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Welcome Back! We are Hybrid...some meetings are in-person and some are virtual.

Monthly Meetings are open to members and guests. Watch our events page for current event details and registration information.

Leadership Roundtable (LR) takes place virtually on the 3rd Thursday of each month from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM. LR meetings are for NCHR-SD MembersIn order to attend or be a guest with the cohort, an HR professional will need to meet a minimum of 8+ years of experience leading an internal HR function. Guests are welcome to join twice before becoming a member.Please contact Leadership Roundtable Chair Judy Enns.

Events will be posted as soon as details are confirmed! 

Please note, virtual meeting credentials are sent via email with your event confirmation.

Refund policy:  If an event was paid for, but not attended, we will require a 48-hour notice to receive a credit for a future meeting.  Please email

    • September 27, 2023
    • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Holiday Inn Carlsbad, 2725 Palomar Airport Road

    Elements of Total Rewards
    Part 2: Pay and Benefits

    September 27, 2023

    Employee pay and benefits are likely the most significant financial investments of your organization. In this panel discussion we will delve into these elements of a Total Rewards program from various perspectives.

    As we are approaching open enrollment, Jennifer Jung – Sr. Director of Total Rewards & People Operations with Planet DDS will share how to best leverage technology to minimize administrative burden while enhancing the employee experience. Jack Kelly and Jolene McKee with Optimum Comp Advantage will cover the challenges companies are facing right now when it comes to employee compensation and will provide an update on California’s ever expanding transparent compensation requirements. Alisa Bugaj – Field HR Director with Sky Zone will speak to the boots on the ground perspective when utilizing compensation and benefits to attract and engage employees.

    Please join us for this interactive conversation.


    11:30 – 12:00 | Registration & Networking

    12:00 – 12:15 pm | Announcements and Icebreaker

    12:15 – 1:15 | Presentation

    1:15 – 1:30 pm | Post Mix & Mingle
    • October 25, 2023
    • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Holiday Inn Carlsbad, 2725 Palomar Airport Road
    • 29

    Legal Update 2023

    Join us for NCHRSD’s annual employment law update! We will review new laws enacted for 2024 and review key court decisions affecting California employers in the areas of wage and hour, wrongful termination, and discrimination.

    NCHRSD’s Legislative Chair, Chris Olmsted, will be joined by Lou Storrow in this 90-minute discussion on what we should expect and how to prepare for legal requirements in the new year.


    11:30 - 12:00 pm | Registration & Networking 
    12:00 - 1:30 pm | Panel Discussion & Lunch    

    • December 15, 2023
    • Zoom

    You won't want to miss this exciting lineup for 2023! 

    Registration will open in January 2023!

    January - Psychological Safety at Work                               

    February - Compensation Competition                          

    March - 2023 Hot Topics: What's Top of Your HR Mind?                                  

    April - Succession Planning for Small Companies

    May - AI: The Ethical Issues                                                        

    June - Culture as Competitive Advantage                       

    July - SHRM 2023 Attendees Recap “The Best of SHRM International”              

    September - Getting Advice When You Are at the Top: Everyone Needs a Coach    

    October - Equipping Managers to Wear their HR Hats        

    November - Developing Emerging Company Leaders          

    • December 15, 2023


    January - Gratitude In the Workplace         

    February - CA New Pay Transparency                      

    March - Mindset, Skillset, Execution                      

    April - Attracting Talent Panel

    May - The Interview/Onboarding Experience                                                  

    July - Happy Hour  

    August - Wellness in the Workplace

    September - Total Rewards Panel   

    October - Legal Update

    November - Recognition


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