SHRM Names Bettina Deynes Vice President of HR

Aug 22, 2014
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ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) announces today that Bettina A. Deynes will join the association as vice president of human resources.

Deynes has more than 20 years of experience in HR, most recently as director of human resources for the City of Alexandria. She has been a SHRM member since 1999.

“Bettina Deynes brings to SHRM a diversity of experience leading HR in both the private and public sectors and the association community as well as a commitment to the field of HR,” said Henry G. (Hank) Jackson, SHRM’s president and CEO. “We welcome her and look forward to her contributions.”

Before joining the City of Alexandria in 2012, she was chief human resources officer for the National Association of Social Workers and vice president of human resources for the Washington Nationals baseball team.

Deynes is a board member of the Northern Virginia International Public Management Association for Human Resources. She holds master’s degrees in both international management and business administration from the University of Maryland University College and a bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of Phoenix. Deynes also holds the SPHR and IPMA-CP certifications in human resource management.

Her appointment is effective Sept. 15.

Media: For more information, contact Kate Kennedy of SHRM Media Relations at 703-535-6260 and or Vanessa Gray at 703-535-6072 and

About the Society for Human Resource Management

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