• Position Description & Duties
Serves as an appointed member of the State Council.  Monitors and evaluates on a continuing basis national, state, and local activities concerning workforce readiness.  Works in cooperation with local chapter Workforce Readiness Advocates. 
State Director
  1. Serve as an advocate and program coordinator for workforce readiness State Council activities.
  2. Attend all State Council meetings and actively participate in Council matters.
  3. Identify and evaluate issues that impact workforce readiness and develop goals for State Council workforce readiness strategy.
  4. Serve as a resource for local chapter members on workforce readiness issues and provide leadership to the local chapters on education issues.
  5. Monitor local activities concerning workforce readiness and provide timely information on education issues to the State Director, local chapter President and local chapter Workforce Readiness Director.
  6. Develop and support workshops and seminars that address workforce readiness issues.
  7. Provide special recognition for local chapter members and for local programs that promote betterment of the local workforce through educational process.
  8. Participate in SHRM Workforce Readiness Core Leadership Area events, including the SHRM National Leadership Conference, the National SHRM Workforce Readiness Conference, and state and regional conferences.
  9. Participate in the development and implementation of short-term and long-term strategic planning for the State Council.
  10. Perform other duties as assigned by the State Director. 
  • SHRM membership in good standing required
  • HRCI certification preferred
Serves a one-year term beginning with the first day of January and ending the last day of December.  May be reappointed for two additional terms for a total service of three years. 
Contact Information
Helen Englebert

Helen Englebert, SPHR
WISHRM State Council Workforce Readiness Director
Moraine Park Technical College
235 N. National Avenue
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
Phone: (920) 948-9849
Helen is in her third year as the State Workforce Readiness Director for the Wisconsin Council-Society for Human Resource Management (WISHRM).  Helen previously served two terms as the State Leadership Director. Under her leadership as the State Director, the Council received the Superior Honor Merit award in 2001 and 2002. Helen has been involved with many WISHRM conferences throughout the state, and co-chaired in Appleton in 2000. Helen also served on the national SHRM Central Region Board of Directors, and chaired the Central Region SHRM Foundation scholarship committee. Following her year as Chapter President, Helen was awarded the Career Achievement Award for her contributions to the Green Bay Area Chapter-SHRM in 2009.
As part of the Economic and Workforce Development area of Moraine Park Technical College, Englebert partners with organizations to identify their organizational development needs and to provide performance-minded solutions to support their business strategies.  Helen is a certified trainer for MSCEIT Emotional Intelligence and Achieve Global Leadership and Customer Service. She is SPHR certified, and received a Coaching Certificate from the Association of Talent Development (ATD) in 2014.  In addition, Helen is involved with the NEW-ATD Chapter and Ripon-Green Lake Women in Management Chapter, and serves on the Forward Fond du Lac Association of Commerce workforce initiative.

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