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2018 State Leadership Council

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    EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE  

    Director

    State Director and Membership Director

    Sally Roberts, MBA, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

    sally.roberts@morris.com

     

    Director Elect

    Paula Powell-Kitchens, SHRM-CP PHR

    Paula.Kitchens@yahoo.com

     

    SHRM Certification Chair

    Judy Spencer, MBA, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

    jspencsrashrm@gmail.com 

    Membership Director

    Sally Roberts MBA, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

    Industry Certification Director            

    Craig Southern 

    craigsouthern@hotmail.com

    Secretary          

    Susan Courtland, PHR, SHRM-CP

    Treasurer

    Kenya Jones

    kjones@uwcsra.org

    College Relations

    Eunice Glover 

    ceol1@bellsouth.net

               
     

    Government Affairs 

    Sara Lamar 

    SLamar@HunterMaclean.com

    Diversity Director

    Brad Patterson,MPA, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

    brad_patterson@cable.comcast.com

     

    Workforce Readiness Director

    Ron Williams

    rew03@aol.com

     

    SHRM Foundation Director

    Charles Little

    Clittle@strategichrpartners.com

    Awards and Recognition Director

    Cheri Sale

    cheri.sale@gmail.com

    District Directors

     

    District I: Allatoona, Greater Rome, Northwest Georgia, Foothills

    Sherry Lowe-Cooke

    scoachnworks@aol.com 

    Sherry’s home chapter is Allatoona SHRM were she is a founding member.  She has served as President-Elect, President, Industry Certification Coordinator, and Legislative Affairs CLA Director.  She is the founder and CEO of COACHNWORKS, LLC, a Human Resource Coaching, and Consulting firm.  Sherry looks forward to mentoring new leaders who are interested in seeing their chapters grow, ensuring their members have the opportunity to learn from some of the best speakers in the area about the HR profession, as well as becoming more engaged with their State Council and our National organization.

    District IIAtlanta, Athens, Greater Henry County      

    Teela Jackson

    teelajackson@talentconnections.net

    Teela’s home chapter is SHRM Atlanta.  She has been a volunteer leader with SHRM Atlanta for over thirteen years including serving as President.  She was recognized as the 2010 SHRM GA Volunteer of the Year (Georgia Peach Award) as well as Atlanta’s 40 Under 40.  She is the Vice President of Talent Delivery at Talent Connections.   Teela desires to continue to help shape the future of HR in Georgia as a way to “pay it forward” in response to those who have helped shape her career.  She looks forward to working with SHRM chapters to help ensure HR remains a profession of choice.

    District IIIColumbus Area, West Georgia, Southwest Georgia, Thomasville

    Judy Giddings PHR

    JGiddings@strategichrpartners.com 

    Judy is a member of three SHRM chapters in Georgia, Columbus SHRM Area West GA SHRM (LaGrange) and SW Georgia (Albany).  She has served as  SHRM Columbus Past President, Treasurer and currently serve as Vice Chair of the Membership Committee.  Judy is the VP of HR Business Development for  Strategic HR Partners.  She is also an instructor for the SHRM/HRCI certification prep course semi-annually which ultimately steers course attendees into membership of our local chapter – growing the chapter and advancing the profession – a win,win!    

    Julia Shadwick, MBA, PHR, SHRM-CP

    District IVMiddle Georgia, Laurens HR Assn, CSRA (Augusta)

    Julia Shadwick SHRM-CP, PHR

    julia.shadwick@colonybank.com

    Julia’s home chapter is Middle Georgia SHRM where she has served on the board for six years as Membership Chair, President Elect and President.  She is the VP of Human Resources for Colony Bank in Fitzgerald, GA.

    Over the past three years she has become more involved with the State Council and has attended two DC Fly Ins.   Julia has reaped rewards of being a SHRM member on all levels and looks forward to helping others reap their rewards as well.

