SHRM Board of Directors Meeting Summary: August 15, 2014



A special meeting of the 2014 Board of Directors of the Society for Human Resource Management (“SHRM”) was held via conference phone on August 15, 2014. At its meeting, the Board:

  • Noting the benefit to the Board of obtaining additional expertise on certification, as allowed by the SHRM bylaws approved a motion to adopt the recommendation of the Governance Committee that the Board of Directors appoint Thomas W. Derry to the SHRM Board of Directors effective immediately for a term through December 31, 2016

  • Approved a motion to adopt the recommendation of the Governance Committee to approve the following Nominees to serve as the Candidates for Election to the 2015 SHRM Board of Directors* for terms as indicated below:

    New Board MemberTerm Beginning 1/1/15
    Patrick M. Wright, Ph.D. 2 years
    Gretchen Zech, SPHR, GPHR 2 years

    Existing Board MemberTerm Beginning 1/1/15
    Jeffrey M. Cava , Director At Large 1 year
    Jorge Consuegra, Director At Large 2 years
    My-Chau Nguyen, CPA, Director At Large 2 years

  • Voted to approve a motion to fund the remaining portion of the cost of a 2014 national media campaign from reserves.


*Also serving on the SHRM Board in 2015 will be the following Board Members:

Brian D. Silva, SPHR,GPHR, serving the first year of a 2 year term as Chair

Bette J. Francis, SPHR, serving one year term as Immediate Past Chair

Henry G. (Hank) Jackson, CPA, SHRM President/CEO as an Ex-Officio Voting Director

Coretha M. Rushing, GPHR and Jose Tomas, SPHR, serving the third year of a three year term as Directors-At-Large

David Windley and Scott Washburn, SPHR serving the second year of a two year term as Director-At-Large

Also, Thomas W. Derry by appointment to the Board

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