Region III Meeting – 2022

August 1 & 2, 2022
FireKeepers Casino Hotel
11177 E. Michigan Avenue
Battle Creek, MI 49014
Cost: $80

MAHU 2022 Region III Meeting DOWNLOADS and VIDEOS:

Chapter President Training 2022

Directing to Connecting RV Lisa Hutcherson

HUPAC Chairs Training Webinar 2022

Legislative Chair Training 2022

MAHU Vanguard R3 Event – Engaging young people

Media Guide 2022

Media Training 101 2022

Membership.Retention.DEI Training 2022

NAHU Name Change 2022

NAHU Strategic Plan 22

NAHU Vanguard Training 2022

NAHU Website Award 2022




Who Should Attend: Region 3 state and local chapter leaders, state and local chapter committee chairs, new volunteers, and those wanting to volunteer/find out more.


Reservations can be made online at  For online reservations, click “BOOK NOW” at the top of the webpage and enter code 080122MAHU in the “Group Attendee” drop-down box to receive the discounted group rate of $129.00 + tax. Please note, reservations must be made by 5:00pm on July 16th, 2022 to receive the discounted rate.  If you prefer to make your reservation by phone, please call at 877-352-8777.

Monday, August 1
11:30 AM Vendor Registration Open – Mbish Ballroom D pre-function

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Vendor Move In – Mbish Ballroom C (must register prior to set-up)

Noon – 1:00 PM Registrant Registration Open – Mbish Ballroom D pre-function

Mbish Ballroom D
1:00 PM – 1:10 PM Region III Welcome – Cathy Cooper
1:10 PM – 2:00 PM Communication Shift- “Directing to Connecting” – Lisa Hutcherson
2:10 PM – 3:10 PM Past Presidents Panel – Pat Griffey, Mike Embry & Steve Selinsky
Succession Planning & Engagement Post Covid

Mbish Ballroom C
3:10 PM – 3:30 PM Break with Vendors

Mbish Ballroom D
3:30 PM – 3:50 PM A Successful Model of Recruiting at Colleges – Kristen Ray, MAHU Vanguard Chair
3:50 PM – 4:10 PM Award Winning Chapter Discussion – Ohio
4:10 PM – 4:40 PM NAHU Website Review – Suzy Alberts
4:40 PM – 5:00 PM Linda Erlenbach Award Presentation

Mbish Ballroom C
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM Strolling Dinner Station Reception with Sponsors
**2 drink tickets will be provided, cash bar following use of tickets

Tuesday, August 2

Mbish Ballroom C

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM Breakfast Buffet with Sponsors

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM Exhibitor Breakdown

Mbish Ballroom D
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM Region III Meeting – Name Change Updates, Leg Update, HUPAC Update

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM Training Breakouts

Membership, Vanguard & Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) – Val Cramer & Kristin Ray – Ki Ngot Meeting Room 1

Professional Development, Awards, LPRT & Chapter Development – Suzy Alberts, Brietta Williams & Bill Barrett – Ki Nish Meeting Room 2

Legislative, HUPAC & Media – Cathy Cooper & Sara Walker-Hite – Ki Nswe’ Meeting Room

Executive Board Training – Steve Selinsky – Ki Nye’w Meeting Room

Mbish Ballroom D
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Full group meeting – wrap up

Lisa Hutcherson is a National Account Director for SUMMUS Global. She collaborates with the Broker Community on adding value and providing innovative solutions within their clients existing eco system of Employee Benefits regarding Virtual Specialty Care.

Prior to her current role at SUMMUS, she has spent the last 28 years growing and developing winning teams across the US in financial services, voluntary benefits, retail, and other dynamic sales organizations. Lisa has served on many executive committees including health underwriting, business, community development and ministry.

Lisa is a John Maxwell certified speaker, coach and trainer. She lives her life on purpose and intentionally seeks out opportunities to serve and add value to others. She is an author that has contributed to California Broker Magazine and Benefit Pro Magazine. Today she is in the end zone of writing her first book and training manual on how she has climbed, broken through, and thrived amongst the walls that have been presented in her life both personally and in business. Most of all, how you too can overcome the walls in your life.

Thank you very much to our meeting sponsors!