What does corporate responsibility mean to your organization?
Join us on Tuesday, September 9 for a conversation about corporate social responsibility (CSR) with a panel of executives from pioneering Southern California companies—Chicken of the Sea, Ford Motor Company, Earth Friendly Products and Sempra Energy.
Tyler Wagner from Think Parallax will lead the conversation to share experiences in developing a company’s culture around giving, environmental responsibility, program development, and employee engagement.
We also invite you to participate in the IABC/OC 9/11 National Day of Service tribute activity. IABC is pleased to partner with Habitat for Humanity of Orange County as we create welcome baskets for families who recently secured a Habitat OC home. Your contribution to the welcome baskets is appreciated. You may bring your items to the meeting and we will provide them directly to Habitat. Learn more about the families and their needed items.
Bring your questions and learn how to help develop an organization’s positive impact through its activities involving the environment, communities and stakeholders.
3300 Bristol St.,
Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1806
IABC Members: $35.00
NAWBO Members: $35.00
Non-member Registration: $45.00
Student (with proof of full-time student status): $25.00
Our Guest Panel
Tyler Wagner– Moderator Account Strategist, Think Parallax
As an Account Strategist at Think Parallax (a full-service creative agency located in Encinitas) Tyler is passionate about “building brands with purpose.” With a wealth of experience in creative strategy, copywriting and design, Tyler enjoys transforming big ideas into tangible results, and sharpening fuzzy concepts into focused messages for clients like International Paper, Hammermill, NextEra Energy, and Qualcomm among others. Originally from Lincoln, Nebraska, he earned his BA from the University of Missouri, Columbia; holds professional certificates in graphic and web design from the Digital Arts Center at UC San Diego; and completed the GRI Certified G4 Sustainability Reporting Course in 2014. Outside the office, Tyler has chronicled his journey as a cancer-survivor on his blog (GoTeamTyler.com) and enjoys spending his free time on his bike, in the great outdoors, or in the kitchen with his wife Natasha and their dog Bernell.
David Roszmann Chief Operating Officer, Chicken of the Sea
As chief operating officer, David Roszmann plans and manages all operations for San Diego-based Chicken of the Sea. Prior to joining Chicken of the Sea in 2013, Roszmann was a principal with Boston Consulting Group for seven years, specializing in consumer goods and corporate transformations. His previous experience includes 13 years in the U.S. Air Force as an F-16 fighter pilot. During his Air Force career, he served in a variety of capacities including personal assistant to the Secretary and Deputy Secretary of Defense, deputy command of the U.S. Air Force’s Global Crisis Response Centers, and speechwriter and strategy officer for the Office of the Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force. He also was a member of an F-16 air show demonstration team. Roszmann holds a bachelor’s degree from the U.S. Air Force Academy and a master’s degree in Organizational Management from The George Washington University and a master’s in Military Science and Logistics from the U.S. Marine Corps Command and Staff College.
Debra Hotaling Ford Motor Company
Debra Hotaling leads Ford Motor Company’s communications team in the western United States. Prior to her tenure with Ford, Hotaling was a partner with the public relations firm Fleishman-Hillard specializing in corporate reputation management. She also served as global co-chair for the organization’s sustainability and renewable energy practice group. Earlier, Hotaling headed the communications team for LA-based homebuilder KB Home. During her career, Hotaling has worked as features writer for the Los Angeles Times, was a regular commentator for American Public Media’s “Marketplace” and taught at the University of Southern California while completing a Ph.D. in American literature. Hotaling currently serves on the board of the California Women’s Law Center. She is a fourth generation Southern Californian.
Vivian Panou Director of Special Events and Projects, Earth Friendly Products
Vivian Panou is the director of special events and projects at Earth Friendly Products: the manufacturer of ECOS, the world’s top selling green laundry detergent. In her post, Panou communicates Earth Friendly’s sustainability mission and products with the press, school children, parent groups and professional organizations through live presentations and events. Panou also organizes relationships between the company and non-profit organizations which strive to improve people’s health and that of the environment like Grades of Green, Sustainable Business Council, the National Women’s History Museum, Cystic Fibrosis Association, Autism Hope Alliance, and the Nancy Yeary Women’s Cancer Research Foundation of which she serves on the board of directors. Prior to joining Earth Friendly Products, Panou was a television reporter in Chicago and Greece and today puts “ink to paper” as an online writer for EXAMINER.com. Vivian Panou is fueled to spread the news of leading a sustainable business and life by her two daughters, Katerina, age 10 and Aria, Age 8.
Erin Koch Corporate Responsibility and Communications Manager, Sempra Energy
Erin Koch is corporate responsibility and communications manager for Sempra Energy, a San Diego-based Fortune 500 energy services holding company whose subsidiaries serve more than 31 million consumers worldwide. Koch writes the company’s annual corporate responsibility report and describes the company’s performance and business approach to a wide range of audiences, from investors and elected officials to employees and community leaders. Before joining Sempra, Koch was director of a PR agency where he worked to support several contentious regional infrastructure projects including an effort to relocate the San Diego International Airport to a military base and a proposal to build a toll road through the edge of a state park in southern Orange County. Koch also served as communications director to a U.S. congressman, field representative to a state assembly member and communications and policy aide to two county supervisors. A graduate of Stanford University, Koch lives in Chula Vista, California with his wife and three children.
We accept reservations online with credit card payment only. Payment must be received online by credit card at time of reservation.
Students, please provide proof of full-time student status.
If you pay online by credit card, we will refund 100% of your registration fees if notice of cancellation is received by the Friday before the event. Due to catering guarantees, no-shows will be billed.
Walk-ins and payment by check
Walk-ins and payments by check are welcome, but must pay an additional $15 at the door. If you are paying by check, please make it payable to IABC-OC.