Virtual Info Session: International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP) FREE
|When||March 7, 2023
1:00pm – 2:00pm
Expand Your Skills with Pension and Benefits Education
Do you have the right knowledge and skills for the next stage of your career? Join us to hear about the pension and benefits education available through the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans and Dalhousie University, and how these programs can help you upskill for the future.
This session will cover:
- Partnership between CPHR Alberta and the International Foundation, including professional development credit and discounted registration for e-learning courses
- Overview of the International Foundation’s educational offerings, including e-learning, conferences and webcasts
- Insights on the Certified Employee Benefit Specialist® (CEBS®) designation.
Bring your questions for a Q&A following the session. We hope to see you there!
About the Facilitators
Director, Education and Outreach – CanadaInternational Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP)With 17 years of experience, Alyssa is Director, Education and Outreach – Canada, with the IFEBP. In this role, she is responsible for the successful design, development, maintenance and overall implementation of select educational programs, as well as representing and raising awareness of the Foundation through relationship management and engagement of employers, benefit funds and industry stakeholders across Canada.Before joining the IFEBP, Alyssa spent four years as a Senior Communications Consultant with Eckler Ltd. In this role, she was responsible for helping clients across sectors and industries – including public sector, corporate, union, not-for-profit, trusteed and multi-employer plans – solve their toughest communication challenges, with a special focus on member engagement and change management.Prior to that, Alyssa was Director, Knowledge Resource Centre with Buck Consultants, responsible for keeping clients informed on legislative changes and developments. Alyssa spent the previous eight years as Editor/Managing Editor of Benefits Canada magazine, with overall responsiblity for its print and online editorial operations. She has also worked at Buck Consultants as a Communications Consultant, with both internal and external mandates.
Alyssa earned her Master and Bachelor of Arts (Hons) from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ont. and has successfully completed the Canadian Securities Course. She is very active in the pension and benefits industry, and is a frequent speaker and moderator at industry events.
Rachel Oliver, CEBS
She earned her CEBS designation in 2019. Rachel has degrees from Marquette University including a master’s degree in Organizational Communication and an undergraduate degree in Public Relations.
Sandy Tellefson, MS, CEBS
Sandy holds the CEBS designation, a master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a bachelor’s degree from Carroll University in Waukesha, WI.