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  • How to Develop Organizational & HR Strategic Plans

    Event Start Date: 11/14/2018 7:30 AM

    Event End Date: 11/14/2018 10:00 AM

    Cost per place: $40.00

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  • Selecting & Developing Leaders for a Culture of Accountability

    Event Start Date: 12/12/2018 7:30 AM

    Event End Date: 12/12/2018 10:00 AM

    Cost per place: $40.00

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  • Spring 2019 Certification Preparation Workshop

    Event Start Date: 1/24/2019 6:00 PM

    Event End Date: 1/24/2019 9:30 PM

    Cost per place: $950.00

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President's Message

Dear GVC SHRM Members and HR Members At-Large;

Congratulations to Elizabeth Larter our 2019 winner of the Joanne R. Schneider HR Scholarship Award!  We had an outstanding group of applicants for this award who gave our Scholarship Committee a very difficult job of scoring.  Well done all!

A special thank you goes out to our HR Conference committee members who facilitated such an informative and fun event - Abbey Greenway, Beth Larter, Bonnie Turner, Christine Clemmens, Emmalyn Eruysal, Kim Bruno, Michelle Halloran, Nichole Siwicki, Sandy Whitmore and Stephanie Nichols.  We can't wait until next year!

On Tuesday, October 30th our program titled, 'New York State's New Sexual Harassment Law: What You Need to Know!' with speakers Frank Kerbein and Paul Keneally will be held at Temple B'rith Kodesh.  Register here.

On Wednesday, November 14th our program titled, 'How to Develop Organizational & HR Strategic Plans' with speaker Mary Burkhardt and will be held at the Landsman Development Corporation. Register here.

On Wednesday, December 12th our program titled, 'Developing Leaders for a Culture of Accountability' with speaker Rebecca Osborne will be held at the Landsman Development Corporation.  Register here.

Our 2019 Spring HR Certification Preparatory Workshop is now open!  If you are thinking about achieving your HR certification or just expanding your HR knowledge register here.

Your feedback and questions are always welcome so keep sending them along to info@gvcshrm.org. Enjoy the beautiful autumn weather and remember your Genesee Valley Chapter Board is always here to support you and your organization through our continued programming, educational opportunities and legislative advocacy.                                                                                                            

Be Well,

Ann Maynard, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

President, Genesee Valley Chapter SHRM



PO Box 133

Fairport, NY 14450

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