It is important to stay up to speed in this ever-changing industry.
Norfolk, VA (PRWEB) December 21, 2006
ValueOptions announced that Tom Shjerven, its Vice President of Commercial Sales, has been appointed to serve as President of the Pacific Northwest Chapter of the International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists (ISCEBS) for 2007. While at ValueOptions, Shjerven has worked closely with employee assistance benefits, Work/Life programs, and related behavioral health services.
Shjerven has been an active member of the ISCEBS since receiving his Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) designation in 1995. He is currently serving as the chapter’s Vice President.
Shjerven would like to see the Society continue its focus on the education and support of its members. "It is important for us to continue to come together and share ideas on all aspects pertaining to employee benefits," said Shjerven. "It is important to stay up to speed in this ever-changing industry."
Shjerven regularly speaks at industry events on issues relating to human resources and benefits. He has worked in the employee benefits profession for over 17 years and earned his bachelor of arts degree in public relations from Central Washington University in Ellensburg, Washington.
ValueOptions covers over 23 million lives through a variety of direct contracts with health plans, employers, and state and county agencies. A national managed care company, it specializes in disease management for all mental health and chemical dependency diagnoses. ValueOptions supports the unique needs of client organizations with traditional managed care products and integrated behavioral health care services, as well as wellness and prevention initiatives and Work/Life programs. Leveraging a national behavioral health provider network of over 70,000 practitioner locations, ValueOptions puts the clinical well-being of our members as our first and foremost priority. Visit http://www.valueoptions.com for more information.
About the International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists
The ISCEBS is a nonprofit educational association whose members have earned the CEBS, Group Benefits Associate (GBA), Retirement Plans Associate (RPA), or Compensation Management Specialist (CMS) designations. Since 1981, the Society has provided its members with educational programs, information and networking resources, publications, and other services to help its members excel and prosper in their careers.
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