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Wisconsin State Council SHRM Developing Professionals - Serving the HR Profession
Leadership Director - Position Description & Duties
The Leadership Director is responsible for coordinating the leadership, volunteer, Society and human resources-related training and development activities for the State Council, SHRM chapters and their members.

State Director


  1. Attend all State Council meetings and actively participate in Council matters.
  2. Conduct an annual leadership training program for State Council and Chapter Leaders.
  3. Assist the State Council and chapters with human resources professional development programs for members.
  4. Provide support and direction to chapters leaders to complete the SHRM Chapter Achievement Plan.
  5. Coordinate efforts to identify potential SHRM leaders throughout the State.
  6. Conduct and continue to improve upon the new Chapter Leaders and Council member orientation programs up to 3 times per year.
  7. Perform other duties as assigned by State Director.


  • SHRM membership in good standing required.
  • HRCI certification preferred.

Serves a one-year term beginning the first of January and ending the last day of December. May be re-appointed for two additional terms for a total service of three years.

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Joanne Jackson

Joanne Jackson

WI State Council Leadership Director
Phone: (715) 268-0303

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Joanne Jackson, BS, MA, SPHRAmery Regional Medical Center - Administrator of Human Resources, Community Relations, and Quality Improvement
Joanne has been a proud HR professional in multiple areas for almost 20 years. She earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Organizational Administration and a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership from Northwestern College, St. Paul, Minnesota. Efforts and involvement in promoting the HR profession and supporting HR professionals include serving as President, Certification Chair, and Secretary/Treasurer of the local St. Croix Valley Employers / SHRM Chapter, serving on the 2011 WISHRM conference planning committee, membership in the Healthcare Human Resource Coalition of NW Wisconsin. Joanne serves as a volunteer with the local Salvation Army homeless shelters to teach job interviewing and resume’ writing skills. She is eager to learn about and contribute to the WISHRM State Council.
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