A letter from the President of WCHRA, Kirstin Guptill WCHRA Letter to membership 6.1.2020.pdf


Upcoming events

    • Wednesday, September 30, 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (MDT)
    • Colorado Mesa University
    Register



    WCHRA Fall Conference

    "WTF 2020?" 
    Rising from the Ashes of 2020


    2020 has brought unprecedented challenges.  Join us for "Where's the Fire? - Rising from the Ashes of 2020" as industry leaders provide insight and understanding to change management within our organization as well as tactical action items to assist in the change management process. and rise from the adversity we encountered in 2020. 

    WCHRA is also honored to welcomed esteemed keynote speaker John Register.  You can access the full biography and more information HERE.  

    “I did not overcome the loss of my limb.  To overcome the loss would mean I’d have to grow it back.  What I overcame were the limits I placed on myself and that others placed on me.  This is what is universal for all of us to overcome.”  John Register


    Agenda

    • 8:00 Check-In
    • 8:30 Opening Remarks

    Session 1

    • 9:00 Diversity 
    • 10:00 Legislative Review 
    • 11:00 COVID Compliance 
    • 11:20 Building Readiness for Change and Resilience
    • 11:40 Panel discussion Q&A
    • 12:00 Vendor engagement / break
    • 12:15 Lunch 

    Session 2

    • 1:00 Dimensions of Change
    • 2:00 Leading Strategic Initiatives 
    • 2:20 Psychological Safety and Managing Change
    • 2:40 Change Failure
    • 3:00 Panel discussion Q&A

    Session 3

    • 3:30 Keynote Event with John Register
    • 5:00 Closing Remarks

    The proposed agenda is subject to change or adjustment prior to the event.  

    Join us at CMU for an in-person or virtual event.  

    The health and safety of our community is our top priority. This conference will be offered virtually to accommodate our most vulnerable population. The live event will provide the most inclusive, interactive and effective experience.

    The in-person engagement at CMU will respect and follow all mandated and recommended guidelines to protect the health and wellbeing of our staff and attendees. Masks are required.

    For questions or more information, please contact Lindsay Powers at conferences@wchra.org.


    • Wednesday, September 30, 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (MDT)
    • Colorado Mesa University
    Register



    WCHRA Fall Conference

    Where's the Fire?

    Rising from the Ashes of 2020


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

    The Western Colorado Human Resource Association's fall 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 Human Resource professionals and business owners/managers on Wednesday, September 30. 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. 


    REGISTRATION INCLUDES

    • 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
    • Your collateral item in attendee conference bags (optional) 
    • Electrical connection (optional) 

    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 

    Questions? Please contact WCHRA Marketing Director, Kelly Murphy kelly@lhrs.net or at 970-260-9388.


    The health and safety of our community is our top priority. This conference will be offered virtually to accommodate our most vulnerable population. The live event will provide the most inclusive, interactive and effective experience.

    The in-person engagement at CMU will respect and follow all mandated and recommended guidelines to protect the health and wellbeing of our staff and attendees. Masks are required.



Past events

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 MMP WCHRA: August 2020 Monthly Member Program: Total Rewards/Employee Value Proposition (multiple registration options)
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 MMP - Breakfast meeting! WCHRA: July Membership Appreciation Networking Adventure
Wednesday, June 17, 2020 MMP WCHRA: June 2020 Monthly Member Program: Change Management (multiple registration options)
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 MMP - Breakfast meeting! WCHRA: The May Monthly Program “Coaching and the Servant Leader”
Wednesday, April 29, 2020 2020 Employment Law Conference
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 MMP - Breakfast meeting! WCHRA: The February Monthly Member Program “Train the Trainer” with Dean Harris
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 Exhibitor Registration - 2019 WCHRA Employment 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 Undergraduate scholarship
Monday, October 01, 2018 Scholarship deadline - apply for a SHRM Foundation Graduate 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 1/2 Day Morning 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 Full Day 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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