Stan Kimer’s Speaking Schedule

NOTE: Bolded Text are web links

    UPCOMING ENGAGEMENTS:


Wednesday, May 10, 2017. 2:20 – 3:00PM. Webinar: “Practical Strategies to Support Transgender Employees and Clients” with the New York Early Care & Learning Council.


Wednesday, May 17, 2017. 11:30AM – 2:00PM. “Invest in Your Talent! Employee Skills and Career Development”. At the Dulles, Virginia SHRM monthly meeting. Reston, VA. More details and registration info to come.


Thursday, May 18, 2017. 8:00 – 9:30AM. “Transgender Employment Policies, Practices and Benefits” at the New River Valley SHRM monthly meeting. Holiday Inn, Christiansburg, VA. Link to details and registration info.


Wednesday, May 24th, 2017. San Antonio, Texas. Facilitating one day of the National Diversity Council’s DiversityFIRST™ Certification Program. Specific info on the May 22 – 26 San Antonio session.


Friday, June 2, 2017. 8:45AM – 12:00 Noon, Raleigh, NC. “The Compelling Business Case for LGBT Diversity” including a deeper dive into the transgender area at the Triangle Industry Liaison Group’s quarterly meeting. NC State University McKimmon Center. Link to details.


Thursday, June 22, 2017. Either breakfast or lunch time. “Core Competencies for Strategic Leaders in Today’s Competitive Diverse Global Economy” at the Frederick County Maryland Society of Human Resource Management monthly meeting. Details coming closer to the date.


Thursday, August 10th, 2017. Cincinnati, Ohio. Facilitating one day of the National Diversity Council’s DiversityFIRST™ Certification Program. Specific info on the August 7 – 11 Cincinnati session.


Thursday, October 12th, 2017. Newark, New Jersey. Facilitating one day of the National Diversity Council’s DiversityFIRST™ Certification Program. Specific info on the October 9 – 13 Newark session.


Thursday, November 2nd, 2017. Gardena, California (near Los Angeles). Facilitating one day of the National Diversity Council’s DiversityFIRST™ Certification Program. Specific info on the October 30 – Nov 3 Gardena session.


Thursday, December 7th, Orlando, Florida. Facilitating one day of the National Diversity Council’s DiversityFIRST™ Certification Program. Specific info on the December 7th Orlando session.


SELECTED PAST ENGAGEMENTS (Most recent first:)

Presenting a workshop on being an entrepreneur and the basics of starting a business with the Kenyan community in Raleigh

Saturday, April 22, 2017. 6:00 – 9:00PM. “Starting a Business – Becoming an Entrepreneur” for the Raleigh Area Kenyan community in conjunction with Raleigh Sister Cities, Nairobi Committee and the US Small Business Administration.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017. 7:00 – 9:00AM. (Postponed from March 15 due to snowstorm in DC area) “LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) Diversity and Sensitivity in the Workplace” at the Montgomery County Maryland Society of Human Resource Management monthly meeting. Cabria Hotel and Suites in Rockville, MD. Link to enroll.

I enjoyed doing the webinar about my work in Kenya

Thursday, March 16, 2017. 10:00 – 11:00M. Skype session the Church of the Trinity MCC Lenten Series on Faith and Activism – “What in the World is Going On” coordinated by Rev Dr. Nancy Wilson. Will be presenting an overview of my work with Neema MCC and affiliated ministries in Mtito Andei, Kenya.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017. 7:00 – 9:00PM. “What We Might Face Next – LGBT Rights and the November Election,” at the Raleigh Business and Professional Network’s January monthly dinner meeting. Registration info to be added ten days before meeting.

Thursday, October 27, 2016. 8:00 – 10:00AM. Rescheduled from June. “Transgender Employment Policies, Practices and Benefits” at the Washington DC Area CEBS (Certified Employee Benefits Specialist) group monthly meeting. University of Virginia, SCPS, Northern VA Center, 7054 Haycock Rd, Falls Church, VA. Details and link to registration on main page link above.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016. 11:30AM – 1:30PM. “LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) Diversity – the New Diversity Initiative for the New South”. Union County HR Association monthly meeting. Union County Chamber of Commerce Office at 903 Skyway Drive, Monroe NC. Link for details and to sign up.

Thursday, September 29, 2016. 8:00 – 9:00AM. “Mentor Relationships – A Key to Career Growth” at the 2016 North Carolina State annual SHRM (Society of Humman Resoruce Mgt) conference. Asheville Renaissance Hotel, Asheville, NC. Link to Conference website.

