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2024 SHRM Certification Chair

Livingston County, MI, USA

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About the Role

Purpose:  Manage the Chapter’s SHRM Certification program. Increase the number of chapter members who are certified as SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP by the SHRM Certification Commission. Encourage members to become certified and recertified.


Required Participation:

  • Monthly Board Meetings

Participation Strongly Recommended:

  • MISHRM Annual Conference Volunteer

  • Michigan HR Day (Promotional Table / Sponsor)

  • LAHRA Monthly Lunch and Learn events

Essential Functions:

  • Manage SHRM Certification Scholarship Application Form on our website.

  • In partnership with the Chapter Board, the State Council, and SHRM staff [Certification Relations Specialist-Chapters & State Councils and Field Services Director (FSD)], establish Chapter certification and recertification goals and work toward achieving successful outcomes.

  • Serve as SHRM Recertification Provider point of contact for the Chapter account.

  • Coordinate with the lead instructor and/or lead, plan, and arrange for speakers and materials at the SHRM certification study group meetings.

  • Make announcements about benefits of SHRM certification and/or provide newsletter copy or web site text on benefits.

  • Provide information about the chapter’s SHRM certification study group at membership meetings, on chapter website, chapter social media sites, and in the chapter newsletter (if applicable).

  • If there is no chapter study group, provide information to members about alternative study methods.

  • Recognize at meetings those who became SHRM certified through the pathway process or pass the test.

  • Forward a list of known SHRM certified members to the chapter membership chair and newsletter chair for publication and recognition.

  • Provide information about recertification Professional Development Credits (PDCs) to members including online tracking program.

  • Provide information about any changes in recertification requirements. Work with the chapter program chair to secure and maintain the SHRM Certification Preferred Provider status for applicable chapter programs.

  • Maintain communication with the state council certification director and SHRM staff as needed.

  • Participate in SHRM Certification Core Leadership Area teleconferences/webcasts and disseminate information to Chapter Board and membership.

  • Participate in the development and implementation of short-term and long-term strategic planning for the chapter.

  • Represent the chapter in the human resources community.

  • Attend all monthly membership and board of directors meetings.

  • Performs other related projects as agreed upon.


  • $100 contribution toward any SHRM Certification LMS / materials from the SHRM Store.

  • $30 reimbursement to the LAHRA Apparel Store (for first year board members only)

  • Official SHRM / LAHRA Name Badge from the SHRM Store (for first year board members only)

  • National SHRM Membership sponsored by LAHRA if your current employer does not sponsor

NOTE: The Executive Committee reserves the right to make amendments, changes or exceptions to the job descriptions requirements.

About the Company

Founded in 2006, LAHRA is a dynamic collective of HR professionals, ranging from newcomers to seasoned experts, representing various industries across the Livingston area. An affiliate chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and prides itself on offering quality speakers at its monthly program meetings, with an emphasis on topics that are approved for HRCI and SHRM recertification credits. Our members are the driving force behind our association, and we value the diversity of skills, experiences, and perspectives they bring.

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