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  • Dec 18 / 2014
What's New

President’s Message

As we near the end of the year, I would like to give thanks to all of our OCCAPA Members for your continued membership!  We are happy to have you as our Members and enjoy providing monthly payroll updates to you.  We strive to bring the best most up to date information with great speakers every month.  If you have any suggestions, please be sure to send them to us!  Again, Thank you for another successful year with Orange County Chapter, American Payroll Association!

OCCAPA provides;

  • Monthly Meetings, late afternoon, Breakfast & Dinner; Speakers from EDD/DOL/KPMG & More!
  • Facilitated CPP/FPC Study Group
  • Boot Camp
  • Networking

We do not have a meeting for January, but starting with February we will have our monthly meetings for 2015.  We hope to see you all there!

Denise Jacques,  CPP
President, OCCAPA


  • Dec 01 / 2014
What's New

2015 OCCAPA Membership Registration

OCCAPA tracks memberships on a calendar year basis.

  • Jan.1 – Dec. 31 $60 Individual
  • Jan. 1 – Dec 31 $120 Corporate*
  • $40 per additional Corporate member*

*NOTE: Corporate membership within the same company consists of 3 members per fee. $40 for each additional member beyond 3.

Click here to register online or download the registration form.

Great Reasons to Join or Renew!

Regularly Scheduled Meetings – Chapter meetings are an ideal place to network and they provide educational opportunities for chapter members to learn more about critical payroll and compliance issues while earning Recertification Credit Hours (RCHs).  Non members are  charged a $20.00 Fee per Regular Meeting.

Chapter Newsletters – Our OCCAPA – Payroll Insider newsletter keeps our members connected with chapter and APA events, as well as providing updates from various chapter officers and committees.

Chapter Web Site – Our web site, www.occapa.com, posts important chapter information and links to local government agencies, including a link to the APA National Web site.

Thank you for your support and interest in the Orange County Chapter of the APA.

  • Dec 01 / 2014
What's New

Congratulations to our Study Group Members who Just Passed the Fall 2014 CPP Exam. Job Well Done!

The OCCAPA congratulates the following Study Group members in passing the Fall 2014 CPP Exam. Doing all that extra work while continuing in their full time position was extremely ambitious, and took a lot of effort and dedication on their part.

Gaye, Sharon, Kathryn and Juan, It was worth it all, knowing that your achievement will make such a positive difference in your career path. Well done!

Gaye Hudspeth, CPP
Sr. Payroll Admin Analyst– North America
Ingram Micro
Comments: “The Study Group is a place to find new connections and be inspired to press on towards your goal. I would love to be a part of helping with the Study Group next year.”    

Sharon Flood, MBA, CPP
Payroll Supervisor
Silverado Care
Comments: “Robyn and all the facilitators of the study group were very helpful!! I recommend taking the practice tests as many times as you can and practicing the problems. Others in the group helped a lot too and let me know what to study so I could pass!”

Kathryn Christensen, CPP
Payroll/HR Manager
AJ Kirkwood & Assoc.
Comments: “I enjoyed the study group and would recommend it for anyone thinking about taking this test.  It provided the ability to go over any of the material I didn’t understand and prepared me for the test. Thank you to everyone that gave their time to review each week with us.”

Juan C. Rada, CPP
Payroll Supervisor
Kimco Staffing Services, Inc.

  • Dec 01 / 2014
What's New

December Chapter Meeting

Join us and bring your boss as we enjoy a great meeting with an informative topic and lots of door prizes! Be sure to register and sign up online as space is limited. Remember you must complete a Registration form if you are paying by cash or check and to mail in Registration form early! https://occapa.com/event/december-chapter-breakfast-meeting-managing-a-multigenerational-workforce/

Managing a Multigenerational Workforce
Date:  Wednesday, December 17, 2014  Please Note An Earlier Date!
Time: 7:30am to 9:30am
Location: Claim Jumper – Fountain Valley



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