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2020 Alabama State Council

    2020 Alabama State Council


    Mike Polis
    Morris Group International
    Vice President of Human Resources
    (334) 260-5216

    Yvonne Thomas, SHRM-CP
    Director- Elect
    (256) 394-5135


    Mary Ila Ward
    Immediate Past Director
    (256) 227-9075

    Jack Eyer
    Chapter Management Professional
    Managing Partner with Relax, It's Handled
    (205) 202-0205

    Joshua Bracken, SHRM-CP
    Business Manager
    Pilgrim's Pride
    Complex HR Manager
    (256) 616-8669

    Jillian Miles, GCDF, SHRM-CP
    Horizon Point Consulting
    Talent Management Consultant
    (256) 283-5689



    Paula Watkins, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
    State Council Advisor
    Technical Professionals Group
    VP Southeastern Operations
    (256) 453-4666

    Marisa Dault
    District Director Advisor
    Westside Terrace & Rehab First
    Human Resources Director


    Jeff Powers, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
    SHRM Foundation Director
    Toray Carbon Fibers America, Inc.
    Director, Human Resources & General Affairs
    (256) 260-1005

    Blinda Walker, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
    Co-Government Affairs Director
    American Proteins, Inc.
    Human Resource Manager
    (256) 531-3716




    Jennifer Parker
    Co-Government Affairs Director
    Payroll Services, LLC

    Tim Lingo, SHRM-SCP
    Certification Director
    The Boeing Company
    Human Resource Director
    (256) 617-2249

    Rena Ramsey, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
    Diversity/Inclusion Director

    Rebecca Bowen, SHRM-CP, PHR
    Workforce Readiness Director
    University of Alabama- Birmingham
    HR Consultant

    Dr. Kim Lafevor, DBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
    College Relations Director
    (256) 216-5359

    Gary Valcana, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
    College Relations Assistant
    Athens State University
    Department Chair, Human Resources Management
    (256) 216-5374 (office)



    Brandi Ingram
    Membership Co-Director
    Perdido Beach Resort
    Human Resources Manager
    (251) 981-9811

    Jillian Miles, GCDF, SHRM-CP
    Social Media Director
    Horizon Point Consulting
    Talent Management Consultant
    (256) 283-5689

    Lorrie Howard, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
    Horizon Point Consulting
    Talent Management Consultant
    (571) 259-7094


    Denny Smith, PhD., SHRM-CP
    District Director- District 1
    (NASHRM-Huntsville, TVC-SHRM-Decatur,
    The Shoals, North West Alabama-Winfield, Cullman)
    Calhoun Community College




    Kim Dunaway
    District Director- District 2
    (BSHRM, Calhoun County,
    Tuscaloosa, Marshall County)
    Elwood Staffing
    Business Development Manager

    Gwen Black
    District Director- District 3
    (Montgomery, East AL-Auburn/Opelika,
    Flowers Baking Co. of Opelika, LLC
    HR Business Partner

    Ryan Lee
    District Director- District 4
    (Mobile, Baldwin County,
    Escambia County)
    Austal USA
    Workforce Development Manager

    Jillian Miles, GCDF, SHRM-CP
    Conference Committee Chair
    Horizon Point Consulting
    Talent Management Consultant
    (256) 283-5689

    Jack Eyer
    Event Coordinator

    Yvonne Thomas
    Volunteer Chair

    Rena Ramsey, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
    Speaker Liaison

    Mike Bean



    Kim Dunaway, CSP
    Calhoun County


    Brandi Ingram
    Baldwin County


    Concetta Lewis, SHRM-SCP, SPHR


    Ryan McCuiston, SHRM-CP, PHR

    Taylor Simmons, PHR/SHRM-CP/GCDF/CPRW
    Decatur Tennessee Valley




    Jessica Sanders
    Dothan Wiregrass

    Megan Sumners, SHRM-CP, PHR
    East Alabama Auburn/Opelika
    Wendy Austin Lett
    Escambia County


    Melissa DeVore
    North Alabama




    Nanna Posey
    Marshall County


    Susie Jones, SHRM-CP


    Paula Barlow, SHRM-CP, PHR

    April Kendrick, PHR

    Crystal Wilson, PHR, SHRM-CP