    District V: Golden Isles, Savannah, Statesboro

    Curtis Woody

    curtis.woody@conceptsunl.com

    Director At Large

    Michelle Wilds 

    mcwilds@gmail.com

    CHAPTER PRESIDENTS

     
     
    # on Map: 1 
    Chapter Number: 0157 
    Location: Dalton 
    Chapter Name: Northwest Georgia SHRM 
    Web-site: http://nwgashrm.shrm.org
    President: Kathy Coker
    Email: kcoker@trcc.com
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    Chapter Number:  624
    Chapter Name: Foothills of Georgia
    Location: Gainesville
    Web-site: www.foothillsgashrm.org/
    President: Erica Radu
    Email: president@foothillsgashrm.org
     
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    Chapter Number:  520
    Chapter Name: Greater Rome Chapter
    Location: Rome
    Web-site: https://shrmrome.shrm.org/
    President: Carolyn McFry
    Email: CMcFry@heritagefirstbank.com
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    Chapter Number:  739
    Chapter Name: Allatoona SHRM,
    Location: Acworth
    Web-site: http://allatoona.shrm.org
    President: Sandy Milton
    Email: 
    # on Map: 5
    Chapter Number:  70
    Chapter Name: SHRM-Atlanta
    Location: Atlanta
    Web-site: www.shrmatlanta.org
    CEO:  Jeanne Artime - jartime@shrmatlanta.org
    President: Christine Browning
    Email: cbrowning@yearup.org
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    Chapter Number:  622
    Chapter Name: Greater Henry Cty Chap.of SHRM
    Location: McDonough
    Web-site: http://ghcc.shrm.org
    President: Claudia Cooper
    Email: claudia.cooper@hcwa.com
    # on Map: 7
    Chapter Number:  37
    Chapter Name: Athens Area SHRM
    Location: Athens
    Web-site: www.aashrm.org
    President: Lisa Ward
    Email: lward@jacksonemc.com
    # on Map: 8
    Chapter Number:  239
    Chapter Name: West Georgia SHRM
    Location: LaGrange
    Web-site: www.westgashrm.org
    President: Tami Poe
    Email: 

     

    # on Map: 9
    Chapter Number:  043
    Chapter Name: CSRA SHRM 
    Location: Augusta
    Web-site: https://csrashrm.org/
    President: Alyson Getchell
    Email: 
    # on Map: 10
    Chapter Number:  154
    Chapter Name: Middle Georgia SHRM
    Location: Macon
    Web-site: http://shrmmiddlegeorgia.shrm.org/
    President: Geneen Ransaw, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
    Email: gransaw@nextstepcare.org
    # on Map: 11
    Chapter Number:  128
    Chapter Name: SHRM-Columbus Area
    Location: Columbus
    Web-site: http://columbusga.shrm.org/
    President: Casey Chesser
    Email: cchesser@hprc.net
    # on Map: 12
    Chapter Number:  335
    Chapter Name: Laurens HR Assn.
    Location: Dublin
    Web-site: none
    President: Jennifer Cooler, PHR
    Email: 
    # on Map: 13
    Chapter Number:  112
    Chapter Name: Savannah Area SHRM
    Location: Savannah
    Web-site: http://savannah.shrm.org
    President: Cheri Sale, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
    Email: cheri.sale@gmail.com
     
    # on Map: 14
    Chapter Number:  588
    Chapter Name: Statesboro Area SHRM
    Location: Statesboro
    Web-site: http://statesboroarea.shrm.org
    President: Robin Thomspon
    Email: 

    President

    Johnnie Johnson
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    Chapter Number:  623
    Chapter Name: Southwest GA SHRM/Albany
    Location: Albany
    Web-site: http://albanyga.shrm.org
    President: Johnnie Johnson
    Email: johnniepjohnson@gmail.com 
     
     
    President
    Marybeth Bonner, SHRM-SCP
    Sr. HR Business Partner, Logistec
    mbonnar@logistec.com
    # on Map: 16
    Chapter Number:  474
    Chapter Name: Golden Isles SHRM
    Location: Brunswick
    Web-site: www.gishrm.org
    President: Marybeth Bonner, SHRM-SCP
    Email: mbonnar@logistec.com