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 Director Elect

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 Chapter Advocate Director

State Director – Elect

Donna Merriweather, SPHR

Bear State Financial
900 S. Shackleford, Suite 401, Little Rock, AR 72212
Office: 501-975-6026
Cell: 501-538-5570
Fax: 501-907-5351

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

Holley Little, 2016 ARSHRM Secretary

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: @Hollitt88

2018 ARSHRM State Conference Chair Helen Trotter

Secretary

Helen Trotter

FedEx Freight, Inc.
2200 Forward Dr. DC 2230, 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

Michael L. Smith, 2016 ARSHRM Treasurer

Treasurer

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

Thomas Dunlap, 2016 ARSHRM Governmental Affairs Director

Governmental Affairs Director

Thomas Dunlap, SHRM-SCP, PHR

City of Rogers
301 W. Chestnut, Rogers, AR 72756
Office: (479) 621-1117
Cell: (479) 246-8783
Fax: (479) 631-3383

www.rogersar.gov
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/pub/thomas-dunlap-phr/0/789/b4a

Georgette Ferus, ARSHRM Professional Development Director

Professional Development Director

Georgette Ferus, SHRM-CP, PHR

Staffmark
1703 Phyllis Street, Suite 105, Bentonville, AR 72712
Cell: (479) 601-6081

Kevin Robinson, 2016 ARSHRM Core Leadership Director

Core Leadership Director

Kevin Robinson, SHRM-CP, PHR

IberiaBank
5800 R Street, Little Rock, AR, 72207
Office: (501) 661-7882
Fax: (501) 661-7385

www.iberiabank.com
Twitter: @hrguy1124
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/pub/kevin-robinson-phr/12/771/295

Kelli Hernandez, ARSHRM Communications and Award Director

Communications and Award Director

Kelli Hernandez

Henderson State University
Box 7801, Arkadelphia, AR 71999-0001
Office: (870) 230-5302

http://www.hsu.edu/
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/pub/kelli-hernandez/8b/234/580

Cassidy Boyd, ARSHRM At-Large Director.

At-Large Director

Cassidy Boyd, 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/pub/cassidy-boyd-phr/b/419/259

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


Donna Merriweather, Leadership Conference Co-Chair

2017 Leadership Conference Co-Chair

Donna Merriweather, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

Bear State Financial
900 S. Shackleford, Suite 401, Little Rock, AR 72212
Office: 501-975-6026
Cell: 501-538-5570
Fax: 501-907-5351

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

Georgette Ferus, ARSHRM 2016 Leadership Conference Co-Chair

2017 Leadership Conference Co-Chair

Georgette Ferus, SHRM-CP, PHR

Staffmark
1703 Phyllis Street, Suite 105, Bentonville, AR 72712
Cell: (479) 601-6081

 

Jill Hilton, ELLA Conference Chair

2017 ELLA Conference Chair

Jill Hilton, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

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

ARSHRM State Conference Co-Chair Cammie Scott

2017 ARSHRM State Conference Chair

Cammie Scott, MSIE, ChHC, CLTC, LUTCF, REBC, RHU, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

CK Harp & Associates
2816 N. Thompson, Springdale, AR 72764
Phone: (479) 750-4411
Cell: (479) 957-7344
Fax: (866) 565-1475

2018 ARSHRM State Conference Chair Helen Trotter

2018 ARSHRM State Conference Chair

Helen Trotter

FedEx Freight, Inc.
2200 Forward Dr. DC 2230, 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

 

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


Judith Tavano, ARSHRM Work Force Readiness Director.

Workforce Readiness Director

Judith Tavano, SHRM-CP, SPHR

TRAINIQUE, LLC
PO Box 10741, Fayetteville, AR 72703
Office: (479) 283-3300

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

Kelly DeStefano, When Work Works Co-Director.

When Work Works Director

Kelly DeStefano, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

Chief Operations Officer
Youth Home, Inc.
20400 Colonel Glenn Rd, Little Rock, AR 72210
Office Phone: (501) 485-6035
Cell: 501-772-0499
Fax: (501) 821-5580

www.youthhome.org
Twitter: @hrqueenkelly

Katrinka Shields, Young Professionals Director

Young Professionals Director

Katrinka Shields, PHR, SHRM-CP

Garver
4701 Northshore Drive, North Little Rock, AR 72118
Office: 501-537-3211
Cell: 501-352-5242

Glenda Johnson, Diversity Director

Diversity Director

Glenda Johnson

De Wafelbakkers
10000 Crystal Hill Rd, North Little Rock, AR 72113
Phone: (501) 370-1162

www.dewafelbakkers.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

Lesa Brosch, ARSHRM College Relations Director.

College Relations Director

Lesa Brosch, SHRM-CP, PHR

Crafton Tull & Associates
901 N. 47th St., Rogers, AR 72756
Office: (479) 878-2403
Cell: (479) 549-8052
Fax: (866) 686-5271

www.craftontull.com

Sunshine Bartlett, ARSHRM Certification Director.

Certification Director

Sunshine Bartlett, SHRM-CP, PHR

Golden Living
1000 Fianna Way, Fort Smith, AR 72919
Office: (479) 201-3818
Cell: (479-) 459-8074

www.goldenliving.com

Allison Ramsey, ARSHRM Membership Engagement Director.

Membership Engagement Director

Allison Ramsey, SHRM-CP, PHR, CTS

Staffmark
10700 N. Rodney Parham, A-8; Little Rock, AR 72212
Office: (501) 954-6604
Cell: (501) 993-1206

https://www.staffmark.com/home/

Susan King Meadors, ARSHRM State Legislative Affairs Director

State Legislative Affairs Director

Susan King Meadors, 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

Jill Hilton, ARSHRM Federal Legislative Affairs Director.

Federal Legislative Affairs Director

Jill Hilton

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

Billie Reed, Social Media Director

Social Media Director

Billie Reed, SHRM-CP, PHR

O.U.R. Education Service Cooperative
PO Box 610, Valley Springs, AR 72682-0610
Office: (870) 429-9128
Cell: (870) 365-8294
Fax: (870) 429-9099

www.oursc.k12.ar.us
Twitter:@BillieReedPHR
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/BillieReed7

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 Goodwin, Member Engagement Administrator.

Southwest Central Member Engagement Associate

Kimberly Goodwin

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

Denise Montoya, Southwest Central MAC Representative

Southwest Central MAC Representative

Denise Montoya, Ph.D., SHRM-SCP, SPHR

New Mexico Highlands University
Box 9000; Las Vegas, NM 87701
Office: (505) 426-2240
Cell: (505) 480-7383


Twitter: @dmontoyamk

Michelé Burns, Southwet Central MAC Representative - Alternate

Southwest Central MAC Representative Alternate

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

Martha Ramirez, Divisional Director Central - IL

Divisional Director Central - IL

Martha Ramirez, SHRM-SCP, CAE

Divisional Director Central - IL

 

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.

Immediate Past Director

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