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
MICHAEL G. LATSKO
J.D., SHRM-CP, PHR
State Director
Michael Latsko
tel: 434-924-9054
BETTY WILCHER
SHRM-SCP, SPHR
State Director Elect
MISSIE MURDOCK
SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Secretary
Missie Murdock
tel: 804-837-1525
BRENDA MADDEN
SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Treasurer
Brenda Madden
tel: 804-780-2076
KAREN A. EDMONDS
SHRM-SCP, IPMA-SCP, SPHR
Immediate, Past State Director
Chapter Presidents: Central District
SARAH MCCOMB
SHRM-SCP
Charlottesville SHRM
Sarah McComb, SHRM-SCP
tel: 434-989-8199
CLAUDIA DORNIN
SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Fauquier/Culpeper SHRM
Claudia Dornin, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
tel: 703-801-0179
JAMIE RYERS
SHRM-SCP
Fredericksburg Regional SHRM
Chapter Presidents
ANNETTE LAWSON
Blue Ridge Human Resource Association

Annette D Lawson
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
NICOLE DAVIS
SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Dulles SHRM
Nicole Davis, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
tel: 253-224-8207
CLAUDIA DORNIN
SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Fauquier/Culpeper SHRM
Claudia Dornin, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
tel: 703-801-0179
JAMIE RYERS
SHRM-SCP
Fredericksburg Regional SHRM
TRINITY LEFLER
SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Hampton Roads SHRM
Trinity Lefler, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
tel: 757-966-3472
MICHAEL POERKSEN
SHRM-CP, PHR
Loudoun SHRM
Michael Poerksen, SHRM-CP, PHR
tel: 571-239-2123
PAUL KOPACK
SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Lynchburg Regional SHRM
Paul Kopack
tel: 434-688-6131
YVONNE HURT
SHRM-CP
New River Valley SHRM
Yvonne Hurt
tel: 540-397-2307
MARY BETH BANAGAN
SHRM-SCP
Northern Virginia SHRM
Mary Beth Banagan, SHRM-SCP
tel: 703-608-6658
ANGELA NEILAN
PHR
Peninsula Chapter SHRM
VONZELL MATTOCKS
Prince William SHRM

EVA HARTMANN
GPHR, SHRM-SCP
Richmond SHRM
Eva Hartmann, GPHR, SHRM-SCP
tel: 804-363-5813
BRIAN F. ARD
SHRM-CP, PHR
Roanoke Valley SHRM
Brian Ard, SHRM-CP, PHR
tel: 540-562-5443, x8774
STEPHANIE REESE
SHRM-CP, PHR
Shenandoah Valley SHRM

Southside SHRM

VALERIE LEE
MBA, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, CPP
Southwest Virginia SHRM
Valerie Lee, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, CPP, MBA
tel: 276-523-2400, x212
DAVID A. MILES
PH.D.
Winchester Area SHRM
David A. Miles, Ph.D.
tel: 540-773-8487
Chapter Presidents: Eastern District
TRINITY LEFLER
SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Hampton Roads SHRM
Trinity Lefler, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
tel: 757-966-3472
ANGELA NEILAN
PHR
Peninsula Chapter SHRM
EVA HARTMANN
GPHR, SHRM-SCP
Richmond SHRM
Eva Hartmann, GPHR, SHRM-SCP
tel: 804-363-5813
Chapter Presidents: Metro District
HOLLY CANNON
SHRM-SCP, SPHR
DC SHRM
Holly Cannon, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
tel: 443-966-3872
NICOLE DAVIS
SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Dulles SHRM
Nicole Davis, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
tel: 253-224-8207
MICHAEL POERKSEN
SHRM-CP, PHR
Loudoun SHRM
Michael Poerksen, SHRM-CP, PHR
tel: 571-239-2123
MARY BETH BANAGAN
SHRM-SCP
Northern Virginia SHRM
Mary Beth Banagan, SHRM-SCP
tel: 703-608-6658
VONZELL MATTOCKS
Prince William 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: 757-660-3804
JANE MCKENZIE DAVIS
SHRM-SCP, SPHR, MBA
DIR, Central District
Jane Davis
Chapters include:
Charlottesville SHRM, Fauquier/Culpeper SHRM, and Fredericksburg Regional SHRM
tel: 434-924-4609
KAT BENDER
DIR, Metro District

