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    The Greater Baton Rouge Society for Human Resource Management (GBR SHRM) is one of nine (9) Affiliate Chapters of The Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) in the State of Louisiana.  GBR SHRM was founded in 1977 and ended 2022 with 505 members.  GBR SHRM is a member-driven organization that aims to empower professionals engaged in human resources and enrich our communities by providing opportunities for connection, development, and knowledge-sharing.  We have monthly chapter meetings, special programming, and a fall conference.  Our board consist of 18 members and we have monthly board meetings.

    GBR SHRM is a member-driven organization that aims to empower professionals engaged in human resources activities to create better workplaces and enrich our communities by providing opportunities for connection, development, and knowledge-sharing.  

    GBR SHRM is an innovative thought leader with a demonstrated commitment to advancing the HR profession by empowering and serving our members through opportunities for development, networking and collaboration within an equitable and inclusive community.

    Meagan West, President

    Jody Hammett, Past President

    Toby Comeaux, Vice-President/President-Elect

    Kellsie Gremillion, Secretary

    Lori Moliere, Vice President of Membership

    Mary Fontenot, Treasurer

    Jenee' Olivier, Workforce Readiness Director

    Jay Stovall, Legislative Director

    Edward Gibbons, College Relations Director

    Vanessa Thibodeaux, SHRM Certification Director

    Jasmine Pack, MBA, Diversity Director

    Nakesla Blount, SHRM Foundation Director

    Haley Niki NortonCommunity Relations Chair

    Stephanie Smith, Affiliate Liaison Chair

    Heather Folks-Givens, Conference Co-Chair

    Theresa Jones, Conference Co-Chair

    Jennifer Dartez, Hospitality Chair

    Jenny Creighton, Communications Chair