Committees

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Communications
Director: Clarence Wong, PHR
Publicizes Chapter activities to membership and community through multiple communications channels, and takes photos at events for posting. Coordinates HR Professional of the Year and Lifetime Achievement awards. Raises awareness and funds to support the SHRM Foundation.

 

Diversity & Inclusion
Director: Jada Jacobs, SHRM-CP
Initiates chapter diversity & inclusion activities, arranges diversity seminars or programs, and works to increase diversity among membership and leadership.

 

HR Management Conference
Director:  Robyn Knox, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Plans and executes the HR Management Conference.

 

Legislative Affairs
Director: Lucas Asper, JD
Makes legislative presentations at Chapter meetings and keeps members informed on legislative alerts.

 

Membership
Director: Donna Gaddis
Actively recruits new members, implements and maintains new member orientation and integration program, and provides Chapter support for member growth and retention. Operates the GSHRM Cares program.

 

Professional Development
Director: Marilyn Messer, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
This committee provides resources to educate and advance the HR profession. This committee is made up of several subcommittees:


Certification Subcommittee
Chair: Stephanie Brown, SHRM-CP, PHR
Provides HR certification exam preparation and information (HRCI & SHRM) to members, and secures certification credit for GSHRM meetings.

Employment Assistance Subcommittee
Chair: Ed Parris
Provides employment assistance to GSHRM members.

Programming Subcommittee
Chair: OPEN
Secures educational speakers for monthly meetings, considers educational opportunities for membership outside of monthly meetings, and works to partner with others in the community/state/national SHRM on HR related conferences and workshops. Partners to operate the Ogletree Law Series program.

Scholarship Subcommittee
Chair: OPEN
Awards scholarships in accordance with GSHRM policy.
Senior HR Leader Roundtable Subcommittee
Chair: Steve Nail, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, RCC
Schedules and coordinates roundtable meetings for senior human resources leaders. Members with at least 10 years of HR executive experience may contact Steve Nail to inquire about joining this group.
Sponsorship Subcommittee
Chair: Lynn Williams, SHRM-CP
Arranges sponsorships of meetings and events, and oversees the website advertising program.
 
 

Strategic Planning
Director: Nancy McCartney, MBA, SHRM-CP, PHR
Updates the 3-year strategic plan on an annual basis. Reviews and recommends bylaws revisions and volunteer leadership job descriptions.

 

Student and Early Career Development
Chair: Kelly Scheib, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Provides Chapter support for student programs and activities including career guidance to student chapters, and operates the mentoring program for members.

 

Workforce Readiness Council
Director: Beth Wood, MHRD, SHRM-SCP
Leverages the collective expertise of GSHRM members, engages in collaborative relationships, advances key workforce development initiatives, and prepares the labor pool to adapt and thrive.