March 20 - HR Round Table: Policy, Not Politics (East Bay)

MARCH 20, 2020
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Safe America, 6001 Gibraltar Drive, Pleasanton, CA 94588

Conversations that improve workplace culture during these politically tense times require diplomacy, empathy and patience. It requires us all to allow each other room to grow and to foster the kind of relationships needed to treat each other with dignity and respect. It requires a willingness to really listen.

Join the conversation around the skills we need as stewards of organizational culture to navigate these opportunities for personal and organizational growth.

-Discuss ways you can strengthen workplace culture
-Discover how to nurture an atmosphere of trust and respect
-Learn how to create an environment conducive to addressing problems as they emerge
-Examine ways to help maintain control when you encounter the politically centered conflict

PDCs: 1.5

Member: $15
Non-member: $30
Same day registration: +$5
Breakfast included with registration.

Note: To register as a non-member, please either login your account or create a new account by clicking on the REGISTER NOW button. Each registration is based on individual login information and guests cannot be registered. Thank you for your understanding and hope to see you at our event!


Bernadette Jones, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Co-Founder, Chief Human Resource Officer Visionova HR Consulting, Inc., has over 20 years of hands-on HR leadership and coaching experience serving nonprofit and for-profit organizations from a variety of industries. Her experience as a small employer provided her with an appreciation for the impact "Culture-First" HR initiatives have on organization results as well as the need for simplicity and cost-effectiveness to ensure positive results.
Bernadette served on the Richmond Art Center Board of Directors, as Human Resource Committee Chair for four years and is passionate about supporting nonprofits. Her goal is to empower her clients to achieve their vision by creating great workplaces through “Culture-First" HR Solutions.
A respected and engaging trainer, Bernadette has developed and presented workshops and seminars since 2012 on "Culture-Reset," sexual harassment prevention, effective leadership and employee engagement nationwide.

Education & Certifications
California State University Hayward | Human Resource Management Program Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR) | Human Resource Certificate Institute
Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) | Society for Human Resource Management
Certified Trainer: Train the Trainer for Harassment & Discrimination Prevention

Professional Organizations | Affiliations
Human Resource Certification Institute – HRCI Society of Human Resource Management – SHRM
Center for Volunteer and Nonprofit Leadership – CVNL
Small Business Development Center | SBA

National Speaking Engagements
Harassment & Discrimination Prevention Trainer "Respect in the Workplace Starts With Me" Trainer
Train the Trainer Illegal Harassment & Discrimination Prevention 2017 Nonprofit HR Talent and Culture Summit, Washington, DC 2016 Nonprofit HR Talent and Culture Summit, Washington, DC Small Business Development Center | SBA

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Wendy Fong
(650) 378-1328