Oct

27-28

Human Resources – Virtual (Oct 27-28)

This semi-annual program provides a roundtable opportunity for human resource leadership to address contemporary, strategic issues in human resource management. Regardless of company size or structure, energy industry human resource professionals face complex challenges related to recruitment and retention, employee assessment and training, succession planning and maintaining safe and compliant business practices. The program considers strategic inclusions such as collective bargaining agreements, benefits, employee diversity, performance management, compensation policies and change management.

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General Details

  • Program Chair(s)
  • Nichole Reitzenstein, Director of Employee Resources, Clark Public Utilities

    • Program Location
    • Virtual Event
    • No travel required. All agenda times are in Pacific time. Instructions to access the virtual event will be provided to the attendee before the program.
    • Who Should Attend
    • Participation is restricted to senior leaders responsible for management of human resources functions at WEI energy member companies. The small size of this program encourages open discourse, problem-solving and long-term relationship building.

  • Registration Options
  • Member: $199 USD

    Registration includes virtual access to all agenda items and digital program materials.

  • General Cancellation Policy
  • To best serve WEI members and program participants during the COVID-19 pandemic, WEI will be waiving its standard cancellation policy for this virtual program. Registrants can receive a full refund should they need to cancel their registration up to the day before the program begins.
  • Participation Policy
  • Western Energy Institute programs and events are open to energy companies (including gas production and electric generation, gas and electric transmission and gas and electric distribution utilities). Select programs and events are open to energy industry product and service suppliers. Programs and events are closed to all media representatives and to the general public. Recording is not permitted for any portion of the event.
  • For more information contact Jessica Grant, Program Manager at (971) 255-4970.

Agenda

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

Virtual Help Desk + Technology Check

The room will open early with optional time for participants to get familiar with the virtual platform, test their audio and webcam, or ask questions about the agenda before we begin.

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Introductions + Kickoff

Kickoff the 2021 Fall HR Executive Forum with On Your Feet. An interactive session to share the idea of acknowledging, connecting, and exploring together.

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Break

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Roundtable Discussion

This will be chance to share current challenges, successes and opportunities.

Thursday, October 28, 2021

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

Virtual Help Desk + Technology Check

The room will open early with optional time for participants to get familiar with the virtual platform, test their audio and webcam, or ask questions about the agenda before we begin.

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

HR for HR
Speaker(s): Allison Jubb, Human Resources Director, Snohomish County PUD

Human Resources professionals and leaders play an integral part in the success organizations, teams, and individuals. The past 18 months presented opportunities to prove the powerful impact of our HR profession again and again. And again! Yet, in the wisdom of flight attendants, we need to put our own oxygen masks on before we put it on others. Take this time on Day 2 of the forum to briefly step away from your role as an HR professional, caretaker, advisor, expert, coach, enforcer, teacher, leader, partner, and more. During this session we will guide you through exercises designed to help you hit ”pause” and refocus on your own balance, growth, and intentionality, helping you raise your own oxygen levels before the forum ends.

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Break

10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Roundtable Discussion: Open Issues

Continuing the conversation from Day 1, we will take this opportunity to discuss any open issues not yet covered.

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Wrap Up + Future Planning

Meet The Speakers

Allison Jubb

Snohomish County PUD

Human Resources Director

Nichole Reitzenstein

Clark Public Utilities

Director of Employee Resources

Sarah Griffin

Idaho Power Company

Vice President, Human Resources