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    • 27 Feb 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Webinar
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    Employer Health Benefits Design Trends and Issues

    Live Webinar

    NEW: Non-OCCABA member may register for $30.

    FREE for OCCABA members.

    February 27, 2020 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (Pacific Time)

    Presented by the Kaiser Family Foundation.

    The presentation will review highlights from the 2019 Employer Health Benefit Survey, a benchmark report on premiums, cost sharing and coverage for those with employer-sponsored coverage.  In addition, the presentation will cover findings from the Peterson-KFF Health System Tracker, including estimates on changing provider networks, the prevalence of “surprise” medical bills, and changes in prescription drug spending.

    Speaker Bio

     Matthew Rae is the Associate Director for the Program on the Health Care Marketplace at the Kaiser Family Foundation, a non-partisan research organization focusing on national health issues. The program researches and analyzes the private insurance market and policy proposals to reform it. In this capacity, Matthew has managed the Employer Health Benefit Survey since 2011. He has a special interest in analytic methods, data analysis, including gleaning lessons from survey and claims data.

    Matthew is currently a PhD Student at the George Washington University’s Milken Institute School of Public Health. He earned a Master of Public Administration (MPA) from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), a Master of Public Health (MPH) from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and a Graduate Certificate in Survey Design and Data Analysis from the George Washington University. Prior to joining the Foundation, Matthew worked at the Government Accountability Office, Small Business Services for the City of New York, the Service Employees International Union and the Oregon Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals.

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    All registrations must be completed by 9:00 pm the night before the webinar to ensure the participant will receive the webinar link and/or dial-in information.

    • 26 Mar 2020
    • 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
    • Hyatt Regency John Wayne Airport Newport Beach, 4545 MacArthur Boulevard, Newport Beach, CA 92660
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    Performance Management Employer Panel - HR Execs Talk About What They're Doing, How They Got There, What Is Working Best, and Where Performance Management is Heading

    Thursday, March 26, 2020 

    Registration & Networking: 7:30 a.m.

    Meeting: 7:50 a.m. to 9:25 a.m. 


    Learn from three distinguished HR executives about how each company approaches performance management, what strategies and techniques have worked best for them, what are their challenges, what is the role that performance management plays in pay equity compliance and how they see performance management changing in the future? Among the issues included will be a discussion of:

    • Eliminating numerical performance ratings – pros and cons.
    • How performance management design and process interacts with pay equity efforts.
    • How panel member companies improve company-wide ownership of performance management.

    Significant time will be provided for the panel to answer your questions. We know that a lively interaction combined with multiple perspectives of our panelists will make this event well worth your time. The meeting will end 15 minutes later than normal at 9:25 to allow sufficient time for this special event.

    Our panel will be comprised of:

    • Stephanie Beaulac, Vice President Human Resources at Yokahama
    • Lorna Larson-Paugh, Sr. Director Human Resources at Avid BioServices Inc.
    • Lisa Szabo, VP Learning & Development at First American

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     Stephanie Beaulac

    Vice President Human Resources

    Yokahama

    As Vice President of Human Resources at Yokohama, Stephanie Beaulac partners with all levels of the organization including executives and front-line managers to strategically align the business direction of the organization through results-driven people solutions. On a national level Stephanie leads efforts in talent management, leadership development, organization design, succession planning, compensation; including union negotiations and executive incentive planning, employee relations, and engagement. She successfully built Yokohama’s HR infrastructure by implementing HRIS, best practice policies, and compliance while maintaining high level employee buy-in and retention. Stephanie lead initiatives in building high performance teams scaling across the US, Canada and Asia. As part of the executive leadership team, pioneering all areas of HR progress she designed, developed and implemented regionally relevant HR programs, policies and procedures aligned with business needs.

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     Lorna Larson-Paugh

    Sr. Director Human Resources

    Avid BioServices Inc.

