Chapter #0395

  • Coaching and Mentorship

    Event Start Date: 8/14/2024 8:00 AM

    Event End Date: 8/14/2024 10:30 AM

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  • 2024 New York State SHRM Conference

    Event Start Date: 9/8/2024 12:00 AM

    Event End Date: 9/10/2024 11:59 PM

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  • Diversity Panel

    Event Start Date: 9/18/2024 8:00 AM

    Event End Date: 9/18/2024 10:30 AM

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  • 2024 HR Conference

    Event Start Date: 10/23/2024 7:30 AM

    Event End Date: 10/23/2024 1:00 PM

    Cost per place: $80.00

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President's Message


Welcome Genesee Valley Chapter SHRM Visitors.  As a Chapter, we ended 2023 strong - both our board and our membership has grown! Please help me in congratulating some transitions on the board and recent additions, our slate of officers for 2024 is as follows: 

President: Ashley Roose

President-Elect: Tim Sorge

VP of Membership: Tim McKenna

Secretary: Bonnie O'Leary

Treasurer: Rich di Asis

Past President: Trina Gibbons-Sanders

Certification Director: Abbey Greenway

Programs Director: Katie Ksiadz

Workforce Development Director: Chris Cappetta

College Relations Director: Katie Mulheron

Diversity Director: Melanie Williams

Sponsorship Coordinator: Jean Rollins

Special Events Coordinator: Amanda Williams

Volunteer Coordinator: Cathy Mertz

Community Relations Coordinator: Barb Marianetti


In 2023, our chapter grew to nearly 450 members. With the addition of our VP of Membership we anticipate more opportunities for member engagement and networking. From your feedback we will continue to implement new ideas, improve our processes, and bring your relevant programming.  Please check back often as we continuously update our home page with save the dates on upcoming events.  

If you are not affiliated with our chapter and would like to know more about who we are, I welcome you to send us an email either at membership@gvcshrm.org. 

If you are an aspiring HR professional or a seasoned leader in the community, we have a place of you on our team. If you are interested in volunteering, you can contact volunteers@gvcshrm.org to find out  more about: 

Program and Events Committee

Workforce Development and Community Enagement Committee

Membership and College Relations Committee

and More! 

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