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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
 

Jackie Peterson, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
State Director
Sonoco
Ph: 920.203.9821
Em:  jmpwishrm@gmail.com
Term Start:  1/1/2021


Biography


Jackie has been with Sonoco Products Company since 2003.  She has over 20 years of HR and leadership experience.  She received Sonoco’s “People Award 2013” in recognition of her efforts leading the development and implementation of a program teaching Leadership Fundamentals and is Certified as a Coach by the Center for Creative Leadership.  She received a Bachelors of Business Administration with a major in Finance and an MBA with a Human Resources Emphasis from the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh.  In the past she has been the Accounting Manager and the Director of HR for Admanco as well as the School District Accountant in Ripon, WI. 

She is a member of the Fox Valley Chapter of SHRM and has volunteered on both the WISHRM State Conference Planning Committee and the WISHRM State Leadership Conference Planning Committee.   Jackie is also a Past President of the Ripon Early Bird Kiwanis club.


 

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.