18 Issue 9
Fri, 09/09/2011 - 11:15am - 1:00pm
Speaker: Dr. Semoon Chang
Topic: Economic Forecast for the Mobile Metropolitan Area
Sponsor: Tonsmeire Properties
Fee: $15 for MSHRM members, $17 for guests
Location: Heron Lakes Country Club, 3851 Government Boulevard,
Mobile, AL 36693
Register online (below) to pay with a credit card or RSVP to email@example.com to
pay at the door.
Now that fall is just around the corner, it’s time to announce the
slate of officers for next year’s Mobile SHRM Board of Directors and
coordinators. Voting will be in October so that we can all enjoy the
conference in November and install next year’s officers and Board during
the December meeting.
The slate of officers is below. Thanks to the returning nominees as well as those
who have volunteered to get involved for the first time.
Proposed 2012 MSHRM Officers, Board of Directors and Coordinators:
Membership Candice Swiger
Treasurer Carol Statter
Past-President Mary White
College Relations Marjorie
SHRM Foundation Judi Meadows
Workforce Readiness Open
Conference Chair: Scott
Governmental Affiars Brandon Barnhill
Conference Co-Chair: Leilani
Audi-Visual Coordinator Richard Thome
Door Prizes Becky Lovgren
For those of you who are looking for a way to get more out of your membership
with the chapter, notice that there are a few positions still available. Contact
me at firstname.lastname@example.org if
you’d like to throw your name in the proverbial hat for an open position or volunteer
to serve on a committee.
I look forward to seeing you all at the chapter meeting on Friday!
Mary White, Chapter President
September Members will be annouced next month!
Congratulations for the following members
for earning their HRCI certification:
Mary Ivanovich,SPHR Shelly Mathis,PHR
Paula Lindsey, PHR
ATTENTION New Members:
Everyone please update your on-line membership profile
on the web-site (www.mobileshrm.org).
After logging-in on the "CLUB
to "My Profile" and update your information.
There is log-in assistance if you can't remember
your log-in or password. Of particular importance
is your e-mail address. This is the groups preferred
manner of communications and is extremely important.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact
the treasurer, at email@example.com.
now and mark your calendar!
The 17th Annual Gulf Coast Mobile SHRM Conference is fast approaching.
It’s Friday, November 18, 2011 from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm at the Mobile
Convention Center. As always, we have a great line up of speakers:
- Legal Updates - Kelly Woodford, JD/Professor/University
of South Alabama and Tom Woodford, JD/The Kullman Firm
- Global HR Communications - Dwayne Cyder, Director
of Learning/Rosetta Stone (strategic HRCI Credit)
- Disability Simulation – Leslie Dawson and Peggy
Anderson/Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services
- Diversity and Multiculturism – Dr. Daniel Crosby,
- OSHA Audit – What to Expect! – Speaker TBA
- Feedback Strategies That Work: Key Skills
for Supervisors & HR Professionals – Mary Gormandy
White, M. A., SPHR/ co-founder of Mobile Technical Institute and
MTI Business Solutions
- Human Resources and Social Media Risks - Jesse
Torres/President and CEO Pan American Bank/Author of Human Resources
Guide to Social Media Risks
All presentations have been submitted for HRCI credit.
The discounted rate for participant registration has been extended
to September 15th. Save $10 and register now…don’t wait!
Participant registration can be completed/paid online (www.mobileshrm.org)
- just be sure to complete the actual registration form and submit
either via email, mail, or fax to 251-478-0203.
Welcome Reception – Networking Event
The Welcome Reception (sponsored by Nationwide Retirement Solutions)
is scheduled for Thursday, November 17, 2011 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at
the Hampton Inn – Downtown (on Royal Street). All conference sponsors,
vendors, and participants as well as Mobile and Baldwin SHRM members
are invited to attend. RSVP is required and should be made
by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The reception will be catered by Chef Rob and Atlanta Bread Company.
A cash bar will be available.
The reception is free to attend; however
$10 per person donation to the SHRM Foundation is requested. Also,
the silent auction benefiting the SHRM Foundation will begin at the
Welcome Reception and continue until the end of the actual conference.
If you have any questions, please contact Candice Swiger at email@example.com or
Scott Dwelle at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Mobile SHRM – 2011 Annual Conference is now on Facebook! Just
search for “Mobile SHRM – Annual Conference” when using Facebook. Be
sure to “like” the page. This will be a great way to keep up
with what’s going on in regards to the 2011 Annual Conference.
SHRM Newsletter Sponsor
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products or services to a captive audience of HR professionals?
Sponsor a Mobile Society for Human Resource Management chapter meeting
and you’ll have an exclusive opportunity to do just that! For only
$400, sponsors may have an exhibit near the check-in table, place literature
on each table, and have an opportunity to speak briefly about their
companies during the meeting agenda. What could be better than that?
Limited opportunities are available, as there can be only one sponsor
for each regular meeting.
Contact Tom Woodford at email@example.com or
251-378-2211 to reserve your month!
- HR Internships and Co-op experiences
Students majoring in HR would like to complete internships this summer
and fall. Students must work approximately 150 hours for course credit.
Fewer hours are possible without course credit. IRS regulations discourage
the use of unpaid internships.
Pay ranges from minimum wage to $10 per hour. If your company needs an intern,
please contact Dr. Marjorie Icenogle, firstname.lastname@example.org (251-508-6491)
"Thank you for all of the door prizes donated at
the August meeting".
Employment Screening Services
Hampton Inn & Suites
Life South Blood Center
Managed Healthcare Administration
Mobile Country Club
We appreciate your support of our chapter and our mission!
** All Door Prize Donors will be recognized in our Monthly Newsletter
For more info contact Becky Lovgren at email@example.com
(Door prizes are needed for future meetings)
This year, as part of our Diversity outreach efforts, Mobile SHRM
will once again be a sponsor of the annual Alabama Governor’s
Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities Annual Awards Luncheon.
The chapter is also expanding its diversity initiative by sponsoring
two important events held by the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce: The
Hispanic American Business Association of the Gulf Coast Annual Meeting and
the 2011 Minority Business Week Awards Luncheon. Tickets
are available for the Chamber events. Details are provided below.
The Hispanic American Business Association of the Gulf Coast
(HABAGC) 3rd Annual Meeting
Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel
Friday, October 7, 2011
9am – 2pm
Keynote Speaker: Jorge P. Piñón
Speaker: Jose Serrano
$55 HABAGC Members/$85 Non-Members
RSVP: Ed Seoane @ Seoane@intship.com or
2011 Minority Business Week Awards Luncheon (Eagle Awards & Minority
Enterprise Development Awards)
Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel
Thursday, October 27, 2011
11:30am – 1pm
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Winslow Sargeant
$40 Chamber Member/$45 Potential Chamber Member
RSVP: www.mobilechamber.com or
Mobile Governor’s Committee on
Employment of People with Disabilities
Invites you to attend our
24th Annual Awards Luncheon
Friday, October 21, 2011
11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Heron Lakes Country Club
3851 Government Street, Mobile, AL
R.S.V.P to Jeannie.firstname.lastname@example.org or
Call (251) 479-8611
SOCIETY FOR HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
The Mobile, Alabama chapter of SHRM exists to promote quality human resource
practice among local industries, businesses, educational institutions, and government
agencies. We bring together leading practitioners to provide education, networking
and discussion of various human resource topics and to identify the best practices
for all aspects of human resource and industrial relations work.
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