Lisetta  Chalupiak

Lisetta Chalupiak


Lisetta is located in Ottawa, Ontario

About Lisetta

Lisetta brings over 35 years of senior Human Resources experience to the Delfi team. She has served as Director of Labour Relations and of Human Resources at three Canadian Universities. She also brings experience from the not-for-profit and health care sectors. She specializes in building constructive labour and manager /employee relations and resolving complex Human Resources problems. In her leadership roles, she pioneered the HR Business partner model, building networks of trusted HR partners with senior management, enabling managers to realize their strategic and operational objectives, while navigating their complex human resources frameworks.

Lisetta brings training competency, analytic capabilities and facilitation skills to all layers of an organization drawn from her deep experience in compensation, pay equity, job evaluation, bargaining and management development . She has been involved in policy development and development of meaningful performance metrics for Human Resources teams, as well as conducting and managing investigations and mediation of difficult conflict situations. Lisetta has developed and implemented innovative post-investigation mechanisms to understand the triggers for the dispute, and help rebuild department function and trust.

She has significant experience with developing complex accommodation management plans, with psycho-social as well as physical issues. Lisetta is comfortable working in both official languages.

Career Experiences

Before joining the Delfi Group Lisetta’s previous roles included:

Director of Labour Relations,University of Ottawa:

Assistant Director Labour Relations, Carleton University;

Academic Staff Relations and Acting Director Human Resources, Laurentian University;

Board Member Sudbury Human Resources Professional Association Chapter


Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL)

HR Professional Association of Ontario

Negotiation and Dispute Resolution

Queen's University Industrial Relation Center

BA Psychology

University of Witwatersand, South Africa

Facilitator with Everything DiSC Workplace 2021

Wiley Learning Systems

Facilitator in Results Centred Leadership 2021

Achievement Centre

Service Specialties

• Workplace Investigation: allegations of harassment, bullying, and other Human Rights Code violations

• Dispute resolution: rebuilding ‘damaged’ workplace relationships

• Building constructive labour relations practices: preparation for and leading collective bargaining, grievance management and arbitration preparation

• Compensation: Job Evaluation, Pay Equity,Salary Range Structures

• Coaching and leadership training

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