HR Virginia Annual Conference Schedule

Council Leadership

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Officers
Chapter Presidents
Central District
Eastern District
Metro District
Southern District
Western District
District Directors
Core Leadership
Functional Directors
Emeritus - Past State Presidents
Officers
BETTY WILCHER SHRM-SCP
SPHR
State Director
Betty Wilcher
tel: 434-941-2719
KARIS TANNER
SHRM-SCP, SPHR
State Director Elect
JAMIE RYERS
SHRM-SCP
Secretary
BRENDA MADDEN
SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Treasurer
Brenda Madden
tel: 804-780-2076
MICHAEL G. LATSKO J.D.
SHRM-CP, PHR
Immediate, Past State Director
Chapter Presidents: Central District
SARAH MCCOMB
SHRM-SCP
Charlottesville SHRM
Sarah McComb, SHRM-SCP
tel: 434-989-8199
AMY WHITE
Fredericksburg Regional SHRM

ASHLEY MCGLAWN
SHRM-CP
Prince William SHRM
Chapter Presidents
SHERRI SOWERS
Blue Ridge Human Resource Association

Sherri Sowers
tel: 276-638-6915
SARAH MCCOMB
SHRM-SCP
Charlottesville SHRM
Sarah McComb, SHRM-SCP
tel: 434-989-8199
HOLLY CANNON
SHRM-SCP, SPHR
DC SHRM
Holly Cannon, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
tel: 443-966-3872
CHARLAN CORNWELL
PHR
Dulles SHRM
AMY WHITE
Fredericksburg Regional SHRM

DENA CORR
SHRM-CP, PHR
Hampton Roads SHRM
Dena Corr
tel: 757-409-5993
CAITLIN KING
SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Lynchburg Regional SHRM
LESLEY RENDER
New River Valley SHRM

Lesley Render
tel: 540-382-6128, x1127
RASA KUDIRKA
Loudoun SHRM

RASA KUDIRKA
tel: 571-407-4509
BEN MADDEN
Northern Virginia SHRM

SAHARA SEARS
Virginia Peninsula SHRM

ASHLEY MCGLAWN
SHRM-CP
Prince William SHRM
PAM BRADLEY
Richmond SHRM

KIMBERLY BRASWELL
Roanoke Valley SHRM

MATTHEW FRAVEL
SHRM-CP, PHR
Shenandoah Valley SHRM
CHRISTINE THOMPSON
Southside Virginia SHRM

CHRISTINE THOMPSON
tel: 434-489-3106
STEPHANIE D. PERRY
PHR, SHRM-CP
Southwest Virginia SHRM
Stephanie Perry
tel: 276-328-0240
DAVID A. MILES
PH.D.
Winchester Area SHRM
David A. Miles, Ph.D.
tel: 540-773-8487
Chapter Presidents: Eastern District
DENA CORR
SHRM-CP, PHR
Hampton Roads SHRM
Dena Corr
tel: 757-409-5993
SAHARA SEARS
Virginia Peninsula SHRM

PAM BRADLEY
Richmond SHRM

Chapter Presidents: Metro District
HOLLY CANNON
SHRM-SCP, SPHR
DC SHRM
Holly Cannon, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
tel: 443-966-3872
CHARLAN CORNWELL
PHR
Dulles SHRM
RASA KUDIRKA
Loudoun SHRM

RASA KUDIRKA
tel: 571-407-4509
BEN MADDEN
Northern Virginia SHRM

District Directors
JOSIE PEARSON
SHRM-CP, PHR
Leader Director snd DIR, Eastern District
JOSIE PEARSON
Chapters include:
Hampton Roads SHRM, Peninsula Chapter of SHRM, and Richmond SHRM
tel: 757-559-1217
MEG RIAT
SHRM-SCP, SPHR
DIR, Central District
Meg Riat
Chapters include:
Charlottesville SHRM, Fredericksburg Regional SHRM, and Prince William SHRM
tel: 571-364-5026
KAT BENDER
DIR, Metro District

Kat Bender
Chapters include:
DC SHRM, Dulles SHRM, Loudoun SHRM, and Northern Virginia SHRM
tel: 571-527-7166
SUSAN GROSSMAN
SHRM-SCP, SPHR
DIR, Western District
Susan Grossman
Chapters include:
New River Valley SHRM, Shenandoah Valley SHRM, Southwest Virginia SHRM, and Winchester Area SHRM.
tel: 540-810-3886
LESLIE RAKES
SHRM-CP, PHR
DIR, Southern District
Leslie Rakes
Chapters include:
Southside Virginia SHRM, Blue Ridge HR Association, Lynchburg Regional SHRM, Roanoke Valley SHRM
tel: 276-632-9440
Core Leadership
MICHELLE STALNAKER
SHRM-SCP, SPHR, M.A.
DIR, Certification
Michelle Stalnaker
tel: 304-203-2186
JONATHAN GONZALEZ
CO-DIR, College Relations & Emerging Professionals

NICOLE CLAPP
SHRM-SCP
CO-DIR, College Relations & Emerging Professionals
SHERI BENDER
SHRM-SCP, SPHR, MS ED
DIR, Diversity, Inclusion
Sheri Bender
tel: 540-435-9557
MICHAEL D. PIERCE
ESQ.
DIR, Government Affairs, Legal Counsel
Michael D Pierce
tel: 757-446-8523
PAM GIBSON GOFF
SHRM-SCP, SPHR, MUA
DIR, Membership
Pam Goff
tel: 540-553-6383
WHALEN SPENCER
DIR, SHRM Foundation

