislative and Case Law Conference
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 MMP WCHRA: The March Monthly Member Program *THE FUTURE OF HR: PROMOTING BUSINESS SUCCESS IN A CHANGING GLOBAL WORKPLACE
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 WCHRA: The February Monthly Member Program - Recent Case Studies in Fiduciary Failures
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 WCHRA: The January Monthly Member Program The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 WCHRA: December MMP (breakfast) - Topic Innings of Winnings
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 WCHRA: The November Monthly Member Program CMU Student Presentation - Mental Wellness: A Tough Conversation
Monday, October 01, 2018 Scholarship deadline - apply for a SHRM Foundation Graduate scholarship
Monday, October 01, 2018 Scholarship deadline - apply for a SHRM Foundation Undergraduate scholarship
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 Biennial Fall Conference 2018
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 Vendor Registration - WCHRA Biennial Fall Conference 2018
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 WCHRA: August Monthly Member Program - “A Legal Briefing: Assuring compliance with ADA, FMLA, Workers Compensation, and more”
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 WCHRA: July Monthly Member Program - Total Rewards – The Employee Experience
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 2018 WCHRA Membership Appreciation Event At Angelo's Pottery
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 WCHRA: June Monthly Member Program - Breakfast Meeting June 27th (note the change in date)
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 BONUS Learning and Libations session - Spring '18 WCHRA Legislative and Case Law Conference
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 1/2 Day Afternoon Conference Spring '18 WCHRA Legislative and Case Law Conference
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 Full Day Conference Spring '18 WCHRA Legislative and Case Law Conference
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 Vendor Registration - Spring '18 WCHRA Legislative and Case Law Conference
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 1/2 Day Morning Conference Spring '18 WCHRA Legislative and Case Law Conference
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Scholarship deadline - apply for a SHRM Foundation Certification scholarship (SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP)
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 WCHRA: The March Monthly Member Program - Breakfast Meeting
Monday, February 26, 2018 Scholarships available! COSHRM Day at the Capitol
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 WCHRA: The February Monthly Member Program
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 WCHRA: The January Monthly Member Program
Wednesday, December 06, 2017 WCHRA: The December Monthly Member Program
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 WCHRA: The November Monthly Member Program
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 WCHRA: The October Monthly Member Program
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 WCHRA: The September Monthly Member Program
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 WCHRA: The August Monthly Member Program
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 The Art of HR Networking and Membership Appreciation Event
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 WCHRA's July Monthly Membership Program | The Art of Family Friendly Workplaces
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 WCHRA: The June Monthly Member Program
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 WCHRA Spring '17 Legislative and Case Law Conference
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 AGENDA Spring '17 Conference Session descriptions
Monday, April 17, 2017 SPEC_REG
Friday, April 14, 2017 1st Annual Night of Networking
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 WCHRA is LUCKY to invite you to attend the March Monthly Member Program
Friday, March 10, 2017 EARLY BIRD registration closes for Spring Conference
Saturday, February 18, 2017 The 4th Annual WCHRA Cork Pull Fundraiser!
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 We would LOVE you to attend the Febuary Monthly Member Program
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 January Monthly Member Program - Happy New Year!
Wednesday, November 09, 2016 November Monthly Member Program
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 October Monthly Member Program
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 WCHRA Fall Conference '16
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 August Monthly Member Program
Thursday, July 21, 2016 Baseball Game Sign Up
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 WCHRA July Membership Engagement Event
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 WCHRA June Monthly Member Program
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