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March Dinner Event & Pre-Meeting Workshop
 April Tri-County Networking Event WITH & ON Brightline
 April Lynn University Breakfast Forum - April 26 - Registration is open!
 Annual Conference Revealed!!! June 5 & 6 
 What's New to HRPBC in 2019!
 Review this quarter's Legislative Newsletter
 Service Member of the Month - See below!
 Connect with us on Social Media! Follow us, tweet up, and upload your favorite HRPBC video to YouTube! 






MARCH 19 Dinner Event & Pre-Meeting Workshop 

HRPBC brings you a two part meeting where our 2 presenters from Homeland Security will present on "Image Program" and "Employment Eligibility Form".

Title: "Image Program"
Speaker: Homeland Security Office of Investigations - Special Agent Lior Demburg (Click here for bio.) 

Title: "Employment Eligibility Form (I-9)"
Speaker: Homeland Security Office of Investigations - Workforce Enforcement Auditor Linda Ball (Click here for bio.) 

More information to come. HRCI and SHRM PDC's will be applied for.

Pre-Meeting Workshop

Title: "Disaster and Preparedness"
Speaker: Diana Matty, Fire Chief of West Palm Beach (Click here for News Clip.) 

Diana started as a firefighter at West Palm Beach Fire Department in 1994 at 18 years old. She became a certified E.M.T. in 1994 and a Paramedic 1996. She obtained certifications as a rescue diver, hazardous materials technician and technical rescue disciplines. She is a Haz Mat Specialist on FEMA’s Florida Task Force 2 in Miami, FL.

Diana has an Associate’s in Arts, Fire Science and EMS from Palm Beach State College. She completed the National Fire Academy’s EMS Leadership Series.  She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Fire and Emergency Services, graduating Magna Cum Laude from the University of Florida.

In 2015, Diana was promoted to Assistant Fire Chief and served as the Emergency Manager for the City of West Palm Beach. In 2016, she obtained a Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management from the University of Florida. Diana was promoted to Fire Chief in May 2017, becoming the first woman to hold this position in the department’s 125 year history.

More information to come. HRCI and SHRM PDC's will be applied for.

Due to high demand of our workshops, if you have registered for one, please arrive no later than 15 minutes of the start time to ensure entry into the workshop. Those arriving after the 15 minute window will not be permitted into the workshop.   

Open to members, student members and guests.
Location: Marriott West Palm Beach
Event Schedule: March 19, 2019
Workshop: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Networking and Registration: 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Dinner meeting and Presentation: 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm

Late Registration (Thursday, March 14-Monday, March 18) and Walk-In's (day of event):

Student Members-$26.50

Click here to register today and get early bird registration pricing!

NEW - Tri-County Networking Event - April 2

WPB Location (HRPBC) Tri-County Networking Event with & on Brightline 

When: Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019 
Time: 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm (Train will leave around 6, there will not be a 2nd) 
Where: Brightline West Palm Beach 501 Evernia St West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Attached flyer for more details! 

Use this link to register! 

BREAKFAST Event @ Lynn University - April 26 

Let Lynn University Breakfast Forums Hone Your Strategic Business Skills!

Speaker: Dr. Amanda Wolcott
Title: “Strategic Planning for Well-being and Engagement”

Join us on Friday, April 26, 2019 presented in partnership with the business and HR faculty of Lynn University:

Where: Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center, Lynn University, 3601 N Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL 33444 (Lobby and Salon)


  • 7:30 am – 8:00 am - Registration and Networking
  • 8:00 am – 9:00 am - Breakfast, Announcements, Presentation & Q&A

Cost: $25

Click here to register today!

Registration is limited to 50 attendees, so sign up now!

This program has been applied for SHRM PDC and HRCI recert credit. 

2019 HRPBC Annual Conference & EXPO

The HR Association of Palm Beach County Conference & Vendor Expo is one of South Florida’s premier professional conferences attracting more than 300 human resource professionals and C-suite leaders representing a myriad of industries and businesses.

The 2019 HRPBC Annual Conference will be held on June 5 (afternoon) & 6 (all-day) at the Hilton Palm Beach Airport Hotel. We are thrilled to share that this year’s pre-conference kick-off event will feature not only a special pre-conference reception and vendor meet and greet, but also an inspirational breakout session that will truly enhance the connection and influence we all possess.

The full day conference will feature incredible breakout sessions throughout the HR disciplines including but not limited to Compliance, Business Acumen, Training and Development, and Workforce Planning and Employment Strategies. 

HRPBC's Annual Conference will be applying for approximately 8 HRCI credits.

Click here to register! 

Click here for more conference details including itinerary & pricing!

Pre-Conference Keynote Speaker - An accomplished business executive, government official and humanitarian, Byron V. Garrett is a true renaissance man. Click here to read more...

Breakfast Keynote Speaker - Jess Ekstrom is the founder and CEO of Headbands of Hope, a company she started as a junior in college in 2012. For every headband sold, a headband is given to a child with cancer. Click here to read more...

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What's New to HRPBC in 2019!

New to 2019 is a brand new location for our dinner events at the West Palm Beach Marriott at 1001 Okeechobee Boulevard, West Palm Beach, FL 33401. This location is conveniently located just east of I-95 off of Okeechobee Blvd. 

Plan your year with us! Visit our Year At A Glance page to learn more!

Review this quarter's Legislative Newsletter-New One Posted on 1/8/19

Visit our Legislative Affairs page to learn more!


Service Member of the Month

HRPBC's Service Member of the Month features Brian R. Cox, USMC.  View his resume here!


Just a few of the Resources for SHRM Foundation’s Veterans at Work Certificate can be found here

  • Free Recruitment, Hiring, Retention & Engagement of Military Veterans Guidebook
  • PsychArmor Employer Courses for Hiring and Retaining Veterans
  • Employer FAQs and Resources for Employing Veterans
  • How to begin hiring Veterans (SHRM)
  • Why hiring Veterans makes good business sense

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