Calendar of Upcoming Events for the PORTLAND Chapter

Prior Events

Date and Time:2/12/2015 4pm to 6pm
Event:Chapter annual meeting and panel presentation
Topic:Hot Topics for 2014 Proxy Season for Stock Plan Professionals
Location:Perkins Coie LLP, 1120 N.W. Couch Street, 10th Floor (see link below for directions) — If you can't attend in person, you can participate by webcast or teleconference!
Contact:Danielle Benderly
Contact Phone:503.727.2011

Hot Topics for 2015 Proxy Season for Stock Plan Professionals!

Please join us for a panel presentation and late afternoon networking happy hour.  Our panel of experts will walk you through what to expect for this proxy season and offer strategies and practical advice, including on:


  • Disclosure and Say-on-Pay trends
  • The latest from institutional shareholder advisory groups
  • Compensation-Related Shareholder Proposals
  • Pending SEC Regulations—the Dodd-Frank Final Four
  • What's new in executive compensation litigation trends
  • Highlights from SEC Comment Letter Trends
  • New PCAOB Executive Compensation Auditing Standards




  • Danielle Benderly, Partner, Perkins Coie LLP, specializes in assisting public companies with their securities regulation, compliance and reporting needs, and in assisting both privately held and public companies with design and interpretation issues for their stock-based executive compensation arrangements, including with respect to securities offerings and M&A transactions, general corporate governance matters and ongoing securities compliance and disclosure obligations.
  • Tracy Bean, a Partner at Mercer, is the Northwest Office Business Leader for Mercer’s talent practice. She focuses on executive compensation issues as well as broad based rewards, talent management, and other talent issues. Her clients are located throughout the West. Tracy has more than twenty five years of executive compensation consulting experience. She has designed and validated executive compensation strategies for companies in a wide range of industries, with a concentration on the unique needs each company. Tracy’s particular areas of expertise include board of directors consultation and support, executive compensation reviews, reasonable compensation analyses, annual and long-term incentive plan design, and performance management. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Employee Benefit Specialist.

Chapter Annual Meeting


This is your chapter and we need your participation!  At the annual meeting we will elect officers and directors to serve for 2015 for the NASPP Portland chapter. Only members who attend the annual meeting may vote in this election. Please contact Danielle Benderly at or 503-727-2011 if you are interested in serving as a chapter officer or director.  Click here to see a listing of the current officers and directors.





Registration deadline is Tuesday, February 10, 2015!


Register by email to or by telephone 503.727.2011 and indicate whether you plan to attend in person or by webcast or teleconference.


Payment for non-members can be made on-line using the links under "Cost" below or by mail (check made out to NASPP Portland Chapter and sent to Kathy Fox, Columbia Sportswear Company, 14375 NW Science Park Drive, Portland, OR 97229 ).


No prerequisites or advanced preparation is necessary for this group-live program, program level: update. Webcast and teleconference details will be sent to all members and paid non-member registrants who request them.







Questions or complaints? Contact Danielle Benderly at or 503-727-2011.


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