Friday, September 23, 2016. 8:30AM – 4:30PM. Full day training session presenter for the 2016 NC EAPA (Employee Assistance Professionals Association) annual training day.”HB2, General Issues of Diversity and Inclusion, and Impact on Transgender Citizens.” Four Points by Sheraton Hotel, Morrisville, NC. Link to details and registration.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016. 12:30PM – 1:00PM EST. Participating in a webinar “Four Generations in the Workplace” as part of AARP’s all day online “Virtual Career Fair.

Thursday, September 15, 2016. 3:30 – 4:15PM. Speaker – “Leadership Development – The Intersection of Competencies, Talents and Styles, and the Qualities of Effective Leadership.” Session as part of the all-day Penisula SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management) “The Future of HR Leadership” conference. Newport News, VA. Conference and Registration details.

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016. Morning. “The New Frontier in Workplace Diversity: Supporting Transgender Employees” as one of the one hour workshops at the Cabarrus Regional SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management) half day event. Concord, NC. Link to details and registration.

Thanks to friend Rev. Joe Cobb of the Metropolitan Community Church of the Blue Ridge who attended my presentation in Roanoke and took this photo!

Thanks to friend Rev. Joe Cobb of the Metropolitan Community Church of the Blue Ridge who attended my presentation in Roanoke and took this photo!

Tuesday, July 26, 2016. 11:30AM – 1:30PM. “LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) Diversity and Sensitivity in the Workplace.” Roanoke Valley SHRM, Roanoke, VA. Link to session details.

Friday July 8, 2016, 2:00 – 2:20PM. Pop Topic Workshop ““Creating Innovative Collaborative Global Ministry Partnerships!” at the Metropolitan Community Churches General Conference XXVI in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016, 5:30 – 8:00PM “LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) Diversity and Sensitivity in the Workplace” at the Northern Virginia SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management) monthly meeting. Gannett/TEGNA – First Amendment Dining Room | 7950 Jones Branch Drive, McLean, VA 22107. Link to session details and to sign up.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016. Noon. Monthly meeting speaker for the Asheboro Rotary Club, Asheboro, NC. Topic: “Diversity and Inclusion: A Strategic Business Strategy.” Pinewood Country Club, Asheboro. Link to article in the Asheboro Courier-Tribune

Monday, June 13, 2016. Lunch Meeting, Holiday Inn Crowne Plaza Charlotte. “Leadership Development – The Intersection of Competencies, Talents and Styles, and the Qualities of Effective Leadership.” Charlotte Area SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management) Monthly Meeting, Charlotte, NC. Details with a link to enroll here.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016. 8:00 – 9:30AM “Development, Retention and Career Engagement: A Competitive Business Advantage” at the Low Country HR Association, Holiday Inn Express, 35 Bluffton Road, Bluffton, SC. Link for more info.

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016. 11:15AM – 1:00PM “The New Frontier in Workplace Diversity: Supporting Transgender Employees” at the Charlottesville, VA SHRM chapter monthly meeting, Cavalier Inn in Charottesville. Link for details and to register.

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016. 2:00PM – 3:00PM Eastern Time. Panelist in an AARP webinar, “Trade Your Dress Shoes for Slippers: The Inside Scoop on Being a Teleworker.” Link for information and to register.

Staffing my table at the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce 2016 Business Expo

Staffing my table at the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce 2016 Business Expo

Monday, April 18, 2016 11:45AM – 1:00PM. “Mentor Relationships – A Key to Career Growth” at the Iredell Human Resource Association monthly meeting, Statesville, NC. Mitchell Community College Workforce Development Center, 701 W. Front Street. Link to more info.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 6:30PM. Panel Discussion at NC State Poole School of Business, “GLBT Issues in the Workplace.” Nelson Hall, Room 2406, 2801 Founders Drive in Raleigh.

Getting ready to present at the Atlanta SHRM conference - and the theme was appropriately "Building Brilliance."

Getting ready to present at the Atlanta SHRM conference – and the theme was appropriately “Building Brilliance.”

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 2:00 – 3:00PM. “The Compelling Business Rationale for LGBT Diversity” workshop at the Annual Atlanta SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management) Conference (link.) At the Cobb Galleria Center. Link to session description and objectives.

Thursday, March 17, 2016. 6:00 – 9:00PM. Raleigh, NC. Guest Instructor for the Raleigh-Wake HR Mgt Association (RWHRMA) HRCI & SHRM Certification Study Group. Subject: Human Resource Development.

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 8:30AM – 1:00PM. Transgender Diversity at Greenspring Village, Springfield, VA in conjunction with LeadingAge Virginia. Link to event details.

