Conference Liaison Director

Position Description and Duties

The Conference Liaison Director provides strategic direction and leadership as it relates to the management of all activities related to coordinating an annual State Council Conference and assists with the coordination of other State Council sponsored conferences, such as the State Leadership Conference and Day on the Hill Conference.

RESPONSIBLE TO:   State Director

  1. Attend all State Council meetings and actively participate in Council matters.
  2. Demonstrates active leadership on WISHRM Executive Team
  3. Provides onboarding and strategic direction to all Council Event Chairs.
  4. Facilitate the annual nominations process for the selection of the State Conference Co-Chairs and provide annual onboarding to selected State Conference Co-Chairs.
  5. Provide strategic direction to Conference Co-Chairs throughout the Co-Chair commitment to the State Conference.
  6. Work with the State Conference Co-Chairs to appoint qualified individuals to manage specific functions related to the State Conference with the objective of selecting individuals throughout the State from various Chapters.
  7. Oversee the development and monitoring of State Conference budget and ensure objectives are met or exceeded, in conjunction with the State Conference Co-Chairs and Treasurer, subject to Finance Committee and State Council approval.
  8. Serve on the State Conference Committee and provide leadership and direction to committee members, monitoring all activities related to the conference.
  9. Assist with securing sites for the State Conference, State Legislative and the State Leadership Conferences, in conjunction with the State Conference Co-Chairs, the Leadership and the Governmental Affairs Director.
  10. Promote SHRM and the State Council collaboration in all conference activities and programming.
  11. Facilitate the completion of the annual vendor directory on the state council website.
  12. Participate as a member of the Finance Committee.
  13. Attend another SHRM State Conference in the North Central Region to obtain and share information and ideas.
  14. Perform other duties as assigned by State Director.

National SHRM membership in good standing required. SHRM certification preferred.

Serves a one-year term beginning the first day of January and ending the last day of December. Appointed by the state council director.  May be reappointed for two additional one-year terms for a total service of three years. 


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Contact Information

Amy Collett, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, AIM
Conference Liaison Director

Phone: 920.933.5759


Amy Collett is the Vice President - Human Resources and Administration at Society Insurance.

Collett oversees and leads all aspects of human resources at Society, including, but not limited to: strategic planning, benefit and wellness program management, total compensation, recruiting and talent management, payroll, training and employee development, safety and security, employee relations, regulatory compliance, leave administration and peer coaching. She is also responsible for our Office Services group that provides imaging and mail support as well as our Claims Services group that supports both our Work Comp and PAL Departments with Claims processing.

Prior to joining Society, she was a Human Resources Manager at 4imprint.

A 1998 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Collett earned a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Human Resources and Marketing, with a minor in Economics. She went on to earn an M.A. degree in Counseling, with an emphasis in Higher Education, from Lakeland College in 2006 and has served as an adjunct faculty member for Marian University and Lakeland University over the past 12 years. She also is a 2008 graduate of the Leadership Fond du Lac program and a 2013 Future 5 Award recipient in their inaugural year.

Collett has earned both SPHR & SHRM-SCP certifications and the AIM designation and is heavily involved with local organizations. She is currently a member of the Wisconsin State SHRM Conference Committee, a volunteer for Junior Achievement, Vice President of the FABOH Board of Directors, member of the Board of Directors of Envision Fond du Lac, serves on the New North Innovation Award Committee and serves as Volunteer Coordinator for both the FDL Soccer Association and the High School Cross Country team. Previously, she served as Secretary of the Fond du Lac Credit Union, President of the Fond du Lac Area Human Resources Association and served on both the Fox Valley SHRM board and the Wisconsin State SHRM Council.

A native of Fond du Lac, Wis., Collett is married with two children. She enjoys spending time with her family, being outdoors, watching her kids in their sports activities, traveling, working out and reading.



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