Webinar: Women in HR: The Leadership Journey
Recorded On: 04/19/2022
Join us for an inspiring panel discussion with women in HR to hear their perspectives on their personal leadership journeys. They will share successes, challenges, and pitfalls they faced. Panelists will discuss the role of a mentor, how it can affect you and how you can support other emerging women leaders. You will learn about how organizational practices can support women balance the demands of a career and their personal life as well as what women are doing to overcome the challenges faced by COVID-19. This webinar will help you understand how you can determine your own path on your leadership journey.
Christy Driskel, Human Resources Director, City of Stillwater, OK
- Alyssa Brito, Human Resources Specialist, Buckeye Valley Fire District, AZ
- Destiny Lemco, HR Analyst, Tacoma Housing Authority, WA
- JasCiel Stamp, Director of Human Resources & Organizational Effectiveness, Maryland Health Benefit Exchange, MD
(For National IPMA-HR Members Only)
Christy Driskel (Moderator)
Human Resources Director
City of Stillwater, OK
Christy Driskel has worked in Human Resources for the City of Stillwater since 2001 and currently serves as the Human Resources Director. Christy is an International Public Management Association Senior Certified Professional, an Everything DiSC Workplace Certified Facilitator and a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. She is a frequent presenter on topics ranging from Human Resources to introducing wellness programs in the workplace. Christy is a graduate of Oklahoma State University, a mother of two and lives in Stillwater with her husband.
Human Resources Specialist
Buckeye Valley Fire District
Alyssa currently servesas the HR Specialist for the Buckeye Valley Fire District in Buckeye, Arizona.She began her career with the District in June 2019 as an Office Assistant.When the need for a full-time HR professional arose, Alyssa knew that this wasa career she wanted to pursue, so began her HR journey in May 2020 serving asthe District's HR Specialist. Alyssa earned an Administration of JusticeAssociate’s degree in 2015. In her new HR role with BVFD, she realized HRwas her passion. Alyssa also realized that to further her career, shewould need to further her education. Alyssa will complete her Bachelor’sdegree in Business Administration with a concentration in HR Management thisyear with plans to pursue her Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership witha concentration in HR Development in 2023. Alyssa is also currentlyenrolled in the IPMA-HR Public Sector HR Essentials program with plans to testfor her IPMA-CP certification in July 2022. Alyssa learned that theHR field is ever changing, and every day is a new opportunity for growth bothprofessionally and personally. During her free time, you can find her exploringnorthern Arizona’s hiking trails and searching for secret water holes along theway.
Human Resources Analyst
Tacoma Housing Authority
Destiny in an HR Analyst for the Tacoma Housing Authority focusing on Recruiting and Hiring. She earned her SHRM-CP last summer. Destiny obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Personnel Psychology and HR Management from Washington State University Vancouver where she was President of the SHRM Chapter for 2 years leading 10 Directors. She is currently getting her MBA-HR from Louisiana State University. Destiny volunteers in her community with the YMCA, Neighborhood House, and her local food banks.”
Director of Human Resources & Organizational Effectiveness,
Maryland Health Benefit Exchange
JasCiel Stamp is a Maryland based human resources professional with nearly a decade of experience. She leverages her “employee first” philosophy to create human resource and organizational effectiveness programs that give businesses a competitive edge. For her, the three P’s of any good HR department are: People, Process, and Perception. With the three P’s at the forefront of any decision making – any HR program can be both ethical and successful!
JasCiel has a B.A. in Psychology (William Peace University), a M.S. in HR Management (UMGC), and vast experience in the public and private sectors. She’s currently the Director of HR for Maryland Health Benefit Exchange, an HR consultant, and an HR essentials trainer.