Thursday, October 29, 2015. 6:00 – 9:00PM. Raleigh, NC. Guest Instructor for the Raleigh-Wake HR Mgt Association (RWHRMA) HRCI & SHRM Certification Study Group. Subject: Human Resource Development.

Thursday, October 8, 2015. 11:15AM – 1:00PM. LGBT Diversity Workshop for the Hampton Roads, Virginia SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management) Chapter, The Founders Inn in Virgina Beach. Link for more info and to enroll.

Thursday, October 1, 2015. 2:30 – 3:45PM. Workshop presenter at the South Carolina State SHRM Conference (link), “LGBT Diversity – The New Diversity Imperative for the New South.”

What am I doing with a SC Gamecock?  Presenting at the South Carolina State SHRM Conference!

What am I doing with a SC Gamecock? Presenting at the South Carolina State SHRM Conference!

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 All Day. South Carolina SHRM Academy: “Two Strategic HR Imperatives and Their Intersection: Diversity & Inclusion, and Talent Development.” Myrtle Beach, SC. Link for more details.

Thurs,Sept 24 8:00AM – 9:00AM and 1:00PM – 2:00PM (same sessions twice) at the 2015 NC SHRM Conference. Workshop Session “Invest in Your Talent! Employee Skills and Career Development.”, Concord, NC.

Workshop Session "Invest in Your Talent! Presenting "Employee Skills and Career Development" at the 2015 NC SHRM State Conference

Workshop Session “Invest in Your Talent! Presenting “Employee Skills and Career Development” at the 2015 NC SHRM State Conference

Thurs, Sept 17 1:15 – 2:30PM. Two 30-minute workshops with a break at Out@Work Career Fair (Link), Downtown Raleigh. 1:15: “Tools for Career and Skills Growth.” 2:00: “Get a Mentor / Be a Mentor – A Powerful Process for Career Growth.”

Friday, September 11, 2015 8:30 – 11:45 AM. In depth workshop: “Corporate and Organization Support for Transgender People – The Whys and Hows.” NC Employee Assistance Professional Association. At the Four Points by Sheraton in Cary, NC. Link for more details.

Thursday, September 3, 2015 5:30PM. Greensboro, NC. “Corporate and Organizational Support for Transgender People: The Whys and Hows” at the monthly meeting of the HR Management Assoc of Greensboro. Use this link for session details and to enroll.

Thursday, August 27, 2015 12:00 Noon – 1:00 PM Eastern Time. Free Webinar! “Invest in Your People! Employee Career Management and Skills Development.” Part of the “Expertise in Business” Series Hosted by Technology Associates. Use this link for sessions details and to enroll.
With Marie-Louise Storytelling
Monday, August 24, 2015. 7:30PM, Washington DC. Storytelling Night at the Zoo Bar Cafe, 3000 Connecticut Ave NW – “Back to School, Back to Work. Time to Re-boot and Re-start Your Career!” Sponsored by Delight Me, Inc. I will be one of seven featured storytellers! Link for more info and to sign up.

I am making a point while speaking on the "Encore Entrepreneur" Panel

I am making a point while speaking on the “Encore Entrepreneur” Panel


Wednesday, August 19, 2015. 8:30AM – 1:00PM. Chapel Hill, NC. FREE Encore Entrepreneur Fair! Participating as a panelist and as a roundtable mentor (consulting business) on entrepreneurship for people over 50 sponsored by the NC Small Business Administration and AARP NC. Link for more information and to enroll. Location: George Watts Hill Alumni Center, 104 Ridge Road in Chapel Hill, NC.

"Georgia Tech Diversity" tweeted this photo from the beginning of my LGBT & Allies Summit presentation, highlighting I was an alumnus

“Georgia Tech Diversity” tweeted this photo from the beginning of my LGBT & Allies Summit presentation, highlighting I was an alumnus


Friday, June 26, 2015. All morning event. Speaking 9:30 – 10:15AM “LGBT Diversity in the Workplace and Marketplace” at the Georgia Diversity Council LGBT + Allies Diversity Summit, Georgia Tech Campus.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 8:00 – 10:00AM. “The Business Case for Diversity.” At the monthly meeting of the Winchester, VA Area SHRM (Society of Human Resource Mgt) chapter. Link for info and more detailed description.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM. Monthly luncheon meeting speaker for Roanoke Valley SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management), Roanoke, Virginia. Topic: Diversity and Inclusion. Holiday Inn – Valley View, Roanoke, Virginia. Link to meeting details.

