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David Spitko, Esq.

Posted By Elizabeth Davis, Thursday, October 19, 2017

Name:  David Spitko, Esq.

 

Title: Attorney

 

Library/Organization: The Law Offices of David Spitko
  

Address: 124 Drake LaneMaple Glen, PA. 19454

Phone: 610-248-1388

Email: DSpitko@SpitkoLawfirm.com

 

 

Areas of Expertise: Labor & Employment Law, Library Law


Target Audience: 
Public Libraries, Library Administrators & Management, Library Board Members

Brief Biography: BA in Political Science from Ursinus College (1975), Masters in Public Administration from Syracuse University (1977) and JD from Temple University (1985) I have practiced labor and employment law representing private and public employers only since 1986 and library law since 2003. These are the only areas of law I practice.

Availability: Call to determine availability.

 

Fees: Depends upon length of seminar, how long I have to travel and whether an overnight stay is required. If within an hour or two of my residence, $1,000 for a half day and $1,500 for a full day.

Speaking Experience:

Multiple over the years. Most recent: (8/12/17) Trustee Training for Reading, Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton Library Districts ~ Employment and Library Law; (10/17/16) PaLA Annual Conference ~ Employment Law; (9/28/16) Central PA District Library System ~ Library Law.

Denise S. Sticha, Administrator, Berks County Public Libraries 610-378-5260 x 2501
Brady Clemens, District Library Consultant, Schlow Centre Region Library (814) 237-6236 x 205
Martina Kominiarek, CEO, Bucks County Free Library (215) 348-0332 x 1101

Tags:  Library Administrators & Management  Library Board Members  Public Libraries 

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Denise Sticha

Posted By Administration, Thursday, August 24, 2017

Name: Denise Sticha

 

Title: System Administrator 

 

Library/Organization: Berks County Public Libraries, also President of Pennsylvania Citizens for Better Libraries
  

Address: 1040 Berks Road, P.O. Box 689, Leesport, PA 19533

Phone: 610-378-5260

Email: denise.sticha@berks.lib.pa.us

 

Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/denise-sticha-55a7aa27/

Areas of Expertise: Friends of Libraries, Trustee and Board development, non-profit management


Target Audience: 
Public Libraries, Library Administrators & Management, Library Board Members, Friends of Libraries

Brief Biography: Served as the Director of the Murrysville Community Library for 20 years. Served as Executive Director of the Westmoreland County Federated Library System from 2009-2012 and currently serving as the System Administrator/Director of the Berks County Public Library System. On the Board of the Pennsylvania Citizens for Better Libraries and am the current President. Currently, Vice-President of the Association of Pennsylvania Public Library Systems

Availability: Daytime programs preferred, but will consider evening programs

Geographic Range: Lehigh Valley, Northeast, South Central, Southeast, West Branch

 

AvailabilityAvailability contingent upon current schedule

Speaking Experience:

I have presented programs on "Board Room Basics at PaLA annual conference in 2014 and 2015, years reaching a target audience of both new and tenured library directors. I presented a similar program at the PaLA Lehigh Valley Spring Chapter workshop in 2016.

I have also done the program for Board members and Library trustees for the Delaware County Library System.

In my capacity as System Administrator, (and in my role as District Consultant with the Reading Public Library) I provide comprehensive orientation for library trustees and library directors annually.

On behalf of PCBL, I have presented programs at the annual Friends/Trustee Institute on the relationships between Library Boards, Library Friends and Library Directors.

Tags:  Friends of Libraries  Juniata-Conemaugh  Lehigh Valley  Library Administrators & Management  Library Board Members  Northeast  Northwest  Public Libraries  South Central  Southeast  West Branch 

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Celeste Behe

Posted By Administration, Thursday, August 24, 2017

Name: Celeste Behe

 

Library/Organization: Toastmasters 
  

Address: 2258 Apple Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015

Phone: 610-838-7151

Email: Celeste.L.Behe@gmail.com

 

Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/celeste-behe-66701012/

Areas of Expertise:

The Joys of Logophilia
Finding Humor in the Humdrum
Confident Communication for the Cowardly
A Parent's Guide to Storytelling
The Fun and Fundamentals of Raising a Large Family
Life Lessons Learned in the Bygone Bronx