Kat Bender
Chapters include:
DC SHRM, Dulles SHRM, Loudoun SHRM, Northern Virginia SHRM, and Prince William SHRM
tel: 571-527-7166
SUSAN GROSSMAN
SHRM-SCP, SPHR
DIR, Western District
Susan Grossman
Chapters include:
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
Core Leadership
MICHELLE STALNAKER
SHRM-SCP, SPHR, M.A.
DIR, Certification
Michelle Stalnaker
tel: 304-203-2186
JONATHAN GONZALEZ
CO-DIR, College Relations

MICHAEL POERKSEN
SHRM-CP, PHR
CO-DIR, College Relations
Michael Poerksen, SHRM-CP, PHR
tel: 571-239-2123
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
PATRICIA CRAFT
SHRM-CP, PHR
DIR, SHRM Foundation
Patricia Craft
tel: 540-746-1125
VALERIE LEE
MBA, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, CPP
Dir, Workforce Readiness
Valerie Lee, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, CPP, MBA
tel: 276-523-2400, x212
Chapter Presidents: Southern District
ANNETTE LAWSON
Blue Ridge Human Resource Association

Annette D Lawson
tel: 276-638-6915
PAUL KOPACK
SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Lynchburg Regional SHRM
Paul Kopack
tel: 434-688-6131
BRIAN F. ARD
SHRM-CP, PHR
Roanoke Valley SHRM
Brian Ard, SHRM-CP, PHR
tel: 540-562-5443, x8774

Southside SHRM

Functional Directors
TODD NOEBEL
SHRM-SCP, SPHR
COORD, A-Team
Todd Noebel
tel: 804-432-2183
YVONNE ANNETTE HURT
SHRM-CP, A-PHR
DIR, HR Today Magazine
Yvonne Hurt, SHRM-CP
cell: 540-397-2307
MEG RIAT
SPHR, SHRM-SCP
DIR, Best Practices
Meg Riat
tel: 571-364-5026
ROBIN HOBSON
SHRM-SCP, SPHR
CO-DIR, Conferences
Robin Hobson
tel: 757-406-0728
KARIS TANNER
SHRM-SCP, SPHR
CO-DIR, Conferences
Karis Tanner
tel: 757-321-5414
SHARIFA GOMEZ
PHR, SHRM-CP, CHRL
DIR, International
MEG O. WAGNER-DIGGS
SHRM-CP, PHR
DIR, Partnership; DIR, Technology
Meg O. Wagner-Diggs
tel: 757-817-3244
JOHN F. KATES
SHRM-SCP, SPHR
CO-DIR, Social Media
John Kates
tel: 804-837-1524
ANGELA NEILAN
PHR
CO-DIR, Social Media
Angela Neilan, PHR
tel: 757-726-7812
JESSAMYN DUPREE
SHRM-CP
DIR, Young/Emerging Professionals
Jessamyn Dupree
tel: 703-209-5497
JOSIE PEARSON
SHRM-CP, PHR
CO-CH, 2020 State Conf
JOSIE PEARSON
tel: 757-660-3804
GAIL WHITE
SHRM-CSP, SPHR
CO-CH, 2020 State Conf
Gail White, SHRM-CSP, SPHR
tel: 434-243-3509
NICOLE BELYNA SHRM-SCP
CO-CH, 2021 State Conf

Nicole Belyna
tel: 443-966-3872, x151
DERON LEHMAN
SHRM-SCP, SPHR
CO-CH, 2021 State Conf
DERON LEHMAN
tel: 202-262-7946
Emeritus - Past State Presidents
SUSAN CRAFT
SHRM-SCP, SPHR, GPHR, MS

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
YVONNE HURT
SHRM-CP
New River Valley SHRM
Yvonne Hurt
tel: 540-397-2307
STEPHANIE REESE
SHRM-CP, PHR
Shenandoah Valley SHRM
VALERIE LEE
MBA, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, CPP
Southwest Virginia SHRM
Valerie Lee, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, CPP, MBA
tel: 276-523-2400, x212
DAVID A. MILES
PH.D.
Winchester Area SHRM
David A. Miles, Ph.D.
tel: 540-773-8487

Chapter Resources

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