Thomas West, executive vice president of Media Learning International LLC, will be the speaker at the West Des Moines New View luncheon on July 1. West will speak on how to have immediate answers to difficult employee problems. The event will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Glen Oaks Country Club, 1401 Glen Oaks Drive. Registration is $17 for West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce members and $20 for nonmembers; to register, go towww.wdmchamber.org.