The Owensboro Society for Human Resource Management (OSHRM) was founded on May 16, 1968. It is proud to be among the more than 575 affiliated SHRM chapters in the United States.  OSHRM is a nonprofit, 501(c)(6) organization.  The OSHRM chapter is comprised of about 100 Human Resource professionals working in Owensboro and surrounding area. 

The purposes of OSHRM include:

  • To promote a forum for the personal and professional development of our members.
  • To provide an arena for the development of trust relationships where common problems can be discussed.
  • To provide an opportunity to focus on current human resource management issues of importance to our members.
  • To provide a focus for legislative attention to state and national human resource management issues.
  • To provide valuable channels for the gathering and dissemination of information.


Tammy Keller


VP of Membership
Megan Edwards

Julia Brown

Carol Huff

Dee Dee Jackson

SHRM Foundation
Karen Russell

Professional Development
Anita Cash

Michelle Drake

Legal Affairs
Mark McAnulty

Workforce Development
Nikie Walker

Linda Keller

College Relations
Amanda Billingsley

Past President
Zachary Parsons

Zachary Parsons

Join the Board

The OSHRM Board leads and organizes the direction and activities for the OSHRM group.  Benefits of taking on a volunteer position include:
  • Networking
  • Resume booster
  • Recognition as an HR leader 
  • Recertification credits toward SHRM and/or HRCI for your volunteer role
  • Membership in National SHRM (if employer does not cover)
  • Attendance at the annual KYSHRM Leadship Conference (includes registration, lodging, meals)
  • Registration to the KYSHRM Conference for one Board member each year
  • Opportunities to shape the chapter and our regional HR future

Each Board position has certain responsibilities, but there are a few responsibilities that are common to all of them:
  • Terms are for two years except for President-Elect which is four years, two as President-Elect and two as President.
  • Regular attendance and active participation in monthly Board meetings.  Board meeting are usually held on the first Thursday of each month.
  • Build your knowledge about your role and OSHRM.
  • Be willing to use your time, knowledge, and resources to help the Board and lead the Chapter.
  • Regular attendance at Chapter meetings.  Chapter meetings are usually held on the second Tuesday of each month.
  • Be a member in good standing with OSHRM and SHRM.

SHRM has created general position descriptions for chapter leadership position.   Click here to visit that webpage.

Interested in learning more?  Contact Tammy Keller, OSHRM President.