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    How to Engage Employees

    Date: January 16, 2013
    Anne Mary Cullins (
    Hampton Inn Waldorf
    3750 Crain Hwy
    Waldorf, MD 20603
    $21.00 for members; $26.00 for non-members
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    Employee engagement plays an instrumental role in driving individual performance and overall productivity.  Research shows that organizations with engaged employees have a competitive advantage, and are more likely to achieve both revenue and profit goals.  By gaining a thorough understanding of employee engagement and how to implement strategies to increase engagement, HR Professionals are in a unique position to assist their organizations to grow to the next level.  In this session, participants will learn the benefits of increasing engagement among employees, discuss strategies to improve engagement and share best practices in employee engagement.

    Presenter: Marisa Sanchez, PhD

    Marisa Sanchez, PhD brings over 20 years of experience in strategic management and organization development consulting to both the public and private sectors.  She is both an experienced program manager and facilitator, and draws on her coaching skills to work closely with C-suite organizational leaders.  She incorporates team building in her work with groups both small and large, addressing both mission content and group dynamics to increase organization effectiveness.

    Dr. Sanchez specializes in helping organizations adopt new systems and technology. She draws on a variety of business and organization development models and tools in her work with clients. Her practice areas include performance consulting, team effectiveness, process improvement, program management, change management, and strategic planning and management.  As a certified instructor at Management Concepts, Dr. Sanchez taught courses on Leading and Managing Change and The Balanced Scorecard.

    Marisa Sanchez earned a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Human and Organization Systems from Fielding Graduate University. Prior degrees include Bachelor of Science (BS) in both Computer Science and Psychology from Duke University and Master in Business Administration (MBA) from Georgetown University.

    This meeting has been approved for 1 Strategic recertification credit toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.

    The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the activity. It means that this activity has met the HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.


    11:00-11:30am: Registration
    11:30am-12:0pm: Lunch and General Meeting
    12:00-1:00pm: Presentation

    Lunch will consist of your choice of:

    Roast Beef Deluxe - Lean top round of beef, provolone and cheddar cheese piled high on fresh baked 13 grain bread. Served with potato salad, dill pickle spear, sweet treat and a mint.  Mustard and mayo on the side.

    Curry Chicken – A delightful blend of sweet and savory spices with a hint of mild curry mixed with fruit and tender chicken breast served on fresh baked sourdough bread. Served with carrots and ranch dip, dill pickle spear, sweet treat and a mint.

    Southwestern Chicken Salad ­– Crisp lettuce topped with tender slices of chicken and drizzled with our special BBQ ranch dressing.  Next we add corn, black beans, tortilla strips and cilantro to make this a taste sensation!

    Apple Walnut Salad -  Sliced apples, candied walnuts, crumbled bacon and mozzarella cheese on top of fresh salad greens.  Served with poppy seed dressing.

    DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: Noon, Monday, January 14th