    Lorna’s experience includes: organizational development, training and development, talent acquisition, compensation and benefits, employee relations and international human resources. In her past roles, Lorna has developed and executed organizational strategies both to start up and turn around organizations across industries including pharmaceutical, medical device, manufacturing financial services and internet commerce. Her track record of building business specific solutions includes experience in the US, Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific.

    Her undergraduate degree is from the Business School at California State University at Long Beach, with an emphasis on Human Resources. She holds a Master’s degree in Business from Pepperdine University. She has earned SPHR and CCP designations. She serves as a Corporate Mentor for business students at CSULB and on the Human Resources Management Advisory Committee for the Extension Program at UC Irvine. 

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     Lisa Szabo

    VP Learning & Development

    First American

    Lisa Szabo is Vice President of Learning and Development at First American, headquartered in Santa Ana, California. In her role, Lisa is responsible for the corporate talent development strategy, which includes leadership development programs, talent development, succession planning, and evaluation of the talent pipeline and how best to address future gaps. Previously, Lisa was the Head of Human Resources at Biola University. In this role, she led the Human Resources function for the University with responsibility for strategy development and execution, leadership development programs, talent development, succession planning, compensation and benefits, employee relations, talent acquisition and Academic Human Resources. 

    Lisa has previous Human Resources experience with First American where she served as Director of HR, Direct Division; Vice President, Talent Acquisition; HR Manager, Mortgage Solutions and HR Manager, Core Logic. She holds a BS in Organizational Psychology from Concordia University and is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Leadership and Executive Coaching at Concordia University.

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    Note: (i) Once you have registered for this event, we will not be able to refund your payment should you be unable to attend.

    (ii) Those who do not register and have pre-paid 24 hours in advance will be charged an additional $10 at the door.

    • 06 Apr 2020
    • 8:30 AM
    • 07 Apr 2020
    • Orange County - First American – Garden Room 2, 2 First American Way, Santa Ana, CA 92707



    C12 – Variable Pay – Improving Performance with Variable Pay

    Orange County Compensation & Benefits Association is proud to host our annual WorldatWork courses in Orange County

    April 6 – 7, 2020

    As a WorldatWork member, you receive special pricing.  As a member of OCCABA, you’ll receive an even greater discount**

    Cost Per Course

    Course and Exam

    Course Only

    OCCABA Member

    $1,350

    $1,255

    WorldatWork Member

    $1,495

    $1,390

    Nonmember

    $2,200

    $2,085

    Location for C12 Class:

    First American – Garden Room 2                                

    2 First American Way
    Santa Ana, CA 92707

    Phone: (714) 250-1797

    Breakfast and lunch will be provided

    Register Today     While there is still space available

    https://www.worldatwork.org/education/search/#pageSize=25&sortBy=RELEVANCE&searchTerms=Orange+County+Compensation

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                       Hotel within walking distance:

                                 DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel

                                 201 E. MacArthur Blvd

                                 Santa Ana, CA 92707

                                 Phone: (714) 825-3333

                                 First American Negotiated Rate

                                 Shuttle to/from Orange County Airport

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    **For OCCABA membership information, visit www.occaba.org


    • 30 Apr 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Webinar
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    Trends in Executive Compensation

    Live Webinar

    NEW: Non-OCCABA member may register for $30.

    FREE for OCCABA members.

    April 30, 2020 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (Pacific Time)


    Our guest presenters for discussing "Trends in Executive Compensation" will be Mark Chen and Paul Won of the Los Angeles office of Willis Towers Watson.


     Mark Chen 

    Director, Executive Compensation at Willis Towers Watson

    Mark has over 15 years of experience consulting with corporate boards and executive teams to align executive pay design with strategic business objectives. This includes incentive plan design, metric selection, pay competitiveness and effective communication in CD&As. Mark is also a frequent guest speaker at compensation associations on the topics of executive compensation and total rewards.

