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Mission

Serve and partner with members, individuals, businesses and community organizations to share expertise, be thought leaders and advocates, and promote the advancement of the human resources profession.

Vision

Be recognized and respected as the one-stop, premiere professional human resources organization in the southeast New England region.

Values

  • Provide support, networking, and education to the human resources community
  • Be inclusive; promote diversity
  • Be leaders in human resources and business strategies, driving best practices
  • Appropriately influence legislation and legislators

Check out the SHRM Rhode Island Chapter Overview

Whether you are looking for your first job, have just been promoted to your first management position or are setting your organization’s strategic HR direction, Rhode Island SHRM is the Chapter that provides the credibility, depth and breadth of HR resources that all human resource professionals need. As your career partner, we are dedicated to providing the resources that you, your HR department and your organization need to make critical decisions affecting your organization’s profitability and your most important resource: people.

5 Strategic Initiatives

Create a member-focused culture to attract, engage and retain members. Measure member satisfaction on an ongoing basis.

Diversify program offerings in terms of topic, location, type of event, time of day and target audience; enlist board and committee members to develop educational program content Making the Business Case for HR.

Implement a three year plan to ensure financial sustainability, to include the development of an annual budget with predictable sources of revenue that is at minimum break even.

Promote and elevate the RI SHRM brand, internally and externally. This area also includes volunteer recruitment, retention, development and succession planning.

Implement a communications strategy to support our strategic initiatives and ensure regular, ongoing consistent messaging to our members.

 RI SHRM Board 2018
 
  
   
 State Chapter Director
  Tri State Conference Liaison

 Cindy Butler, SPHR, SHRM- SCP
 Operations Director
 Ray Dutelle, Jr
 Operations Director Elect
 Lynn Corwin, SHRM-CP PHR
 Secretary  Kimberly Cordeiro
 Treasurer  Patricia Lyons, JD, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

 
 Directors  
  
 Certification - Professional
 Roxane Rusnak, SHRM-CP
  
 College Relations
 Linda Lulli
   
 Communications  Amy Gordon
  
 Diversity  Michelle Saunders
   
 Foundation  Amy Deshaies, SHRM-SCP, PHR
   
 Legislative Affairs
 
 Federal
 Wendy Kagan
 State
 Gregory Tumolo, Esq
   
 Membership  Vacant
  
 Programs Megan Herne
  
 Sponsorships Christine Cunneen
  
 When Work Works Community   Partner
 Patricia Lyons
  
 Workforce Development
 Deb Quinn
  
 Chapter Administrator
 Marisa Albini
  
 Student Chapters
 
 Academic Advisors
 Dr. John Poirier
  Joann Galenski
  Aimee Phelps Lee
  
 SHRM Northeast Region
 
 Northeast Regional Director
 Susan Post
 
 

RI Society of Human Resource Management, 2018

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