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


Donna Merriweather, ARSHRM State Director

State Director

Donna Merriweather, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

Cathleen Hoffman, ARSHRM Past Director

Past Director

Cathleen Hoffman, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

Whyte Spyde, LLC.
(479) 305-2466

Holley Little, State Director-Elect

State Director-Elect

Holley Little

FirstStaff
(501) 315-7000

Michael L. Smith, Chapter Advocate Director

Chapter Advocate Director

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

Shayne King, President of WCASHRM

Secretary

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

Birch Tree Communities, Inc
501-303-3114

Position Open, Governmental Affairs Director

Governmental Affairs Director

Position Open

Tim Orellano, Professional Development Director

Professional Development Director

Tim Orellano, PHR, SHRM-CP

The Human Resource Team
501.227.9373

Kathleen McComber, Core Leadership Area Director

Core Leadership Area Director

Kathleen McComber, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

The Heart Group  

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


Glenda Caton, ELLA Conference Co-Chair

2022 ELLA Conference Co-Chair

Glenda Caton, SHRM-SCP

Caton Consulting, LLC
501-515-8533

Patti Airoldi, ELLA Conference Chair

2022 ELLA Conference Co-Chair

Patti Airoldi, SHRM-CP, PHR

RPM Group
(501) 916-8233

Dale Clinton, 2022 ARSHRM State Conference Chair

2022 ARSHRM State Conference Chair

Dale Clinton, PHR

Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield

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

 

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 

Sunshine Bartlett, ARSHRM Foundation Director.

Foundation Director

Sunshine Bartlett, SHRM-CP, PHR

Arvest Bank
(479) 573-1186

ARSHRM Diversity Director.

Diversity Director

Broderick Daniels

Southern Bancorp

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

Taylor McHam, Membership Engagement Director

Membership Engagement Director

Saylor McHam

Western Arkansas Couseling & Guidance Center 

Position Open, Young Professionals Director

Young Professionals Director

Camile McGraw, SHRM-CP

 Theater Squared

Kinyata C. Gray, Social Media Director

Social Media Director

Kinyata C. Gray, MBA, PHR, SHRM-CP

NEA Baptist Health System 
870-936-0152

 

Steve Schulte, State Legislative Director.

State Legislative Director

Steve Schulte, J.D., SPHR

FirstStaff
(501) 604-8180

 

Bruce Cross, Federal Legislative Director

Federal Legislative Director

Bruce Cross

Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon & Galchus, P.C.

Art Munoz

Southwest Central Regional Director

Art Munoz

SHRM Field Services Director - AR, LA, NM, OK, TX

Michael D. Shaw, Southwest Central MAC Representative

Southwest Central MAC Representative

Michael D. Shaw, MSHRA, SHRM-CP

 

 

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 Arthur, PHR

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