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District Director - Northwest
Kelsie Beckfield, SHRM-SCP
Rick Schemm, SPHR Bio:
Kelsie has a Bachelors degree from UW-Eau Claire in Mass Communications and a Masters degree from Globe University in Managerial Leadership. She currently is a HR Generalist for Nestle Nutrition. Kelsie started her career in Human Resources within training and development but has since developed a passion for strategic management and labor relations.

Kelsie also has a background in teaching and enjoys delivering seminars related to adult learning, coaching, employee/labor relations, and a variety of other topics. She has previously held the board positions of Membership VP, Programming VP, and President of her local CVSHRM chapter.



Email: kbeckfield@gmail.com​
District Director - Southwest
Jennifer Jirsa, SHRM-SCP, PHR
Bio:
Jennifer is a graduate of UW-Whitewater with a Bachelor of Business Administration/HR Major. She currently holds the SHRM-SCP and PHR credentials. She physically sat for both certifications.

Currently, she is employed at Avon Dairy Solutions, a division of Avon Rubber & Plastics as their Sr. Human Resource Manager. She currently over sees all aspects of Human Resources including the overall benefit administration for the US (multiple divisions) and Brazil locations. Previous work experience includes Healthcare industry as a payroll and benefits specialist and a Generalist in manufacturing.

Email: jennifer.jirsa@milkrite-interpuls.com
District Director - Southeast
Sheree Yates, SHRM-CP, PHR

Bio:
Sheree Yates is a HR professional with nearly 20 years of Human Resources experience, with the majority of that time in a lead Human Resource position. Sheree is the Senior Director of Human Resources for Educational Credential Evaluators a non-profit located in Milwaukee. She has a strong knowledge of strategic planning, recruitment practices, succession planning, organizational change, leadership, employee development, benefits, and training.

Sheree has a BA in Psychology from the University of WI - Milwaukee, and an MS in Organizational Change Leadership program from the University of Wisconsin - Platteville.

She is an HR Certified Professional (SHRM-CP, PHR) and an active leader in the Wisconsin HR community having served on the SHRM Racine and Kenosha (SRKA) and Milwaukee Metro SHRM (MMSHRM) chapters boards in such roles as President, President Elect, Secretary, Social Media Director, Workforce Readiness Director, and Certification Director. Sheree also severed on the WISHRM State Council as Certification Director.

She is also actively engaged in high school and university alumnae groups. Having served on Pius XI High School Board of Directors, UW Platteville Distance Education Alumni Board, UW Platteville Student Advisory Board, UW Platteville Alumnae Ambassador and UW Milwaukee Alumnae Ambassador Program.
Sheree currently lives in McHenry, IL with her husband, two sons, and their dog Duke.



Email: syates@ece.org

District Director - Northeast
Jane Kurylo, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Bio:
Jane Kurylo is an HR professional with more than 20 years of HR experience the majority of which has been in manufacturing companies. She is the HR Manager for Good Foods Group located in Pleasant Prairie, WI. Jane has served in HR management and generalist roles with a focus on talent acquisition, employee relations and engagement.

Jane as a BS in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside and holds the SPHR and SHRM-SCP Certifications.

Jane was a founding member of SHRM Racine/Kenosha Area (SRKA) in 2007 and has been actively involved in the Chapter ever since. She served as President from 2017-2019 and more than doubled the membership from 72 to 179 during that three-year stint. She attributes this to crafting a hardworking and dedicated Board who planned and executed fantastic programming, networking events and partnerships with the local business community.

Prior to her role as president, Jane had been a chapter leader as a Foundation CLA, VP of Membership, and Social Media CLA. She is serving as Past President for the 2020-21 term.

Jane has also been recognized in the community and was invited to serve on the Gateway Technical College Foundation Board starting in 2019.

Jane resides in Bristol, WI with her husband and two children.


Email: jkurylo1@wi.rr.com
District Director - Northcentral
Jodi Wellhoefer, SHRM-CP, PHR

Bio:
Jodi Wellhoefer is currently a Strategic Risk Advisor for The McClone Agency in Menasha, WI. In this role she works with companies to develop health and benefits programs that reduce costs, improve employee productivity, educate employees, implement effective compliance strategies and help attract, retain and develop top talent.

Prior to McClone, Jodi was the Human Resources Director at Outlook Group in Neenah, WI, the VP of Fairwater Operations at Badger Mining Corporation and a District Team Leader for SEEK Careers/Staffing based in Grafton, WI.

Jodi graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens, received her PHR in 2003 and her SHRM-CP in 2014. As an active member of the Fox Valley Chapter of SHRM, Jodi has held several board positions including VP of Professional Development and Chapter President.


Email: jodi.wellhoefer@mcclone.com

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