Target Audience: 
Public Libraries, School Libraries, Special Libraries, Community Members, Children's Services, Adult Services, Support Staff, Library Administrators & Management, Library Board Members, Library Instructors

Brief Biography: Celeste Behe is a freelance writer and nostalgist who, according to one book author, "writes like Garrison Keillor would, if he had nine kids.” A former librarian with the Shea & Gould law firm, Celeste made history as the first female page at the New York City Bar Association Library. She is an enthusiastic speaker who strives to “put the merry in the message” by infusing her talks with humor. A mother of nine who has been homeschooling for over 25 years, Celeste enjoys drinking espresso and taking part in Toastmasters events.      

Availability: Daytime programs preferred, but will consider evening programs

Geographic Range: Lehigh Valley, Northeast, South Central, Southeast, West Branch

Speaking Experience:

2017 Toastmasters D38, Area 52/53 International Speech Contest, First Place
2017 IHM Homeschooling Conference Northeast
2016 IHM National Homeschooling Conference
2016 Toastmasters D38, Area 52/53 Humorous Speech Contest, First Place
2016 Scranton Moms' Day Out
2014 Toastmasters D38, Division E Humorous Speech Contest, First Place

Tags:  Adult Services  Children's Services  Community Members  Lehigh Valley  Library Administrators & Management  Library Board Members  Library Instructors  Northeast  Public Libraries  School Libraries  South Central  Southeast  Special Libraries  Support Staff  West Branch 

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Wendy McClure

Posted By Administration, Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Name: Wendy McClure

Title: Human Resource Coordinator

Library/Organization: Cleve J. Fredricksen Library

Address: 100 N 19th St Camp Hill, PA 17011

Phone: 717-761-3900 ext 252

Email: wmcclure@ccpa.net   
     

Areas of Expertise: Volunteerism, Customer Service, Library Policies, Human Resources

Target Audience: Public Libraries, Community Members, Support Staff, Library Administrators & Management, Library Board Members, Library Instructors

Fees (if any): Travel expenses

Brief Biography: Wendy McClure, is the Human Resources Coordinator at Cleve J. Fredricksen Library for over ten years.  Prior, Wendy had worked in other public and academic libraries.  In 2006, Wendy volunteered and was awarded the Anne Richardson Reading Is Fundamental Volunteer of the Year Award for developing and implementing a reading promotional program in the local elementary school. Wendy guides libraries though thinking about volunteers and showing appreciation for all they give.  Currently, Wendy is in the second stage of obtaining her national Certification of Volunteer Administration. As the Human Resources Coordinator, Wendy has knowledge of policies, practices and procedures for staff and volunteers including customer service training.
                  

Speaking Experience:     

Let's Chat about Volunteers- PaLA 2011

Volunteer Management: You Can Do it - PaLA 2015

Volunteerism - Meetings Professional International - 2016

Tags:  Community Members  Library Administrators & Management  Library Board Members  Library Instructors  Public Libraries  Support Staff 

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Lori Hunter Overmyer

Posted By Administration, Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Name: Lori Hunter Overmyer

Organization: Goettler Associates, Inc.        
   

Address: 580 S. High Street, Ste. 160 Columbus OH 43215   
     

Phone: 614-228-3268 ext. 105

Website: www.goettler.com

Areas of Expertise: Annual Fundraising, Capital Campaign Fundraising, Board Development, Strategic Planning, Friends Boards and Membership Associations, Establishing a Foundation, Creating a Development Plan, Board Nominating and Governance, Building a Fundraising Board

Target Audience: Public Libraries, Community Members, Library Administrators & Management, Library Board Members

Fees (if any): Travel expenses plus negotiable honorarium

Brief Biography: Lori Hunter Overmyer, MBA, CFRE, has more than 25 years of professional fundraising experience with a focus on the arts, and social and human service organizations. As a development director, Lori acquired an expertise in implementing annual and capital fundraising plans, strategic analysis, major donor solicitation, and establishing development procedures to maximize effective operations and communications. A consultant with Goettler Associates, Inc. since 2005, she has lent her knowledge of marketing research, proposal writing, personal donor cultivation, recognition strategies and volunteer leadership to some of the Columbus, Ohio’s most successful capital campaigns, many of which exceeded their original fundraising goal by millions of dollars.  An accomplished and successful speaker, she is frequently called upon to offer her take on topics as varied as major gifts, grants writing, donor metrics, and public-private partnerships.

