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2021 HR Indiana SHRM Volunteer Leadership Summit
Survivor: Finding Purpose and New Beginnings
February 18-19, 2021

Thank you to everyone who attended this year’s VLS. We hope you found it enjoyable.

Join the HR Indiana State Council for an informative Summit for state chapter leaders on best practices for running your chapter. The sessions will be offered through Zoom Meetings. You must register for the zoom sessions by using the links below. ALL TIMES ARE LISTED AS EASTERN STANDARD TIME. 


Thursday February 18

4:30pm-5:30pm: HR Indiana SHRM Sip n’ Share

We look forward to seeing you at our virtual Sip n’ Share gathering on Thursday, February 18th. We’ll start at 4:30pm and spend around 60 minutes together, with a mix of introductions and conversation.

Come with your favorite background! Bring your own beverage!

Friday February 19

9:30am-10:30am: Welcome/Remarks/Best Next Practices – Idea Sharing

Opening session of the 2021 Volunteer Leadership Summit will welcome you to the Summit and give you a breakdown of what to expect for the day. You will be divided into groups to discuss best practices in running your state chapter and your CLA. Be prepared to offer what you have learned through your volunteer role within you state chapter and questions for your peers.


10:45am-11:30am: Session 1

Chose from 5 topics that will give you greater insight in your 2021 volunteer role with your state chapter.

    • Lead Like an Ally: Inspire and Achieve Diversity & Inclusion with Julie Kratz
    • Ensure Chapter Financial Resiliency with Von Lehman CPA & Advisory Firm
    • Ignite Membership Excellence with StarChapter
    • Beyond Virtual: SHRM in 2021 with Faith Stipanovich
    • Creating Excellence with Social Media with Kelly Thornton
11:45am-12:30pm: Session 2

Chose from 5 topics that will give you greater insight in your 2021 volunteer role with your state chapter.

    • Survival: The Student Panel has Spoken – What Attracts Them to Chapters and Volunteer with Evan Wood
    • Innovate Your Certification Program with Cheryl Shepherd
    • Reinvention of Programs with Jordan Kinsler & Gerald Bush
    • Serving Your Members in a Virtual World with Becky Ragsdale
    • The Inspiration of IN-Possible SHRM Foundation with Ed Carpenter



The 2021 Indiana Volunteer Leadership Summit is sponsored by the following organizations.