Annual General Meeting

May 8, 2018 @ 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Founders Assembly Hall
Founders College
Keele Campus
CPMEA Member Relations & Programming Cttee

Join your CPM colleagues for breakfast and networking, we'll take you through our annual CPMEA update and elections, and finish off with a professional development session. Looking forward to connecting with each of you!


9:00 AM                Registration & Breakfast

9:10 AM               Call to Order

9:15 AM                Opening Remarks - Joanne Cary, AVP Human Resources & CHRO

9:20 AM                 Year in Review, Treasurer's Report, Member Elections

9:45 AM                Keynote - Carmel Perry, Emotional Intelligence & Difficult Conversations

10:50 AM             Election Results

10:55 AM             Closing Remarks

Emotional Intelligence & Difficult Conversations

Participants will leave with:

  • a clear understanding of Emotional Intelligence
  • the connection between needs and feelings
  • how to develop EI capacity
  • how to communicate openly in difficult situations

Keynote Speaker - Carmel Perry

A Human Resources Certified Professional Leader (CHRL) and Coach, Carmel has completed training in Advanced Dispute Resolution with York University, Coaches training with Co-Active Training Institute and Emotional Intelligence with the Institute for Health and Human Potential. She is currently completin training with the Centre for Nonviolent Communication, is an active member of the HRPA and the International Coaches Federation.

Carmel's passion is connecting and collaborating with people as they face personal and professional difficulties, and helping them reach practical solutions and results.  Many have appreciated her honest and forthright communication, strong motivation, advocacy and listening skills.

Carmel's 20+ years of experience includes working in profit, nonprofit and unionized organizations.  Industry sectors include; Healthcare, Training and Development, Transport Automation and Distribution. She has worked with the Ontario Nurses’ Association for 16 years,  coached managers, staff and members on Dispute Resolution and Difficult Conversations.  She currently coaches individuals on Work and Personal Life challenges and Career Transition.

Carmel volunteers with the Human Resources Professional Association York Region, the Simcoe County Suicide Awareness Council and previously with Victim Services with York Regional Police for 8 years.