Board Volunteer Position Detail

President - Elect

Current President - Elect

Celia Jarvis, PhD , SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Celia Jarvis, PhD SPHR, SHRM-SCP
  • Manager, HR Business Partner

Position Summary:

Assist the President in overseeing all the activities of the chapter. In the absence of the President, perform all the Presidential responsibilities.

Responsible To:

  • The members of the chapter
  • The Chapter President

Primary Responsibilities

  • Perform all special projects as assigned by the President.
  • Upon request, assist all officers in performing their responsibilities.
  • Attend (and preside over, if necessary) all monthly membership and Board of Directors meetings.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of short-term and long-term strategy planning for the chapter.
  • Represent the chapter in the Human Resources community.
  • Utilize SHRM resources, board members, other local organizations, networking, etc. to find speakers.
  • Confirm speaking engagement in writing, obtain meeting summary and biography for introductions and for newsletter, inquire about audio-visual equipment, special meal, or other amenities (i.e. transportation) required.
  • Acquire and copy handouts as necessary.
  • Follow-up with speaker two- and one-month prior and then one-week prior to meeting.
  • Follow-up with Program Chair on hotel accommodations and for reordering thank you gift certificates.
  • Greet speaker(s) and sit with speaker at lunch.
  • Introduce speaker(s) and wrap-up meeting with speaker thank you gift.
  • Take lead on annual Workshop and Vendor Fair.
  • Coach and mentor to Networking Committee Chairperson.

Resources Available:

  • SHRM supplies the following resources for Chapter Vice-Presidents or Presidents-Elect:
    • Chapter Achievement Plan
    • Chapter Best Practices
    • Chapter Financial Support Program
    • Chapter Position Descriptions
    • Guide to Chapter Financial Management
    • Member Madness Program
    • SHRM-Approved Graphics
    • SHRM Leaders Guide
    • SHRM Strategic Planning Toolkit
    • And MUCH MORE... available online athttp://www.shrm.org/Communities/SHRMChapters/Pages/default.aspx.
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