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State Director

Position Description & Duties

The State Director is the chief elected officer of the State Council and effectively establishes policy, strategies, and objectives consistent with SHRM, Region and National Board policies. The State Director provides guidance to Council members.
 
Responsible To:

State Council and North Central Region Director.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the affairs of the Council as the chief elected officer.
  • Sit as a voting member on the North Central Region Board.
  • Preside over meetings of the Council.
  • As appropriate, conduct general membership meetings involving SHRM members within the State.
  • Act as an ex-officio member of all State committees.
  • Provide leadership for the Council by assigning responsibilities for achieving State, Region, and national objectives.
  • Direct the activities, plans, and objectives of all Council members.
  • Promote the Council and the profession by personal appearances and speaking engagements before SHRM chapters and other organizations.
  • Prepare regular reports for the Region Board and/or National Board as required.
  • Identify individuals who demonstrate effective leadership roles within the district for potential leadership involvement on the council.
  • Provides direction, assistance and support of professional development activities within the state and SHRM.  
Requirements:
  • SHRM membership in good standing required.
  • Current year Council membership required.
  • SHRM certification preferred.
Core Competencies:
  • Self-directed work style
  • Ability to lead, motivate and facilitate cross-functional council leaders
  • Effective customer service skills
  • Team orientation
  • Ability to advocate for chapters and council
  • Ability to recruit potential WISHRM council members
 Term:
 
Serves a one-year term beginning with the first day of January ending the last day of December. May be re-elected for one additional term for a total of two years.
 

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Contact Information

John Komosa
 

John Komosa, MBA
State Director
Alliant Energy
Ph: (608) 458-4858
Em:  johnkomosa@alliantenergy.com
Term Start:  1/1/2019


Biography

The State Director is the chief elected officer of the State Council and effectively establishes policy, strategies, and objectives consistent with SHRM, Region and National Board policies. The State Director provides guidance to Council members.

John Komosa is Manager Total Rewards at Alliant Energy in Madison, Wisconsin. Alliant Energy is a Midwest energy company that provides electric and natural gas service to its customers throughout Iowa and Wisconsin. He has over twenty years of experience in Human Resources. In his current role, he oversees the planning, design, evaluation, and administration of broad-based reward programs. John is an active member in SHRM, WorldatWork, and the Greater Madison SHRM chapter, serving five years on the GMA SHRM Board of Directors. In addition, John is a board member for Gildaís Club Madison. John received his Bachelorís degree in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point and his Masterís of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin - Madison.


 

Additional Information

The State Director is the chief elected officer of the State Council and effectively establishes policy, strategies, and objectives consistent with SHRM, Region and National Board policies. The State Director provides guidance to Council members.