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Board Position Descriptions


    Board Position Descriptions

    Click on one of the positions listed below to view the complete description of the responsibilities for that particular position. While each Board position has a specific position description, please review the general requirements before deciding to run for office as well as the benefits to becoming a board member.

    General Requirements

    • Be an active Board member. This includes attending chapter meetings and board meetings. It also includes being prepared for Board meetings, asking critical questions, and helping the Board come to agreement in making decisions that affect chapter membership.
    • Stay informed of trends in the field of human resources and timely issues affecting your chapter.
    • Abstain from activities that may appear to create a conflict of interest. Follow the SHRM Code of Ethics.
    • Be willing to provide contacts and resources to help your chapter grow and develop as an organization.
    • Maintain confidentiality, as appropriate, of chapter Board issues and membership data.
    • Be a chapter member in good standing. SHRM membership is required.


    Benefits to Becoming a Board Member

    • The chance to make an impact and assist in the development of your chapter and the HR profession.
    • An opportunity to be recognized as a leader in the field of human resources.
    • Hours spent as a volunteer leader can be counted toward re-certification hours for HRCI.

    If you have any questions regarding this information or you would like to get more information about a specific Board position, please contact the President at