To be successful volunteer leaders, candidates for Officer or Director positions on the BNHRC Board should possess the following qualities:

    • Leadership skills
    • Creativity/innovation
    • Ethical professional behavior
    • Motivates, inspires, empowers others
    • Represents the values and views of BNHRC and SHRM
    • Presents a professional image
    • Strong communication skills
    • Recognized by peers
    • Ability to work in teams
    • Sound judgment
    • Past history of involvement and high performance
    • Ability to identify and develop future leaders
    • HRCI certified or SHRM certified preferred
    • SHRM member preferred (required for President and President-Elect)
    • Regular attendance at Chapter meetings and Board of Director meetings
    • HR professional experience
    • Company support (financial and time)

Officer Descriptions

In general, candidates for Officer positions must be Professional members of BNHRC as defined in Article VI, Section 2 of the Chapter By-Laws. The Chapter By-Laws are available on the BNHRC web site. The President and President-Elect are required to be members of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) in good standing while holding office. It is recommended that candidates be members of BNHRC for one year prior to holding office. Candidates are also encouraged to serve as a Director on the Board or other volunteer role prior to holding office.

The following is a list of role descriptions for Officer positions on the BNHRC Board:

Director Descriptions

All candidates for Director positions must be members of BNHRC in good standing at the time of nomination or appointment and for the duration of the term of office. Regular attendance at Chapter meetings and BNHRC Board of Director meetings is expected.

The following is a list of role descriptions for Director positions on the BNHRC Board:

If you have any questions about the duties of these or other volunteer positions, you may contact the current incumbant or  


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