ARSHRM - Arkansas SHRM State Council

Promoting and Serving
the Human Resource Profession in Arkansas

SHRM -  Society for Human Resources Professionals
 

Meet the ARSHRM Council

State Council Officers


Cathleen Hoffman, ARSHRM State Director

State Director

Cathleen Hoffman, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

Daisy Outdoor Products
400 W. Stribling Dr.
Rogers, AR 72756
Office: (479) 621-4313
Cell: (479) 305-2466
Fax: (479) 636-1163

www.daisy.com
Twitter: @CathleenHR
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/cathleenhoffmansphr

Donna Merriweather, ARSHRM State Director Elect

State Director-Elect

Donna Merriweather, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

Arvest Bank
135 Section Line Road
Hot Springs, AR 71913
Office: 501-318-2869
Cell: 501-538-5570

Twitter: @donnajm
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/pub/donna-merriweather-sphr/20/a73/265c

Holley Little, Chapter Advocaste Director

Chapter Advocate Director

Holley Little

FirstStaff
2101 Congo Road, Ste. D
Benton, AR 72019
Office: (501) 315-7000
Cell: (501) 680-2282
Fax: (501) 315-7002

http://www.firststaffnow.com/
Twitter: @holleylittle

2018 ARSHRM State Secretary Helen Trotter

Secretary

Helen Trotter

FedEx Freight, Inc.
2200 Forward Dr. DC 2237
Harrison, AR 72601
Office: (870) 704-5093
Cell: (870) 704-9860
Fax: (870) 365-1088

http://www.fedex.com/
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/pub/helen-trotter/11/95a/770

Donna Carter, ARSHRM Treasurer

Treasurer

Donna Carter, PHR, SHRM-CP

Susan King Meadors, 2019 ARSHRM Governmental Affairs Director

Governmental Affairs Director

Susan King Meadors, SHRM-CP, PHR

SKM Consulting, Inc.
PO Box 3682
Little Rock, AR 72203
Office: (501) 765-6696

Twitter: @Statshog
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/pub/susan-meadors/8/762/378

Michael L. Smith, 2019 ARSHRM Professional Development Director

Professional Development Director

Michael L. Smith, SHRM-SCP, PHR, IPMA-CP

Bill & Hillary Clinton National Airport
1 Airport Road
Little Rock, AR 72202
Office: (501) 537-7345
Cell:  (501) 231-7883
Fax: (501) 537-1745

http://clintonairport.com

Cassidy Boyd, 2018 ARSHRM Core Leadership Director

Core Leadership Director

Cassidy Morgan, SHRM-CP, PHR

American Railcar Industries
901 Jones Road
Paragould, AR 72450
Office: (870) 236-6600
Cell: (870) 450-2628

www.americanrailcar.com
Twitter: @boyd_cassidy
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/cassidy-boyd-phr/b/419/259

Kelli Hernandez, ARSHRM Communications and Award Director

Communications and Award Director

Kelli Hernandez

Malvern National Bank
VP/HR Director
PO Box 370
Malvern, AR 72104
Office: (501) 332-6955 ext. 2368
Cell: (501) 304-0731

Beth Elder, ARSHRM At-Large Director.

At-Large Director

Beth Elder, PHR, SHRM-CP

Williams Sonoma, Inc.
109 Miller
Marked Tree, AR 72365
Phone: (870) 375-2697

Wayne Young, ARSHRM General Legal Counsel.

General Legal Counsel

Wayne Young

Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP
400 W. Capitol Avenue, Ste 2000
Little Rock, AR 72201
Office: (501) 370-1402
Fax: (501) 244-5305

www.fridayfirm.com 
Twitter: @wayneo31
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/pub/wayne-young/3/644/790

 

Conference Contacts


Michael L. Smith, 2016 ARSHRM Treasurer

2019 Leadership Conference Chair

Michael L. Smith, SHRM-SCP, PHR, IPMA-CP

Bill & Hillary Clinton National Airport
1 Airport Road
Little Rock, AR 72202
Office: (501) 537-7345
Cell:  (501) 231-7883
Fax: (501) 537-1745

http://clintonairport.com

Tim Orellano, ELLA Conference Chair

2020 ELLA Conference Chair

Tim Orellano, PHR

President, The Human Resource Team
22 Weatherstone Point
Little Rock, AR 72211
Phone: 501.227.9373

