Miami Valley Human Resource Association
Dayton OH 45404
P: (937) 903-3205
Cecilia Vocke , SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Cecilia has been in the human resources profession since 1989 and is currently with Oerlikon. She has diverse industry experience in healthcare, global food products, manufacturing and automotive. Cecilia is recognized for successful coaching and mentoring. She has experience managing all aspects of human resources including employee relations, management development, training, recruitment, compensation and benefits.
She is on the Board of Trustees of the Muse Machine; a member of the March of Dimes sub-committee on volunteer development; and a partner with 5KforKelli.
Cecilia has a BA and MS from Wright State University. She has her SPHR certification as well as SHRM-SCP.
Celia Jarvis, PhD , SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Dr. Celia Jarvis is a Human Resource Manager, for a local corporation, in the Aerospace and Defense industry. She has over 20 years’ experience in Human Resources Administration. Her background includes working as a Compliance Officer for the Department of Labor/OFCCP, EEO Officer, internal Operational Development consultant, Myers-Briggs and Diversity facilitator. Her experience also includes SHRM Peer Reviewer, SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge reviewer/evaluator, and ASIS/SHRM Workplace Violence Prevention and Intervention Standard working group member.
Dr. Jarvis has earned Master degrees in Human Resource Administration, and Employment Law; and a terminal degree in Organization and Management from Capella University where she researched “The impact of communication style on organizational assimilation: A generic qualitative inquiry exploring generation Y employees during their first year of employment with an organization”. She has her SHRM-SCP, SPHR and sHRBP certifications, and is a member of SHRM, MVHRA, and the National Diversity Council.
Miamisburg OH 45432
P: (937) 752-2171
Mary Sacksteder , PHR
Mary currently works as the Compensation Manager for Kettering Health Network. She has been with Kettering Human Resources for 13 years in a variety of roles, including the areas of Recruitment, Comp&Benefits, HR/IS and Training. Mary received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Notre Dame and is currently finishing a Masters degree in Non-profit Administration.
Carmel IN 46032
P: (937) 602-1659
Joyce Whitaker , PHR
Joyce is a results-driven HR Professional with over 15 years’ experience creating innovative business solutions and HR initiatives that promote employee and company growth. Proven success managing multi-site operations and establishing HR policies, procedures, and programs that align with organizational objectives. Strengths include employee relations, recruitment, training and development, benefits administration, acquisition integration, and succession planning.
Joyce was the former Vice President of Operations of COA, LLC. in Columbus, OH for 8 years and assumed the Human Resource function as the Senior HR Director upon the company’s merger with the JAMBrands, Inc. in Louisville, KY for 2.5 years. Currently, Joyce is an HR Consultant for Miami Valley Housing Opportunities in Dayton, OH and an HR-Operations Consultant-Employee for PC Brands, LLC Talent Management Firm based in Carmel, IN.
Ms. Whitaker has a Bachelor’s Degree from Wright State University, completed numerous business and human resource courses and holds the Professional in Human Resources designation from the HR Certification Institute since 2006.
Joyce is very active in the community as mentor-coordinator for Wright State University Athletics Department and has served on several Dayton Area boards to include her current appointment on MVHO’s Education and Development Committee. Joyce is a member of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Miami Valley Human Resources Association (MVHRA).
Joyce lives in Dayton, OH with her husband, Lee, and has two daughters, Lauren and Jordan.
Dayton Ohio 45414
P: (937) 531-4366
Beth Mitrousis , SHRM-CP
Beth is the Human Resources Manager at Shook Construction where she has worked for 3 years. She has experience in Benefits, Employee Relations, Compensation, Employee Development and many other aspects of Human Resources. She has been in the HR profession for over 25 years with experience in Manufacturing, Distributing and most recently, Construction.
Dayton OH 45423
P: (937) 225-9963
LaTonia J. McCane , CEBS, SHRM-CP, PHR
LaTonia is currently employed with The Dayton Foundation as a Human Resources Specialist. In this role, she carries out all human resources and administration activities. She has developed a solid HR background during her career having 10 years of experience in corporate retail and over 17 years in the Human Resources profession. Prior to joining the Foundation, LaTonia worked for Target Corporation as the Market Team Relations Leader. While at Target she wore many hats, from leading all staffing processes and administering compensation programs to conducting training seminars and ensuring employee satisfaction.
LaTonia received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Resource Management from Ball State University and holds a Master's Degree in Management from Antioch University Midwest. She is PHR certified and an active member of SHRM.