​HR Advisers are available to answer members' questions most business days, Monday through Thursday -- ​8am - 5pm and Friday 8am - 4pm.

Bianca N. Saad – Vice President, Labor and Employment – Content, Training and Advice, a member of the CalChamber legal affairs team since April 2018, was named vice president in mid-November 2021, assigned to develop and lead the content and training strategy for existing and emerging products and training, as well as overseeing CalChamber subject matter experts. She serves as a co-presenter for CalChamber compliance seminars and webinars.

Mel DavisMel Davis, Cal/OSHA Adviser - Joined CalChamber in 2000 as a Cal/OSHA Adviser specializing in Cal/OSHA and safety-related matters. Mel worked for Cal/OSHA for more than 23 years as a Principal Safety Engineer and Construction Safety Engineer. His responsibilities included managing the technical staff responsible for the development and revisions of California's Safety and Health regulations, evaluating requests for variances from regulations and conducting complaint and accident investigations at all types of construction sites.

Michelle GalbraithMichelle Galbraith, HR Adviser - Joined CalChamber in 2007 as an HR Adviser. Prior to joining CalChamber, Michelle defended employers on discrimination and sexual harassment issues, as well as advised employers on wage and hour laws, ERISA and workers' compensation benefits. She is the author of articles on various topics for current CalChamber publications. J.D. University of California, Berkeley.

Sunny LeeSunny Lee, HR Adviser - Joined CalChamber in 1995 and is currently an HR Adviser. Prior to joining CalChamber, Sunny represented employers in state and federal court and before governmental agencies. She has extensive dispute resolution experience, having served as a court mediator in harassment cases, employment disputes and business litigation. She has trained employers and conducted audits of employment practices. J.D. McGeorge School of Law.

Dana LeisingerDana Leisinger, HR Adviser - Joined CalChamber in 2000 and currently serves as an HR Adviser. Dana has advised employers on matters such as employment law, wrongful termination, discrimination, sexual harassment and wage and hour issues. She has conducted seminars and training and guided employers through various levels of governmental investigations. J.D. McGeorge School of Law.

David LeporiereDavid Leporiere, HR Adviser - Joined CalChamber in 2014 and currently serves as an HR Adviser. Specializing in employment and labor law on behalf of businesses and business owners, David has also provided training for employers on a wide variety of employment related topics, including discrimination, harassment, wage and hour, and leave laws and regulations. J.D. University of California, Davis.

Matthew J. Roberts, Employment Law Counsel/Subject Matter Expert - Joined CalChamber in July 2019 as employment law counsel/subject matter expert. He explains California and federal labor and employment laws to CalChamber members and customers, including serving as an HR advisor on the Labor Law Helpline. Prior to joining CalChamber, Matthew served as a senior attorney at the Shaw Law Group, P.C., of Sacramento; he brings to CalChamber a decade of experience advising and counseling clients on California wage and hour and anti-discrimination employment laws. J.D. McGeorge School of Law.

Ellen SavageEllen Savage, HR Adviser - Joined CalChamber in 1993 and currently serves as an HR Adviser. Ellen has been assisting employers on the Helpline for almost 15 years. She was the editor of eight editions of the California Labor Law Digest and author of the Chamber's California Hiring to Termination Guide. Ellen's experience also includes practicing at a large Sacramento law firm and presenting at dozens of employment law seminars statewide. J.D. Lincoln Law School.

Barbara WilberBarbara Wilber, HR Adviser - Joined CalChamber in 2005 and currently serves as an HR Adviser. Prior to joining CalChamber, Barbara served as a Deputy Labor Commissioner and Hearing Officer with the Labor Commissioner in the California Department of Industrial Relations. Her 24 years of experience includes settlement conferences, wage claim determinations and resolving employee disputes brought to the office of the Labor Commissioner.