Board Of Directors

ILSHRM EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
State Director Laura Miller, SHRM-CP, PHR
State Director-Elect Nancy Wraight, SHRM-SCP, PHR
Immediate Past State Director Dave Ryan, SHRM-SCP
Finance Director Todd Ray, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Executive Director Lori Maher McCombs
Marketing/Communications Director Brendan Nicholls, SHRM-SCP
Membership Director Joey Bracco, SHRM-CP
CORE LEADERS
College Relations Director OPEN
Legislative/Governmental Affairs Director Rob Burn, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
SHRM Foundation & SHRM Certification Director Mary Stanbary, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Diversity, Inclusion, Equity & Belonging Director Alberta Johnson
Membership Director Joey Bracco, SHRM-CP
Workforce Readiness Denise St. Pierre, SHRM-CP, PHR
Northeastern District Director & Chapters Lawrence Hedblom, CPCC, PCC
Chicago SHRM #004 Jeanette Johnson
HRA of Greater Oak Brook #212 Brendan Nicholls, SHRM-SCP
DuPage SHRM #316 Erin Murphy, SHRM-CP
Illinois Fox Valley SHRM #699 Sarah Sester, SHRM-CP, PHR
South Suburban Cook  #0751 Erica Ferrell
Northwest HR Council #193 Mike LoPresti, MBA, PHR, SHRM-CP
Rock River Human Resource Professional Association #493 Amanda Jacinto
Central District Director & Chapters Sarah Koester, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Bloomington/Normal HR Council #064 Jill Smith
Central Illinois HR Group #246 Jeanne Bohlen, SHRM-CP, GBA
Decatur Area SHRM #555 Heather Conover
HRA of East Central Illinois #448 Haley Helton, SHRM-CP
Kankakee Area HRMA #399 Brittney Davis
Northern Illinois SHRM #328 Jodi Coplan, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Rockford Area SHRM #182 Cheryl Tunison
Southern District Director & Chapters Janeane Reis, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Central Illinois SHRM #223 Patricia Young, SHRM-CP, PHR
Heart of Illinois SHRM #326 Chris Johnson, SHRM-CP, PHR
Quincy SHRM #491 Julie Bonasigna
Metro East  #752 Reba Phillips, SPHR
Stateline SHRM #532 Tom Faber
Illinois Valley SHRM #596 Heather Hammitt, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Grundy Will HR Association #619 Denise Kasper, SHRM-CP, PHR

Open Positions (Currently No Open Positions)

PAST PRESIDENTS

Thank you to our past State Council directors! Their leadership and dedication to SHRM and the HR profession is greatly appreciated.
2019 & 2020Becky Krueger, SHRM-SCP, PHR
2017 & 2018Dave Ryan, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
2015 & 2016Connie Woglemuth, SHRM-CP, PHR
2013 & 2014Cathy Plouzek, SHRM-SCP, SPHR 
2011 & 2012Donna K. Rogers, SPHR 
2009 & 2010John Jorgensen, SPHR 
2007 & 2008Carolyn Sperl, SPHR/GPHR 
2005 & 2006Michelle Jackson, SPHR 
2002 & 2004Deneen Costa, SPHR 
2000 & 2001Kristin Velasquez, SPHR 
1998 & 1999Garry Tackett, GPHR, SPHR 
1996 & 1997Lyndy Nierman 
1995 & 1996Claudia Colallilo, SPHR