- Position Description & Duties
The Director of Diversity and Inclusion is responsible for assisting members and chapters in valuing diversity in SHRM, our member companies and in the workplace in general.
Attend all State Council meetings and actively participate in Council matters.
Educate members to increase awareness of diversity issues and provide resources, including best practices information, to help them manage diversity in their own workplaces.
Participate in outreach activities to increase diversity among the SHRM membership and volunteer leadership.
Develop and coordinate recognition for diversity-related activities at the State level and the chapter level, including the coordination of the Chapter Diversity Award and the state level Diversity Award.
Assist local chapters with their diversity efforts and activities, such as diversity-related programming.
Participate in Core Leadership Area (CLA) events, including the SHRM National Leadership Conference, the National SHRM Diversity Conference, and state-level conferences, to obtain and share news and ideas.
Utilize National SHRM resources as needed.
Encourage Council members to participate in or view volunteer leader diversity-related webcasts.
Perform other duties as assigned by 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.
Joanne Krueger, PHR is the Vice President of Human Resources, Security and Facilities for Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin, Inc., a nonprofit health care provider that has been a champion of women and families since 1935. Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin is the state’s leading reproductive health care provider committed to keeping all people safe, healthy and strong through affordable health care, comprehensive and medically accurate education and advocacy. As the Vice President of Human Resources, Security and Facilities, Joanne provides overall strategic leadership, vision and direction to the agency and partners with managers and employees to achieve business results. She leads the development and implementation of human resources, policies, programs and services. Joanne provides strategic counsel to the CEO and other senior leaders and serves as an internal consultant to the agency’s management team, supervisors and employees on personnel issues that affect performance and business relationships. In addition, Joanne oversees Security, Safety and Facilities. She is a member of the organization’s Senior Management Team.
Joanne has over 19 years of human resources experience in the healthcare and consumer products industries. Before joining Planned Parenthood, Joanne enjoyed 14 great years with MillerCoors, formerly Miller Brewing Company. Joanne is an active member of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) since 1997, including two terms as President of Metro Milwaukee SHRM from 2008-2010. Joanne is also an active Executive Council Member of FUEL Milwaukee. Joanne earned her Bachelors of Science in Business Management degree from Cardinal Stritch University and is a certified Targeted Selection Administrator/Trainer from Development Dimensions International.