About the SHRM Foundation

About the SHRM Foundation

The SHRM Foundation's mission is to mobilize the power of HR and activate the generosity of donors to lead positive social change impacting all things work. The Foundation is committed to elevating and empowering HR as a social force through its innovative solutions to workplace inclusion challenges, programming designed to inspire and empower the next generation of HR leaders, and awarding scholarships and professional development grants to educate and develop students and HR professionals.  The SHRM Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management.

Purpose, Mission & Vision

PURPOSE

Elevate and empower HR as a social force.

MISSION

Mobilizing the power of HR and the generosity of donors to lead positive social change impacting work, workers and the workplace.

VISION

A world of work that works for all.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

​The SHRM Foundation is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors comprised of distinguished HR academic and practice leaders. The SHRM Foundation recognizes the members of its board for their outstanding leadership and dedication to the organization. We are proud that all board members contribute to our annual campaign.

OFFICERS


Libby Sartain
Chair

Tom Mathews

President & Principal, TMathewsHR LLC

Waxhaw, NC

Biography


Libby Sartain
Immediate Past Chair
Elizabeth (Libby) P. Sartain, SHRM-SCP
Libby Sartain LLC
Bastrop, TX


Jim Link
Secretary / Treasurer
Dan Purushotham, Ph.D.
Central Connecticut State University
Hartford, Connecticut

DIRECTORS

  
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Camille Chang Gilmore 
Vice President of HR &Global Chief Diversity Officer
Boston Scientific
                             Biography


Jim Link
Edie Goldberg, Ph.D.
President
E. L. Goldberg & Associates
Menlo Park, CA
                           Biography  

Gary Latham, Ph.D.
Gary Latham, Ph.D.
Secretary of State Professor,
Organizational Behavior

Rotman School of Management
                         University of Toronto
                         Biography

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Jane Marvin
Principle
Org Effectiveness
and Change Management
Moneta, VA
                           Biography         


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Jeff Nally, SHRM-SCP
President
Nally Group, Inc.
Louisville, KY

Jim Link
Jim Link, SHRM-SCP
Former CHRO
Randstad North America 
Atlanta, GA
Biography


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Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., 
SHRM-SCP
President & CEO
SHRM
Alexandria, VA


Melissa Dawn Simkins
CEO, Velvet Suite and Founder, The She-Suite
Washington, DC & 
Atlanta, GA

                          Biography


Paula Harvey, SHRM-SCP
Paula Harvey, SHRM-SCP
Vice President
Schulte Building Systems,
Inc.
Paula Harvey, SHRM-SCP
Subha V. Barry
Chief Executive Officer
Seramount
New Hope, PA

FOUNDATION STAFF



Wendi Safstrom

Wendi Safstrom 
Executive Director
Biography

Ellen Christman

Ellen Christman
 
Director, Engagement and Philanthropy

Ellen Christman

Jennifer Cabriales 
Brand Marketing Manager 

Amber Honesty

Amber Honesty
Coordinator
Libby Sartain

Elizabeth Kohm
Sr. Specialist, Engagement and Philanthropy

Vernon Williams


Vernon Williams

Manager, Programs
Mary Wright


Mary Wright

Manager, Apprenticeship Program

For more information on the SHRM Foundation's initiatives, please email SHRMFoundation@shrm.org or call us at (703) 535-6020.