Friday, June 19, 2015, 8:00 – 9:15 AM. “Diversity and Sensitivity Training: The Many Aspects of Diversity in the Workplace.” At the monthly Fauquier / Culpeper SHRM (Society of Human Resource Mgt) chapter meeting. Warrenton, VA. Link for more details and to enroll.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015, 8:00 – 10:00 AM. Raleigh, NC. Workshop: “Workplace Diversity: A Strategic Business Initiative.” Part of the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce HR (Human Resources) Series. Link for more info and to enroll.

Sunday, June 14, 2015, approx 12:30PM. “Biblically-based Personal Financial Management” at Imani Metropolitan Community Church, after Sunday worship, Durham, NC

Thursday, May 28, 2015, 2:00 – 4:00 PM. “Introduction to LGBT Considerations in Mental Health Challenges,” at the May Meeting of the NC Governor’s Working Group on Veterans, Service Members, and their Families.” Raleigh, NC.

It was an exciting and enjoyable day to fly up to DC early in the morning, take the metro into downtown DC, and present to the enthusiastic and engaged HRA-DCA crowd!

It was an exciting and enjoyable day to fly up to DC early in the morning, take the metro into downtown DC, and present to the enthusiastic and engaged HRA-DCA crowd!


Wednesday, May 13, 2015 8:00 – 11:00AM. Washington, DC. LGBT Diversity – A Compelling Business Initiative at the Human Resource Association – DC Area monthly meeting. Link for more details.

May 11 – 15, 2015, 2015 all afternoon each day. Serving on the faculty of Metropolitan Community Church’s first ever virtual mentoring retreat!

Thursday, March 19, 2015 10:30AM – 12:00 Noon. LGBT Diversity Overview at the North Carolina EAPA (Employee Assistance Professionals Association) 36th Annual Conference, Winston-Salem, NC. Link to Conference Information.

Thursday, January 15, 2015. Webinar: “Cultivate Your Vocation,” Part of the Metropolitan Community Churches 2015 Wellness Webinar Series.

Friday, October 17, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 Noon. “Family Diversity Considerations: Generational and Sexuality,” Part of the Greenspring Village Diversity Committee Speaker Series. Village Square Accotink Room, Greenspring Village, Springfield, Virginia.

Beautiful and historic downtown Rock Hill, SC where I presented a workshop on mentoring to the local SHRM chapter

Beautiful and historic downtown Rock Hill, SC where I presented a workshop on mentoring to the local SHRM chapter


Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 11:30 AM – 1:15 PM. “Mentor Relationships – A Key to Career Growth.” SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management) Carolinas Chapter, City Club of Rock Hill, Rock Hill, SC. Link to session details and registration.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 12:00 Noon – 1:00 PM. Webinar: “LGBT Diversity in the Workplace and Marketplace,” as part of the National Diversity Council Webinar Series. Link to Details and Registration.

Saturday, October 11, 2014. 10:00 AM – 11:45 AM Workshop – “Leading in a World of Differences” for the Leaders of Tomorrow (LOT) Program for African American students 6-12th grade sponsored by the Raleigh-Durham chapter of the National Black MBA Assoc., First Flight Venture Center, Davis Drive, RTP, NC. Link to my last year’s blog about presenting to this group.

Sunday and Monday, September 28-29, 2014, Two workshops at the New York State SHRM (Society of Human Resource Mgt) Conference, Buffalo, New York. Link for Info.
Sunday, September 28, 2014. NOON – 2:00 PM Workshop: “Invest in Your People: Engaging Employees in Meaningful Career Planning.”
Monday, September 29, 2014. 7:15 AM – 8:30 AM Workshop: “The Compelling Business Rationale for LGBT Diversity.”
Check out their promotional video!

September 18, 2014. 4:45 – 5:45 PM. Greenville, NC. I will be presenting the workshop “LGBT Diversity – the New Diversity Initiative for the New South” at the North Carolina State SHRM (Society of Human Resource Mgt) conference. Link to conference website.

July 29 – August 1, 2014. Las Vegas, Nevada. I will be attending the annual NGLCC (National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce) National Business and Leadership Conference and presenting a workshop: “”Leadership Competencies for a Global Economy,” Wednesday, July 30th 4:15 – 5:30PM. Link to conference registration and information.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014. 8:30 – 10:00 AM. “Diversity and Sensitivity Overview – The Many Aspects of Diversity in the Workplace and Marketplace.” Monthly Meeting Speaker at the RWHRMA (Raleigh – Wake Human Resources Mgt Association), PNC Center, Raleigh, NC. Link for detailed info and to register.

Sunday, June 22, 2014. Approximately 12:00 Noon after morning worship service at Imani Metropolitan Community Church, Durham, NC. “Personal and Congregational Stewardship.”