    Mark has assisted clients on a wide range of industries, including consumer products, high technology, specialty chemicals, airlines, real estate, medical devices, manufacturing, supply chain logistics and media.

    Mark was appointed to Willis Towers Watson’s Executive Compensation Guiding Principles initiative, which is focused on clarifying and affirming our Executive Compensation practice’s perspectives, approaches, guidelines and key considerations in support of effective design, governance, management and administration of executive pay programs.

    Mark also participates in the development and delivery of multiple training programs for our national Executive Compensation analyst team.

    Mark earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of California, Irvine.


     Paul Won 

    Senior Associate, Executive Compensation at Willis Towers Watson

    Paul is a Senior Associate in Willis Towers Watson’s Executive Compensation practice in the Los Angeles office. He has over 11 years of experience in executive compensation consulting and specializes in the assessment and design of executive and director pay programs. Prior to joining Willis Towers Watson, Paul was a project manager at Pearl Meyer and Partners in Los Angeles.

    Paul has worked with companies across a wide range of industries including technology, healthcare, retail, and utilities in managing all aspects of their compensation programs. His experiences include:

    Annual and long-term incentive plan design

    Employment/severance agreement review

    Governance, proxy advisor and regulatory trends/issues

    Outside director remuneration benchmarking

    Peer group development

    Paul holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Southern California with a concentration in Entrepreneurship.


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    All registrations must be completed by 9:00 pm the night before the webinar to ensure the participant will receive the webinar link and/or dial-in information.

    • 28 May 2020
    • 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Hyatt Regency John Wayne Airport Newport Beach, 4545 MacArthur Boulevard, Newport Beach, CA 92660
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    Benefits Cost Management Design Trends/Pricing and Strategy

    Thursday, May 28, 2020 

    Registration & Networking: 7:30 a.m.

    Meeting: 7:50 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. 


    Meeting details will be added shortly.


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    Note: (i) Once you have registered for this event, we will not be able to refund your payment should you be unable to attend.

    (ii) Those who do not register and have pre-paid 24 hours in advance will be charged an additional $10 at the door.

    • 16 Jun 2020
    • 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    • TBD
    • 25 Jun 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Webinar
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    Increasing the Effectiveness of Variable Pay

    Live Webinar

    NEW: Non-OCCABA member may register for $30.

    FREE for OCCABA members.

    Thursday, June 25, 2020 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (Pacific Time)


    Program details to follow shortly. 


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    All registrations must be completed by 9:00 pm the night before the webinar to ensure the participant will receive the webinar link and/or dial-in information.

    • 27 Aug 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Webinar
    • 21 Sep 2020
    • 8:30 AM
    • 22 Sep 2020
    • Orange County - First American – Garden Room 3, 2 First American Way, Santa Ana, CA 92707



    T2 – Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional

    Orange County Compensation & Benefits Association is proud to host our annual WorldatWork courses in Orange County

    September 21 – 22, 2020

    As a WorldatWork member, you receive special pricing.  As a member of OCCABA, you’ll receive an even greater discount**

    Cost Per Course

    Course and Exam

    Course Only

    OCCABA Member

    $1,350

    $1,255

    WorldatWork Member

    $1,495

    $1,390

    Nonmember

    $2,200

    $2,085

    Location for T2 Class:

    First American – Garden Room 3                                

    3 First American Way
    Santa Ana, CA 92707

    Phone: (714) 250-1797

    Breakfast and lunch will be provided                   

    Register Today     While there is still space available

    www.worldatwork.org/register/occba

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                       Hotel within walking distance:

                                 DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel

                                 201 E. MacArthur Blvd

                                 Santa Ana, CA 92707

                                 Phone: (714) 825-3333

                                 First American Negotiated Rate

                                 Shuttle to/from Orange County Airport

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    **For OCCABA membership information, visit www.occaba.org


