Connye Y. Harper

Connye Harper

Connye Harper is Chapter President of the Southern Nevada Chapter of the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM).

She is also Vice Chairman of the 20 Pearls Foundation, Inc. and since 2004, she has been an elected Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.

She has had many years’ experience developing and implementing Human Resource policies, practices and training programs on complex topics such as compliance with the federal Family Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and sexual harassment prevention and complaint investigation. She is adept at accurately translating complex legal concepts into clear, simple language understandable by people with little formal education.

In addition, she has served as a member of the governing board of directors for the Section on Labor and Employment Law of the American Bar Association, which includes all of the national leadership in the field of Labor and Employment Law in the United States. There she developed and presented many continuing legal education seminars and training programs for attorneys across the country.

Ms. Harper holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Michigan Law School with a specialty in Labor Relations and Employment Law, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from the University of Michigan and a Certificate in Non Profit Management from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.