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Louisiana State Council

    COUNCIL MEMBERS
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    State Director Mike Pelletier, SHRM-SCP, SPHR Chief Human Resources Officer Iberia Bank Corporation 
    Assistant State Director Gena Champagne, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Franchise Owner Spherion Staffing Services
    Secretary/Treasurer Sandy Michelet, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Director of Human Resources Sparkhound, LLC
    Past State Director   Edie S. Cummings, SHRM-CP, PHR Director of Human Resources Centenary College of Louisiana
    At-Large Membership Director Rebecca Briley, SHRM-SCP Vice President of Human Resources 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) Marianne White  Recruiter City of Slidell
    District Director – III (Lafayette, Lake Charles, BR, Alex) Jeff Ryan, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, CCP Manager – Employee Relations & Employment  Cleco Corporate Holdings 
     
    CORE LEADERSHIP AREAS
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    Legal Co-Advisor D. Scott Landry, J.D. Attorney at Law Chaffe McCall, LLP
    SHRM Foundation Director  Deborah Stevenson, SHRM-CP, PHR Retired Retired
    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  Wendy Lorenz, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Senior HR Generalist MedKoder, LLC
    Professional Development Director  Karen Breaux Human Resources Director  Postlethwaite & Netterville, APAC
    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
    State Conference Director/Chair Donna Withem, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Project Manager APS
     
    LOUISIANA STATE CHAPTER PRESIDENTS
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    President, NOLA SHRM Kelly Huben Director of Operations & HR MS Benbow & Associates
    President , Northeast LA SHRM Paul “Chip” Strode, SHRM-CP, PHR, MBA HR Consultant  
    President GBRSHRM Karen Breaux HR Director Postlewaite & Netterville
    President , NW Louisiana SHRM Tiffany Price (Ahbol), PHR, SHRM-CP Assistant Director of HR, L&D  AFS Logistics, LLC
    President , Acadiana SHRM Tessa Brown Human Resource Director Lantec of Louisiana
    President Central Louisiana SHRM Joe Sharp, SHRM-CP, PHR Human Resource Manager Diamond B Construction 
    President Bayou SHRM Melissa Robertson, SHRM-CP, PHR Director of Human Resources Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux
    President, ICHRMA Erin Davison Executive Director Big Brothers Big Sisters of SWLA
    President Northshore SHRM Christy Myers, Ph.D. Human Resources Specialist STARC of Louisiana