State Director - Elect

The State Director-Elect works in conjunction with the State Director, during the State Director’s last term of office, in order to provide a smooth efficient transition period.

Responsible To:
State Director


  1. Attend all State Council meetings, actively participating in Council matters.
  2. Act as backup to the State Director and preside over Council events as necessary.
  3. Promote the Council and the profession by personal appearances and speaking engagements before SHRM chapters and other organizations.
  4. Work on special assignments as directed.
  5. Perform other duties as assigned by State Director.


  • SHRM member in good standing required.
  • Current year Council membership required.
  • SHRM certification preferred.

Serves a one-year term beginning with the first day of January ending the last day of December in the last year of the State Director's term of office.

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Contact Information

Jackie Peterson

Connie Bitter, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
State Director Elect

Ph: (920) 226-0803
Term Start: 1/1/2022



Connie J. Bitter, PHR, SHRM-CP earned her Professional Human Resources (PHR) certificate in May 2001 and her Society of Human Resources Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) in 2015.

Connie has been involved with the Wisconsin Society of Human Resources Managers (SHRM).  Past Board positions held include President, Secretary/Treasurer and Program Chair of the Sheboygan Area Chapter. In past years, she has served on the State Conference committee, holding several different Chairs during 2010, 2011 and 2012. 

Currently Connie has joined the Board of Directors of Mental Health America, located in Sheboygan County.

She received a Bachelor of Arts from Lakeland College in May 1996, with majors in Business and Accounting.  She will finish her Masters of Science from Marian University in May 2018, with a major in Organizational Leadership.