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2024 SDAO Human Resources Training Series

This spring, join SDAO for an interactive training workshop tailored to the unique landscape of Oregon’s special districts. Our experienced speakers will equip you with the knowledge and tools to refine your HR practices, ensuring they are robust, compliant, and conducive to a thriving workplace.

  • Your Employee Handbook – Common Errors and Omissions
  • Performance Management: A Catalyst for Success
  • Fostering Respectful Communication
  • Navigating the Dynamic Landscape of Employee Leaves: Recent Changes, Responsibilities, and Risk Mitigation

Dates and Locations

May 14 – Pendleton | Pendleton Convention Center 
May 16 – Klamath Falls | Shilo Inn
May 22 – Redmond | Eagle Crest
June 3 – Roseburg | Holiday Inn Express
June 4 – Newport | Hallmark Resort
June 6 – Salem | Chemeketa Eola*
*Please note, the date (June 14th) on the postcard that was recently sent is incorrect. This event will take place on June 6th.




MaryKay Dahlgreen, Senior Consultant, SDAO
Laurie Grenya, HR Answers
Spencer Rockwell, Assistant General Counsel, SDAO
Monica Schultz, HR Manager, SDAO



$75 for SDAO Members and SDIS Agents
$175 for Non-Members

*Includes coffee and a boxed lunch

Registration Information

Please visit to register. On a first come, first served basis, SDAO members are eligible to use discount code HRREG24 for one free registration per district. Please only register one individual if you will be using the code. Multiple registrants should be registered in a separate transaction from your discounted attendee.


Registration will close when location capacities have been met or one week prior to the training.