 

From her first development director’s job at the J.B. Speed Art Museum in Louisville, Kentucky, to her current position as vice president of Goettler Associates, Lori continues to be driven by a passion to provide best practices in every development function, and a commitment to professional growth.  She has been a proud member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) since 1986, and credits the professional organization with introducing her to a wonderful circle esteemed colleagues and life-long friends.  She received her CFRE certification in 1994.  Lori has been a member of AFP Chapter Boards in St. Louis, Missouri; Nashville, Tennessee; and Columbus, Ohio, where she served in 2010 as Chapter President. In 2011, Lori was recognized as the Outstanding Fundraising Professional at the Central Ohio Chapter’s National Philanthropy Day awards celebration.  She is a current member of AFP International’s Research Council, and was on the task force to create and pilot the Fundraising Effectiveness Project, an educational module to assist nonprofit agencies in the quantifiable measurement of development activities.  In 2015, Lori was elected to serve a two-year term as a district representative on the AFP international board of directors.  Since 2012, she has served as an adjunct professor at the John Glenn College of Public Affairs at The Ohio State University, where she teaches a class on Fundraising and Development, and Board Skills.  Lori also enjoys her volunteer leadership affiliations with the Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center of Worthington, the Friends Foundation of Worthington Libraries, the Franklin County Master Gardener Volunteers, Local Matters, and the Grange Insurance Audubon Center. 

Availability: Not available end of May/early June 2016; Not available first 3 weeks of September 2016

Geographic Range: Juniata-Conemaugh, Lehigh Valley, Northeast, Northwest, South Central, Southeast, Southwest, West Branch

Speaking Experience:

Goettler/BDO Seminar - April 2016

2015 PaLA Annual Conference  “Reinventing Your Friends Board: From Book Sales to Best Practices”

Adjunct Instructor, John Glenn College of Public Policy, The Ohio State University, 2012 - present

AFP Certified Instructor, Planning to Keep your Donors Workshop, 2015 - present

ADRP Keynote Speaker, 2014

Recipient, Central Ohio AFP Chapter Outstanding Fund Raising Professional Award, 2011

AFP Instructional Faculty, 2000 - present

AFP International Conference Faculty, 2000 and 2010

Recipient, LifeCare Alliance Outstanding Spirit Award, 2009

Ohio Association of Nonprofit Organizations Education Series Faculty, 2006 - 2009, 2012 - present

Big Brothers Big Sisters International Conference Faculty, 2005

Ohio Museums Conference Faculty, 2003

Public Broadcasting Service National Conference Speaker, 1999

AFP St. Louis Chapter Annual Conference Faculty, 1994 - 1998

American Humane Association Annual Conference Speaker, 1996

Junior League of St. Louis Education Series Faculty, 1990 - 1998

Wisconsin Association of Volunteers Annual Symposium Speaker, 1988

Tags:  Community Members  Juniata-Conemaugh  Lehigh Valley  Library Administrators & Management  Library Board Members  Northeast  Northwest  Public Libraries  South Central  Southeast  Southwest  West Branch 

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Kelli Knapp

Posted By Administration, Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Name: Kelli Knapp

Title: District Consultant Librarian

Library/Organization: Warren Library Association

Address: 205 Market Street  Warren PA 16365

Phone: 814.723.4650

Email: kknapp@warrenlibrary.org    
  

Areas of Expertise: Poverty, working with the incarcerated

Target Audience: Public Libraries, Community Members, Library Administrators & Management, Library Board Members

Fees (if any): travel

Brief Biography: Received MSLS from Clarion University. District Consultant for the Seneca District since 2012. Live in Warren, PA.

Availability: Prefer not to travel distances in the winter.

Geographic Range: Juniata-Conemaugh, Northwest, South Central, Southwest, Capital/York

Speaking Experience: Leadership Warren County, Leadership McKean County, Zonta Club, Warren Library Association, PaLA conference.

