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Service and Professional Association Appointments

 
  • Catharyn A. Baird, J.D.
    Professor of Business
    Regis University
    Denver, CO 80221
     
  • 303•458•4178

  • University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA
    Juris Doctor, 1974
     
  • Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA
    Master of Arts, 1971
     
  • Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA
    Bachelors of Arts, 1969

  • 1997 to Present Regis University: Full Professor. Administrative duties include Division Director with responsibility for 15 tenure track/adjunct faculty (2001 to present); Director of the President’s Leadership Program (1998 - 2001); Chair of the Flex Major Committee (1994 - present); Co-Convener of Faculty Forum (1997 - 2000).
     
  • 1991 to 1997 Regis University: Associate Professor. Administrative duties included Chair of the College Core Committee (1991 - 1993); Assistant Director of the Freshman Success Program (1991-1996).
     
  • 1985 to 1991 Regis University: Assistant Professor.
     
  • 1978 - 1981 Chicago City Colleges and University of Maryland: Lecturer. (Aviano Air Base, Aviano, Italy, and Bitburg Air Base, Bitburg, Germany).

  • 1998 to present CB Resources, LLC, Denver, CO: Consultant in business and professional ethics, spirituality in the workplace and public policy.
     
  • 1994 to 1997 Ashby*Montrose & Co., Denver, CO: Education and Legal Specialist.
     
  • 1987 to 1995 Colorado Secretary of State, Denver, CO: Research Specialist.
     
  • 1981 to 1989 Catharyn A. Baird, Attorney at Law, Denver, CO.
     
  • 1978 to 1981 Department of Defense Dependant Schools, Aviano Air Base and Bitburg Air Base: High School Teacher.
     
  • 1977 to 1978 Catharyn A. Baird, Attorney at Law, Colorado Springs, CO.
     
  • 1976 to 1977 Shepard’s Citations, Colorado Springs, CO: Junior Text Writer.
     
  • 1974 to 1975 Washington State Senate, Olympia, WA: Staff Attorney.

  • Business Ethics for Life Long Learning. (In Press- Tendril Press:2004)

     
  • "From Rules to Relationship: The Intersection of Spirituality and Managerial Ethics," with Aimee Wheaton, Ph.D. Business Research Handbook, Vol. IX (2002).
     
  • "From Organizational to Community Spirituality: A Case Study and a Challenge," with Aimee Wheaton, Ph.D. Business Research Handbook, Vol. VIII (2001).
     
  • "Intersecting Paths: Lessons Learned from Western and Eastern Approaches to Spirituality in Organizations," with Aimee Wheaton, Ph.D. Business Research Handbook, Vol. VII (2000).
     
  • "The Interplay between Personal Spirituality and Organizational Values: A Beginning Conversation," with Aimee Wheaton, Ph.D. Business Research Handbook, Vol. VI (1999).

     
  • "Finding the Highest Common Good: Strategies for Teaching Ethical Decision Making." Journal of Legal Studies in Education, 14:2 (Fall/Winter 1997).

     
  • "Conversations about Distributive Justice (with the "there isn’t enough" generation)." Conversations on Jesuit Higher Education, Number 19 (Spring 2001).
     
  • "Growing your Business: Strategies for Enhancing Professional Success." White Paper published by Conservators in Private Practice and the American Institute of Conservators (1999)
     
  • Abernethy’s Ultimate Tenant Handbook. Technical and production editor for book published by Claudia Abernethy, Esq. (1997).
     
  • "Many Hands Make Light Work: The Art and Practice of Employee Recruitment." White Paper published by Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works/Conservators in Private Practice, Norfolk VA (1996).
     
  • "The New World of Demand Management," with Gary Montrose. Published in Inside Preventive Care (1995).
     
  • "Uniform Notary Acts Tie Country Together." Notary Viewpoint, Volume XVI, No. 3 (1988).

 

  • "Catholic Social Thought, Lonergan, and Intra-firm Ethics." Catholic Social Thought across the Curriculum, St. Paul, MN (2003).
  • "Business Ethics Across the Curriculum." A 1/2 day seminar for the Academy of Legal Studies in Business Annual Conference, Nashville, TN (2003).
     
  •  "Asking the Right Questions: Creating an Ethical Environment." Presentation for Academy of Legal Studies in Business conference on ethics, Doing Good While Doing Well: Professional Ethics for the 21st Century, Nashville, TN (2003).
     
  • "Spirituality at Work." Co-authored with Aimee Wheaton and presented at the Academy of Management, Seattle, WA (2003).
     
  •  "Asking the Right Questions: Creating an Ethical Environment." Presentation for CLE International Seventh Conference on Ethics, Denver, CO (2002).
     
  • "Stepping Stones to Safety Nets." Keynote for the National Conference on the Commitment to Justice in Jesuit Higher Education, Chicago, IL. (2002).
     
