HR Virginia Annual Conference Schedule

Council Leadership

Are you interested in serving in a leadership position with the Virginia SHRM State Council or a local Chapter? Get Involved!

Officers
Chapter Presidents
Central District
Eastern District
Metro District
Southern District
Western District
District Directors
Core Leadership
Functional Directors
Emeritus - Past State Presidents
Officers
KARIS RICHARDSON
SHRM-SCP, SPHR
State Director
MEG RIAT
SHRM-SCP, SPHR
State Director Elect
DAVE MILES
PH.D.
Secretary
GAIL WHITE
MS, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Treasurer
MICHAEL G. LATSKO J.D.
SHRM-CP, PHR
Immediate, Past State Director
Chapter Presidents: Central District
JULIE COOLBAUGH
MS, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Prince William SHRM
AMY WHITE
Fredericksburg Regional SHRM

SHARON BURLESON
PHR, SHRM-CP
Charlottesville SHRM
Chapter Presidents
JULIE COOLBAUGH
MS, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Prince William SHRM
RASA KUDIRKA
Loudoun SHRM

RASA KUDIRKA
tel: 571-407-4509
CHRISTY OAKES
Southside Virginia SHRM

DAVID A. MILES
PH.D.
Winchester Area SHRM
David A. Miles, Ph.D.
tel: 540-773-8487
AMY WHITE
Fredericksburg Regional SHRM

LAURA CROFT
New River Valley SHRM

MATTHEW FRAVEL
SHRM-CP, PHR
Shenandoah Valley SHRM
Matthew Fravel
tel: 540-941-4646
DENA CORR
SHRM-CP, PHR
Hampton Roads SHRM
Dena Corr
tel: 757-409-5993
CAITLIN KING
SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Lynchburg Regional SHRM
Caitlin King
tel: 434-258-7903
WILLIAM SEIDLER
Dulles SHRM

JAIME MILLER
Blue Ridge Human Resource Association

KIMBERLY BRASWELL
Roanoke Valley SHRM

AMBER MYERS SHRM-CP
Northern Virginia SHRM

ANN WANG
SHRM-SCP
DC SHRM
CAROL ANN LAWSON
Richmond SHRM

SAHARA SEARS
Virginia Peninsula SHRM

SHARON BURLESON
PHR, SHRM-CP
Charlottesville SHRM
STEPHANIE D. PERRY
PHR, SHRM-CP
Southwest Virginia SHRM
Stephanie Perry
tel: 276-328-0240
Chapter Presidents: Eastern District
DENA CORR
SHRM-CP, PHR
Hampton Roads SHRM
Dena Corr
tel: 757-409-5993
CAROL ANN LAWSON
Richmond SHRM

SAHARA SEARS
Virginia Peninsula SHRM

Chapter Presidents: Metro District
RASA KUDIRKA
Loudoun SHRM

RASA KUDIRKA
tel: 571-407-4509
WILLIAM SEIDLER
Dulles SHRM

AMBER MYERS SHRM-CP
Northern Virginia SHRM

ANN WANG
SHRM-SCP
DC SHRM
District Directors
JOSIE PEARSON
SPHR, SHRM-CP
Lead Director and DIR, Eastern District
JOSIE PEARSON
Chapters include:
Hampton Roads SHRM, Peninsula Chapter of SHRM, and Richmond SHRM
tel: 757-559-1217
SUSAN GROSSMAN
SHRM-SCP, SPHR
DIR, Western District and Best Practices Lead
Susan Grossman
Chapters include:
New River Valley SHRM, Shenandoah Valley SHRM, Southwest Virginia SHRM, and Winchester Area SHRM.
tel: 540-810-3886
KAT BENDER
DIR, Metro District

Kat Bender
Chapters include:
DC SHRM, Dulles SHRM, Loudoun SHRM, and Northern Virginia SHRM
tel: 571-527-7166
ASHLEY MCGLAWN
SHRM-SCP
DIR, Central District
ASHLEY MCGLAWN
Chapters include:
Charlottesville SHRM, Fredericksburg Regional SHRM, and Prince William SHRM
tel: 571-285-7546
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: 540-855-7884
Core Leadership
VONZELL MATTOCKS
SR.
DIR, Workforce Readiness & Military/Veterans
OPEN-COLLEGE RELATIONS & EMERGING PROFESSIONALS
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NATE MAHANES
SHRM-CP
Director, Membership
SPENCER WHALEN
DIR, SHRM Foundation

