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Officers

    President 

     

    Nancy Latour, MBA, SPHR-CP, PRC

    Email: nwcthra@outlook.com

    Phone Number: 203-339-2219

     

    - Current role at the company: Sr. Manager, Talent Acquisition & Onboarding, Clean Harbors.

    - Goals and aspirations: My goal is to speak at a national SHRM conference.

    - Most impressive and relevant achievements:

    (1) Chairman, Board of Ethics, Town of Litchfield;

    (2) 2 Years on the Connecticut state council, Director of Programs;

    (3) Elected to the Borough of Bantam for my 3rd 2-year term.

    - One fact about you: I climbed to the top Chichén Itza in 1989.

    Treasurer

     

    Tracey O'Connell

                                    Email: treasurer.nwcthra@gmail.com

     

     

    - Current Role: H.R. Director of Supreme Industries, Inc. that oversees HR,  payroll and benefit administration of 5 companies – both union and non-union - in 14 states

    - Goals and 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: 1. Moving a family owned company into a 30% employee owned company (ESOP), encompassing an “owner mentality” for our employees. 2.  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 about you:  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 of Communication

                              Christine Goodall

    Email: cgoodall@hubbell.com     

     

     

     

     

                                                       

      - Current role Human Resources Manager at Hubbell Power Systems in Winsted, CT supporting 120 manufacturing employees

      - Goals and aspirations: I enjoy learning and acquiring new skills along my journey as well as meeting new people.

      - One fact about you: I have lived in all the 3 states that begin with a letter “C”

     

      VP of Certification

                           

    Cathryn Denault

      Email: cdenault@aol.com

                           

     

    - Current role at your company: Chief People Officer

    - Goals and aspirations: To retire…just kidding!  My goals surround becoming a better version of myself that I was yesterday and focusing on personal growth and appreciating life through all the ups and downs. 

    - Most impressive and relevant achievements: I have over 20 years of HR experience, primarily in for profit companies. I made a conscious decision to work in the non-profit space and have a passion for giving back to my community.  My HR specialties are organizational development and change management and love to help mentor my younger colleagues.  I am dual certified through SHRM and HRCI and have a passion for helping others achieve their goals and certification. 

     VP of Membership 

    Hilary Delage

    Email: delageh@commercialsewing.com

     

     

     

     

    - Current Role: Global Director of Human Resources

    - Goals and 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 and 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 you:  Always ready to help. 

    VP of Social Media 

     

    Maddy Liu, SHRM-CP

    Email: socialmedia.nwcthra@gmail.com

     

     

    - Current role: Human Resources Manager

    - Goals and aspirations are to provide the best support for the employees at the workplace, analyze and forecast workforce dynamics, and establish models to help the company reach it’s optimal productivity by fully engaged employees.

    - Most impressive and relevant achievements: By using different social media plantforms, successfully recruited the best candidates for the company. Implemented insurance and retirement plans from zero. 

    - One fact about you: Lived in Maine for 8 years.

     

    VP of DEI

    Regina

     

    Volunteer Opportunities Available!!!

    Email nwcthra@outlook.com if you are able to join the chapter leadership or volunteer for projects.

    Available volunteer roles are below.

    See descriptions of each role at

    https://community.shrm.org/vlrc/leadership/leadership-chapters/chapter-position-descriptions

    • Co-Professional Development Director
    • Co- Membership Director
    • Workforce Readiness Director
    • College Relations Director
    • Legislative Director
    • SHRM Foundation Director
    • Conference Chair