• GMA SHRM Leadership


Board Structure

Click here to view the GMA SHRM Board of Directors Organizational Chart.


Board of Directors Job Descriptions

President President Elect Past President Vice President Programming Vice President Membership
Secretary - Treasurer Vice President Communications and Marketing Director Education and Development Director Workforce Readiness and Diversity Director of Government Affairs
  Director Technology and Social Media Director of Volunteer Engagement    


Volunteer Resources

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2017 - 2018 Board of Directors


Melissa Chadwick

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP
10 Terrace Court
Madison, WI 53707

President Elect

Tammy Wacek

WPS Health Insurance
1707 W. Beltline Highway
Madison, WI 53713
(608) 223-2314




Immediate Past President




Vice President of Finance

Missy Roth, PHR

Webcrafters, Inc.
92211 Fordem Ave
Madison, WI 53707




  Director of Partnerships & Sponsorships

Shaun M. Thomson, SHRM-CP,PHR

Second Harvest Food Bank
2802 Dairy Drive
Madison, WI 53718



Director of Compensation Surveys

Rachel Martin, SHRM-CP

Department of Adminsitration
101 E Wilson St., Fl 4
Madison, WI 53703


Vice President of Membership

Mike Johnson

Cottingham and Butler
10 Terrace Court, Suite 204
Madison, WI 53718


  Director of Volunteer Engagement

Ben Lodahl

Remedy Intelligent Staffing



Director of Retention & Recruitment

Gene Sarmiento

6516 Monona Drive #211
Monona, WI 53716



Vice President Programming


Jane Maule, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

State of Wisconsin Department of Revenue



  Director of Professional Development Summits

Brian P. Goodman

Boardman & Clark, LLP
1 South Pinckney Street, Suite 410
Madison, WI 53701



Director of Human Capital Conference

Dana E. Denny

University of Wisconsin-Madison
21 N. Park Street
Madison, WI 53715


Vice President of Communications

Tia Gibson, MBA, SHRM-CP, PHR

Covance Inc.
3301 Kinsman Blvd
Madison, WI 53704



  Director of Media Relations

Brittany Hanson, MBA, PHR

Senior Helpers
4726 East Towne Boulevard  Suite 120
Madison, WI 53703


Director of Government Affairs

Jeff Palkowski, PHR, SHRM-CP, MHRM

Human Resources Manager
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Intercollegiate Athletics
1440 Monroe St.
Madison, WI 53711



Vice President of Community Outreach

Tracy Nelson, SPHR, CPLP

UW Health 
301 South Westfield Rd Suite 300
Madison, WI 53717


  Director of Workforce Readiness

Jon Stinemetz

American Family Insurance
6000 American Family Parkway
Madison, WI 53704


Director of College Relations

Tyler Wood

University of Wisconsin - Madison
21 N. Park Street, 5440
Madison, WI 53715








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