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Officers

     

    President

    Nancy Tarascio-Latour, MBA, SPHR-CP, PRC

    Email

    Cell

    • 203-339-2219

    Current Role

    • Sr. Manager, Talent Acquisition & Onboarding, Clean Harbors

    Goals & Aspirations

    • My goal is to speak at a national SHRM conference.

    Most Impressive & Relevant Achievements

    • Chairman, Board of Ethics, Town of Litchfield
    • 3 Years on the Connecticut State Council, Director of Programs
    • Elected to the Borough of Bantam for my 3rd 2-year term

    One Fact About Me

    • I climbed to the top Chichén Itza in 1989

     


    VP of Programs

    Christine Goodall

    Email

    Current Role

    • Human Resources Manager at Hubbell Power Systems in Winsted, CT
    • Supporting 120 manufacturing employees

    Goals & Aspirations

    • I enjoy learning and acquiring new skills along my journey as well as meeting new people

    One fact About Me

    • I have lived in all the 3 states that begin with a letter “C”

     


     

    Treasurer

    Tracey O'Connell

    Email

    Current Role

    • H.R. Director of Supreme Industries, Inc.
    • Oversees HR, payroll and benefit administration of 5 companies – both union and non-union - in 14 states

    Goals & Aspirations

    • To foster employee growth within each company. To improve employer and employee relations and further the Company mission through progressive policy initiative.

    Most impressive and relevant achievements

    • Moving a family-owned company into a 30% employee-owned company (ESOP), encompassing an “owner mentality” for our employees
    • Instituted a self-insured medical plan which produced significant savings to the companies’ bottom line which directly affects employee owners annual profit percentage

    One fact Me

    • I created a dog rescue over 15 years ago because of one dog I saw on the internet. It has grown to a national 501(c)3 non-profit organization that has saved over 5,500 dogs to date (www.fortheloveoflabs.org)

     

     

     

    VP, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion  

    Michelle Ferrari

    Human Resource Business Partner

    Personal Email  /  Work Email

    Cell: 860-387-5013

     

    Goals & Aspirations

    • Achieve SHRM-CP. Currently working in a company that is forming as one unit and assisting in creating HR department and functions

    Most Impressive & Relevant Achievements

    • Elected Board of Education Hartland, CT-secretary
    • DEI certification from CSSU 2022
    • HR certification from CSSU 2022

    One Face About Me

    • I find inspiration in quotes, and I find a quote a week to share with my company that encompasses what is relevant for the week

     


     

    VP Membership  

    Adam Seifert

    Current Role

    • Retirement Plan Advisor – Certified Plan Fiduciary Advisor (CPFA

    Goals & Aspirations

    • Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisor in the Country

    Most Impressive & Relevant Achievements

    • Achieved the CPFA designation specific to my area of expertise.

    One Fact About ME

    •   Two-time Ironman Triathlon Finisher

     


     

    VP Sponsorship  

    Elizabeth Dolan

    Current Role

    • Insperity, Business Performance Advisor

    Goals & Aspirations

    • To help small to mid-size companies grow by providing unbeatable support combined with innovative technology.  A comprehensive HR solution that meet our clients' needs, backed by our experienced team of specialists

    Most Impressive & Relevant Achievements

    • Completed my Baachelor's degree with a 3.9 GPA later in life from Northeastern University

    One Fact About ME

    •   Avid Peloton Bike Rider

     


     

    SHRM Foundation  

    Hilary Delage

    Current Role

    • Global Director of Human Resources

    Goals & Aspirations

    • Revamp the employee experience to encourage retention and recruitment.
    • Continue to boost the company culture to exemplify the five leadership practices of Challenge, Inspire, Enable, Model and Encourage from Quality of Leadership

    Most Impressive & Relevant Achievements

    • 2021 Manufacturers Association Plastic Processors [MAPP] Award for Creativity for Retention and Recruitment
    • 2015-2021 obtained more than $250,000 in Grant monies from State of Connecticut for Incumbent Worker Training
    • Champion of Apprenticeships in Manufacturing

    One Fact About ME

    • Always ready to help

     


     

    Volunteer Opportunities Available

    We have the following Board position available. Please Email if you would like to know more.

    Available volunteer roles are below.

    • Membership Director
    • Newsletter Editor
    • Emerging Professional Director
    • Legislative Director
    • Co-Professional Development Director
    • Workforce Readiness Director

    See descriptions of each role @ SHRM/VLRC