• GMA SHRM Leadership

Board Structure

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Click here to view the current Board of Directors.

Board of Directors Job Descriptions


President Elect President Past President

Volunteer Resources

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Click here to view Board Member Expectations & Benefits

2024- 2025Board of Directors

President

Laura Bermudo

Hausmann Group


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President Elect

Ashley Kowalchuk

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Immediate Past President

Dana E. Denny

Department of Safety and Professional Services

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Vice President of Finance

Susan Gafner

UW Madison (CALS)



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Director of Corporate Relations


Elise Zielicke

Hausmann Group

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Director of Compensation Surveys

Raj Vaidyanathan

Hooper Corp

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Vice President of Membership


Kyle Von Ruden

Hausmann Group

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Director of Volunteer Engagement


Ambar Aguirre Sanchez, SHRM-CP

Hometown Pharmacy

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Director of Retention & Recruitment

Janel Kalish, CFP

Third Coast Advisors

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Vice President Programming

Wanda Manning, SHRM-CP

UW Madison Student Affairs

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Director of Professional Development Summits


Lisa Rusch, PHR

Evergreen Healthcare Partners

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Director of Human Capital Conference

Anita Herrick, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

WI Veterinary Diagnostic Lab

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Director of Certification

Andrea Wyant, MBA, SHRM-SCP

Spectrum Brands

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Vice President of Communications

Carrie Falk

The Market Payroll

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Director of Media Relations

Shannon Murphy


Truity Partners


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Director of Government Affairs

Mai Xiong

Hometown Pharmacy

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Vice President of Community Outreach


JoAnna Vanderpoel, PHR, SHRM-CP



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Director of Colleg Relations

Kyle Borgardt

Paylocity

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Director of Workforce Readiness

Brian Borkovec

Destination Madison


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Director of Directorof Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Mary Vesely



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