Presenting at the 2nd Annual NDC Carolinas LGBT & Allies Diversity Summit

Presenting at the 2nd Annual NDC Carolinas LGBT & Allies Diversity Summit


Thursday, June 19, 2014. 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM, LGBT & Allies Diversity Summit, Cone University Center, UNC Charlotte Campus. I will be the closing and opening speaker for the “What Works in the Workplace” Track. Organized by the National Diversity Council – Carolinas. Link to info. Also link to NDC Carolinas main web page.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM “Diversity and Sensitivity Overview – The Many Aspects of Diversity in the Workplace and Marketplace.” Monthly Meeting Speaker at the Pee Dee SHRM Chapter, at the Morning News, 310 S. Dargon Street, Florence, South Carolina.

May 14, 2014 11:30 – 1:30. Lugano’s Restaurant, Cary, NC. TODN (Triangle Organization Development Network) monthly luncheon meeting, “Leadership Competencies for the Fast Changing Diverse Global Economy.” Link to more info and registration.

At the 2014 MCC Church's Leadership Mentoring Retreat

At the 2014 MCC Church’s Leadership Mentoring Retreat


Monday, May 5, 2014 7:25 – 7:55 PM – “General Diversity and Sensitivity Training: The many aspects of diversity and how to respectfully interact with people different than you.” Triangle, NC Human Right Campaign (HRC) Steering Committee meeting, LGBT Center of Raleigh.

April 28 – May 1, 2014. I will be serving on the faculty of Metropolitan Community Churches’ Leadership Mentoring Retreat, Parrish Florida (near Sarasota)

It was so great to see my long-time IBM colleague and friend Joranna Boss when I spoke the the Winston-Salem SHRM meeting

It was so great to see my long-time IBM colleague and friend Joranna Boss when I spoke the the Winston-Salem SHRM meeting


Wednesday, April 16, 2014 7:30 PM “My Life Experiences as a Gay Man – Family, Vocation, Community and Faith,” PFLAG (Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians and Gays) Raleigh, NC Monthly Meeting, Community United Church of Christ, 814 Dixie Trail. Link to local PFLAG website.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 5:30 – 7:30 PM “Mentor Relationships – A Key to Career Growth.” Monthly meeting speaker for the Winston-Salem SHRM (Society of Human Resource Mgt) meeting, Bridger Field House, Wake Forest University Football Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC.


With the panel moderator and panelists at the NCBIO diversity event on March 26

With the panel moderator and panelists at the NCBIO diversity event on March 26


March 29, 2014. 10:45 – 11:45 AM “Practical Workplace Strategies to Support Transgender People,” at the LGBT Center of Raleigh, full day of workshops for Transgender Week of Awareness 2014. Link here for the full schedule of events.

March 26, 2014, 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Panelist at the Diversity and Inclusion Seminar presented by the NC Biosciences Organization and its Biotech Manufacturers Forum’s Talent Management and Acquisition Group. At Biogen Idec, 5000 Davis Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC

In the Total Engagement Consulting Booth with longtime associate from IBM, Sheila Forte-Trammell, Total HR Services, LLC before our Career Management Presentation at the Forum on Workplace Inclusion.

In the Total Engagement Consulting Booth with longtime associate from IBM, Sheila Forte-Trammell, Total HR Services, LLC before our Career Management Presentation at the Forum on Workplace Inclusion.


March 18-20, 2014. Attending the Forum on Workplace Inclusion in Minneapolis, MN. When not presenting, I will have a table (Booth 308) in the Resource Expo area. Workshops / Discussions:

Wednesday, March 19, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM “Leverage Your Company’s Largest Investment through Talent Development and Career Management.” 7th session listed in the 10:00 listing on this page (link).

Wednesday, March 19, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM, co-presenting: “Coming Out Worldwide! The Global Aspects of LGBT Diversity.” 8th session listed in the 3:30 listing on this page (link).

Wednesday, March 19, 5:45 PM – 8:30 PM, Hosting a Table (topic – talent development) at the “Tables of Content” Dinner.

Just before giving my presentation on Global Leadership at the LGBT Summit of the Americas in Mexico City

Just before giving my presentation on Global Leadership at the LGBT Summit of the Americas in Mexico City


March 11-14, 2014. Mexico City. I am participating in the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce’s (NGLCC) 2014 Trade Mission to Mexico and LGBT Summit of the Americas! (Link). I will be delivering the presentation, “Core Competencies for Strategic Leaders in Today’s Competitive Diverse Global Economy” and participating in a round table session about LGBT Employee Resource Groups expanding globally.

