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HR Indiana SHRM serves the needs of HR professionals and practitioners across the state by providing resources and direction on a number of Core Leadership Areas.

Core Leadership Areas

Human resources is a broad field concerned with diverse and important issues. There are seven areas HR Indiana SHRM has determined critical to the success of achieving our mission and vision:

  • College Relations
  • Diversity
  • Government Affairs
  • HR Certification
  • Membership
  • SHRM Foundation
  • Workforce Readiness

Core Leadership Area Directors

Our Core Leadership Area (CLA) Directors work collaboratively with SHRM to align national SHRM goals and Indiana state goals and to implement effective support initiatives in these core leadership areas.

The Directors for the state of Indiana determine strategic direction statewide for their core leadership area, and provide support and resources to all 15 chapters.

Meet our Core Leadership Area Directors.



Becky Ragsdale

Director of Membership

Learn more about Membership


Jennifer Lange, SHRM-CP

Director of Certification

Learn more about Certification


Tamiko Kendrick

Diversity Director

Learn more about Diversity

Workforce Readiness

Cyndi Harbin

Director, Workforce Readiness

Learn more about Workforce Readiness

Government Affairs

Chris Schrader, SPHR

Director, Government Affairs

Learn more about Government Affairs


Ed Carpenter, SHRM-SCP

Indiana SHRM Foundation Chair

Learn more about SHRM Foundation

College Relations

Misty Resendez, PhD.

State College Relations Director, South

Learn more about College Relations

College Relations

Jill Lynn

State College Relations Director, North

Learn more about College Relations

If you would like to contact one of these individuals, please complete the following form.