Governmental Affairs

Committee Leaders

Benjamin Watson

Governmental Affairs Chair

Melissa Pietrantonio

Governmental Affairs Assistant Chair

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provides a legislative affairs report to members of the chapter.
  • Maintains contact with state legislator and member of congress.
  • Monitors state and local government activities and provides timely information on public policy to Chapter President, State Legislative Affairs Director and the National Headquarters staff.
  • Organize an annual legislative update with assistance from Programs Committee.
  • Promote SHRM's "Grass Roots" efforts and seek out volunteers to participate in letter writing with respect to introducing legislation and influencing Congress.

Position Requirements:

  • Member of MVHRA and SHRM.
  • Working knowledge of Governmental Affairs and Legislative Bills.