  • "Asking the Right Questions: Creating an Ethical Environment." Presentation for the meeting of the Rocky Mountain Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Vail, CO (2002).
     
  • "Synergistic Spirituality: The Intersection of Spiritual Values, Organizational Culture, and Ethics in Complex US Organizations," with Aimee Wheaton, Ph.D. Presentation for the Academy of Management, Denver, CO (2002).
     
  • "Professional Ethics." Presentation for CLE International conference Making the Most of your Law Degree, Denver, CO (2002).
     
  • "From Rules to Relationship: The Intersection of Spirituality and Managerial Ethics," with Aimee Wheaton, Ph.D. Presentation for the International Academy of Business Disciplines, Los Angeles, CA (2002).
     
  • "From Organizational to Community Spirituality: A Case Study and a Challenge", with Aimee Wheaton, Ph.D. Presentation for the International Academy of Business Disciplines, Orlando, FL (2001).
     
  • "From Faith to Justice: Caveats and Celebration." Presentation for the National Conference on the Commitment to Justice in Jesuit Higher Education, Santa Clara, CA (2000).
     
  • "New Wine in Old Wineskins: Postmodern Ethics and E-commerce." Presentation for the meeting of the Rocky Mountain Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Vail, CO (2000).
     
  • "From Faith to Justice: Caveats and Celebration." Presentation at Conference on Justice in Higher Education, Santa Clara, CA (2000).
     
  • "Intersecting Paths: Lessons Learned from Western and Eastern Approaches to Spirituality in Organizations," with Aimee Wheaton, Ph.D. Presentation for the Great Plains Regional Meeting of the American Academy of Religion, Denver, CO (2000).
     
  • "Intersecting Paths: Lessons Learned from Western and Eastern Approaches to Spirituality in Organizations," with Aimee Wheaton, Ph.D. Presentation for the International Academy of Business Disciplines, Las Vegas, NV (2000).
     
  • "Conversations About Distributive Justice (with the "there isn’t enough" generation)." Presentation for the Western Regional Conference on Commitment to Justice in Jesuit Higher Education, Santa Clara, CA (1999).
     
  • "The Interplay between Personal Spirituality and Organizational Values: A Beginning Conversation," with Aimee Wheaton, Ph.D. Presentation for the International Academy of Business Disciplines Chicago, IL (1999).
     
  • "The Role of Culture and Race in Determining Professional Ethics." Presentation for the Sam Cary Bar Association Retreat, Breckinridge, CO (1999).
     
  • "Mr. Adarand Goes to Court: Recent Developments in Affirmative Action Law." Presentation for the meeting of the Rocky Mountain Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Vail, CO (1997).
     
  • "The Ethics of Affirmative Action." Presentation for the Sam Cary Bar Association Retreat, Breckinridge, CO (1997).
     
  • "Between a Rock and a Hard Place: The Changing Economic and Ethical Foundations of Health Care." Presentation for the meeting of the Rocky Mountain Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Vail, CO (1995).
     
  • "The Role of the Office of Secretary of State on the Petition Process in Colorado." Presented at the conference Governing by Initiative sponsored by University of Colorado School of Law, Boulder, CO (1994).
     
  • "Ethics in Conflict." Presentation at the meeting of the Rocky Mountain Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Jackson Hole, WY (1994).
     
  • "Ethics in Conflict." Presentation for the Sam Cary Bar Association Retreat, Breckinridge, CO (1994).
     
  • "Reform Waiting To Happen: Colorado Election Law." Presentation for the Sam Cary Bar Association Retreat, Breckinridge, CO (1993).
     
  • "In Search of Justice." Presentation for the Sam Cary Bar Association Retreat, Breckinridge, CO (1992).
     
  • "Sleeping with the Enemy: Conflict of Interest on Governmental Boards." Presentation for the meeting of the Rocky Mountain Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Vail, CO (1991).
     
  • "Personal Integrity and the Practice of Law." Presentation for the Sam Cary Bar Association Retreat, Breckinridge, CO (1991).
     
  • "Recent Trends in Employment Decisions." Presentation for the meeting of the Rocky Mountain Business Law Association, Vail, CO (1990).
     
  • "Equal Employment Opportunity: The Tension Between Legislative Action and Contract Rights." Presentation for the Sam Cary Bar Association Retreat, Breckinridge, CO (1990).
     
  • "Law as Vocation." Presentation for the Sam Cary Bar Association Retreat, Winter Park, CO (1988).
     
  • "Law as Vocation." Presentation for the Arapahoe County Bar Association Retreat, Winter Park, CO (1989).
     
  • "The Guardian ad litem." Presentation for the Sam Cary Bar Association Retreat, Breckinridge, CO (1989).

 

  • "Reason and Spirit at Work: Finding Satisfaction in Difficult Times." Presentation for the BIO Human Resources Conference, Seattle, WA (2002).
     