Thursday, February 27th 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM, “Right Management Alumni Panel – Entrepreneurship.” I will be share about my transition from IBM to being an entrepreneur consultant including the decision points, marketing / sales plans, metrics and measurement systems and more. Raleigh Right Management office, 4101 Lake Boone Trail, Raleigh, NC.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 11:30AM – 1:00PM, “Employee Career Management and Skills Development,” at the HR Association of Greater High Point, High Point Country Club, 800 Country Club Drive, High Point, NC.

Outside of the beautiful and historic Pine Lakes Country Club in Myrtle Beach, SC, birthplace of Sports Illustrated Magazine, before speaking at the Coastal Organization of Human Resources.

Outside of the beautiful and historic Pine Lakes Country Club in Myrtle Beach, SC, birthplace of Sports Illustrated Magazine, before speaking at the Coastal Organization of Human Resources.


February 6, 2014 11:30 – 1:30. “Employee Career Management and Skills Development” at the Coastal Organization of Human Resources monthly meeting, Myrtle Beach, SC. Link to event details.

February 5, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM. “LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) Issues in the Workplace and Intersection with Aging Workers – LGBT Businesses, job seekers, community” at the North Carolina AARP two day “Work Reimagined Workforce Volunteer Training Workshop” being held in Raleigh, NC February 5 and 6.

I am making a point in my "Managing in the Diverse World" presentation at the "Leaders of Tomorrow" session

I am making a point in my “Managing in the Diverse World” presentation at the “Leaders of Tomorrow” session


December 14, 2013, 10:00 AM, Workshop – “Leading in a Diverse World” for the Leaders of Tomorrow (LOT) Program for African American students 6-12th grade sponsored by the Raleigh-Durham chapter of the National Black MBA Assoc., First Flight Venture Center, Davis Drive, RTP, NC.
ECU sign
October 31, 2013 10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon Keynote Speaker and Panel Discussion Moderator on the topic of LGBT Diversity with a focus on the Healthcare environment, East Carolina University College of Nursing. More information link here.

October 22, 2013 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM “Diversity and Sensitivity Overview – The Many Aspects of Diversity in the Workplace and Marketplace.” Monthly Meeting Speaker at the Alamance County HR Association Meeting, Village of Brookfield in Burlington, NC.

I delivered two workshops and preached at New Life MCC in Norfolk Sept 20-22

I delivered two workshops and preached at New Life MCC in Norfolk Sept 20-22


September 20-22, 2013 – Two stewardship workshops and preaching at New Life Metropolitan Community Church, Norfolk, VA. Saturday Workshop 10:00 AM: Personal Financial Management Based on Biblical Principles. Sunday 10:45 AM Sermon “Fun” Title: Stewardship According to Glee . . . or Not!

July 27, 2013 1:00 – 2:00 PM. Workshop: “Managing Your Career and Building Your Skills” at the Shades of Pride “Express Yourself” weekend (link)., Durham Convention Center, 301 West Morgan Street, Durham, NC Link to workshop info.

July 25, 2013. 3:00 – 4:00 PM Eastern. Panelist on the Monthly Out and Equal Workplace Advocates Town Series Call (link). “Getting beyond your company walls: engaging your community partners!”

July 17, 2013 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM “Diversity and Sensitivity Overview – The Many Aspects of Diversity in the Workplace and Marketplace.” Monthly Meeting Speaker at the NC Coastal SHRM (Society of Human Resource Mgt) meeting, Greenville, NC.

July 11, 2013 12:00 Noon – “LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) Diversity: The New Diversity Frontier for the New South.” Monthly meeting speaker for the Diversity Council of the Carolinas, Charlotte, NC

June 10, 2013 11:30 AM – “LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) Diversity: The New Diversity Frontier for the New South.” Monthly meeting speaker for the Charlotte Area SHRM (Society of Human Resource Mgt) chapter. Charlotte, NC

June 6, 2013 9:30 – 5:00 PM – LGBT & Allies Diversity Summit presented by the Carolinas Chapter of the National Diversity Council. I will be presenting “LGBT in the Workplace Overview” 10:00 AM, “Transgender Issues and Best Practices” at 11:00 AM, and co-presenting “Workplace Culture and Policy” 3:30 PM. Link for details and to sign up., Charlotte, NC

April 30, 2013 2:30 PM – “The Intersection of LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) Diversity and the Aging Population.” Carol Woods Training Center, Chapel Hill, NC.

April 23, 2013 12:45 – 1:45 PM “LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) Diversity: The New Diversity Frontier for the New South” breakout session. 2013 Virginia SHRM (Society of Human Resource Mgt) Conference (link to info), The Homestead, Hot Springs, Virginia. IMPORTANT NOTE: I will also have a display table in the vendor resource area during the conference.

