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About Us

    We support HR professionals and businesses by providing opportunities to assist in addressing the challenges of the HR environment.

    SHRM, the Society for Human Resource Management, creates better workplaces where employers and employees thrive together. As the voice of all things work, workers, and the workplace, SHRM is the foremost expert, convener, and thought leader on issues impacting today’s evolving workplaces. With 300,000+ HR and business executive members in 165 countries, SHRM impacts the lives of more than 115 million workers and families globally.

    For more information about SHRM, see the 2020 State of the Society address and News About SHRM.

    The SHRM 2020 Annual Report highlights our recent accomplishments and how we are delivering on our mission. 

    West Central Wisconsin Society for Human Resource Management is comprised of Human Resource Professionals and Practitioners from Monroe, Jackson, Juneau, and Vernon counties.  WCW SHRM became affiliated as a SHRM Chapter in October of 2010 allowing us access to SHRM National which represents more than 250,000 individual members and it’s the world’s largest association devoted to HR management.

    We have members from a wide variety of businesses including Retail, Manufacturing, Health Care, Distribution, Finance, Government, Insurance, Telephone, Education, and much more.  Our monthly lunch meetings feature speakers who present on relevant HR topics.  We welcome you to join us!

    National SHRM Members: $35 annually

    Non-National SHRM members: $45 annually

    Students (6 credits or more): $10

    Please see a board member for a membership form or email us at today!


    Meeting Information

    Monthly meetings are held where scheduled speakers discuss a Human Resource related topic. This allows members of our group to stay up-to-date and well-educated in the HR field. Many topics are covered such as Benefits, Business Leadership, Compensation, Consulting, Diversity, Employee Relations, Ethics & Corporate Social Responsibility, Labor Relations, and much more! Many meetings offer HRCI recertification credits for attending.

    Meetings are held on the 2nd Friday of each month at 11:30 AM unless otherwise noted.

    Our vision is to be a leading resource for businesses and Human Resource professionals within our communities.

    Our Core Values:                    

    We support HR professionals by providing ongoing education, resources, and mentoring opportunities.

    We utilize the expertise of our members to strengthen our communities.

    We assist HR professionals to become strategically aligned with their organization's objectives and goals.

    We encourage the sharing of relevant knowledge and experiences through our membership.