Wed, Mar 22|
Encode, Experience, Enculturate
How do we gain knowledge? Are we able to reduce unintentional consequences through the application of experience?
Time & Location
Mar 22, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM EDT
About The Event
Experience is priceless! Whether through trial and error of your own or lessons learned from others, relevant data from real-life situations provide practical and actionable advice. This presentation will share insights into how knowledge is gained and the benefits of applying actual experience to achieve desired results and reduce the impact of unintentional consequences from incidents and accidents during work.
About the Presenter: LaRhonda Julien is Inspection Performance Specialist for the Construction Inspection department at Georgia Transmission Corporation – a not-for-profit utility company that connects power plants to local electric member cooperatives by planning, building and maintaining the high-voltage transmission lines and power grid infrastructure throughout Georgia. Her major duties involve implementing human performance improvement, overseeing business continuity, and change management processes along with coordinating capital construction projects and environmental protection activities. She chairs the company’s Human Performance Strategic Team.
LaRhonda earned a Bachelor of Science in Industrial-Organizational Psychology with a minor in Business Management from the University of Phoenix. She received a Lean Six Sigma green belt from the University of Georgia. She has professional memberships with the American Psychological Association, the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, the International Erosion Control Association, the Women’s International Network of Utility Professionals, and the Cobb Association of REALTORS.
LaRhonda has extensive experience in the non-profit sector with a focus on sustainability, mission advancement, and development. She currently serves on the board and co-chairs committees for the Catholic Foundation of North Georgia, Catholic Charities Atlanta Leadership Class, and St. Peter Claver Regional Catholic School. She has continued her professional development through leadership programs with Catholic Charities Atlanta and the United Way of Atlanta.
LaRhonda has a personal mission statement “to perform intentional acts of charity that have great impact to people who serve others or who are unable to serve themselves.” She commits to this every day through her compassionate service as a Stephen Minister and Cancer Care Ministry Leader. She has participated in many Habitat for Humanity builds and other volunteer events that exist to help the most vulnerable.
LaRhonda was the recipient of the 2020 Archbishop John F. Donoghue Award from Catholic Charities Atlanta for her support of their mission and the people they serve. She received the Georgia Transmission Corporation 2019 Power of Choice Award for Process Improvement, 2018 Safety Award, 2016 Community Service Spirit Award, 2016 Power of Choice Award for Department Team, 2010 Associates’ Choice Award for Capital Projects, and 2008 – 2010 Associates’ Choice Award for Team Accomplishment. She successfully completed the Georgia Transmission Corporation Management Development program in 2019.
LaRhonda lives in the suburbs of Atlanta. She is an avid runner and an ambassador for the Atlanta Track Club.