Seminar Series
Financial Services &
Customer Service
& Marketing
Women In Business

Human Resources



21st Annual Human Resources Seminar
March 31- April 1, 2004


Keynote Speakers

Lisa M. Weber

Senior Executive VP, Chief Administrative Officer, MetLife, Inc.

People, Responsibility, Brand

Debra J. Cohen

PhD, SPHR, VP, Knowledge Development, Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

Emerging Trends in Human Resources

Joyce LaValle

Senior VP of Human Services, Interface Americas

A Collective Calling: Cultivating a Culture of ‘Doing Well by Doing Good’

Ron James

President and CEO, Center for Ethical Business Cultures (CEBC)

Human Resources: Partners in Building an Ethical Culture

Gregory P. Poulsen

Senior VP, Intermountain Health Care

Why Healthcare Costs Are Rising

Gwendolyn D. Galsworth
PhD, President, Quality Methods International, Inc.

Visual Workplace in the Office

T. Andrew Fujimoto

CEO, AmeriBen/IEC Group

Darwinian Human Resources and the 21st Century Strategic Partner

Concurrent Speakers




Adalbert N. Kather
PhD, Chairman, Ank Consulting

Sharon R. Tarnutzer

Academic Director, Ank Consulting

International Organizational Development and its Impact on People

Laura Wilkins

JD, In-house Employment Counsel, Fred A. Moreton & Company

Termination Practices Compliance: What Every Employer Should Know Before Terminating an Employee

Douglas Younker

Director of Human Resources & Administration, ICON Health & Fitness

Alternative Medicine: Separating Helpful Remedies from Snake Oil

Taira Koybaeva

PhD, President, Terek International, LLC

America in the 21st Century and Emotional Survival in the Workplace

Karen Suzuki-Okabe

Former Executive Director, Utah State Department of Human Resource Management

Benefits of Mediation in the HR Process

Jean Erickson Walker

EdD, CMF Executive Vice President, Professional Effectiveness Coach, Pathways/OI Partners, Inc.

The Age Advantage: Over 50 and Still Going Strong!



International Personnel Management Association (IPMA)
Gaylyn Larsen, President
2001 South State Street, Suite S2700
Salt Lake City, UT 84190
Phone: (801) 468-3921
Email: [email protected]

Midwest Sales
Trent Brown, President
1303 South Swaner Road, Suite B
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
Phone: 1-800-469-4399
Email: [email protected]
Web site:

Strategic Employee Benefit Services (A Subsidiary of Northwestern Mutual Financial Network)
Cynthia Strawn, Associate Employee Benefits Specialist
618 North Main Street, Suite B
Logan, UT 84321
Phone: (435) 752-7720
Email: [email protected]
Web site:

Mike Leatham, President
6060 South 1550 East
South Ogden, UT 84405
Phone: (801) 475-6000 ext. 117
Email: [email protected]
Web site:

Thompson DBM
Vaughn Taylor
2875 S Decker Lane Dr. Suite 1600
Salt Lake City, UT 84119
Phone: (801) 908-3000
Email: [email protected]
Web site:

IEC Group
T Andrew Fujimoto, President, CEO
6975 Union Park, Suite 460
Midvale, UT 84047
Phone: (801) 993-6100
Email: [email protected]
Web site:

Marsh, Inc.
Bob Howard, Vice President, Sales Professional
60 East South Temple, Suite 1600
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Phone: (801) 539-7491
Email: [email protected]
Web site:

Utah Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (USHHRA)
Darin Thomsen, Chapter President
St. Mark's Hospital
1200 East 3900 South
Salt Lake City, Utah 84124
Phone: (801) 268-7072
Fax: (801) 270-3393
Email: [email protected]
Web site:

Career Wise
Burt Burrell
3760 Highland Drive, Suite 400
Salt Lake City, UT 84106
Phone: (801) 273-3962
Email: [email protected]

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