Schedule of Events


Thursday, April 19, 2018

8:30 P.M.

Regional Manager and Board Reception

Marriott Salt Lake City University Park Hotel

Everyone is welcome.  Join us for a meet-and-greet with the our Regional Manger Shannon Mahan and the Regional Board.  Taking place at the Marriott’s Pitchers Lounge, this is a great opportunity to meet members and guests from other Rocky Mountain Region Chapters, relax and enjoy the company of truly amazing women.

Friday, April 20, 2018

Rocky Mountain Regional Training Program

Natural History Museum of Utah

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.     Check-in, training packet and bag pickup

9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.   Welcome and Opening Remarks-Shannon Mahan, Regional Manager

9:45 a.m. – 10: 35 a.m.  Lisa Mietchen

Building Coalitions

The ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals is vital for professional and personal growth.  As a past president of The Junior League of Salt Lake City and the current Sustaining advisor, Lisa will discuss how building coalitions has been key in her career, and how we can build strong and lasting relationships.

10:35 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.    Break/Exhibit

10:45 a.m. -11:35 a.m.     Eva Henderson

Mindfulness and A-B-C’s of Thinking

11:35 a.m. – 12:25 p.m.   Ann Vanderslice

Reaching Up Reaching Out- A Recipe For Success.

This workshop focuses on providing guidance to help you develop an overall retirement income strategy.  This training will help you navigate the maze of your federal benefits to maximize their value while you’re working and in retirement.

12:25 p.m. -12:45 p.m.   Awards Ceremony

12:45 p.m. –   1:30 p.m.   Lunch

1:30 p.m. –    2:20 p.m.   Aniza M. Brown

Federal Women’s Program

The focus of this workshop is to emphasize the current policies in place to help you successfully navigate your career and the resources available to you. We will also be discussing current efforts to decrease barriers that affect women within the federal government.

2:20 p.m. –   2:30 p.m.   Break

2:30 p.m. –   3:20 p.m.   Denise Elbert

I’m In, Are You?

Inclusion is a noun that requires action. After introducing Diversity and Inclusion, defining inclusion, we will explore ways to take action to promote and sustain the best work environments.

3:20 p.m. –   3:30 p.m.   Break

3:30 p.m. –   4:20 p.m. Brandy Lockwood

100% Communication:

Do you know what messages you are putting out? Are you aware how your communication style helps or hinders you in your daily communication? Join us for a discussion about the words we use, our tone, and our body language to help you learn how to truly send the massages you want others to hear.

4:20 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.   Award of Prizes, Announcements and Closing Remarks


Friday, April 20, 2018

7:00 P.M.


Join us for dinner at a local restaurant.  An optional event to relax, discuss the days events, and have a little fun.  This event is not included in the ticket price.