The new leader of the Columbia, South Carolina chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (Columbia SHRM) is Karen Luchka Wingo of the South Carolina Department of Social Services, who has been elected the organization's president.
Other newly-elected Columbia SHRM officers include Vice President and Program Chair Christi Sheppard of TM Floyd & Co.; Membership Chair Mylene Virata of the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice; Treasurer Bryan Gates of WNS Global Services; and Secretary Jenny Buck of Verizon Wireless.
Newly-chosen board members include Legislative Chair Sheila Bias of Richardson Plowden; Student Liaison Jim Fadell of Consultants of Carolina; Workforce Readiness Chair Terry Baggot with SC Budget and Control Board; Manufacturing Chair Kim Miranda of the Palmetto State Armory; Media Chair Sharon Woodward of AgFirst Farm Credit Bank; Certification Chair Vida Jennings of BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina; Diversity/Community Affairs Chair Rhonda Midgette of TD Bank; and Vendor Relations Chair Susan Wilson of Palmetto Utility Protection Service.
New Ad Hoc Board members include Rodger Benson of Starbucks Roasting Facility, Rita Halverson of Staples Shared Services Center, and Christina Thoesen of Terminix.
Ex-Officio members of Columbia SHRM include William Floyd of Nexsen Pruet and Hagood Tighe of Fisher & Phillips.