2023 State Council Board of Directors

Executive Committee
State Director Nancy Wraight, SHRM-SCP, PHR
State Director-Elect Todd Ray, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Immediate Past State Director Laura Miller, SHRM-CP, PHR
Finance Director Todd Ray, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Executive Director Lori Maher McCombs
Marketing/Communications Director Brendan Nicholls, SHRM-SCP
Membership Director Chris Johnson
Core Leaders
College Relations Director Jodi Coplan
Legislative/Governmental Affairs Director Janeane Reis
SHRM Foundation Director Patricia Young
SHRM Certification Director Lucas Hellmer
Diversity, Inclusion, Equity & Belonging Director Shonda Cromwell-Rashad
Workforce Readiness Director Sharon Lewis
Non-Voting Board Positions
Co-Legislative/Governmental Affairs Director Laurie Trompeter
YP Specialist Amy Tran
SHRM Prep Course Facilitator OPEN
Recertification Specialist Monique Oritz
Veteran’s Specialist Will Hart
Director At-Large Denise St. Pierre
Chapter Presidents
Chicago SHRM #004 Nicole Skaluba
HRA of Greater Oak Brook #212 Brendan Nicholls, SHRM-SCP
DuPage SHRM #316 Larry Lutey
Illinois Fox Valley SHRM #699 Victoria Kunz
South Suburban Cook  #0751 Erica Ferrell
Rock River Human Resource Professional Association #493 Kendra Hull
Bloomington/Normal HR Council #064 Beth Hauck
Central Illinois HR Group #246 Page Hall
Decatur Area SHRM #555 Fred Spannaus
HRA of East Central Illinois #448 Dustha Wahls, PHR, SHRM-CP
Kankakee Area HRMA #399 Sheri Ritchie
NIHRC (new chapter) Katie Dykstra
Rockford Area SHRM #182 Jeanine Fadness
Central Illinois SHRM #223 Donna Rogers, Med, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, IPMA-CP
Heart of IL SHRM #326 Mary Stanbary
Quincy SHRM #491 Angie Gooding
Metro East  #752 Reba Phillips, SPHR
Stateline SHRM #532 Melissa Braun
Illinois Valley SHRM #596 Kimberly Wittenauer
Grundy Will HR Association #619 Cleopatra Cook

Open Positions (none currently)

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PAST ILSHRM STATE COUNCIL DIRECTORS

Thank you to our past State Council directors! Their leadership and dedication to SHRM and the HR profession is greatly appreciated.
2021 & 2022Laura Miller, SHRM-SCP, PHR
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, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, IPMA-CP
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