    • 24 Sep 2020
    • 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Hyatt Regency John Wayne Airport Newport Beach, 4545 MacArthur Boulevard, Newport Beach, CA 92660
    • 29 Oct 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Webinar
    • 19 Nov 2020
    • 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Hyatt Regency John Wayne Airport Newport Beach, 4545 MacArthur Boulevard, Newport Beach, CA 92660
    • 28 Jan 2021
    • 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Hyatt Regency John Wayne Airport Newport Beach, 4545 MacArthur Boulevard, Newport Beach, CA 92660
    • 25 Feb 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Webinar
    • 25 Mar 2021
    • 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Hyatt Regency John Wayne Airport Newport Beach, 4545 MacArthur Boulevard, Newport Beach, CA 92660
    • 29 Apr 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Webinar

Past events

23 Jan 2020 7 Awful Mistakes; 7 Awesome Sales Compensation Solutions
21 Nov 2019 Richard Simmons returns for our Annual Wage & Hour Legislative Update
18 Oct 2019 Round Table Discussion
10 Oct 2019 Not Just How Much, but How Itself: The Many Ways in which Compensation is Being Delivered Today
07 Oct 2019 C8 – Business Acumen for Compensation Professionals
26 Sep 2019 Benefits Trends Survey
20 Sep 2019 Compensation 101 for the HR Professional
29 Aug 2019 Trends & Updates in Executive Compensation
25 Jul 2019 Summer Social - Member Appreciation - Hornblower Buffet Sunset Cruise – Newport Harbor
27 Jun 2019 Wage Orders (IWC): How to Understand Them
25 Jun 2019 Benefits 101 – For the HR Professional
30 May 2019 Pay Equity Legal Update
25 Apr 2019 Total Rewards Communication: How to get it right
15 Apr 2019 T2 – Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional
28 Mar 2019 The Power of Appreciation and Recognition
28 Feb 2019 2019 Health and Welfare Plan Legal Update
31 Jan 2019 Trends and Issues in Sales Compensation Planning and Design – What are companies doing for 2019 and beyond?
29 Nov 2018 Richard Simmons returns for our Annual Wage & Hour Legislative Update
25 Oct 2018 Unique Benchmarking Tactics for Defining Jobs and The Competitive Labor Market
08 Oct 2018 WorldatWork - T4 – Strategic Communication in Total Rewards
27 Sep 2018 Annual Benefits Survey: Learn What the Best of the Best Are Doing with Latest Benefits Trends and Practices
14 Sep 2018 Compensation 101 for the HR Professional
11 Sep 2018 Free Career Lab Workshop
30 Aug 2018 Designing Long Term Incentive Plans for Organizational Success
26 Jul 2018 Summer Social - Member Appreciation - Hornblower Buffet Sunset Cruise – Newport Harbor
28 Jun 2018 Telecommuting-Sustaining the Virtual Workplace
31 May 2018 Talent Wars: U.S. and Global Pay Growth in a Time of Low Unemployment and Preparing for the Workforce of the Future
26 Apr 2018 Trends in Medical Costs and Prescription Drug Management
09 Apr 2018 WorldatWork - T3 – Quantitative Methods - Understand HR Statistics
29 Mar 2018 Strategies To Maximize Employee Engagement: Modernizing Total Rewards - presented by John Bremen (of Willis Towers Watson)
22 Feb 2018 Securing Unique Talent: Bonus, Equity and other Leading Attraction and Retention Strategies
25 Jan 2018 Pay Equity: Latest Views on Legislative and Case Law and Employer Progress & Challenges
30 Nov 2017 Richard Simmons returns for our Annual Wage & Hour Legislative Update
26 Oct 2017 Free for Members - OCCABA Networking / Social Hour
26 Oct 2017 EEO-1 and Employer Compliance
02 Oct 2017 WorldatWork - C12 - Variable Pay – Improving Performance with Variable Pay
