Thanks to your engagement and to the hard work of our board leaders and active committees, NYHRPS is off to an excellent start for 2017! Jeanne Meister returned with her colleague, Kevin Mulcahy, to challenge our thinking at our January event on What to Expect in the Future Workplace. Here is what one participant told us about our opening event, “the topic was relevant, interesting and forward thinking.”
Beyond bringing you the latest thinking about talent and strategy, we aspire to be a valuable source for networking, thought leadership and community for our members. We are able to pursue these goals due to our board and committee members. Our first order of business in 2017 then is to express gratitude to our newly elected 2017 Board members, whose backgrounds you can read about here. We also want to thank Matt Luongo (Treasurer) and Dan Baitch (Marketing) who are leaving the Board this year, and Bruce Segall who is departing his role as Marketing Committee co-chair. Please join us in welcoming Holly O’Grady who is now serving as Marketing co-chair and in thanking Karen Pinkman for her ongoing leadership as co-chair for Programming.
Our Programming team has put together another top lineup of programs which include many opportunities for networking. Members are encouraged to register early for these and for our September networking event. We are testing several new venues in 2017 to improve your experience at our meetings, so be sure to make a note of the program locations.
Making Connections and Making a Difference
We’d love to have you experience the full benefits of membership by getting you engaged with one of our committees. Our volunteers report that working with one another is one of the best parts of being an NYHRPS member. Click Ways to Engage to learn more.
A Change to Our Guest Policy
Please note that in 2017, we are modifying our popular member benefit of bringing a guest to each program. Going forward, you will be able to bring an internal practitioner guest to upcoming programs, as before, only colleagues who have not already been a guest at one of our events. This shift is in response to member feedback that we need to be more proactive in increasing the level of involvement of internal corporate practitioners in our community. Thank you for working with us to achieve that goal.
We look forward to seeing you often in the year ahead.
Julie Staudenmier & Valeria Schiemann