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Board Leadership Opportunities

    Thank you for your interest in joining the
    South Puget Sound SHRM Board of Directors!

    As the Board of Directors for the South Puget Sound Chapter of SHRM, we are pleased to serve our members and oversee the business operations of our chapter. Each Board Member is a Volunteer Leader for SHRM National, which provides many benefits and opportunities. 

    The Board is comprised of two main groups: Chapter Officers and Core Leadership Area Directors. We meet every month to review financials, vote on initiatives, and tackle chapter goals. 

    Benefits of Serving on the Board

    As a Board Member, you will have the opportunity to use your leadership skills, grow and strengthen your professional network, and further your career. Others benefits include: 

    • Earn SHRM Credit for serving as a Volunteer Leader with SHRM National 
    • Access to special, Volunteer Leader only resources with SHRM National, equipping you to be up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in our industry 
    • Complimentary attendance to all SPS SHRM Chapter Events  

    Requirements to Serve on the Board

    • Be a current South Puget Sound SHRM Chapter member (or become one!)
    • Be a Human Resources Professional or involved with the Human Resources field
    • Be able to attend monthly board meetings (typically the 2nd Thursday of the month at 2pm-3pm for virtual meetings (8 per year) and 4:30pm-6pm when in-person (4 per year), 1-2 hours per month)
    • Be able to attend at minimum 75% of Chapter events (typically 2-3 hours per month)
    • Commit an average of 2.5 hours per week to achieve goals, complete initiatives, and help complete tasks specific to your role 
    • Be able to serve on the Board for a minimum 2-year term (you will learn a lot in year 1, and really begin to thrive in year 2!)

     South Puget Sound Chapter Board Positions

    Board Position Function Status
    President Officer Filled
    President-Elect & SHRM Foundation Officer Filled
    Secretary Officer Filled
    Membership Director Officer Filled
    Treasurer Officer Filled
    Past President & SHRM Foundation Core Leadership Area Filled
    Programs Director Core Leadership Area Filled
    Certification Director Core Leadership Area Filled
    Hospitality Director Core Leadership Area Filled
    Social Media Director Core Leadership Area Filled
    College Relations Director Core Leadership Area Filled
    Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Core Leadership Area Filled
    Legislative Core Leadership Area Filled
    Workforce Readiness Core Leadership Area Filled

    Next Steps

    1. Review the 2024 calendar and confirm you can attend the events. Calendar subject to change. Check back here for updates.

    2. Application for 2025 Board Openings will be available in August 2024. 

    3. After submitting an application, the Chapter President will be in touch regarding next steps. If you are selected to move forward, an interest meeting will be scheduled to learn more. 

    4. Once approved by the Chapter President to serve on the Board of Directors, a vote will occur to confirm your spot on the Board. 

    If you have any questions, please email the Chapter President at  

    Thank you again for your interest in serving on our Board of Directors!