The Best of Forum series features encore webinar presentations of the top-rated sessions from the 23rd Annual EHS Management Forum in Charlotte, North Carolina. These interactive presentations are peer-led case studies from leading companies that represent the latest in EHS and sustainability management. If you missed the Forum, this series is an effective way to benchmark your program, ask questions, and share the Forum experience with your team.
Engaging and Managing a Multigenerational Workforce
Thursday December 10, 2015
1:00 -2:30 p.m.
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Cost: $99 for Members, $189 for Non-Members
There are currently three, and sometimes four generations in the workforce. The dynamics of the multi-generational workforce are important to managers. This webinar will feature speakers who will address the biggest challenges resulting from the generational differences, these include: communication, work/life balance, and career expectations. The speakers will share their successes and lessons learned while leaving attendees with tips and tricks for how to best engage and manage a multigenerational workforce.
- Drena Howard, Director, Global Retail EHS; The Estee Lauder Co.'s
- Kelvin Roth, Director, Corporate Environmental Health & Safety; CF Industries Inc.
- Brad Waldron, Director of Risk; Caesars Entertainment Corp.
Moderator: Jenna Newcombe, Senior Engineer; Geosyntec Consultants
Drena Howard is the Director of Global Retail Environmental Affairs and Safety at The Estée Lauder Companies. She leads EHS training, education and communication initiatives for the ever- growing global retail channel. “I have the challenge of making safety - sexy”, she says.
Drena’s diverse experience includes international auditing, industrial hygiene, ergonomics, hazardous waste management, shipping, and sustainability. She is a Certified Safety Professional and holds a Master of Environmental Management and Master of Public Health from Yale University. In 2014, she was awarded the ‘Rising Star of Safety’ by the National Safety Council.
Kelvin E. Roth is the Director of EHS for CF Industries, the world's largest nitrogen fertilizer company. Through our existing manufacturing and distribution assets, CF Industries safely and reliably produce fertilizers that help farmers grow enough food to sustain more than 200 million people annually.
Kelvin possesses more than 25 years of experience in the EHS management field, along with expertise in implementation of EHS management systems, auditing and compliance services, risk management, product stewardship, sustainability and community relations. During his career, he has led teams of multi-generational teams of EHS professionals – both in industry and consulting.
He also brought his record of successfully developing and leading “best in class” EHS programs to various roles at NAEM, working with the organization to better position it to meet the challenges of the future. Kelvin served as President of NAEM from 2009-2012 and First Vice President from 2007-2008. He is a past member of the NAEM Board of Directors and the Affiliates Council. In addition to his roles at NAEM, Kelvin has also been an active leader in many trade associations.
Kelvin has a Master of Science degree in environmental engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Science degree in medical technology from Andrews University. He is also known for his love of food, wine, travel and the finer things in life.
Brad Waldron is Director of Corporate Risk Management for Caesars Entertainment headquartered in Las Vegas. His responsibilities include managing risk throughout the organization's more than 50 global properties related to operations associated with facilities, acquisitions/divestitures, insurance programs, environmental compliance, and the health and safety of guests and employees.
Before making the transition to Caesars in 2012, Mr. Waldron was Vice President of NGE LLC, an environmental consulting firm based in Pittsburgh. After joining the company as a start-up in 2002, he grew to focus his efforts on serving as a senior level project advisor for numerous public and private clients on matters related to compliance, management programs and permitting. Additionally, he had a day-to-day management role regarding the company's strategic direction, projects and staff oversight.
Brad holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science and an Master of Science degree in Environmental Management, and is a registered Qualified Environmental Professional (QEP) and Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM). He is currently Vice President and Finance Chair of the Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA).