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Certification October 2016 Update

SHRM Foundation Certification Scholarships
Congratulations to Karla Dickson, Chippewa Valley SHRM!   She is the winner of the Inaugural 2016 SHRM Foundation WISHRM Scholarship Award.  Karla is the President-Elect of the Chippewa Valley SHRM chapter.  She works as a Human Resource Generalist / Benefits Specialist for Mega Coop in Eau Claire, WI. 
Eight other Wisconsin SHRM members have been awarded additional 2016 SHRM Foundation Certification Scholarships:
  • Laura Schick, Chippewa Valley SHRM
  • Audrey Jaenke, Chippewa Valley SHRM
  • Nicole Yankton, Chippewa Valley SHRM
  • Nick Speckman, GMA SHRM
  • Terry Laquitha, Metro Milwaukee SHRM
  • Sharyl Niebler, Metro Milwaukee SHRM
  • Kamara Jackson
  • Jennifer Johnson
The WISHRM Certification Scholarship, worth $750, is sponsored by our WISHRM state council and awarded to one SHRM national member who lives or works in the State of Wisconsin and who is preparing to sit for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification exam.  In addition to this Wisconsin-only certification scholarship, SHRM members are also eligible for one of the other hundreds of SHRM scholarships available to HR professionals and students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees, SHRM certification, and professional development. By applying for one of these scholarships, you may be also considered for any and all scholarships for which you may be eligible. 
Stay tuned for information on the upcoming spring 2017 application dates for the next SHRM Foundation Certification Scholarships including another WISHRM Certification Scholarship to be awarded in fall 2017. 
In addition, SHRM professional chapters and state councils are eligible to compete for the certification scholarship to fund programs that promote HR certification. - See more at: https://www.shrm.org/about/foundation/scholarships/Pages/default.aspx
Submitted by:
Susan Richardson SHRM-CP
WISHRM Certification Director

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Susan Richardson, PHR

Susan Richardson, PHR
WI State Council Certification Director
HR Results by Richardson LLC
P.O. Box 085206
Racine, WI 53408
Ph:  262.930.6246
Em: wishrmcertification@gmail.com
Term Began: 1/1/14
Susan Richardson, SHRM-CP is the owner of HR Results by Richardson LLC, a human resource consulting business established in 2006.  Susan has been a certified human resource professional since 1997 and earned her SHRM-CP certification in November 2014.  She is a national SHRM member and a member of the SHRM Racine and Kenosha Area (SRKA) chapter.  She is currently the Diversity CLA Director with SRKA.  Prior to this role she served 3 years as Workforce Readiness CLA Director, 2 years as Treasurer, and 2 years as Membership CLA Director.  Prior to the creation of the SRKA chapter, she was a member of the HRMA chapter.  Susan earned a Bachelorís degree in Psychology and has over 30 years of experience in the Human Resources field.

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