June 14, 2018 Print

The Latest from GSHRM

Welcome New Members!

Upcoming Events

June 17-20 SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition
Chicago, IL

July 17 GSHRM Fundraising Social & Networking Event for SHRM Foundation
Poinsett Club (To donate contact danielle.white@uslbm.com)

August 28-29 Greenville SHRM Annual HR & Management Conference
REthink HR, Greenville, SC (Scholarship applications accepted to July 1; Innovative Ideas submissions accepted to June 8)

September 24-26 24th Annual South Carolina SHRM State Conference
HR Renaissance - Essential in a Changing World

Upcoming Business Coach Trainings

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Greenville SHRM Annual HR & Management Conference

Attendees register here - early bird to July 1.
Scholarship applications accepted through July 1.

Sponsors & Exhibitors register here.

  • August 28: Illuminating Small Business. Ogletree Bldg. Conference Room, $100. 6 hours of SHRM & HRCI credit pending
  • August 29: Rethink HR. TD Center. Early Bird to July 1: $150 GSHRM member rate / $175 non-member rate. After July 1: $175 GSHRM member rate / $200 non-member rate. 6 hours of SHRM & HRCI credit pending.

Be a Mentor!

GSHRM needs members with 10+ years of HR experience to share their knowledge. If you can be a mentor to an HR professional mentee, please contact Jennifer.Floyd@midcountryfinancial.com right away. Mentees are waiting!

GSHRM is looking for silent auction donations and donations of bottles of wine for the SHRM Foundation Fundraiser on July 17th. This will be an evening of fun, networking, and prizes to support the fantastic work of the SHRM Foundation. To donate, please contact Danielle White at danielle.white@uslbm.com.

The GSHRM Board is pleased to announce that Debra M. Ham, SPHR, GPHR, SHRM-SCP has been selected by the board of directors to complete the 2018 President-elect term. Thank you Debra for stepping into this role, and thank you to Freda Lark, MBA, PHR, SHRM-CP, for continuing as GSHRM's Treasurer.

Congratulations to Teresa Baker (pictured below) and Shawn Tobin! They are recipients of GSHRM's scholarships to attend the 24th Annual South Carolina State SHRM Conference!

Photo of Teresa Baker, scholarship recipient.
Teresa Baker, The Spinx Company

The South Carolina SHRM State Council will host its 24th Annual South Carolina SHRM State Conference, held September 24-26, 2018 at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes, 8400 Costa Verde Drive, Myrtle Beach, SC. More info here.

Congratulations to Tom Hay on his upcoming retirement!

   SHRM 2018 Annual Conference Notice


Congratulations GSHRM HR Awards Winners Leigh Anna Compton and Bob Lowe! Thank you to Ogletree Deakins, our award sponsor.

 Photo of Leigh Anna Compton

Leigh Anna Compton, SPHR, SHRM-CP

Human Resources Director
HKA Enterprises

2017 GSHRM HR Professional of the Year
& SC State Chamber HR Finalist


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Bob Lowe

Principal and Consultant
People Make the Difference, LLC

2017 GSHRM Lifetime Achievement Award
& SC State Chamber HR Professional of the Year 

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GSHRM featured on the SHRM website! SHRM Chapters Advocate for Workers with Disabilities

2018 GSHRM Monthly Membership Meeting Dates & Times. All meetings held at the Poinsett Club.

According to a recent membership survey, lunch meeting times are preferred by most members.

  • July 17, Evening SHRM Foundation Event
  • August - no monthly membership meeting
  • September 11, Lunch
  • October 2, Lunch
  • November 6, Lunch
  • December 10, Annual Dinner Meeting

 2018 GSHRM Board Members (pictured here)

  • Lucas Asper, Legislative Affairs Director, 2017-18
  • Beth Baulig, Workforce Readiness Director, 2017-18
  • Laura Bogardus, Chapter Operations Director
  • Leigh Anna Compton, Treasurer-elect, 2018
  • Jennifer Floyd, Student & Early Career Director, 2018-19
  • Donna Gaddis, Membership Director, 2017-18
  • Debra Ham, President-elect, 2018
  • Freda Lark, Treasurer, 2018
  • Jada Magiera, Diversity & Inclusion Director, 2018-19
  • Nancy McCartney, President, 2018
  • Steve Nail, Past President & Chair of 2018 HR Management Conference
  • Danielle White, Communications Director, 2018-19
  • Clarence Wong, Professional Development Director, 2018-19

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