Karen Gathercole. PHR. SHRM-CP. CHRS
Karen has a B.A. from the University of Oregon, and 17 years management experience in Human Resources. She has been certified as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) since 2008, a Certified HealthCare Reform Specialist (CHRS) since 2013, and recently became a SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM CP). Currently, Karen is the Director of Human Resources for Florida Institute of Technology, one of the premier private research institutes in the nation. Karen is the Chair of the Human Resources Advisory Council for ICUBA- Independent College and University Benefits Association- a MEWA headquartered in Orlando, FL. In her spare time, she is an avid runner, working on her MBA in Finance and Accounting, married to her high school sweetheart and raising two girls, age 7 and 12. Her generalist background combined with her Certified Healthcare Reform Specialist designation has led her to be one of the premier mentors in healthcare reform in her industry.
Fallon DeRosa. PHR. SHRM-CP
Fallon has been a proud resident of Brevard County for over 25 years. She has worked for Circles of Care, Inc. for over ten years where she is currently the Assistant Director of Human Resources. Prior to her Human Resource career choice, Fallon worked in hospitality and healthcare business administration. Shortly after joining SHRM National in 2010 she became a member of SBSHRM. This is her fifth year as a Board Member for South Brevard SHRM; third year as Secretary previously the VP of Programs. Fallon also serves on the Committee for the Annual Space Coast Human Resources Joint Conference. She holds a Bachelors of Science in Healthcare Administration, a Master of Business Administration in Human Resources Management, PHR HRCI Certification and SHRM-CP Certification.
Robin Westervelt. SPHR. SHRM – SCP
Robin is a Technical Training Specialist for Thales InFlyt Experience (previously LiveTV). Thales IFE is part of Thales Group. Prior to joining Thales, Robin held several roles at Harris; learning and devlepment, HR Business Partner and Grant Administrator. She received her SPHR in 2010 and her SHRM-SCP in 2015. She has been the chairperson for the Space Coast HR Conference chair since 2015.