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    President

    Katelyn Spanbauer, SMC Metal

    Katelyn currently works as an HR Generalist at SMC Metal Fabricators. Katelyn is a graduate from the University of Wisconsin- Oshkosh where she obtained a BBA in Human Resource Management and Economics, as well as an emphasis in Supply Chain and Operations Management.

    Katelyn holds her Professional in Human Resource (PHR) designation.

    Katelyn was an active member f the UWO SHRM Chapter during her time at UWO and then transitioned to the Oshkosh SHRM Board after graduation. She served as the Secretary (2012-2014), College Relations Director (2015 -2017), President-Elect from (2018-2019) and President (2020-2021). She enjoys the networking and friendships that she has gained throughout her involvement with SHRM and is thankful for the continued opportunity.

    Katelyn stays busy with her husband, three children and two dogs. She also enjoys being part of the volleyball community while both playing and coaching. Currently, she coaches at the high school level.


    President Elect
    Bobbie Moore, Seek Careers and Staffing

    Bobbie has worked for SEEK Careers/Staffing as a Recruiter, Team Leader and currently as a District Team Leader for the last 17 years. Bobbie graduated from the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay with a double major in Political Science and German Language with an emphasis in Environmental Politics and Policy in 2003.

    She has held her PHR since 2008 and SHRM CP since 2017.

    Bobbie has been an active member of Oshkosh Area SHRM for many years and a member of the programming and workforce readiness committees. She served as the Workforce Readiness Director from 2014 to 2016 and as the Membership Director from 2017 to 2019 and President Elect 2020 to 2021.

    Outside of her professional life, Bobbie enjoys cheering on her two children, Dominic and Bella, at soccer and dance. She is an avid runner and enjoys competitively racing throughout the year as well as downhill skiing and hiking. 


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    Secretary
    Kelly Leith, Lakeside Plastics, Inc.

    Kelly is the HR Director at Lakeside Plastics, Inc. (Lakeside) where she has been for over 8 years. Lakeside is a family-owned, customer-focused, ISO certified company established in 1972 which manufactures plastisol-based products to serve a variety of industries. Lakeside is the largest traffic cone manufacturer in North America (the well-known Wisconsin state flower = Traffic Cones!). Kelly graduated from the UW-Eau Claire in 2005 and has more than 15 years’ experience in the HR profession.  Eight years ago, Kelly and her family moved to the Oshkosh area looking for an adventure and an area to explore the outdoors. Kelly holds both her PHR and SHRM CP. She has been a member of SHRM for over 10 years, has participated in the membership committee for Oshkosh SHRM for the last 2 years and has volunteered in many areas across the community at different capacities. 


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    Membership
    Jenni Molash, U.S. Venture

    Jenni Molash is the Regional HR Leader at U.S. Venture which is recognized as an innovative leader in the distribution of petroleum and renewable energy products, lubricants, and tires and parts for the automotive aftermarket. In her career, Jenni is passionate about helping businesses transform their People Strategies to maximize the profitability of the business through the alignment, empowerment and engagement of its people!

    Jenni holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Silver Lake College, double majoring in Human Resources and Business Management; and has also achieved the SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) certification and Professional in Human Resources (PHR) designation.

    Jenni enjoys being an active part of the community, serving in various roles on the Board for the Oshkosh Area SHRM Chapter, and a Board Member for Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Central Wisconsin.

    In her free time, you can find Jenni spending time with her two children Olivia and Miles, where they share a love of the outdoors, live music, and Christmas (any time of year).


    Laurie Grey

    Government Affairs
    Laurie Grey

    Laurie graduated from UW-Oshkosh in 1997 with a BBA and a double major in HR and Marketing and a minor in Spanish. She has worked in the HR field for the last 23 years including two years with a staffing agency and 21 years with her current employer, U.S. Bank. Laurie provides HR consulting services and support for approximately 900 employees located in various states across the country. Laurie has been involved with SHRM for the last 19 years – eight years with FV SHRM, and 11 years with Oshkosh Area SHRM as well. Laurie has also been a member of National SHRM since 2001. She enjoys the field of HR as it's continuously evolving, and the variety it offers. On a personal note, Laurie and her husband have been married 20 years and have two wonderful children, Campbell age 15 and Marnie age 12.  They are both involved in various extracurricular activities, which keep the family busy. Laurie's favorite time of the year is the summer where she is able to enjoy outdoor activities such as camping, grilling, biking, walking, hiking and swimming.


