Alexandria, VA –The Indiana State Council of SHRM was named a Top 10 Fundraising State Council for their outstanding support of the SHRM Foundation in 2015. State Council leaders will attend a luncheon in their honor during the SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition in Washington, DC this summer.
Desila Rosetti, Foundation Director for the state council states, “Our membership is committed to the advancement of the profession and professional and has always been generous with their giving. In addition, as a volunteer board with very busy careers, the members of the state council provide good stewardship to assure all activities from fundraising to educational offerings are high quality and a good value to those that are involved.”
In 2015,the Indiana State Council raised $13,255 for the SHRM Foundation. The state council encouraged giving from each member and held many activities including a silent auction using smart phones so that members could continue to monitor their items, book give away’s, 50/50’s and more! The state council’s efforts were led by Desila Rosetti, Foundation Director and President of Organizational Development Solutions, Inc.
“Thanks to the generous donations from the Indiana State Council, the SHRM Foundation is able to deliver scholarships to future leaders, advance HR research, publish complimentary educational resources, and move thought leadership forward. With 50 state councils across the county, being named a Top 10 Fundraising State Council exemplifies the dedication of the Indiana State Council to the Foundation’s work of shaping the future of HR.”
– Mark Schmit, SHRM Foundation’s executive director
The SHRM Foundation, the charity affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management, advances global human capital knowledge and practice by providing thought leadership and educational support, and sponsoring, funding and driving the adoption of cutting-edge, actionable, evidence-based research. The work of the Foundation is only made possible by the support from individuals, companies, and SHRM chapters and state councils. In 2015, the SHRM Foundation’s annual campaign raised more than $1 million for the third year in a row. To learn more about the SHRM Foundation, visit shrmfoundation.org.