2023 VOLUNTEER Leader Conference
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August 3 & 4, 2023
Hotel Retlaw, Fond du Lac, WI

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Conference Information

SHRM Volunteer Leaders are among the most dedicated, passionate, and hard-working SHRM members. Whether you are a volunteer leader for your local chapter, student chapter, or the Wisconsin State Council; the 2023 WI SHRM Volunteer Leader Conference will be a fantastic opportunity to: 


  • Update you with the latest strategic initiatives from SHRM 

  • Equip you with the knowledge and resources to help you become a more effective volunteer leader 

  • Connect you with your fellow volunteer leaders from across Wisconsin 

  • Energize you with innovative ideas to bring back to your chapters 

This year’s WI SHRM Volunteer Leader Conference will be held on August 3rd & 4th at the Hotel Retlaw in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Event registration for volunteer leaders will be opened later in Spring, 2023. All SHRM volunteer leaders are encouraged to attend this conference to network, connect, and engage with your Wisconsin SHRM colleagues at this enriching and entertaining event. Whether you are an emerging or aspiring leader or someone that has been involved with volunteer leadership for years, you are sure to learn something new and make meaningful connections with other dedicated human resource professionals that will last long after the conference is over. 

The WI SHRM Volunteer Leader Conference Committee and our chapter host, Fond du Lac SHRM, are enthusiastically planning great programming, engaging events, and valuable activities for you! You will leave this conference knowing more about the vision and mission of SHRM and Wisconsin State Council SHRM, gain in depth knowledge of our SHRM Core Leadership Areas, and learn how best to develop and maintain strong relationships and partnerships between SHRM, WI SHRM, our chapters, and our members. 


Sponsorship opportunities available soon! 


Location / Hotel Accommodations

Hotel Retlaw
One North Main Street • Fond du Lac, WI 54935
Run of Hourse Rate:  $99 per night + tax (13.5%)
Check-in time:  3:00 PM
Check-out time:  11:00 AM
Early Check-in /late check-out based upon availability.
Parking is complimentary in the attached, covered city parking ramp.

Reservation Phone: (920) 204-0400
Block is under WI Society Human
Resources Management Council-SHRM

Hotel Block closes July 3, 2023


Contact Information

Rachael Brady

Jen Zahari, SCP
Leadership Director

Ph: 920.858.6653

Term Start:  1/1/2022


Jen is the owner of Strong Foundations Coaching and Consulting LLC.  She provides coaching for people struggling with anxiety, depression, and/or wanting to move forward in life, letting go of the things that often hold them back.  Jen also provides small business consulting, employee wellness workshops, and employee life coaching. In addition, she works as an arm to production and HR teams to gain a deeper understanding of what employees' needs are and helps bridge the gap to more communication and engagement. 

Jen brings over 20 years in leadership, training, coaching, mentoring, planning, and development.  She loves getting to know people on the individual level and building coaching plans specific to them. 

Jen is also a published author.  She has multiple workbooks in the market and a children's book to help kids learn and navigate their feelings and emotions. In addition, she has a fiction book coming out in November 2021 to help bring more awareness to the conversation about mental/emotional wellness. 

Jen currently serves as the Leadership Director for SHRM State Council.  She has served on the State Conference Committee for multiple years.  Jennifer has an Associate’s degree in Marketing and holds her CSP with the American Staffing Association. 



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