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Wisconsin State Council SHRM Developing Professionals - Serving the HR Profession
Certification - Position Description & Duties
Promotes certification activities for the state council, SHRM affiliated chapters and their members.
The State Council Director
  • Serves as a voting member of the state council and is expected to attend and participate in all meetings of the council.
  • Reports to the state director on a regular basis concerning activities promoting certification throughout the state.
  • Promotes the certification of human resource professionals through the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI).
  • Promotes the formation of chapter study programs to facilitate the certification of chapter members.
  • Promotes the partnering of chapters and universities to conduct certification preparation courses using the university-based SHRM Learning System.
  • Encourages the certification of council members.
  • Develops communication programs in and about certification (e.g. topical, process, re-certification, issues, etc.).
  • Must be a SHRM member in good standing. HRCI certification required.
  • Appointment is made by the state council director
Serves a one-year term beginning the first day of January and ending the last day of December. May be reappointed for two additional one-year terms for a total service of three years.
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Don Herrmann, MBA, SPHR, CPC

Don Herrmann, MBA, SPHR, CPC
WI State Council Certification Director
Phone:   (920) 238-9605
Don is President of Herrmann Advantage Consulting, LLC in Fond du Lac. He has lead human resources activities for over 30 years and has been the top HR executive for a number of companies in multiple industries. Prior to starting his consulting business in 2008, Don was Vice President of Human Resources for a national company headquartered in Denver, Colorado. Don has served on a variety of SHRM Chapter Boards in Georgia, Ohio, Nebraska and Colorado. Additionally he is an adjunct faculty member of Marian University and the University of Phoenix. He also serves on the Academic Advisory Board for Moraine Park Technical College.

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