The Wisconsin SHRM Council represents human resource professionals in the State of Wisconsin and is supported through the national Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), a non-profit professional association founded in 1948. SHRM is divided into five regions across the country.
The Wisconsin Council SHRM is part of the North Central Region. The North Central Region is made up of the following states: Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, and Nebraska.
Wisconsin has 19 local SHRM chapters across the state, each that provide programming and networking opportunities in the local area. In addition, there are 16 student chapters which connect students attending state schools to SHRM.
The Wisconsin State Council’s mission is to be the recognized state leader in HR Management by bringing the society closer to home and enhancing the value of SHRM membership.
With a goal of developing professionals and serving the HR profession, the Wisconsin State Council is a communication link between the chapters, council leaders and national. It provides:
- Forum for the exchange of their ideas and information concerning chapter administration and the HR profession
- A structure for its members to consult together on the needs and concerns of the profession enabling HR professionals to increase their knowledge and make informed decisions to contribute to business success
- Comprehensive information, tools, conferences and other leadership development opportunities to meet the needs of is members in order to progress the profession and society as a whole
- A connection with SHRM members within the state who are not affiliated with any specific chapter – at-large members.
Click here to review the WI SHRM State Council Bylaws
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Looking for a Local Chapter in your area?
Click here to obtain contact information for your nearest local Wisconsin SHRM Chapter. Information on how to join that chapter can be found on their local web page.