Certification Director

Position Description & Duties

Promotes certification activities for the state council, SHRM affiliated chapters and their members.

The State Council Director
  • Facilitate State & Chapter programming resource information & ensure that information regarding speakers, content, & related materials are made available to all Chapters.
  • Serves as a voting member of the state council and is expected to attend and participate in all meetings of the council.
  • Reports to the state director on a regular basis concerning activities promoting certification throughout the state.
  • Promotes the certification of human resource professionals through the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI).
  • Promotes the formation of chapter study programs to facilitate the certification of chapter members.
  • Promotes the partnering of chapters and universities to conduct certification preparation courses using the university-based SHRM Learning System.
  • Encourages the certification of council members.
  • Develops communication programs in and about certification (e.g. topical, process, re-certification, issues, etc.).
  • Identify individuals who demonstrate effective leadership roles within the district for potential leadership involvement on the council.
  • Must be a SHRM member in good standing. HRCI certification required.
  • Appointment is made by the state council director
  • Self-directed work style
  • Effective customer service skills
  • Initiative to build relationships with Chapter leaders and position self as a resource
  • Team orientation
  • Ability to advocate for chapter and council
  • Ability to recruit potential WISHRM council members
Serves a one-year term beginning the first day of January and ending the last day of December. May be reappointed for two additional one-year terms for a total service of three years.

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Contact Information
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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