Members-Only Round Table. "Hindsight is 20/20: A Dialogue About Covid-19 in the Workplace"


April 08, 2021
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
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A panel of three seasoned local HR professionals will be sharing the story of their organization's unique journey with COVID-- along with lessons learned, practical tips and tools, and reflections on how they're learning to avoid HR burnout. In an informal setting, this is a chance to ask questions and share your own hard-won insights on handling managing HR with COVID in the workplace. Come ready to learn together, from each other!

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Kimberly Schnader, Director of HR & Loss Prevention, Bernardus Lodge & Spa

  • Almost 30 years progressive experience in union and non-union environments
  • 25 years in Human Resources in the hospitality industry, primarily luxury hotels and golf clubs
  • Proven relationship building skills that include creating an effective team that treats employees with respect and dignity
  • Innovative employee relations, recruitment and retention techniques that reduce turnover and increase morale; extensive background in investigations 
  • Fabulous past President and Co-President of CCHRA; past WDB Committee Member; SPHR and SHRM-SCP certified.


Berta Torres, HR Manager, Monterey Regional Waste Mgmt District

  • Experienced HR Generalist in both private and public sectors
  • 16+ years’ experience in human resources
  • Current role with Monterey Regional Waste Management District includes direction and supervision of the HR department -- including employee and labor relations, recruitment, workers’ compensation, benefits and leaves administration
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration
  • Passionate about developing practical and efficient HR solutions.


Nadine Burke, HR Manager, Monterey Fuel Company

  • Practicing Human Resources professional for over 35 years
  • Specialized as being a “HR Department of One” primarily in the field of hospitality
  • Since 2013, HR Manager for Monterey Fuel Company, LLC -- which operates the Monterey Jet Center and Del Monte Aviation
  • Graduate from the University of Cincinnati College of Business; holds the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification.
  • Fabulous past president of CCHRA


We look forward to seeing you!



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