  • "Spirituality in the Workplace." Facilitated weekend retreat sponsored by The Center for Ignatian Spirituality, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA (2001).
     
  • "Spirituality in the Workplace," Presentation for a Lenten Event sponsored by The Center for Ignatian Spirituality, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA (2001).
     
  • "Grumbling in the Desert: Teaching Ethics in a Postmodern World." Presentation as Faculty Lecturer of the Year for the Regis University Faculty and Community (2000).
  • "A Brief Romp Through The World of Health Care Ethics." A two session seminar for staff of the Colorado Foundation for Medical Care, Denver, CO (1998).
     
  • Certified as expert witness in election dispute involving the City of Silverthorne, Silverthorne, CO (1997).
     
  • "Walking the Line: Resolution of Conflicting Ethical Beliefs in the Marketplace." Presentation for the BIO Human Resources Conference, San Francisco, CA (1996).
     
  • "From Patriarchy to Partnership: Patient Education as a Critical Tool for Demand Management." Presentations for the 21st National Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Symposium, Keystone, CO (1996).
     
  • "Many Hands Make Light Work: The Art and Practice of Employee Recruitment." Presentation for the 24th Annual Meeting of American Institution for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works/Conservators in Private Practice, Norfolk, VA (1996).
     
  • "Christian Ethics in the Marketplace." Three week seminar on professional ethics presented at St. Gabriel's Episcopal Church, Englewood, CO (1995).
     
  • "Walking the Line: Resolution of Conflicting Ethical Beliefs in the Marketplace." Presentation for the Bay Area Personnel Professionals of the Life Sciences, San Francisco, CA (1995)
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  • "From Melting Pot to Multiculturalism: Managing a Diverse Workforce." Day seminar presented for the Office of Housing and Urban Development, Denver, CO (1991).
     
  • "Managing to Make a Difference: Personal Integrity Amid the Sharks." Presentation for the Office of Housing and Urban Development, Denver, CO (1991).
     
  • "Managing to Make a Difference: Personal Integrity Amid the Sharks." Presentation for the Regional Conference of Retail Marketing Accountants, Denver, CO (1991).
     
  • "Becoming a Professional." Presentation to faculty and students at the University of Puget Sound School of Law, Tacoma, WA (1991).
     
  • "Becoming a Professional." Orientation seminar for new associates at Rothgerber, Appel, Powers & Johnson, Denver, CO (1991).
     
  • "Impact of Persons with Disabilities Act on Personnel Policies." Presentation for the Bay Area Personnel Professionals of the Life Sciences, San Francisco, CA(1990).
     
  • "Meeting in the Marketplace: Renegotiating the Implicit Contract." Presentation for the Women and Work Conference, University of Texas, Arlington, TX (1990).
     
  • "The Guardian ad litem." Presentation for the Rocky Mountain Social Workers and Clinicians Conference, Denver, CO (1989).
     
  • "Women in Management: A Historical Approach." Presentation for employees at. AT&T, Denver, CO (1989).
     
  • "Preparing for Trial." Bureau of Land Management in-service training, Denver, CO (1989).

Regis College and Division of Business (Undergraduate)

  • Business Law I (contracts)
  • Business Law II (UCC and negotiable documents)
  • Public Policy Toward Business (regulatory environment)
  • Business Ethics
  • Leadership and the World of Work (Freshman Core Seminar)
  • Economic Justice in the Marketplace (Senior Core Seminar)
  • Spirituality at Work (Senior Core Seminar)

School for Professional Studies (Graduate)

  • Legal and Ethical Environment of Business ("on the ground" and "on line")
  • E-Commerce Law

School for Health Care Professions (Graduate – Nursing and Physical Therapy Programs)

  • Health Care Ethics
  • Law and Health Care Ethics
     

  • April 2000 Regis College at Regis University Faculty Lecturer of the Year.
     
  • Fall/Winter 1997 "Finding the Highest Common Good: Strategies for Teaching Ethical Decision Making." Journal of Legal Studies in Education, 14:2 (Fall/Winter 1997). Ralph C. Hoeber Award for outstanding article in Volume 14 of the JLSE.
     

  • Board Member, Jesuit Colleagues in Business Education, a national organization of Jesuit business schools (1998 to present). President of the Board, (1999 - 2001, 2003-2004).
     
  • President, Ethics Section of Academy of Legal Studies in Business (2000 - present); program chair (1998 - 2000).
     
  • Regional Representative, Rocky Mountain Academy of Legal Studies in Business, to the Academy of Legal Studies in Business, (1997 - 2000).
     
  • Board Member, Colorado Foundation for Medical Care, Denver, CO (1995 to present). Secretary of the Board (1999 - present).
     
  • Secretary/Treasurer, Rocky Mountain Academy of Legal Studies in Business, (1988 to present).