SGMP Sacramento Chapter 


Our Annual Silent Auction and Royal Gala is next week!  Are you registered yet? Do you have your crown ready? 

Our Annual Silent Auction is around the corner!
October 27, 2016, is the date, McClellan Conference Center is the place, and 5 to 9 p.m. is the time.

Come, enjoy the chapter's " Royal Gala " and annual Silent Auction .
E njoy appetizers, dinner, raffles, silent auction, live auction, and a chance to win $500 cash with a special raffle. The event is open to everyone so bring your colleagues, neighbors, friends, and family.  Take advantage of early bird registration at:

Registration price increases on October 25. 
Look for special raffle items supporting our chosen charity, Women Escaping a Violent Environment (WEAVE).
Here is a pledge letter and pledge form for your donation consideration to this always popular event. It's not too late to make a contribution.

McClellan Conference Center
5411 Luce Ave. McClellan, CA 95652
For questions or further information, please contact:
Kelly Bouchard at   or Tasha Wilson at

SAVE THESE DATES for the following events that you won't want to miss: 
  • November 3, monthly chapter meeting, Buca Di Beppo restaurant
  • November 30, holiday luncheon, Hilton Arden West, Sacramento
  • January 12, 2017, monthly chapter meeting, Residence Inn by Marriott, Sacramento
  • March 2017, Bunco social event/fundraiser
  • March 2017, CGMP education course, Oakland
November 3 Chapter Meeting

"Raising Awareness of Unconscious Bias in the Workplace"

Presented by Dr. Adrienne Thompson
Unconscious biases are created and reinforced by our environments and experiences. Our mind is constantly processing information, often times without our conscious awareness. When we are moving fast or lack all the data, our unconscious biases fill in the gaps, influencing everything from product decisions to our interactions with co-workers. There is a growing body of research surrounding unconscious bias and how we can prevent it from negatively impacting our decision-making. The goal of this presentation is to be aware of how unconscious bias can affect our perceptions, decisions, and interactions. It is aimed at raising awareness, sparking conversation, and initiating action. Identified takeaways include:
  • Understand key concepts of unconscious (implicit) bias; and how it can manifest into assumptions, stereotyping, and micro-aggressions.
  • Identify more than a dozen cognitive errors and shortcuts that can cloud evaluations in decision-making.
  • Utilize key strategies to rise above unconscious bias and cognitive errors.
Dr. Thompson is Director of Institutional Culture/Climate and Community Engagement with the UC Davis Health System in Sacramento.

An Implicit Association Test  will be offered to each registered attendee for Dr. Thompson's use in her presentation.

Buca di Beppo
1249 Howe Ave, Sacramento, CA 95825
Registration is open now at
National Business Humorist Todd Hunt, recently seen at NEC 2016-San Diego, enjoyed a quick visit to Sacramento to speak at an event. Thank you, Chapter Treasurer Yvonne Magneheim, for making sure Todd felt welcomed and for making SGMP Sacramento "rememberable." 


SGMP Sacramento Chapter Website Reminder

If you missed any of our recent e-blasts, you can find the latest issues on our website under the "News" tab.