Tags:  Community Members  Juniata-Conemaugh  Library Administrators & Management  Library Board Members  Northwest  Public Libraries  South Central  Southwest 

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Brian Keefer

Posted By Administration, Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Name: Brian Keefer


Title: Going the Distance


Address: Etters PA 17319

 

Phone: 717-938-4128


Email: d7sunrise@epix.net

 

Website: www.bing.com/videos/search?q=brian+keefer+youtube&FORM=VIRE3#view=detail&mid=5383604F0552F6291D7B5383604F0552F6291D7B


Areas of Expertise: I share my journey of healing as an inspirational speaker, motivating others to face adversity, and move forward.

 

Target Audience: Public Libraries, Academic Libraries, School Libraries, Special Libraries, Community Members, Teen Services, Adult Services, Support Staff, Library Administrators & Management, Library Board Members, Library Instructors


Fees (if any): $200 honorarium, negotiable


Brief Biography: I sustained a spinal cord injury in 2008.  Since then I have returned to college and graduated with a degree in therapeutic recreational management. I have been featured on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.  I am a motivational speaker, and have presented approximately 40 speeches in my area about my journey of healing.  I am interested in expanding my area of speaking so that I may share my story with others.  Much of my biographical information can be found online through Google. 


Availability: I am available most times to speak as I do therapy in my home.


Geographic Range: Juniata-Conemaugh, Lehigh Valley, Northeast, Northwest, South Central, Southeast, Southwest, West Branch


Speaking Experience:

Harrisburg Area Women's Business Association
Lower Allen Middle School
2015 Pennsylvania Therapeutic Recreation Convention
2012 Occupational Therapy Association Convention
Central Penn College
Lancaster AMBUCS
PA College of Health Sciences, Zwiercan, 
Elizabethtown College
York County Association Of Credit Unions

Tags:  Academic Libraries  Adult Services  Community Members  Juniata-Conemaugh  Lehigh Valley  Library Administrators & Management  Library Board Members  Library Instructors  Northeast  Northwest  Public Libraries  School Libraries  South Central  Special Libraries  Support Staff  Teen Services 

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Montgomery Area Public Library

Posted By Lori Lysiak, Monday, June 29, 2015

Speaker:

Larry Stout, Board President

Library/Organization:

Montgomery Area Public Library

Address:

1 S. Main Street, Montgomery, PA  17752

Phone:

570-974-1754

Email:

Larry.Stout@gmail.com

Web Site Address, LinkedIn Profile, or link to other source of professional information:

https://www.linkedin.com/hp/?dnr=lx2_18yTxDvP_v6Tl8pq1xvctELBlyU2Uy5e&trk=nav_responsive_tab_home

Areas of Expertise:

* LEADERSHIP; ORGANIZATIONAL / DEVELOPMENT

* TEAM BUILDING

* PUBLIC SPEAKING / PRESENTATION SKILLS

* CROSS-CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING

(author: Ideal Leadership, From Mystery to Mastery, and also two novels; "Houglass" and "Nighfall" - all listed on Amazon)

(visiting professor with Stockholm School of Economics in Riga http://sseriga.academia.edu/LarryStout)

(virtual professor with IBR-Steinbeis University, Berlin

http://ibr-network.com/global-mba/faculty/

(township official - Borough & Township Officials/Lycoming Co. PA)

Target Audience:

Public Libraries, Academic Libraries, School Libraries, Community Members, Adult Services, Library Administrators & Management, Library Board Members

Fees (if any):

Traveling Expenses/ modest honorarium

Brief Biography:

I have an MBA and Ph.D. in educational philosophy, and spent sixteen years living and working in the former Soviet Union (Riga, Latvia). I have authored three books on leadership and human resource management that have been translated into six languages. I have conduced leadership development seminars on four continents. I enjoy writing (two novels) currently write a weekly columnist for Lycoming County’s largest circulation newspaper, the Webb Weekly.

I am a local government official and currently serve on ten volunteer community boards, including board president of our local library. I have been happily married for nearly 41 years, with four grown children and seven grandchildren.

Availability:

Months of May and October I generally am conducting training programs abroad.  Otherwise, I have control over my own schedule and I am fairly flexible.

