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WA State SHRM Volunteers

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    Volunteer Positions:

    Past Director and SHRM Foundation Director - Serve as a member of Washington State SHRM providing continuity of leadership and advice and counsel to the current Washington State SHRM Director.  Educate, promote, and represent the interests of the SHRM Foundation and its activities to Washington State SHRM.

    Director - As the chief officer, establishes policy, strategies and objectives for Washington State SHRM.  Provides guidance to volunteer leaders who are responsible for accomplishing state and SHRM objectives.  Establishes goals in support of the SHRM mission and objectives.  

    Director-Elect - Serves as understudy to Washington State SHRM Director. Works with Washington State SHRM Director to establish policy, strategies, and objectives consistent with Washington State SHRM Board policies. Under the direction of the Director, provides guidance and support to elected and volunteer staff who are responsible for accomplishing state and SHRM objectives. 

    Certification Director - Serve as Certification Director of Washington State SHRM. Support Certification Chapter Leaders and SHRM members in the state of Washington. Monitor and evaluate on a continuing basis global and local trends in SHRM Certification. Spearhead the effort to promote certification to chapter members/leadership and to publicize successful Certification programs in the local community. Represent Washington State SHRM in certification matters in the human resources community.

    College Relations Director - SHRM student advocate for human resources students in the state of Washington. Supports student SHRM members and College Relations Chapter Leaders in the state of Washington. Serves in a leading and supporting role to facilitate long term partnerships between SHRM student members and SHRM professional members. 

    Communications Director - Promote awareness of the purpose and actions of Washington State SHRM through ongoing communication efforts and branding initiatives, using communications and social media tools.  Ensure that HR professionals, both SHRM members and non-members are fully informed of Washington State SHRM resources and activities by using existing and developing communications and social media channels. Work closely with other Washington State SHRM members to ensure portrayal of a consistent and professional image to chapter members, human resource professionals and the business community at large. 

    Conference Director - Serve as Conference Director for Washington State SHRM. Responsible for managing all activities related to running the annual Washington state conference.

    District Director - Develops and facilitates two-way communications between local SHRM chapters and Washington State SHRM, maintaining continuous contact with assigned chapters. Works with chapter leaders to incorporate state and SHRM goals into local chapter activities.  Promotes and encourages local chapter involvement in the SHRM professional and student merit award program. Encourages member involvement in government affairs activities at all levels within the state. Assists in the development of new SHRM professional chapters through the affiliation of existing human resource organizations and other interested human resource groups.

    Diversity and Inclusion Director - Serve as an appointed Diversity and Inclusion Director of Washington State SHRM. Support Diversity and Inclusion Chapter Leaders and SHRM members in the state of Washington. Continuously monitor and evaluate global and local trends and best practices in diversity and inclusion issues. Spearhead the effort to diversify Washington State SHRM membership / leadership and to publicize successful diversity and inclusion programs in the local community.   

    Legislative Director - Serve as Legislative Affairs Director of Washington State SHRM. Support Legislative Chapter Leaders and SHRM members in the state of Washington. Monitor and evaluate on a continuing basis pending legislative, regulatory and legal action at the federal, state, and local level that may have an impact on the management of human resources.  Work in close cooperation with the Senior Associate, State Affairs at SHRM headquarters to carry out these responsibilities.  Spearhead the effort to promote Legislative Affairs to chapter members and leadership, and to publicize successful Legislative Affairs programs in the local community. Represent Washington State SHRM in Legislative Affairs matters in the human resources community.

    Membership Director - Provide leadership to membership activities in chapters, particularly assuring that chapter membership directors have access to resources necessary to recruit at-large SHRM members to chapters, local chapters members only to SHRM, and non-affiliated HR professionals to both organizations.  Provide leadership to member engagement/retention measurement and strategies of chapters.

    Partnerships Director - Works with Washington State SHRM board to identify annual revenue goals for partnerships. Identifies organizations in Washington state to promote Washington State SHRM partnership opportunities. Responsible for achieving annual partnership revenue goals of Washington State SHRM.

    Programs Director - Provide support to the Program Directors/Chairs/Chapter Presidents by being a resource for professional training and development activities for Washington State SHRM, and Washington State SHRM chapters and their members.

    Secretary - Prepares the proceedings of all state council meetings, takes minutes, and maintains the records.

    Technology Director - Create and maintain Washington State SHRM website, conference website, Washington State SHRM roster and mobile event apps. Ensure that HR professionals, both SHRM members and non-members are fully informed of Washington State SHRM resources and activities by updating and maintaining the Washington State SHRM website and other channels. Work closely with other board members to ensure that Washington State SHRM is portraying a consistent and professional image to its members, human resource professionals and to the business community at large. 

    Treasurer - Act as financial officer and advisor to Washington State SHRM board of directors.  Maintains address of record for Washington State SHRM legal and tax correspondence. Distributes mail to the appropriate officer, director, or chair.  Manages relationship with professional accountant to file appropriate forms and information with the IRS and Washington State DOR. File annual report with Secretary of State. Maintain and reconcile all bank and investment accounts.

    Workforce Readiness Director - Monitors and evaluates on a continuing basis state and local activities concerning workforce readiness issues, and works with chapter Workforce Readiness Directors to plan and encourage chapter involvement and activities impacting the workforce readiness arena.  Presents a report or update to the Washington State SHRM director and members on workforce readiness developments, issues, and/or initiatives as requested.