• State Director - Position Description & Duties
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.
 
Responsible To:

State Council and North Central Region Director.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the affairs of the Council as the chief elected officer.
  • Sit as a voting member on the North Central Region Board.
  • Preside over meetings of the Council.
  • As appropriate, conduct general membership meetings involving SHRM members within the State.
  • Act as an ex-officio member of all State committees.
  • Provide leadership for the Council by assigning responsibilities for achieving State, Region, and national objectives.
  • Direct the activities, plans, and objectives of all Council members.
  • Promote the Council and the profession by personal appearances and speaking engagements before SHRM chapters and other organizations.
  • Prepare regular reports for the Region Board and/or National Board as required.
  • Identify individuals who demonstrate effective leadership roles within the district for potential leadership involvement on the council.
  • Provides direction, assistance and support of professional development activities within the state and SHRM.  
Requirements:
  • SHRM membership in good standing required.
  • Current year Council membership required.
  • PHR/SPHR certification preferred.
Core Competencies:
  • Self-directed work style
  • Ability to lead, motivate and facilitate cross-functional council leaders
  • Effective customer service skills
  • Team orientation
  • Ability to advocate for chapters and council
  • Ability to recruit potential WISHRM council members
 Term:
 
Serves a one-year term beginning with the first day of January ending the last day of December. May be re-elected for one additional term for a total of two years.
 
 
Contact Information
 
Margie Harvey, SPHR

Margie Harvey, SPHR
WI State Council State Director
Silver Star Brands
250 City Center
Oshkosh, WI 54906
Ph: 920.232.6409
Fx: 920.231.1247
Em: mharvey@silverstarbrands.com
Term Began: 1/1/12
 

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.
 
 
 

Bio:
Margie Harvey, SPHR, is Vice President of Human Resources at Miles Kimball Company in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. She has over 25 years of experience in Human Resources with companies including Miles Kimball, Wisconsin Tissue, biotech company Genencor International, Ralston Purina, and the Dial Corporation. Her experience includes working in both union and non-union settings, in both line leadership and HR roles. She received her BA in Business and Economics from Iowa Wesleyan College, her MBA from Western Illinois University, and is lifetime SPHR certified. She is passionate about the importance of lifelong learning. Building strong leadership teams and an empowered culture of leader and employee development have been key responsibilities in her positions throughout her career.

Margie is president of the Miles Kimball Foundation, Wisconsin state SHRM (Society of Human Resources) Workforce Readiness Director, board member of the Oshkosh Boys & Girls Club, board member of the UW Oshkosh Business Success Center, and Chair of the Winnebago Conflict Resolution Center. She is a past chairman of the Business & Education Partnership committee of the “New North” Wisconsin region, and past chair of the Advisory Board of Fox Valley Technical College. She serves on the judging committee for the New North Workplace Excellence award committee, serves on the advisory council for Tom Wiltzius & Associates, and on the strategic planning council for UW-Oshkosh School of Business. Margie and her husband Jim and family live in Neenah WI.