Virtual Panel Discussion: HR20/20 Report - Focus on Culture and Talent
Recorded On: 11/18/2021
Join our panelists on Thursday, November 18th at 1:00 pm EST to discuss the HR20/20 Report: Focus on Culture and Talent at our next IPMA-HR webinar. They’ll explore how these two key components of any public agency HR strategy can address future needs.
Moderator: Mila Cosgrove, IPMA-CE, IPMA-SCP, Principal Consultant, Workplace Solutions AK
Millicent Aubain, IPMA-SCP, SHRM, CP, LSSYB, Territorial Administrator, Recruitment and Classification, Government of US Virgin Islands
Jamie Chism, IPMA-SCP, Director of Human Resources, City of Winfield and Current IPMA-HR Central Region President
Brandy Day, IPMA-SCP, Chief Talent Officer, Williamsburg Landing
Mila Cosgrove, IPMA-CE, IPMA-SCP (Moderator)
Workplace Solutions AK
Mila Cosgrove has worked in the public sector for over 30 years. She recently retired from the City and Borough of Juneau, Alaska where she served as the Deputy City Manager. Prior to that appointment, Ms. Cosgrove’s professional area of focus was Human Resources which included 15 years at the executive level for both State and Local governments. She is currently the Principal Consultant at Workplace Solutions AK.
Ms. Cosgrove has a long history of contributions to professional development organizations. She was an executive board member of the Alaska Municipal Managers Association and she served as President of the International Public Managers Association – Human Resources in 2013. Most recently, Ms. Cosgrove helped develop IPMA-HR’s Executive Leadership Training program and helped create and edit the HR 20/20 report. Ms. Cosgrove holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Naropa University and is a graduate of the Pacific Program for Catalytic Leadership.
Millicent Aubain, IPMA-SCP, SHRM-SCP, LSSYB
Territorial Administrator Recruitment and Classification
Government of US Virgin Islands
Millicent B. Aubain, is a human resources results driven senior certified human resources professional with 30 years of Human Resources experience with the US Virgin Islands Division of Personnel. She has extensive management experience in public sector state/local government with strong business acumen in recruitment, talent acquisition management, job classification, compensation management, labor relations and negotiation, strategic workforce planning and organizational design and development.
Miss Aubain has worked in several leadership positions for both executive branch of government HR and United Steel Workers Labor Union. She currently functions as the Chief, Talent Acquisition Officer in which she provides management coaching, human capital management, consultation, and organizational management to over 25 government agencies department head and HR Directors.
Miss Aubain possesses a Bachelor of Human Resources Management, Professional Certifications- IPMA-HR-SCP; SHRM-SCP, LSSYB, member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc and a certified Equal Employment Opportunity Investigator, and graduate of USW Labor Leadership Program.
Jamie Chism, IPMA-SCP
Director, Human Resources
City of Winfield
Jamie Chism is currently the Director of Human Resources for the City of Winfield, KS. Jamie has experience in payroll, compensation, benefits administration, leadership development, performance management, process improvement and organization development. A strong passion for demonstrating the strategic value of the workforce in the achievement of organizational goals. Currently, he is also the IPMA-HR Central Region President.
Specialties: Cascading organizational goals, management consulting, vendor negotiations, change management, leadership development, performance management
Chief Talent Officer
Brandy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government & International Politics from George Mason University and a Master of Education in Policy, Planning & Leadership from the College of William & Mary. She is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) through the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI), Senior Certified Professional through the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM), and Senior Certified Professional through the International Public Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA-HR).
Prior to joining Williamsburg Landing in 2014, Brandy served as the Director of Human Resources for Isle of Wight County and as the Human Resources Supervisor for Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools. Brandy is the Immediate Past Chair of the Employer Advisory Board of the Sherman and Gloria H. Cohen Career Center at the College of William & Mary, a past Chair of the Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools 21st Century Career Ready Citizen Advisory Committee, and a former Board Member of Literacy for Life. She is also a graduate of the Mid-Atlantic LeadingAge Leadership Academy and LEAD Greater Williamsburg.