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CFGV Nonprofits

Seminar 4: Human Resources with Michaelle Smith

Description of Training

This workshop is intended for organizations of all sizes, as the principles of HR are relevant for a board president working with a single staff member; a director working with a very small number of staff; or a director of a large-staff organization. Attendees will leave with some basic information about effective communications/conflict resolution; staff retention and strategies for coping when a valued employee leaves; whether it’s a good idea to hire contractors in lieu of staff; and handling the employee who can’t or won’t perform to their potential.

 Michaelle Smith 

Michaelle Smith, MPA, has been involved with non profits for the past 30 years.  She is currently Senior Director of Learning with Hilltop Community Resources, a nonprofit located in Grand Junction with a 30 million dollar budget and over 650 employees.  She has been the Executive Director of Mesa County United Way and Manager of the Southwest Regional Office for the Land Trust Alliance.

Areas of expertise are organizational development, human resources, leadership development and coaching. She has supervised employees for over 25 years.  Michaelle has received the Professional in Human Resources Certification and currently provides training and coaching for supervisors and managers in Hilltop and other organizations.


Seminar held January 2016

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