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  • Best HR Practices to Become a Great Place to Work

    Event Start Date: 11/18/2020 7:30 AM

    Event End Date: 11/18/2020 10:00 AM

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  • Reducing Financial Stress During the Holidays

    Event Start Date: 12/16/2020 7:30 AM

    Event End Date: 12/16/2020 10:00 AM

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President's Message

Dear GVC SHRM Members and HR Members At-Large,

We have some great opportunities on our GVC SHRM Board.  Take a look and reach out if interested to info@gvcshrm.org.

2020 Immediate Board Roles:

·        Treasurer

·        Secretary

2021 Board Roles

·        President Elect

·        Director, Community Outreach

·        Volunteer Liaison

·        Co-Director, Programs

·        Membership Coordinator

·        Director for Scholarships & Awards (New Role)

·        Events Director (New Role)

 Stay well,


Sandy Whitmore, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

President, Genesee Valley Chapter SHRM



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