Geographic Range:

Northeast, West Branch

Speaking Experience:

I have been a conference speaker all over the world (list available upon request). References:

Dr. Andreas Kelling (andreas.kelling@ibr-network.com) IBR Institute of International Business Relations /

Dr. Ingrida Loza (ingrida.loza@sseriga.edu.lv) director of SSE Executive Education, Stockholm School of Economics in Riga

Dr. Gabriel Campana (mayor@cityofwilliamsport.org) Mayor of Williamsport, PA /

Daphne Bowers (dbowers@montasd.org) Superintendent, Montgomery Area School District, Montgomery, PA

Name:

Larry Stout

Title:

Board President

Tags:  Academic Libraries  Adult Services  Community Members  Library Administrators & Management  Library Board Members  Northeast  Public Libraries  School Libraries  West Branch 

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Aaron W Dobbs, Scholarly Communications Librarian

Posted By Lori Lysiak, Monday, June 29, 2015

Speaker:

Aaron W Dobbs, Scholarly Communications Librarian

Library/Organization:

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Address:

1871 Old Main, Shippensburg, Pennsylvania  17257

Phone:

931-206-6574

Email:

aaron@thelibrarian.org

Web Site Address, LinkedIn Profile, or link to other source of professional information:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/aarondobbs

Areas of Expertise:

Advocacy, Copyright, Future Planning, Information Policy, Leadership, Networking, Scholarly Communication, Social Media & Institutional Credibility, Strategic Planning, Succession Planning, Academic Tenure & Promotion Processes

Target Audience:

Academic Libraries, Reference Services, Technical Services, Library Administrators & Management, Computer/Electronic Resources, Library Board Members, Library Instructors, Strategic Planning

Fees (if any):

mileage, lodging, inexpensive, flexible

Brief Biography:

Broadly interested in most topics, I've developed reasonable authority with the areas of expertise listed above.

Library directors at two academic libraries asked me to lead future planning, succession planning, or reorganization efforts.

Participation in American Library Association committees led to several opportunities to present sessions on information policy, scholarly communication, advocacy, and networking & personal marketing.

Faculty participation at Shippensburg has included new faculty orientation sessions on Copyright compliance and library resources; new student sessions on library resources, hacking professor expectations, and plagiarism; and a workshop on effective use of LibGuides for scholarly information organization and discoverability.

Availability:

Flexible outside of ALA Midwinter and Annual dates.

Geographic Range:

South Central, Anywhere, really. I'm a driving fool.

Speaking Experience:

* Dobbs, A. (1 February 2015). Invited Speaker: “Career Development Workshop: Networking Made Easy.” American Library Association Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

* Dobbs, A., Sohn, G. & Wynn, V. (28 June 2014). Invited Panel Discussion: "Respondents Panel for Information Manipulation Part I: Net Neutrality." American Library Association Annual Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada.

* Dobbs, A. et al. (2 May 2014). Panel Discussion: "Telling the Story of What to Do With a Library Degree." 2014 Tennessee Library Association Annual Conference, Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

* Dobbs, A., et al. (7 June 2013). Panel Discussion: "Encomium of Ethos: The Dwelling Place of Mechanization." Computers and Writing 2013: Mechanization and Writing, Frostburg, Maryland.

* Dobbs, A., et al. (16 February 2013). Panel Discussion: "Credibility and the Network: Evaluating and Establishing Digital Ethos." Networked Humanities: From Within and Without the University, Lexington, Kentucky.

* Dobbs, A. (25 June 2011). Invited Presentation: "LibGuides & LibAnswers: They *can* take it with them." ALA Annual Conference 2011, New Orleans, Louisiana.

* Dobbs, A. Moll, K. & Cook, D. (15 April 2011). "LibGuides Workshop: ACLCP Reference and Instruction Interest Group." Shippensburg, Pennsylvania. (full-day workshop)

* Dobbs, A. & Creech, A. (12 August 2009). Invited Presentation: "360 Counter: Dealing with Non-compliant Data." Serials Solutions 360 Counter Town Hall, Internet Webinar.

* Dobbs, A. (10 March 2009). Invited Presentation: "360 Resource Manager: How Libraries Use; Improvements Libraries Want." SerialsSolutions Software Developers and Product Managers 2009, Seattle, Washington.

