Programs Director: Agenda

Pamela Drake –

Pamela  Drake is currently employed with Lighthouse HR Support as a Human Resource Business Partner and Consultant. She began this employment in October 2022 after her retirement from Equifax, where she served 100+ clients from various industries, mostly healthcare, as the primary contact for the unemployment program and other contracted services.

She has an extensive 35+ years in unemployment and human resources. Her career started in New Mexico as a hearing officer and then directing unemployment claims programs and providing HR consulting to clients of the New Mexico Hospital Association, the Cleveland Hospital Association and the Colorado Hospital Association (20 years).

Pamela holds a BA in Spanish (minor in Education) from the State University of New York at Potsdam and studied abroad at the University of Madrid, Spain. Remaining a member of the Colorado Healthcare Association for Human Resource Management (CHAHRM) for 25+ years, she served in many leadership roles (President, Legislative Liaison, and Programs Chair). Additionally, she served on the Advocacy and Annual Meeting committees for the American Society for HealthCare Human Resources Administration (ASHHRA). She has received 6 national awards from ASHHRA, 5 outstanding chapter contribution awards ,and one outstanding chapter officer award.

Her personal interests include golf, pickle ball, water sports and other outdoor activities, scuba diving and singing. She is a member of the Skyline Chorus, a premier chorus of Sweet Adelines International.