My display table in the vendor exhibition area of the Virginia State SHRM Conference

My display table in the vendor exhibition area of the Virginia State SHRM Conference

April 18, 2013 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM – “Diversity and Sensitivity Overview – The Many Aspects of Diversity in the Workplace and Marketplace.” Monthly Meeting Speaker at the New River Valley Chapter of SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management), Christiansburg, VA.

April 3, 2013 11:45 AM – 1:15 PM – “Diversity and Sensitivity Overview – The Many Aspects of Diversity in the Workplace and Marketplace.” Monthly Meeting Speaker at the Union County HR Association chapter of SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management), Union County Chamber of Commerce, Monroe, NC.

March 27, 2013 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM – “Employee Career Management and Skills Development” Monthly meeting of the Fayetteville Area SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management) chapter.

October 25, 2012 2:30 PM – Speaker at the Millbrook High School (my alma mater! – Raleigh, NC) Gay – Straight Alliance Club Meeting. “The Professional Business World from an LGBT perspective.”

October 15, 2012 11:30 AM – Monthly Meeting Speaker at the Iredell HR Association. “Diversity and Sensitivity Overview – The Many Aspects of Diversity in the Workplace and Marketplace.” Carolina Farm Credit Admin Offices, Statesville, NC.

October 14, 2012 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Speaker (Late add) at the Candlelight Vigil portion of the Interfaith Forum and Candlelight Vigil for LGBT Love and Equality. Pullen Memorial Baptist Church in Raleigh, Link for more details.

Me along with all the other attendees at the Metropolitan Community Churches Clergy Retreat

August 27-30 – Presenter and Consultant/Coach, “Career Map for Ministry” at the Metropolitan Community Churches Office of Formation and Leadership Development Clergy Retreat in Delray Beach, Florida.

My display table at the SouthEastern Transgender Health Summit

August 25, 2012 8:30 – 10:00 AM – Presentation and Panel Discussion, Practical Strategies for HR Professionals with Transgender Employees. At the August 24-25 SouthEastern Transgender Health Summit, Asheville, NC

August 16, 2012 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM – “Employee Career Management and Skills Development” at the all day 6th Annual Summer Seminar – Staying on Top of HR Issues, provided by the Catawba Valley SHRM, Iredell HR Association and Piedmont HR Association. Hickory, North Carolina

Presenting at the July 25th Fayetteville Area SHRM meeting

July 25, 2012, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM – “Leadership Development – The Intersection of Competencies, Talents and Styles, and the Qualities of Effective Leadership.” Monthly meeting of the Fayetteville Area SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management) chapter.

June 13, 2012 6:30 PM – Introduction to Total Engagement Consulting by Kimer, “Speed Marketing” at the monthly Raleigh Business and Professional Network (RBPN) Monthly Meeting, Raleigh, NC.

May 10, 2012 11:30 AM – Monthly Meeting Speaker at the Central Carolina SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management) meeting. “Diversity and Sensitivity Overview – The Many Aspects of Diversity in the Workplace and Marketplace.” The Flame Steakhouse, 109 Carbonton Rd, Sanford, NC. Link to Details.

April 26, 2012 8:00 AM – Monthly Meeting Speaker at the Catawba Valley SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management) meeting. “Diversity and Sensitivity Overview – The Many Aspects of Diversity in the Workplace and Marketplace.” Catawba County Chamber of Commerce BB&T Board Room, Hickory, NC. Link for detailed session description.

April 22, 2012 Speaking at 4:00. Pot luck dinner at 5:30. Overview of the May 8th “Marriage Amendment” to the North Carolina Constitution – presentation followed by Q and A and discussion. The Silk Hope Catholic Worker Community, 3355 Woody Store Road, Siler City, NC. Link to story about the Silk Hope Catholic Worker Community. Link to info on the Catholic Worker Movement.

In my role as President of the NC Council of Churches, I am presenting the 2012 Distingushed Service Award to Father Joe Vetter

April 19, 2012 all day – Speaking briefly and presenting the NC Council of Churches Distinguished Service Award to Father Joe Vetter at the NC Council of Churches Critical Issues Seminar titled “Eating Well for Ourselves, for Our Neighbors, for Our Planet. Winston-Salem NC. Link for registration info.

April 18, 2012 11:45 AM – Monthly Meeting speaker at the Lincolnton Area Human Resource Association, Lincolnton Hampton Inn. “Diversity and Sensitivity Overview – The Many Aspects of Diversity in the Workplace and Marketplace.” Lincolnton, NC.

