Position Overview:  Provide leadership and direction to the chapter consistent with state, regional and SHRM policy, strategies and objectives.  Responsible for operating the chapter effectively so that the needs of the members are met.  Perform other duties as required by the local chapters by-laws.  Serve as a voting member of the State Council and maintain relations with other chapters.  MUST be a SHRM member in good standing; certification is preferred.

Term:  The President has a one-year term. Currently 1/1/2017 to 12/31/2017.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Attendance at every monthly Board meeting and Chapter meeting as well as strategic planning meetings is expected.
  • Provide a continuity of leadership in the development and implementation of short-term and long-term strategic planning for the chapter.
  • Participate in the planning of the State SHRM Conference in the years the conference is hosted by BAHRA.
  • Assist the Board with determining topics for monthly meetings and contact speakers as needed or assigned to set up speaking arrangements.  All Board members share this task.
  • Represent the chapter in the Human Resources Community.
  • Chair all chapter meetings and Board meetings.
  • Conduct the business of the chapter in accordance with chapter by-laws and serve as chair of the chapters Board of Directors.
  • Preside over board activities, as well as standing committees, to ensure the accomplishment of chapter goals, objectives and strategies.
  • Develop chapter budget for the new year; monitor the use and accounting of all chapter funds.
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of long- and short-term chapter goals and strategies and facilitate the development of future chapter leaders.
  • Participate in or attend State Council meetings or phone calls and actively participate in Council matters.  Provide information to the State Council as the elected representative of the chapter.
  • Maintain communication with the State Council Director and the SHRM Regional Team.  Communicate state, regional and SHRM goals, policies and programs to the chapter.
  • Compile information for the SHAPE plan, complete the plan for the year and submit by the end of January the following year.
  • Conduct election for new officers and board members and communicate results.