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    NCF-SHRM Monthly Meeting

    Date: March 8, 2012, 3:30pm – 5:00pm
    Vanesa Canterbury
    AvMed Conference Room (inside main building)
    4300 NW 89th Blvd. Gainesville, FL 352-337-8648
    This is in the Health Park, off 39th Avenue, just east of I-75
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    Topic:  FloridaWorks: Establishing an alliance with our HR community


    This presentation is designed to give you an in-depth understanding of Florida Works’ objectives for helping employers to Identify,   Recruit, Train, Retain, and Advance your Workforce.

     Topics covered will be:


    • Federal Bonding Program?
    • Work Opportunity Tax Credit Program?
    • Incumbent Worker Training?
    •  Quick Response Training Program?

     Presenter:   Kim Tesch-Vaught, IOM Florida Works

    Kim Tesch-Vaught, IOM, serves as the Vice President of Work Force for the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce and FloridaWorks Business Services.  She has been with the Chamber since July of 2000, having also developed, implemented and/or managed the Leadership Gainesville Program, Business Resource Center and Small Business Council, Hispanic Business Council, Florida Community Design Center,  Inter-City Visit programs, and BRIDGE Internship program with the University of Florida.


    An active member of the community, Kim currently serves on:  Florida Chamber Foundation’s Talent Caucus, WorkForce Florida Inc. BANNER Center for Construction Advisory Board, Santa Fe College Blount Center Advisory Board, and LifeSouth Community Advisory Board.


    Kim holds a Bachelor of Science in Education and Social Policy from Northwestern University and is a graduate of the United States Chamber of Commerce Institute for Organization Management and the US Chamber Business LEADs Institutes for elementary and post-secondary education.