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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

Ph: 920.203.9821
Em:  statedirector@wishrm.org
Term Start:  1/1/2021


Biography


Jackie is a strategic Human Resource Business Partner, skilled at aligning business objectives with both management and employee needs.  She is a strong communicator who leverages broad human resource expertise and business acumen for creating a strong and stable work environment to attract and retain quality staff and maximize productivity. Jackie recently joined Pactiv Evergreen as a Senior Human Resource Manager for their Foodservice business unit.  She has over 20 years of HR and leadership experience and has served on the Wisconsin State Council SHRM Board for 5 years.  She received a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Finance and an MBA with a Human Resources Emphasis from the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh.  Prior to joining Pactiv Evergreen, she was a Senior Regional HR Manager at Sonoco Products Company.
She is a member of the Fox Valley Chapter of SHRM and has volunteered on the WI SHRM State Conference Planning Committee and previously served as WI State Council SHRM’s  Leadership Director.   Jackie and her husband Mark live in Ripon, WI.


 

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.