Wednesday, April 11 | 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Holiday Inn Fargo, 3803 13th Avenue South
Workplaces face an unprecedented opportunity to optimize the health and engagement of their employees while achieving sustainable benefits to their overall performance. Comprehensive workplace wellness programs that work can make the difference.
Join a panel of workplace wellness professionals as they share their expertise in foundational best practices, how culture plays a role in garnering employee engagement, and 99+ wellness program suggestions to get started or re-energize your programs.
Pete Seljevold, MS, MM, is the North Dakota worksite wellness administrator for Blue Cross Blue Shield of ND. Andrew Scott is the director of employer engagement for Dakota Medical Foundation and former director of population health for Goldman Sachs, Inc. Karen Nitzkorski is the workplace wellness coordinator for PartnerSHIP 4 Health, working with 60 area businesses to develop sustainable workplace wellness programs.
What will you learn?
• Foundational best practices which include leadership support, wellness committees, vision and smart goals, implementation, communication, evaluation.
• Tools to influence the workplace culture and how that plays a role in garnering employee engagement within the workplace and workplace wellness programs.
• 99+ ideas to get started or re-energize wellness programs: Awareness, motivation, behavior change, cultural support, and program administration activities.
About the presenters
Karen Nitzkorski works for PartnerSHIP4Health, the Statewide Health Improvement Partnership in the West Central Minnesota counties of Becker, Clay, Ottertail and Wilkin. She is the worksite wellness and school coordinator. She has recruited 60 worksites and 10 school districts to participate in their journey toward improved health through increased opportunities for healthy foods, physical activity, breastfeeding support and tobacco cessation. Karen also has extensive experience as a fundraiser, facilitator and school board member.
Pete Seljevold has extensive public speaking and training facilitation experience including training over 500 individuals in 23 separate worksite wellness workshops and hosting over 2,500 individuals in 10 worksite wellness Summits in North Dakota since 2010. He has also presented at the North Dakota Governors Workforce Conference, North Dakota Safety Council Conference, Rough Rider School Wellness Workshop, FMWF Health Care Forum, Bismarck Women’s Health Conference, Dakota Medical Foundation Health Pitch and numerous other civic and professional events.
Andrew Scott has led Dakota Medical Foundation’s workplace wellness initiative known as P5 Performance, since 2017. As the director of employer engagement, his goal is to create the healthiest, highest-performing organizations in the community and state. Prior to working with Dakota Medical Foundation, Andrew led the workplace wellness initiative for Life Time Fitness and managed the research and education agenda for Health Enhancement Research Organization (HERO), both based in Minneapolis/St. Paul. Most recently, Andrew was the director of population health for Goldman Sachs, Inc. in Manhattan, New York. Andrew has a master’s in clinical exercise physiology and nutrition with a focus in metabolism and chronic disease management and completed his doctorate work in health with a focus in population health management. He is nationally syndicated on Sirius/XM Radio speaking on various health and wellness topics.
This training qualifies for 2 CPE credits for the ND CPA Society.
REGISTRATION (includes lunch)
$30 per person in advance | $35 at the door
Non-Members: $40 in advance | $45 at the door
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