Spencer Whalen
tel: 240-476-3680
MICHAEL D. PIERCE
ESQ.
DIR, Government Affairs, Legal Counsel
Michael D Pierce
tel: 757-446-8523
SHERI BENDER
SHRM-SCP, SPHR, MS ED
DIR, Diversity, Inclusion
Sheri Bender
tel: 540-435-9557
MICHELLE STALNAKER
SHRM-SCP, SPHR, M.A.
DIR, Certification
Michelle Stalnaker
tel: 304-203-2186
Functional Directors
SUSAN GROSSMAN
SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Dir, Special Projects
Susan Grossman
tel: 540-810-3886
SPENCER WHALEN
DIR, Sponsorship

Spencer Whalen
tel: 240-476-3680
BRENDA MADDEN
SHRM-SCP, SPHR
CO-DIR, Conference Logistics
Brenda Madden
tel: 804-780-2076
ANGELA NEILAN
PHR
DIR, Social Media
Angela Neilan, PHR
tel: 757-726-7812
OPEN - COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR
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ANGELA NEILAN PHR
CO-CH, 2022 State Conf

Angela Neilan, PHR
tel: 757-726-7812
JAMIE RYERS
SHRM-SCP
CO-CH, 2022 State Conf
OPEN - TECHNOLOGY
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ROBIN HOBSON
SHRM-SCP, SPHR
CO-DIR, Conference Logistics
ROBIN HOBSON
tel: 757-406-0728
JANE MCKENZIE DAVIS
SHRM-SCP, SPHR, MBA
Government Affairs/Advocacy (A-TEAM)
Chapter Presidents: Southern District
CHRISTY OAKES
Southside Virginia SHRM

CAITLIN KING
SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Lynchburg Regional SHRM
Caitlin King
tel: 434-258-7903
JAIME MILLER
Blue Ridge Human Resource Association

KIMBERLY BRASWELL
Roanoke Valley SHRM

Emeritus - Past State Presidents
BETTY WILCHER
SHRM-SCP, SPHR

JOHN F. KATES
SHRM-SCP, SPHR

John Kates
tel: 804-837-1524
KAREN A. EDMONDS
SHRM-SCP, IPMA-SCP, SPHR

Karen-Edmonds
tel: 540-257-4782
STEVE ZIMMERMAN
SPHR, M.A, A.G.S

STEVE ZIMMERMAN
tel: 540-292-2244
MADELINE TAYLOR
SHRM-SCP, SPHR

MADELINE TAYLOR
tel: 804-768-6457
PAM SNYDER
SHRM-SCP, SPHR

PAM SNYDER
tel: 540-434-5965, x1240
MARTHA SMITH
SPHR, J.D., M.A.

MARTHA SMITH
tel: 757-352-4070
COY RENICK
SHRM-SCP, SPHR

Coy Renick
tel: 540-556-4480
CINDY HALE
SHRM-CSP, SPHR

Cindy Hale
tel: 540-552-3515, x307
MARCY ENGLE
PHR

Marcy Engle
tel: 540-435-1044‬
SUSAN CRAFT
SHRM-SCP, SPHR, GPHR, MS

Chapter Presidents: Western District
DAVID A. MILES
PH.D.
Winchester Area SHRM
David A. Miles, Ph.D.
tel: 540-773-8487
LAURA CROFT
New River Valley SHRM

MATTHEW FRAVEL
SHRM-CP, PHR
Shenandoah Valley SHRM
Matthew Fravel
tel: 540-941-4646
STEPHANIE D. PERRY
PHR, SHRM-CP
Southwest Virginia SHRM
Stephanie Perry
tel: 276-328-0240

Chapter Resources

Impact Award Best Practices
Best Practices Impact Awards
Deadline is Friday, November 19, 2021
Best Practices Impact Awards
2021 Virginia Health Care Conference
2021 Virginia Health Care Conference
2021 Virginia Health Care Conference
HR Virginia Annual Conference
April 11 - 14, 2021
2021 HR Virginia Annual Conference
VIRTUAL + ON-DEMAND
Join over 500 Human Resources from Virginia, DC and beyond as we Journey to 2021.
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
2020 SHRM EXCEL PLATINUM AWARD
Top 10 Fundraising State Council 2019 SHRM Foundation
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.