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HR People + Strategy Elects New Board Member - 1.5.17

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 5, 2017 — Scott A. Snell, Ph.D., research chair in business administration at the University of Virginia's (UVA's) Darden Graduate School of Business, was elected as a new board member of HR People + Strategy's (HRPS's) Board of Directors for 2017.  His four-year term began January 1 and will continue through December 2020.

2017 Press Release Board Member Scott Snell

HR People + Strategy Elects Board Chair and 3 HR Thought Leaders to 2016 Board of Directors - 1.21.16 

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 21, 2016 — Richard M. Vosburgh, Ph.D., president of RMV Solutions LLC, was elected chair of the HR People + Strategy (HRPS) Board of Directors for 2016. His term as chair began Jan. 1.

In addition, three new members have been elected to the board for 2016.

Elected to four-year terms that began Jan. 1 were:

  • Allan H. Church, Ph.D., vice president, global talent assessment and development, PepsiCo Inc. 
  • Edward McKissic, vice president, human resources, global corporate human resources, Wal-Mart.
  • Eric Severson, member, the National Advisory Council on Innovation & Entrepreneurship.


Lisa Connell Named Executive Director of HR People & Strategy - 12.3.2013

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 3, 2013 — HR People & Strategy (HRPS) announced that Lisa Connell has been named executive director. HRPS, a network of executive HR leaders, is an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). The SHRM-HRPS alliance was developed to serve HR professionals throughout their careers by providing a unique set of offerings at different stages of their careers.

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July 10, 2013 - HR People & Strategy to Partner with SHRM

HRPS, whose membership consists of chief HR officers and other top executives, and The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world's largest HR organization, are forming a strategic affiliation. The two organizations announced their partnership on July 10, 2013.

Kevin Rubens, HRPS board chair, called the affiliation a "major milestone" for HRPS and said it will provide it "with access to the professionals, resources and platform we need to advance our mission and create a stronger HR community."

Henry G. "Hank" Jackson, CPA, SHRM's president and CEO, noted that the Society's global community of more than 260,000 HR professionals, together with HRPS' "exclusive community of HR executives," will better position both organizations "to impact the practice of human resource management for business results globally, as well as deliver high-quality programming and services to all HR professionals, no matter where they are in their career."

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