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Chapter Leadership

    2017 Officers


    President
    Michael Kannisto
     
    Vice President
    Linda Rush (bio)
    Lrush@raysonandrush.com 
    Treasurer
    Ellen Kalter, PHR  (bio)
     
    Secretary
    Linda Burns, SPHR (bio)
    Lsburns@att.net 

    Directors


    Membership Director
    Michael Rainone, MS, PHR, SHRM-CP 
    Communications Director
    Katrina Mueller
    College Relations Director
    Marianne Grady, SPHR  (bio)
     
    Diversity Director
    Kit Welge
     
    Program & Certification Director 
    Kim Basto
     
    Sponsorship Director
    Mike Vohrer
    Workforce Readiness Director
    Elizabeth Merino
     
     
       
    Interested in Volunteering?
    Contact Michael Kannisto
     
    Legislative Affairs Director (Open)
    SHRM Foundation Director (Open)
     
    SMA-NJ is part of the Garden State Council-SHRM . Alma Scott-Buczak is the Executive Director for our State. E-mail her at GSCSHRM@aol.com 

    Past SMA-NJ Presidents

    Gerry Crispin, SPHR - 2004 (Chapter Founder)
    Richard Cialone, SPHR - 2005
    Alan LaRotunda, 2006
    Jim Blair, SPHR - 2007-2008
    Michael Kannisto, 2009-2011 
    Robert Hans, January 2012 to June 2012
    Linda Rush - 2013 - 2016