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Welcome to the Central Wisconsin SHRM!

We are an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management. Whether you are new to the HR field or have many years of experience, we are a local starting point for networking, information, professional development and continued support of excellence in Human Resources. 

The Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) is the world's largest HR professional society, representing 285,000 members in more than 165 countries.  For nearly seven decades, the Society has been the leading provider of resources serving the needs of HR professionals and advancing the practice of human resource management.  SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the Unites States and subsidiary offices in China, India and United Arab Emirates.

We welcome your use of this site as a resource, and encourage you to check back frequently for updated information. We also encourage your involvement and suggestions about all of our activities, on the web and off.

We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming meeting or event!


One low membership fee for the entire 2017 calendar year of $150.00.

Join CWSHRM: To become a member of CWSHRM you will need to complete the form at After you complete the membership form, your membership status will be set as "PENDING" and you will receive an email confirming your membership submission. You will then receive an invoice from our chapter treasurer requesting payment.  Payment may be made via credit card, bank transfer, or check.  

Once your membership dues are received, your status will be set to "ACTIVE" and you will receive a confirmation email stating your membership has been accepted for 2017.

Please contact Krissy Rodewald, Membership Director, at with any questions regarding membership!

Salary Surveys

Through a special partnership with MRA - The Management Association, Central Wisconsin SHRM (CWSHRM) members can participate in the following MRA surveys for $195 per survey and receive the report when it’s published.  Rely on MRA’s high-quality, credible and respected data to remain competitive.

Interested in participating? Click on the following link and complete the survey participation form.  Be sure to identify yourself as a CWSHRM member. MRA will email you the necessary questionnaire links so you can begin.

 2017 Industrial & Production Trades Survey
 200+ jobs unique to manufacturing, industrial, and production industry


  • Questionnaire Available: January
  • Survey Deadline: March 10th
  • Report Published: Late May

 2017 Office, Clerical, & Technical Survey*
 140+ office, technical, and service benchmark jobs


  • Questionnaire Available: February
  • Survey Deadline: April 7th
  • Report Published: Late June

 2017 Managerial, Supervisory, & Professional Survey*
 275+ managerial, supervisory, and professional benchmark jobs


  • Questionnaire Available: February
  • Survey Deadline: April 7th
  • Report Published: Late July




For more information contact MRA’s Survey Department, 800.488.4845, ext. 3508 or

If you have any questions regarding the salary survey, please feel free to contact Bob Heyman at



Thank you to our Quarterly Sponsor


Upcoming Events

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  • September 14, 2017 - 11:30am to 2:00pm
    Jefferson Street Inn 201 Jefferson Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403 Phone: 715-845-6500 Fax: 715-845-3133 Email:

    Credits: Strategic Credits Pending

    Registration: Unavailable at this time

    • Check In: 11:15am-11:30am
    • Program: 11:30am-2:00pm

    Presenter Information:

    Professor Dale Feinauer, UW-Oshkosh

    Dale Feinauer...

  • October 5, 2017 - 7:30am to 8:30am
    Dudley Building Dudley Conference Room - 1st Floor 500 N. 1st Street, Wausau, WI

    Quarterly Open Forum

    Speakers: Sara Ackermann and Mary Ellen Schill, Ruder Ware L.L.S.C

    Parking: Feel free to park in the visitor spots in the Dudley Tower parking lot.

    Credits: Pending

    Registration: ...

  • October 11, 2017 to October 13, 2017
    Kalahari Resort & Conference Center Wisconsin Dells, WI

    Registration: You may register online at


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Central Wisconsin SHRM


    (Central Wisconsin Society for Human Resources)
    Superior Award Winning Chapter


    "The mission of CWSHRM is to provide information, education, leadership, and networking opportunities to promote excellence and professionalism in Human Resource Management."


    CWSHRM is an award–winning affiliate chapter of National SHRM and one of fifteen Wisconsin chapters. Over 180 members represent a broad spectrum of Central Wisconsin's business community. CWSHRM provides members various services and benefits to enhance professional development.


    2017 meetings will be held at the Jefferson Inn, Wausau, on the second Thursday of most months. Our meetings provide opportunities to share information and network with fellow Human Resource Professionals plus speakers who share their expertise on various workplace issues, practices, and legislation impacting on human resources.  The cost of the breakfast and lunch meetings are included in the annual membership fee. Non-members are welcome to attend for a fee of $35.00 per meeting. Advance reservations are required. Contact our Hospitality Director to register.


    The current annual membership fee (Jan–Dec) is $150.00. Please click the join now feature on the upper right hand side of this page and someone will contact you shortly.  For more information contact Krissy Rodewald, Membership Director at


    Click here for an application to become a national SHRM member.


    Are you interested in presenting at one of CWSHRM's 2017 membership meetings?

    If so, please send an email to