28 Sep 2017 Employee Value Proposition & Total Rewards
22 Sep 2017 Compensation 101 for the HR Professional
31 Aug 2017 Avoiding Controversy In The Board Room
27 Jul 2017 Summer Social - Member Appreciation - Hornblower Buffet Sunset Cruise – Newport Harbor
29 Jun 2017 U.S. Benefits Survey by Mercer - Practices, Trends, & View of the Trump Administration and Congressional Revisions to the Affordable Care Act
25 May 2017 Sales Compensation: Dark Side of Sales Quotas
27 Apr 2017 OCCABA Networking / Social Hour(s)
27 Apr 2017 Making Performance Management Systems Work
25 Apr 2017 Fiduciary Training Program - No cost to attend, space is limited.
30 Mar 2017 Fair Labor Standards Act - Shifting Flood Waters
23 Feb 2017 Webinar - Job Architecture and Career Frameworks For Employee and Employer Success
26 Jan 2017 Transparency in Executive Compensation- Proper Reporting Tools and Controls
17 Nov 2016 Richard Simmons returns for our Annual Legislative Update
28 Oct 2016 Compensation 101 for the HR Professional
27 Oct 2016 Social Hours / Networking
27 Oct 2016 Webinar - Global Retirement Planning: New Strategies For A Multinational Workforce
26 Oct 2016 Fiduciary Training Program - No cost to attend, space is limited.
03 Oct 2016 WorldatWork C8 - Business Acumen for Compensation Professionals
29 Sep 2016 Effective Sales Compensation – Adopt Best-Practice Building Codes
25 Aug 2016 Webinar - Long-Term Incentive Plans For High Growth Companies
28 Jul 2016 Summer Social - Member Appreciation & Special Guest: Dr. Bob Nelson
23 Jun 2016 Webinar - Executive Compensation - Judging Organizational & Individual Success
19 May 2016 Annual Mercer Benefits Survey: A Close Look at U.S. Practices and Trends
28 Apr 2016 Social Hours / Networking
28 Apr 2016 Webinar - Unique Salary Benchmarking In the Financial Sector and Other Technology Applications
04 Apr 2016 T2 – Accounting & Finance for the Human Resources Professional
31 Mar 2016 Hoag Health and Cigna Health Care – A Population Health Management Success Story
29 Mar 2016 Free - Join The Plan Sponsor University (TPSU) For An Exclusive Half-day Fiduciary Training Program
25 Feb 2016 Social Hours / Networking
25 Feb 2016 Webinar- The Fair Labor Standards Act: Worker Misclassification and Hours & Earnings Effects of Expanded Coverage
28 Jan 2016 Affordable Care Act Check-Up For 2016 - Where Do We Stand?...and a HUGE raffle!
19 Nov 2015 Legislative Update with Richard Simmons: A View of Critical Laws and Case Decisions
29 Oct 2015 Surviving an OFCCP Compliance Audit--Best Practices to Limit Liability and Costs
24 Sep 2015 Rising Minimum Wage Rates and Employer Strategies
18 Sep 2015 Compensation 101 for the HR Professional
27 Aug 2015 Recognition Strategies for Millennials
16 Jul 2015 Member Appreciation Summer Social
25 Jun 2015 Are we reining in executive compensation? Examining the impact of SEC Requirements and the Dodd Frank Act on Executive Compensation
28 May 2015 Mercer Benefits Survey: Understanding Global Trends and Issues
30 Apr 2015 Does Pay for Performance Really Motivate Employees?
26 Mar 2015 Total Rewards Tactics for "Hot Jobs"
26 Feb 2015 Market Compensation Benchmaking Strategies For High Technology Companies
29 Jan 2015 Exploring the Myths & Misconceptions of Employer-Sponsored Healthcare Plans
18 Dec 2014 Human Capital Benchmarking and Budgeting Trends- Are You Ready For 2015?
05 Dec 2014 Compensation 101 for the HR Professional
20 Nov 2014 General Employment Law/Legal Update for 2015
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