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DC SHRM Call to Office 2021
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Call to Office for 2021

Volunteers are needed to lead the DC SHRM Chapter by serving on the Board of Directors for calendar year 2021. Build your professional network, develop vital career skills, and aim to position yourself higher in the HR community. The District of Columbia Society for Human Resource Management (formerly HRA-NCA) is widely respected and recognized as a SHRM affiliate and is the region's premier group of accomplished HR professionals since 1945. If you want to advance your career, give back, and have fun, apply today.

All elected and appointed positions are for a term of one year effective January 1, 2021. Board members are expected to participate in monthly board meetings (typically first Thursday of each month) and participate in association events as available. DC SHRM board members must also be active members in good standing of SHRM to serve on the board. If you have any questions regarding this opportunity, please contact Jennifer Thornton at 443.966.3872 x1151 or

The deadline to apply is August 28, 2020. To apply, send a resume and letter of interest to the DC SHRM Nominations Committee.

We need to fill the following positions from a combination of returning board members and new nominees. Please note if you have an interest in a specific area.

Elected by Members:

  • President-Elect
  • Treasurer
  • Secretary
  • Vice President, Membership
  • Vice President, Programs & Professional Development
  • Vice President, Communications
  • Vice President, Government Affairs
  • Vice President, Education
  • Vice President, Sponsorship

Appointed by President:

  • Director, Certification
  • Director, Military Partnerships
  • Director, SHRM & VA SHRM State Council
  • Director, Surveys
  • Director, Young Professionals
 Click here to view a description of Officer and Director Positions

 Nomination and Election Process Timeframe
Nomination Deadline: August 28
Nomination Committee Review: August 29 - September 25
Board Notification of Nominees / Slate - September 25 - October 8
Voting Period for Membership:  October 9 - October 23
Board Planning Meeting: November 5
Annual Meeting: December

Board Meetings in 2021: Monthly (typically first Thursday)