Website: www.thehumanresourcesteam.com

 
2018 ARSHRM State Conference Chair Donna Merriweather

2019 ARSHRM State Conference Chair

Teri Roper, PHR, SHRM-CP

Manager HR Administration
Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Human Resources
PO Box 2181
Little Rock, AR 72203 

 
2020 ARSHRM State Conference Chair Sheila Moss

2020 ARSHRM State Conference Chair

Sheila Moss, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

Information Solutions Team
PO Box 2153
Lowell, AR 72745
Office: (888) 265-0867 Ext. 703
 

 

Core Leadership Area Chairpersons
(Non-voting Positions; 2-year positions)


ARSHRM Work Force Readiness Director.

Workforce Readiness Director

Brittney T. Garland, MA

HR Director, Fellowship Bible Church
Little Rock, AR 72223
Office: 501-224-7171
Fax: 501-915-6546

Chanta Wells, ARSHRM SHRM Foundation Director

SHRM Foundation Director

Chanta Wells, SHRM-CP, PHR

Arkansas Children's Hospital
1 Children's Way, Slot 600
Little Rock, AR 72202
501-364-7288

When Work Works Director.

When Work Works Director

Cindy Kolb

Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon & Galchus, P.C.
500 President Clinton Avenue, Suite 200
Little Rock, AR 72201
501-371-9999
Fax: 501-371-0035

Kinyata Gray, Young Professionals Director

Young Professionals Director

Kinyata C. Gray, PHR, SHRM-CP

Employee Relations Manager, St. Bernards Medical Center
225 E Jackson Ave
Jonesboro, AR 72401
Office: 870-207-1606
Cell: 870-680-0070

Glenda Johnson, Diversity Director

Diversity Director

Glenda Johnson

Pinnacle Hotel Group
119 S. Izard Street, Suite 200
Little Rock, AR 72201 
Phone: (501) 515-8533

www.pinnaclehotelgroup.com

Erick Wiggins, Blog Manager

Blog Manager

Erick Wiggins

Bekaert Corporation
1881 Bekaert Drive, Van Buren, AR 72956
Office: (479) 471-4714
Cell: (479) 926-4794
Fax: (479) 474-4836

www.bekaert.com
Twitter: @razorbackerick

ARSHRM College Relations Director.

College Relations Director

Broderick Daniels

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
PO Box 2221, Little Rock, AR 722203
Office: (501) 378-3836
Cell: (479) 305-9067

www.arkansasonline.com/
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/broderick-daniels-mba-b304509/

Sunshine Bartlett, ARSHRM Certification Director.

Certification Director

Sunshine Bartlett, SHRM-CP, PHR

VP, HR Manager Arvest Bank
Cell: (479) 459-8074
Office: (479) 573-1186

arvest.com

Katrinka Sheilds, ARSHRM Membership Engagement Director.

Membership Engagement Director

Katrinka Shields, PHR, SHRM-CP

Uniti Group Inc.
10802 Executive Center Drive, Benton Bldg, Ste. 300
Little Rock, AR 72211
Office: 501-850-0851
Cell: 501-352-5242

Jill Hilton, ARSHRM State Legislative Affairs Director.

State Legislative Affairs Director

Jill Hilton, SHRM-CP, SPHR

Citizens Bank
PO Box 2156
Batesville, AR 72503
Office: (870) 698-9696
Cell: (870) 403-1311

Sheila Moss, ARSHRM Federal Legislative Affairs Director.

Federal Legislative Affairs Director

Sheila Moss, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

Information Solutions Team
Office: (888) 265-0867 Ext. 703

Patti Airoldi, Social Media Director

Social Media Director

Patti Airoldi

HR/Risk Manager, RPM Group
1501 N. University Ave., Ste. 800,
Little Rock, AR  72207
Office:  (501) 916-8233
Cell:  (501) 952-4480 
 
www.rpmgroup.com 
Twitter: @pkmafiaprincess

Sherry L. Johnson, PHR, ARSHRM Southwest Central Regional Director.

