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November 16, 2021 - Professional Development Summit - Government Affairs and Legal Update

Annual HR Legal and Government Affairs Update

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October 28, 2021 - Spooktacular GMA SHRM Networking Event!


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October HR Advice Network Roundtables 

Three facilitated, informal, peer-led discussions held virtually each month.
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November 10, 2021  - Student Night Out!

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November 16, 2021 - Annual Government Affairs and Legal Update

Annual HR Legal and Government Affairs Update

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November HR Advice Network Roundtables 

Three facilitated, informal, peer-led discussions held virtually each month.
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GMA SHRM Chapter News 


Calling All Presenters!  Now Accepting Proposals for 2022 GMA SHRM Presenters

Are you a speaker?
Do you have a speaker to recommend?

The Greater Madison Area Society for Human Resource Management (GMA SHRM) is in search of speakers to provide presentations during our 2022 Professional Development Summits and Human Capital Conference. 

Our Call for Proposal online submission will be open until Friday, September 17, 2021.

Desired topics include:

  •        Retention
  •        DE&I 
  •        Business/HR 
  •        Recruitment 
  •        Compensation 
  •        Benefits

GMA SHRM DEI Resource Page

GMA SHRM’s mission is to offer members a variety of professional development opportunities and an environment in which to share ideas, experiences, and building lasting relationships.

Recent events have brought many challenges.  Along with concerns about health came social unrest around race and equality.   The social unrest and calls for awareness continue and shine light to the importance of being human and kind.

Our Diversity Committee is proud to announce our DEI Resource Page is now live! This is a work in progress page we will continue to build and keep the resources up to date and relevant on a quarterly basis.

We certainly welcome any feedback/suggestions, requests on what content you’d like add, and any contributions you may have!

Email Director of Diversity Committee Mary Vesely at mary.vesely@fairwaymc.com.

GMA SHRM HR COVID-19 Resource Page


This page has direct links to:

  • SHRM HR Specific Resources
  • Government Agency Websites
  • Partner Pages with HR specific COVID-19 resources representing:
    • HR Law
    • Best Practices
    • Managing a suddenly remote workforce
    • Finance
    • More... 


Are you aware of the Madison HR Chat function on our website? This is a great way for members to share information and ask questions of others.

Please check out this short video which shows you how to use the chat function, which is free with your membership!




GMA SHRM Receives Prestigious SHRM Award for Advancing the HR Profession

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently awarded Greater Madison Area SHRM its prestigious EXCEL Award for the Chapter's accomplishments in 2020.
The award aligns individual chapters’ and state councils’ activities with SHRM’s aspirations for the HR profession. The award recognizes accomplishments and strategic activities and initiatives that enhance the human resource profession.
“SHRM exists because of our great chapters and state councils like Greater Madison Area SHRM which work tirelessly to help advance the important mission of the HR profession through initiatives that support our future, build inclusive organizations and focus on workplace readiness,” said Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, president and chief executive officer of SHRM. “Recognizing you as a recipient of this prestigious award is just one way to show that SHRM supports you and that we are by your side step by step as we move Together Forward.”
The EXCEL Award can be earned at four levels: bronze, silver, gold and platinum. Each level has a prescribed set of requirements and accomplishments that must be met. Greater Madison Area SHRM will receive recognition in SHRM publications and at conferences, a logo to display on its website, and information to share with its members about the significance of this award.

Student Membership in GMA SHRM

GMA SHRM provides a discounted membership to students enrolled in full-time (minimum of 5 credits) HR programs at an undergraduate or 2-year community or technical college.