PNWISCEBS Benefits Boot Camp - Employee Benefits 101

  • 30 Jan 2019
  • 7:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • MERCER 111 SW Columbia Street Portland, Oregon


Benefits Boot Camp - Employee Benefits 101
January 30, 2019
7:30am - 12:30pm (Pacific)

This event will be hosted by the PNWISCEBS at:

111 SW Columbia Street
Portland, Oregon

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This course is designed for participants new to the employee benefits field, human resource generalists looking to develop more in depth knowledge in benefits, and college students interested in the HR/employee benefits field. Benefits Boot Camp is a half-day event featuring lecture style learning. Participants will learn about why employers offer employee benefits, program design across all benefit types, core local and national insurance carriers and vendors, funding and contribution strategies, the changing marketplace for benefits, and compliance/healthcare reform.  

Krik Czonstka, GBA
Principal | Office Business Leader
Mercer | Portland, Oregon

Manuel Mendoza, JD
Vice President | Benefits Counsel
USI West

Jessica Carbullido
VP | Total Rewards and Talent Operations
Columbia Sportswear

Professional Development Credits available by attending this session

  • Qualifies for 4 CEBS continuing professional education (CPE) credits
  • Requested 4 Recertification Credit Hour through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®)
  • Requested 4 PDC toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification
  • ​Requested 4 CE credits through Oregon Insurance Licensing Dept.

​Presentation Topics:

  • Why Do Employers Offer Benefits
  • A Brief History of Employee Benefits
  • Medical Program Design / Networks / Funding
  • Other Lines of Coverage, from Dental to Disability
  • Compliance – Section 125, ERISA, COBRA, HIPAA
  • Reform – Affordable Care Act


$50 for PNW ISCEBS Chapter Members and our partners PHRMA, SW SHRM, WP&BC
$75 for Non-Member Guests
$25 for College Student

Western Pension & Benefits Council Portland Chapter

Proud partners with professional accreditations for continuing education


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