Human Resource Managers' Forum Will Feature Job Description and At-Will Employment Guidance

Mr. John Wargowsky, Executive Director - Mid American Ag and Hort Services, Inc. and Director, Labor Services - Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, Inc. (top of page)

Mid American Ag and Hort Services (MAAHS) is pleased to announce the fifth Ohio Ag and Hort Human Resource Managers' Forum for fostering professional development and advancing effective human resource practices for human resource managers in agricultural and horticultural businesses. The Forum will be held Wednesday, November 8 at the Franklin County Farm Bureau office in Hilliard, Ohio from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

The featured topic at the Forum will be "The Value and Common Sense of Job Descriptions," presented by Dr. Bernie Erven of Erven Human Resource Services, LLC. Dr. Erven has 35 years of experience in teaching, Extension, and research focusing on employee management and family business relations.

In the afternoon, Ms. Cheryl Basinger with Competitive Edge Human Resources will present "Employment-At-Will Issues." Ms. Basinger has a 25-year track record of success in diverse assignments in human resources, sales, and marketing. The program will include opportunities for open discussion and networking for those with human resource responsibilities in agriculture and horticulture businesses.

The registration fee of $50 for MAAHS members and $70 for non-MAAHS members includes lunch and materials. Participation in the Forum is limited to the first 40 registrants and reservations are requested by November 1. Contact MAAHS at 614-246-8286,, or visit for more information.