Southwest Central Regional Director

Sherry L. Johnson, SHRM-SCP, CAE

Field Services Director - SHRM
P.O. Box 5327
Round Rock, TX 78683
Office: (703) 535-6255
Phone: (800) 283-7476 Opt 1, x6255

Twitter: @SHRMSherry

Kim Weaver, Member Engagement Administrator.

Southwest Central Member Engagement Associate

Kimberly Weaver

Society for Human Resource Management
1800 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314 USA
Phone: (703) 535-6316

, Southwest Central MAC Representative

Southwest Central MAC Representative

John Young

 Southwet Central MAC Representative - Alternate

Southwest Central MAC Representative Alternate

Position Open

 

Martha Ramirez, Divisional Director Central - IL

Divisional Director Central - IL

Position Open

 

Past Council Directors


M.J. Howard, 2011 ARSHRM Chapter Development Director.

Past State Director (1985)

M.J. Howard

Kathleen McComber, Past State Director (1986-1988).

Past State Director (1986-1988)

Kathleen McComber, SPHR

UAMS
4301 West Markham, Slot 859
Little Rock, AR 72205
Office: (501) 526-5896
Cell Phone: (501) 766-0888
Fax: (501) 526-4957

www.uams.edu

Merle Young, Past State Director (1989-1990).

Past State Director (1989-1990)

Merle Young, SPHR

Tim Orellano, Past State Director (1991-1995).

Past State Director (1991-1995)

Tim Orellano, PHR

Lin Little, Past State Director (1996-1999).

Past State Director (1996-1999)

Lin Little, SPHR

Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield
601 S. Gaines Street
Little Rock, AR 72221
Office: (501) 378-2319
Fax: (201) 378-3207

www.arkbluecross.com

Mike Evans, Past State Director (2000-2001).

Past State Director (2000-2001)

Mike Evans, PHR

Hal Wyatt, Past State Director (2002-2003).

Past State Director (2002-2003)

Hal Wyatt, SPHR

Susan King Meadors, ARSHRM Federal Legislative Affairs Director.

Past State Director (2003-2004)

Susan King Meadors, PHR

SKM Consulting, Inc.
PO Box 3682
Little Rock, AR 72203
Office: (501) 765-6696

Twitter: @Statshog

 

Don A. Marr, Past State Director (2004-2006).

Past State Director (2004-2006)

Don A. Marr, PHR

 

Steve Schulte, Past State Director (2007).

Past State Director (2007)

Steve Schulte, J.D., SPHR

FirstStaff
2024 Arkansas Valley Dr., Ste. 708
Little Rock, AR 72212
Office: (501) 604-8180
Cell Phone: (501) 765-2040
Fax: (501) 604-8181

www.firststaffstaffing.com

Tara Mauk Arthur, Past State Director (2008-2009).

Past State Director (2008-2009)

Tara E. Mauk Arthur, PHR

Selected Funeral & Life Insurance
P.O. Box 6040
Hot Springs, AR 71902-6040
Office: (501) 624-2172
Cell Phone: (501) 620-0765
Fax: (501) 624-2377

www.sflic.net

Ed Wheeler, Past State Director (2010-2011).

Past State Director (2010-2011)

Ed Wheeler, PHR

City of Bentonville
117 West Central
Bentonville, AR 72712
Office: (479) 271-3191
Cell Phone: (479) 621-3277
Fax: (479) 271-5913

www.bentonvillear.com

Kelly DeStefano, Past Director (2012-2013).

Past State Director (2012-2013)

Kelly DeStefano, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

Chief Operations Officer
Youth Home, Inc.
20400 Colonel Glenn Rd
Little Rock, AR 72210
Phone: (501) 485-6035
Fax: (501) 821-5580

www.youthhome.org
Twitter: @hrqueenkelly

Michele Burns, Immediate Past Director.

Past State Director (2014 - 2016)

Michelé Burns, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, CCP, CBP, GRP

University of Arkansas
222 Administration Building, 1125 W. Maple
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Office: (479) 575-4824
Cell: (479) 883-7129
Fax: (479) 575-6971

http://hr.uark.edu/
Twitter: @MicheleBurnsHR
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/pub/michelé-burns-sphr-shrm-scp-ccp-cbp-grp/1b/7b8/b86