Regional Workshops: HR Tools for Managers and Supervisors

Joe Bontke with EEOC to Speak at One-Day Training

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Human Resources Tools for Managers and Supervisors, a one-day workshop, is scheduled in San Marcos for July 30, Harlingen on Aug. 13, Conroe on Aug. 22 and Plainview on Sept. 10. 

The workshop offers real-world solutions to today’s human resources challenges. 

County government managers, supervisors and human resources professionals are encouraged to attend. This event is being presented by the Texas Association of Counties Risk Management Pool (TAC RMP) and the Texas Municipal League Intergovernmental Risk Pool (TMLIRP).

TAC RMP members can register at no cost, but seating is limited to 45 attendees at each event. Lunch is included. Registration closes one week before each event.

Presenter from EEOC

Joe Bontke is outreach and education coordinator for the Houston District Office of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Bontke has been in the field of human resources and civil rights for 30 years. He has a bachelor’s in philosophy and a master’s in education, has been a human resources director, a training coordinator for the American Disabilities Act (ADA) Technical Assistance Center for Federal Region VI, and was appointed as assistant professor at Baylor College of Medicine.

Agenda Sessions

The daylong agenda will discuss civility, avoiding top mistakes and unconscious bias, and provide attendees with the information needed to conduct an internal investigation. Session titles: 
• Creating a Culture of Civility in the Era of #MeToo
• The Top 20 Mistakes Managers Make
• Unconscious Bias in Employment Decisions
• How to Conduct an Internal EEO Investigation


Early registration is encouraged. Capacity is limited to 45 attendees per workshop. Registration closes one week before each event.

To register and see more details, visit the TAC Calendar of Events at
Questions? Contact Lee Bell-Hovland at (800) 456-5974.