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Wisconsin State SHRM
2012 Legislative Conference — Manitowoc

Sponsored by the Lakeshore Area Human Resources Association (LAHRA) and the Sheboygan Area SHRM
March 28, 2012
Holiday Inn
4601 Calumet Ave
Manitowoc, WI 54220

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

WI SHRM Eastern Legislative Conference: Legislatively and Strategically Planning for Economic Sustainability & Job Creation
The Lakeshore Area Human Resources Association (LAHRA) and the Sheboygan Area SHRM are hosting this opportunity for professionals to learn, network and engage with topic matter experts.

Who Should Attend?        

  • Business Owners, CEOs, Business Professionals & Leaders
  • Management and Supervision
  • HR & Organizational Development Professionals


Click here to Register

Registration Fees
SHRM Local Chapter Members $50.00
Full Time Undergraduate Students $25.00
Non Local Chapter Members $60.00

This program has been submitted for recertification credit from the HR Certification Institute website at

8:15 - 8:50 a.m. Registration
8:50 - 9:00 a.m. Welcome
Kathy Zucchi, SPHR
LAHRA President-elect & Advocacy District Captain, Congressional District 6
9:00 - 9:30 a.m. 2012 Legislative Calendar-What to Expect-Opportunities and Challenges
Senator Joe Leibham, District 9
9:30 - 9:45 a.m. Break
9:45 - 10:30 a.m. Now is a Great Time to Get Involved, This Government Belongs to You-How Can Your Voice Be Heard
Representative Bob Ziegelbauer, 25th Assembly District
10:30 - 11:15 a.m. Laws and Other Changes Promoting Re-employment, Unemployment Tax Issues and Assistance
Craig Barkelar, Administrator, DWD Unemployment Insurance Division
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 Lunch
12:15 - 1:00 p.m. Current Trends, Hot Topics & Legislation Affecting Your Employees
Attorney Keith Kopplin, JD Kukowski & Costello, S.C.
1:00 - 1:45 p.m. Division of Workforce Development Updates
Reggie Newson, WI DWD Secretary
1:45 - 2:00 p.m. WI SHRM Update
Terleen Cheslock, WI SHRM Government Relations
2:00 - 3:45 p.m. A-Team Advocacy Training
David Lusk, Senior Associate, Member Advocacy, SHRM
3:45 - 3:50 p.m. Closing Remarks
Terleen Cheslock, WI SHRM Government Relations

Rooms are reserved at the Holiday Inn - Manitowoc


The WI SHRM State Council and its chapters are professional organizations with events focusing on education related to the Human Resources field. Our events are not an open forum for public discourse or political activity; political activity is not permitted in meetings/events or in general areas where WI SHRM activities are being held.
Contact Information 

Kathleen Zucchi, SPHR - Manitowoc Contact
Human Resources Administrator
Red Arrow Products Company LLC

Wendy Toomey - La Crosse Contact
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