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Board Roles

    The position descriptions provided below are meant to be a basic outline for each position.  These descriptions may be amended to suit the needs of the NHRMA. 

    If you would like to contact one of our current board members, visit the Board Members page.

    Interested in joining the NHRMA Board of Directors for 2020? Submit your interest here.


    Provide leadership to NHRMA consistent with SHRM policy, strategies and objectives.  Effectively operate the council so the needs of the three states (Alaska, Oregon and Washington) are met..  Perform other duties as required by the boards bylaws. 

    President Elect:

    Serves as an elected officer of the NHRMA Board of Directors. Assists the President in overseeing all activities of the board. In the absence of the President, performs all the Presidential responsiblities.  Works with hte NHRMA Board to establish policy, strategies and objectives.  Provides guidance to elected, appointed or vlunteer representatives who are responsible for accomplishing NHRMA objectives.



    Advise the president and other officers and members of the board of directors regarding past practices, general operations, and other matters to assist in the smooth operation of the council.


    Responsible for preparing agendas for Board meetings and taking notes and distributing final copies of Board minutes to the Board Members.  This position also maintains the Board Contact list.


    Act as financial officer and advisor to the council board of directors.  Maintains the councils mailbox and distributes mail to the appropriate officer, director, or chair.  Send notices and other invoices to sponsors.  File appropriate forms and information with IRS.

    Partnership Director :

    Provide support and communication to sponsors and partners. 

    Communications Director:

    Provide timely and comprehensive information about events, conferences and topics of interest.  Updates and manages the website and social media as needed.

    Awards & Recognition:

    Organizes annual award submissions and plans recognition of those being honored.

    College Relations:

    Liaison to student chapters and leads the NHRMA student conference planning.


    Leads the SHRM Foundation recognition and fundraising. 

    Professional Development:

    Coordinates educational programing at NHRMA HR Academy and works with conference committee on credit submission.

    Special Projects:

    Leads efforts on special projects such as student conference or other new initiatives.

    State Directors:

    The State Council Directors of Alaska, Oregon and Washington serve as voting members on NHRMA.