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


Holley Little, State Director-Elect

State Director

Holley Little

Southern Bancorp
(501) 850-8987

Donna Merriweather, ARSHRM State Director

Past State Director

Donna Merriweather, SHRM-SCP, SPHR 

Michael L. Smith, Chapter Advocate Director

State Director-Elect

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

Bill & Hillary Clinton National Airport
(501) 537-7345

Amy Fisher, ARSHRM Director of Finance

Director of Finance

Amy Fisher, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

John Brown University

Secretary

Secretary

Nikki Skinner, PHR, SHRM-CP

Farmers & Merchants Bank
(870) 672-4272

Steve Schulte, State Legislative Director.

Governmental Affairs Director

Steve Schulte, J.D., SPHR. SHRM-SCP

FirstStaff
(501) 604-8180

Tim Orellano, Professional Development Director

Professional Development Director

Tim Orellano, PHR

The Human Resource Team
(501) 227-9373

Position Open, Governmental Affairs Director

Core Leadership Area Director

Korenda Allen, PHR

Beaver Water District  

TaraMauk Arthur, ARSHRM Communications and Award Director

Communications and Awards Director

Tara Mauk Arthur, PHR, SHRM-CP

SFLIC
(501) 624-2172

Dale Clinton, ARSHRM At-Large Director.

At-Large Director

Dale Clinton, PHR

Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield

Wayne Young, ARSHRM General Legal Counsel.

General Legal Counsel

Wayne Young

Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP
(501) 370-1402

 

Conference Contacts


2023 ARSHRM State Conference Chair Cindy Ruffing

2023 ARSHRM State Conference Chair

Cindy Ruffing, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

Siloam Springs Regional Hospital

Amy Fisher, ELLA Conference Chair

2023 ELLA Conference Chair

Amy Fisher, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

John Brown University

Broderick Daniels, ARSHRM Diversity Director.

2024 ARSHRM State Conference Chair

Broderick Daniels

Southern Bancorp
(501) 850-8999 (office)

 

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


Kim Gordon, Workforce Readiness Director

Workforce Readiness Director

Sheila Moss, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

Information Solutions 

Shayne King, President of WCASHRM

Foundation Director

Shayne King, SHRM-SCP, PHR, IPMA-SCP

Birch Tree Communities, Inc
(501) 303-3114

ARSHRM Diversity Director.

Diversity Director

Broderick Daniels

Southern Bancorp
(501) 850-8999 (office)

Glenda Caton, ARSHRM College Relations Director.

College Relations Director

Glenda Caton, SHRM-SCP

Caton Consulting, LLC
501-515-8533

Misty Carr, Certification Director

Certification Director

Misty Carr, SHRM-CP, PHR

ABB
870-316-5972

Doreen Mattes, Membership Engagement Director

Membership Engagement Director

Doreen Mattes, PHR, aPHRi

City of Maumelle
(501) 851-2500 x234

Nia Rieves, Young Professionals Director

Emerging Professionals Director

Nia Rieves, SHRM-CP

Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences & The Arts
(501) 622-5131

Patti Airoldi, Social Media Director

Social Media Director

Patti Airoldi, SHRM-CP, PHR

RPM Group
(501) 916-8233

 

SHRM Contacts


Katie Slick

Southwest Central Regional Director

Katie Slick, SHRM-SCP

SHRM Field Services Director

James Stevens, Southwest Central MAC Representative

Southwest Central MAC Representative

James Stevens, SHRM-CP

Albuquerque, NM

 

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

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

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

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

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

Past State Director (2008-2009)

Tara Mauk Arthur, PHR, SHRM-CP

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

Past State Director (2010-2011)

Ed Wheeler, PHR

Kelly DeStefano, Past Director (2012-2013).

Past State Director (2012-2013)

Kelly DeStefano, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

Michele Burns, Past Director (2014-2016).

Past State Director (2014 - 2016)

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

Cathleen Hoffman, ARSHRM State Director

Past State Director (2017 - 2019)

Cathleen Hoffman, SHRM-SCP, SPHR