Spencer Whalen
tel: 240-476-3680
VONZELL MATTOCKS
SR.
DIR, Workforce Readiness & Military/Veterans
Chapter Presidents: Southern District
SHERRI SOWERS
Blue Ridge Human Resource Association

Sherri Sowers
tel: 276-638-6915
CAITLIN KING
SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Lynchburg Regional SHRM
KIMBERLY BRASWELL
Roanoke Valley SHRM

CHRISTINE THOMPSON
Southside Virginia SHRM

CHRISTINE THOMPSON
tel: 434-489-3106
Functional Directors
JANE MCKENZIE DAVIS
SHRM-SCP, SPHR, MBA
Government Affairs/Advocacy (A-TEAM)
YVONNE ANNETTE HURT
SHRM-CP, A-PHR
DIR, HR Today Magazine
Yvonne Hurt, SHRM-CP
cell: 540-397-2307
OPEN - BEST PRACTICES DIRECTOR
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ROBIN HOBSON
SHRM-SCP, SPHR
CO-DIR, Conference Logistics
Robin Hobson
tel: 757-406-0728
BRENDA MADDEN
SHRM-SCP, SPHR
CO-DIR, Conference Logistics
Brenda Madden
tel: 804-780-2076
SHARIFA GOMEZ
PHR, SHRM-CP, CHRL
DIR, International
MEG O. WAGNER-DIGGS
SHRM-CP, PHR
DIR, Sponsorships; DIR, Technology
Meg O. Wagner-Diggs
tel: 757-817-3244
ANGELA NEILAN
PHR
DIR, Social Media
Angela Neilan, PHR
tel: 757-726-7812
ANGELA NEILAN PHR
CO-CH, 2022 State Conf

Angela Neilan, PHR
tel: 757-726-7812
JAMIE RYERS
SHRM-SCP
CO-CH, 2022 State Conf
Emeritus - Past State Presidents
SUSAN CRAFT
SHRM-SCP, SPHR, GPHR, MS

KAREN A. EDMONDS
SHRM-SCP, IPMA-SCP, SPHR

Karen-Edmonds
tel: 540-257-4782
MARCY ENGLE
PHR

Marcy Engle
tel: 540-435-1044‬
CINDY HALE
SHRM-CSP, SPHR

Cindy Hale
tel: 540-552-3515, x307
JOHN F. KATES
SHRM-SCP, SPHR

John Kates
tel: 804-837-1524
COY RENICK
SHRM-SCP, SPHR

Coy Renick
tel: 540-556-4480
MARTHA SMITH
SPHR, J.D., M.A.

MARTHA SMITH
tel: 757-352-4070
PAM SNYDER
SHRM-SCP, SPHR

PAM SNYDER
tel: 540-434-5965, x1240
MADELINE TAYLOR
SHRM-SCP, SPHR

MADELINE TAYLOR
tel: 804-768-6457
STEVE ZIMMERMAN
SPHR, M.A, A.G.S

STEVE ZIMMERMAN
tel: 540-292-2244
Chapter Presidents: Western District
LESLEY RENDER
New River Valley SHRM

Lesley Render
tel: 540-382-6128, x1127
MATTHEW FRAVEL
SHRM-CP, PHR
Shenandoah Valley SHRM
STEPHANIE D. PERRY
PHR, SHRM-CP
Southwest Virginia SHRM
Stephanie Perry
tel: 276-328-0240
DAVID A. MILES
PH.D.
Winchester Area SHRM
David A. Miles, Ph.D.
tel: 540-773-8487

Chapter Resources

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Best Practices Impact Awards
Deadline is Friday, November 30, 2020
Best Practices Impact Awards
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Journey to 2021 - Complimentary Educational Webinars

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November 16, 2020 - March 11, 2021
HR Virginia Annual Conference
April 11 - 14, 2021
2021 HR Virginia Annual Conference
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April 11-14, 2021
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September 7 - 12, 2021
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Best Places to Work in Virginia
2022 Program Information

The Best Places to Work in Virginia is a survey and awards program dedicated to identifying and recognizing the areas best employers and providing organizations with value employee feedback. Deadline is August 2022.

2022 Best Places to Work in Virginia
The Hampton Roads Diversity & Inclusion Consortium
The Hampton Roads Regional Diversity & Inclusion Consortium - Think Outside Your Circle
Think Outside Your Circle
SHRM SHRM-CP -SCP Recertification Provider Seal 2021
SHRM 2018 Pinnacle Award Winner
2019 SHRM EXCEL AWARD
Top 10 Fundraising State Council 2019 SHRM Foundation
SHRM Foundation 2018 State Council Champion
Approved Provider 2021

HR Virginia SHRM partners for the eleventh year with Virginia Business Magazine and The Virginia Chamber of Commerce to bring you a state-wide survey and competition. If you think your organization has what it takes to be honored on the “Best Places to Work in Virginia” list or if you simply want to learn more about the project, we invite you to visit www.BestPlacesToWorkVa.com.