Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise: Creating Inclusive and Sustainable Employee Wellness Initiatives
Friday, March 23, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Pennsylvania Convention Center, 103 AB
Are you ready to reap the rewards of a healthier and more engaged workforce? Learn how to move beyond the “flavor of the month” wellness committee and create a sustainable comprehensive wellness program for staff that includes physical, fiscal and mental health components. From credit counselor partnerships to new mother breastfeeding spaces, healthy vending options and certified healthy business workplace awards, this program allows participants to explore ways to support and expand their own efforts.
At the end of this session, participants will:
1: Learn how to create and implement policies to continue growing the health of their organization 2: Explore new practices and identify potential barriers to overcome when creating employee wellness initiatives 3: Increase their knowledge of free resources they can use to create their own financial wellness programs for employees
The session organizer(s) identified this session as appropriate for:
Level 1: People with no previous knowledge of the topic.
This session will have: Medium interaction (example: single speaker/panel with questions or discussion throughout)
Tags: Staffing, Administration and Management, Hot Topics, Human Resources, Organizational Change, Partnerships and Collaboration
Aiden Street, Regional Coordinator
Pioneer Library System , OK
Aiden Street is an Associate Director for the Pioneer Library System and a 2017 Library Journal Mover and Shaker. She is a three time ALA Smart investing@ your library grant recipient focusing on financial literacy for staff and diverse populations. She has been a member of ALA, PLA, and OLA since 2003. Aiden was a member of the 2016 PLA Program Committee and is a graduate of the PLA Leadership Academy and MPLA Leadership Institute.
Rebekah Lynam, Branch Manager
Pioneer Library System , Moore , OK
Rebekah Lynam is a branch manager with Pioneer Library System. With a background in mass communication and crisis research, Lynam brings a unique approach to library services. As the coordinator of IMPACT PLS for the past two years, Lynam has worked to expand the involvement of participants and graduates in strategy and vision. Lynam has presented at state and national conferences on topics ranging from disaster preparedness to image restoration strategies following crisis.
Kelly Sitzman, Branch Manager
Pioneer Library System , Oklahoma City , OK
Kelly Sitzman is currently the Branch Manager of the Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library. Sooner born & bred, Kelly has a long history with Oklahoma libraries and communities. She graduated with her MLIS from OU in May 2015 and has worked for the Pioneer Library System in a number of leadership roles since 2013. Kelly serves on the Moore Public Schools Foundation Board, Earlywine Park YMCA Council, and SOKC Chamber of Commerce Education Committee.