April 3, 2012 11:30 AM – Monthly Meeting Speaker at the Cabarrus Regional SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management) meeting. “LGBT Diversity – The New Diversity Imperative for the New South”, Rowan Cabarrus Community College, Cabarrus Business and Tech Center, Concord, NC.

March 19, 2012 NAEIS (National Association of Ecumenical and Inter-religious Staff) Gathering. Panel on State Ecumenical Work. Philadelphia, PA

February 29, 2012 6:30 PM – Workshop: Managing Your Career and Building Your Skills. Part of the Accenture “Skills to Succeed” Initiative. Link here to read more about the Skills to Succeed Initiative. LGBT Center of Raleigh, 411 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC

January 16-19,2012 – Leadership and Career Development Modules at Metropolitan Community Church’s denominational leadership retreat, Sarasota, Florida

Thursday, October 27, 7:30 AM – 12:15 PM. “Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity: The LGBT Diversity Imperative” at the RTP, NC Society of HR Management Diversity and Inclusion Master Series “Conquering the Taboo Topics of Diversity & Inclusion.” Other three presenters will cover managing cultural differences, spotlight on religion (Islam), and Strategic Vision for Disability Integration. Link here for complete desciption and enrollment information.

At the Oct 19th North Raleigh Rotary Club meeting with president Greg Bissette. The Rotary Club's "Four Way Test" is very consistent with the concept of personal and corporate stewardship

Wednesday, October 19, 12:30 PM North Raleigh Rotary Club, “Being a Good Steward of Your Gifts and Calling”, Raleigh, NC

Thursday September 29, 10:30 AM – Workshop: Connect to Your Profession – Career Road Mapping. NC SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management) Annual State Conference, Raleigh, NC.

Thursday, September 29, 3:30 PM – Workshop: LGBT Diversity as a Key Global Initiative. NC SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management) Annual State Conference, Raleigh, NC.

Presenting my workshop at the Conference on Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement

Thursday, September 22 – Workshop: Core Competencies for Managers to Lead in Diverse, Global Environments. The Diversity Council of the Carolinas Conference on Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement. Charlotte, NC. 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM.

Thursday, August 11, 1:00 PM – Gaston College and Gaston County Schools Teaching and Learning Conference, Workshop: Peer Mentoring for Students and Teachers. Gastonia, NC.

Friday, August 5, 10:00 AM – Panelist at Workshop Session: “Civic Engagement for LGBT Entrepreneurs”, National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Out for Business Conference, Las Vegas, NV

With Rev. Michael Kimindu and some of the congregants of Neema Metropolitan Community Church

Sunday, July 3, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM – Speaking at the worship service of Neema (Neema means “Grace” in Swahili) MCC, Nairobi, Kenya. Services at the GALCK Center.

Sunday, June 26, 7:00 PM – The Mary Renault Society, Raleigh, NC. Speaking on my experiences in the North Carolina Council of Churches. Link to session information – “Gay Christian in the Land of Jesse Helms”

Thursday, April 28, 5:30 PM – North Carolina Regulatory Affairs Forum. Speaking on Career Planning for Regulatory Affairs Professionals. At the Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC

Friday, March 18, 2011, 12:30 PM – Rotary Club of East Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC. Speaking on my experiences with the North Carolina Council of Churches

February 19-20, 2011 – Two stewardship workshops and preaching at Holy Covenant Metropolitan Community Church, Brookfield, Illinois

Church sign when I spoke at Holy Covenant Metropolitan Community Church in Brookfield, Illinois

February 12, 2011 – Workshop: Biblically Based Personal Financial Management, St. John’s Metropolitan Community Church, Raleigh, NC

February 10, 2011 – Award presenter at the Annual Raleigh Human Relations Commission Awards Banquet, Raleigh, NC

February 2, 2011 – How to Diversity Your Congregation workshop, Metropolitan Community Church of San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas

January 23, 2011 – Half hour television interview on Byline, WILM CBS-TV in Wilmington, NC. Link to recordings.

January 17-20,2011 – Leadership Modules at Metropolitan Community Church’s denominational leadership retreat, Sarasota, Florida

Stan Kimer with Bishop Tonyia M. Rawls of the Unity Fellowship Church of Charlotte (left) and MCC Churches Moderator Elder Nancy Wilson (right) in Charlotte MLK weekend celebrating Unity Fellowship Charlotte's 10th anniversary

January 16, 2011 – Official welcoming of the Unity Fellowship Church Movement into the NC Council of Churches, Charlotte, NC

January 6, 2011 – Radio interview, “The State of Things” with Bill Stasio, WUNC Radio

November, 2010 – Diversity and Sensitivity Training for a local security company. Link here for a blog about the experience. Testimonial from manager is first quote on this page (link).

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