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December 2015 State Director Message

During this time of the year, it is important to pause and be thankful for the wonderful contributions our volunteers and partners have made throughout the year.  Thank you so much to all the State Council and Chapters leaders, state conference co-committee volunteers, and our partners that support us.  Your support, hard work, and dedication have made 2015 a VERY successful year.    In particular, Id like to recognize our Council and Conference Committee leaders that are transitioning out of their roles this year:
  • Chris Berg, Treasurer
  • Matt Nechodom, College Relations Director
  • Teresa Dew, Social Media Director
  • Bob Fieck, Legislative Director
  • Mark Goldstein, Government Affairs Director
  • Laura Biehn, Foundation Director
  • Deb Schultz, Programming Director
  • Debbie Fedel, Leadership Director
  • Amy Collett, State Conference Committee Co-Chair
  • Amy Utzig, State Conference Committee Co-Chair
Thank you all for your commitment to WI SHRM!

In addition, Im happy to introduce our new Council leaders and state conference committee co-chairs:
  • John Komosa, Treasurer
  • Jackie Peterson, Leadership Director
  • Ashly Woosypiti, College Relations Director
  • Callie Zipple, Social Media Director
  • Elise Rommes, Legislative Director
  • Tony Renning, Government Affairs Director
  • Chris Berg, Foundation Director
  • Kellie Dunn-Poggeman, State Conference Committee Co-Chair
  • Matt Bucher, State Conference Committee Co-Chair
The State Council is still seeking a Director of Programming please consider volunteering at the Council level.  For more information about the position visit: www.wishrm.org/volunteer

Again, thanks so much to all of you for your contributions throughout 2015 youve made a difference and a lasting impact on the Human Resource Management profession.  Best wishes for a happy and healthy holiday season.

Katie Walk, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
WI SHRM State Director 2015-2016

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Contact Information
Margie Harvey, SPHR
Katie Reid, SPHR
WI State Council State Director
Kelly Services
2004 Highland Avenue, Suite D
Eau Claire, WI 54701
Ph: 715.834.8001
Em: reidkat@kellyservices.com
Term Began: 1/1/15

Additional Information
The State Director is the chief elected officer of the State Council and effectively establishes policy, strategies, and objectives consistent with SHRM, Region and National Board policies. The State Director provides guidance to Council members.

Katie joined Kelly Services in 1999.  Throughout her tenure with the organization she has served as Account Representative, City Manager, and National Implementation Manager.  In 2008, Katie assumed her current role as District Manager overseeing the development, service, and people management of the operations in Eau Claire.   Katie has been actively involved in SHRM serving as VP of Membership, VP of Programming, and President of the Chippewa Valley SHRM chapter and as Northwest District Director for the WI SHRM State Council for two years.  In addition, Katie serves on the Junior League of Eau Claire Board of Directors and is an active Junior Achievement volunteer and speaker.   Katie received her B.S. in Organizational Communication from Winona State University in Minnesota and her Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire.