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    September monthly meeting

    Date: September 25, 2018, 11:30am
    SHRM - Medina County
    Weymouth Country Club, Medina, OH
    $17.50 Member; $19.50 Non-Member; $12.50 Student
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    Our next luncheon meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at Weymouth Country Club from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm. 


    Tameka L. Taylor, Ph.D., CDE

    Compass Consulting Services, LLC


    Micromessages in the Workplace


    • Define micromessages
    • Discuss how micromessages impact the work environment
    • Handling microinequities in the workplace

    Tameka L. Taylor, Ph.D., CDE is the president of Compass Consulting Services, LLC. After co-founding and serving as one of the two Partners of the organization for almost five years. Prior to this, she worked at The Diversity Center of Northeast Ohio (formerly NCCJ) where she served the organization for 14 years and her last years as Vice President & Director of Leadership Development. 

    She earned her undergraduate degree from Baldwin-Wallace University, her Master’s Degrees from Bowling Green State University, and her Ph.D. from Kent State University. Tameka has also completed the Executive Coaching Certification from Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management. She’s certified in the Hogan Personality Inventory Assessment. She is also a Certified Diversity Executive (CDE). She has been licensed by the American Medical Association (AMA) as a Communication Climate Assessment Toolkit (C-CAT) vendor-consultant. Dr. Taylor has participated in the Equal Employment Opportunity Academy for the State of Ohio and has earned her certification as a General EEO Practitioner. Prior to joining the staff at The Diversity Center, Dr. Taylor worked in student affairs at Bowling Green State University and Mount Union College. 

    During her time at The Diversity Center, she facilitated discussions on diversity issues (race, religion, socioeconomics and physical ability) for both youth and adults. Other areas of her expertise are communication, team building, anti-bullying, facilitation skills and conflict management. She built the In-school programming and Professional Development for the organization. Dr. Taylor ran the LeadDIVERSITY program. She oversaw all of the Program initiatives for The Diversity Center. She helped to start the Middle School program and launched the LeadDIVERSITY Alumni Association. Dr. Taylor also counsels students and families at a local high school through the Shaker Youth Center. In addition, she has also taught graduate level courses at Kent State University and Walsh University.  She currently is teaching a Managing Urban Diversity class at Cleveland State University.

    Currently, Tameka is involved in several community related diversity committees, organizations, and initiatives. Tameka is involved with and has served on an ad-hoc committee for the Diversity Professionals Group for the Commission on Economic Inclusion. Tameka is active on the Health Equity Consortium and Cultural Links Program.  Additionally, she is a President Councils’ Scholars Program Mentor. Since becoming an entrepreneur she has gotten involved in COSE and Ohio Minority Supplier Diversity Council (OMSDC) where has served on several committees and task forces for both. Additionally, COSE has identified her as a COSE Network Expert in diversity, conflict management, and leadership. Tameka is a graduate of the 2010 Emerging Entrepreneur Program through The Presidents’ Council. She has recently graduated from OMSDC’s MBE Academy in 2015. She’s one of the co-chairs for the Diversity Alumni Network (DAN) for Baldwin-Wallace University. She has graduated from University Circle, Inc’s NextStep Program in 2016. She serves on the following boards: Friendly Inn Settlement, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Greater Cleveland Alumnae Chapter, Presidents’ Council Foundation, Council of Small Enterprise (COSE) and WomenSafe, Inc. where she serves as the President.


    Register & Pay Now:

    Member - $17.50

    Non-Member - $19.50

    Student - $12.00

    Or register by email and pay at the meeting by cash, check or credit card when checking in at the registration table.

    You must cancel at least 24 hours in advance to avoid being invoiced for a SHRM - Medina County event. No shows will be billed.