Name:

Aaron W Dobbs

Title:

Scholarly Communications Librarian

Tags:  Academic Libraries  Computer/Electronic Resources  Library Administrators & Management  Library Board Members  Library Instructors  Reference Services  South Central  Technical Services 

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R C Kelly Law Associates, LLC

Posted By Lori Lysiak, Monday, June 29, 2015

Speaker:

Grace Bradley Kelly, MBA SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Library/Organization:

R C Kelly Law Associates, LLC

Address:

623 North Broad Street, Lansdale, PA 19446

Phone:

215-896-3846

Email:

grace@rckelly.com

Web Site Address, LinkedIn Profile, or link to other source of professional information:

www.rckelly.com  https://www.linkedin.com/in/gracebradleykelly

Areas of Expertise:

Human Resources, Risk Management, Employment Law

Target Audience:

Public Libraries, Library Administrators & Management, Library Board Members

Fees (if any):

Varies

Brief Biography:

Human Resources Risk Management Consultant with diverse experience across many industries. Strong business acumen (MBA) and HRCI certification (SPHR) are combined to provide clients with the expertise and assistance needed to manage your greatest assets. Personal interest in family business development as well as non-profit board managed organizations.

Availability:

with advanced notice

Geographic Range:

PA

Speaking Experience:

Gwynedd Mercy University – Adjunct Professor School of Business; 2011- 2014 – courses taught Introduction to Adult Studies, Business Leadership and Management; Legal Aspect of Healthcare Administration.

Pennsylvania School Bus Association – Annual Convention 2011 (Harrisburg, PA) “How to Conduct an Effective Performance Review”

Pennsylvania School Bus Association – Annual Convention 2012 (Seven Springs, PA) “Developing an Effective Employee Handbook”

Pennsylvania Association of Library Administrators – Annual Convention 2012 (Gettysburg PA) “Your biggest enemy is the unknown and assumptions.” LTG Christianson - An Employee Manual Workshop

Pennsylvania School Bus Association – Regional Meeting Spring 2013 (Six locations throughout Pennsylvania) “Hot Topic in Employee Management for School Bus Industry”

North Central Library District - Continuing Education Day June 2013 (Williamsport PA) “Human Resources and Employment Law Seminar Managers’ Training Session”

Pennsylvania School Bus Association – Annual Convention 2013 (Penn State, PA) “Best Practices in Hiring and Firing”

National Association of Remodelers – Bucks Mont Chapter Meeting January 2014 (Horsham, PA) “How to Survive a Workers Comp Audit”

Penn Suburban Chamber of Commerce – HR Summit January 2014 (Lansdale, PA) “Are you compliant?” (panelist)

Pennsylvania School Bus Association – Regional Meeting Spring 2014 (Six locations throughout Pennsylvania) “The Driver has the Key – Best Practice in Employee Management”

American Society for Association Executives – Finance, HR, & Business Operations Conference May 2014 (Washington DC) “Hiring and Firing Employees – Confidently and Legally”

Pennsylvania School Bus Association – Annual Convention 2014 (Seven Springs, PA) “Fitness for Duty: Managing your Workforce from a Legal and Medical Viewpoint”

Luzerne County Libraries - Human Resources and Employment Law Series Fall/Winter 2014 (Wilkes-Barre, PA) Directors, Managers and Trustees Training - A Primer on Employment Law for PA Library Employers; Developing an Effective and Compliant Employee Manual; Creating Operational Job Descriptions and Performance Management Tools and Processes; Mastering your Employment Law Risk Management Plan.

Upcoming Speaking Engagements:

Pennsylvania School Bus Association – Annual Convention 2015 (Center Valley, PA) “Background Clearances and Reference Checks: Are you Audit Ready?” Review of recently enacted PA legislation surrounding Act 126, Act 153 and Act 168.

References:

Pennsylvania School Bus Association - 717-975-1951

Richard C. Miller MLS, Executive Director, Osterhout Free Library

Luzerne County Library System, Phone: 570.823.0156

more available

PaLA Annual Conference:

2012

Name:

Grace Bradley Kelly, MBA SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Title:

HR Risk Management Consultant

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