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Louisiana State Council

    COUNCIL MEMBERS
    Title Council Member Job Title Company
    State Director Gena Champagne, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Franchise Owner Spherion Staffing
    Assistant State Director Sandy Michelet, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Director of Human Resources Sparkhound, LLC
    Secretary/Treasurer Karen Breaux Human Resources Director  Postlethwaite & Netterville, APAC
    Past State Director  Mike Pelletier, SHRM-SCP, SPHR Director of Human Resources IberiaBank
    At-Large Membership Director Rebecca Briley, Chief Human Resources Officer EFCU Financial Federal Credit Union
    Legislative Activities Director Michael Weiner Attorney Michael F. Weiner, Attorney at Law, LLC
    District Director – I (Shreveport, Monroe) Renee Irby, SHRM-CP, PHR Regional HR Manager Hain Celestial Group
    District Director – II (Houma, NOLA, Northshore) Kelly Huben Director of Operations & HR MS Benbow & Associates
    District Director – III (Lafayette, Lake Charles, BR, Alex) Jeff Ryan, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, CCP Manager – Employee Relations & Employment  Cleco Corporate Holdings 
     
    CORE LEADERSHIP AREAS
    Title Council Member Job Title Company
    Legal Co-Advisor D. Scott Landry, J.D. Attorney at Law Chaffe McCall, LLP
    SHRM Foundation Director  Donna Withem, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Project Manager APS
    Communications Director  Kristy D. Toucet, PHR, SHRM-CP VP/HR Director Home Bank
    Certification Director  Janell Johnson, SHRM-SCP, SPHR HR Manager PPG
    EEO/Diversity Director  Timothy A. Kelly, SHRM-SCP, SPHR HR Business Partner  Flowers Baking Company of New Orleans 
    College Relations Director  Christina Joyce-Wilson

    HR Director

    Calcasieu Parish Police Jury
    Professional Development Director  Tessa Brown HR Manager CCI Piping Systems
    Workforce Readiness Director  Phillip Thomas, SHRM-SCP Director of Human Resources  Jackson Parish Hospital
    Global Director  James Seese, II, PHR, SHRM-CP, TSC, CPC, CSP VP, Administration Globalstar
           
     
    LOUISIANA STATE CHAPTER PRESIDENTS
    Title Council Member Job Title Company
    President, NOLA SHRM Myndi Savoy HR Generalist Archdiocese of New Orleans
    President , Northeast LA SHRM Anetra Robinson HR Consultant Gardner Denver
    President GBRSHRM Theresa Jones, SHRM-CP, PHR President and Founder Theresa B. Jones Consulting
    President , NW Louisiana SHRM Tiffany Price (Ahbol), PHR, SHRM-CP Assistant Director of HR, L&D  AFS Logistics, LLC
    President , Acadiana SHRM Rachael Landry. SHRM_CP, PHR HR Business Partner CGI
    President Central Louisiana SHRM Traci O' Brien Sr. HR Representative Cleco
    President Bayou SHRM Melissa Robertson, SHRM-CP, PHR Director of Human Resources Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux
    President, ICHRMA Christina Detiveaux, SHRM-CP,  PHR HR Business Partner Christus Lake Area Medical
    President Northshore SHRM Stacey Schwankhart, SHRM-CP, PHR HR Business Partner Tulane University