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    Treasurer
    Tony Renning, Strang, Patteson, Renning, Lewis, & Lacy s.c.

    Tony Renning is a founding shareholder of the law firm Strang, Patteson, Renning, Lewis, & Lacy s.c., providing advice and counsel to employers about their rights and obligations under federal and state laws and regulations. Tony advises on all aspects of labor and employment compliance, including wage and hour, leaves of absence, discrimination, harassment, reductions in force, work force management, employment policies and handbooks, as well as other employment-related matters. Tony holds a Bachelor's degree from Indiana University and a Law degree from Marquette University. Tony served on the inaugural Board of Directors for the Oshkosh Area SHRM, serving as Director of Governmental Affairs (2009-2011).  He subsequently has served the Board as President Elect (2012), President (2013), Past President (2014) again as Director of Governmental Affairs (2015-2017). In addition to his volunteer work with SHRM, Tony is actively involved in the Oshkosh community serving on the Board of Directors for the Oshkosh Community YMCA and UW Oshkosh Business Success Center.


    Kendra Arguello of Evergreen Retirement Community

    Workforce Readiness
    Kendra Arguello, Evergreen Retirement Community

    Kendra has worked at Evergreen Retirement Community in Oshkosh since 2013 and as the Employment Coordinator since 2018. Evergreen is a non-profit full Life Plan Community serving older adults ages 55 and better since 1967. Our campus is situated on 35 beautiful acres and includes pools, fitness centers, Thomas E Neta Library, Pub 67, Gardenside Restaurant, Worship and Performing Arts Center and more.

    Originally from Milwaukee, Kendra graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh with a Bachelors in Science- Human Services and Masters of Public Administration. Kendra has been a member of the Oshkosh SHRM Chapter since 2018 and participated as a member of the Workforce Readiness Committee and Programming Committee.

    Outside of work, Kendra spends her time with her husband, daughter and is blessed with a lot of extended family within the Fox Valley that keep them busy.

     


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    Programming Director
    Angela Johnson, Konz Wood Products

    Angela Johnson is the HR Manager for Konz Wood Products in Appleton, Wisconsin. She graduated from UW-Oshkosh in 2017 with a double major in Human Resources and Economics. While in college she was an active member in SHRM and served one year as the Vice-President.


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    College Relations

    Chad Wade, Strang, Patteson, Renning, Lewis, & Lacy s.c.

    Chad Wade is a shareholder with the labor and employment law firm Strang, Patteson, Renning, Lewis, & Lacy s.c. Chad specializes in various Labor and Employment practice areas, including legal compliance for FLSA, FMLA, NLRA, and employment discrimination laws.  He has experience drafting and implementing a wide range of employment policies from his time as in-house counsel for a Wisconsin municipality.  Chad received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from UW-Eau Claire and a law degree from Valparaiso University School of Law. Chad has previously served as the Oshkosh Area SHRM Board’s Director of Governmental Affairs and Chapter President.  In addition to serving on the Oshkosh Area SHRM board, Chad is actively involved in community organizations serving on Boards for the United Way of Fond du Lac County, Covey, and Fox Cities Curling.  He is also a past Co-Chair of the Fox Valley Young Lawyers Association

     



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    Communications Director
    Kevin Virobik, Department of Workforce Development

    Kevin Virobik is a trail-blazing -- and, arguably, the best -- Business Services Consultant for the state of Wisconsin's Department of Workforce Development. Kevin connects area businesses with workforce system tools that speed time-to-hire and effectively exposes career opportunities to Wisconsin's 21st century workforce professionals. Kevin earned a Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of Missouri - Columbia.