Welcome to York 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.

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!

PO Box 21029
York, PA 17402

Chapter #0444

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Affiliate News


2018 Election of Officers

It's election time again at the York SHRM.  You have an opportunity to vote for four key positions President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. Please take a few minutes to participate in this important election process. You can vote for one in each category...

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2017 Hill Visit

By special invitation, on November 16, members from the York SHRM traveled to Capitol Hill to meet with Pennsylvania Senators Pat Toomey and Bob Casey and Representative Scott Perry. The meetings were organized in conjunction with the National SHRM and nationwide...

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Membership Renewals Now Due

Some of the many benefits to your York SHRM membership include: Eight monthly meetings totaling 8 continuing education credits Networking Discounts to an annual seminar with multiple continuing education credits Broadcast Emails Legislative Alerts HR Forums to share...

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Welcome to York SHRM’s new website!

We are happy to announce that our new York SHRM website is up and running!  We hope you will find it easy to navigate.  We are still tweaking and updating different functions, so please be paitent will we continue to make improvements. We moved to this platform to...

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Upcoming Events

September Meeting
Sep 11 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm


Background Checks & HR


Steve Gohn

Steve was born and raised in York, PA and graduated from the York City Schools in 1985 and then went on to graduate from the University of Pittsburgh in 1990 with a B. S. in Business/Marketing and a Minor in Psychology.

His career includes positions as Assistant Manager for ITT Financial, Assistant Manager for Old Stone Mortgage, Sr. Sales Executive for the York Newspaper Company’s Internet Division, and Account Representative for SES Staffing. Volunteer roles include former United Way Cabinet Member, former YorkArts Marketing Committee, Ambassador of the Year 2006 and Board Member of the York County Chamber of Commerce, 2007-2010 Chairman of the York City Special Events earning York City Volunteer of the Year in 2008, Downtown Inc.’s Event Committee, Founding Board of Trustee and Treasurer for the York Area Regional Charter School, an initiative of YorkCounts, Presenter for SCORE, CPC First Time Home Buyers Instructor and the 2011-2013 Chairman of Creativity Unleashed committee promoting York County Economic Development. He was named York SHRM’s Partner of the Year in 2016 and CBY Systems is the York County Economic Alliance’s Small Business of the year 2016-2017.

In 2001, he started with CBY Systems, Inc. formerly The Credit Bureau of York, Inc. as their Marketing Executive and their first Outside Sales Person to promote Employment Background Checks, Debt Collection, Tenant Screening and Business Credit Report services on a National Basis. In 2005 he was promoted to Director of Marketing. Due to the untimely death of his predecessor in 2006, Steve was promoted to President of CBY Systems, Inc. that continues to produce Revenues in excess of $2M annually.

Sponsor: If you would like to sponsor this meeting or others, please contact our Sponsorship Chair click here for contact information.

Certification: Pending certification credit through HRCI and SHRM.

***The deadline for registration is noon on September 7 2018***

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The Millennial Engagement Solution
Nov 13 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am

Topic: The Millennial Engagement Solution – How to Attract and Retain.


Ryan McShane, has been serving the Human Resources Profession for over 20 years and currently operates a consulting firm specializing in Human Resources, Leadership Development and Career Transitions Consulting called HR Evolution LLC.

Prior, to that Ryan worked in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors, learning the various cultural norms, principles and practices of each sector and applying that learning to create High Performance Leaders and Organizations today throughout Maryland and Pennsylvania. Ryan is also the immediate past president for the largest Local SHRM Chapter in the state of Maryland, Chesapeake Human Resource Association, (CHRA).

Ryan’s professional affiliations include serving as Past President for CHRA and on the Board of Chesapeake Human Resource Foundation (CHRF), Board member and Membership Director of Hunt Valley Business Forum, a founding member of Conscious Capitalism- Central Maryland, a Member of York, PA’s local SHRM chapter, a Member of UMBC’s Instructional Systems Development (ISD) Advisory Board, and a former Member of the Boomer Council, an advisory council focusing on civic engagement and mature workforce strategies.

Ryan is passionate about creating and leveraging proactive tools and systems to enable both, individuals and organizations to achieve their highest potential through greater awareness and a conscious approach to workforce management, honoring all stakeholders, wherein equal consideration is given to People, Planet and Profit.

Sponsor: If you would like to sponsor this meeting or others, please contact our Sponsorship Chair click  here for contact information.

Certification: Pending certification credit through HRCI and SHRM

***The deadline for registration is noon on November 9, 2018*

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December Meeting
Dec 11 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Topic: TBD

Speaker: Jane E’del

Jane E’del is a Community Outreach and Resource Planning Specialist for the United States Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division. She was a senior Wage and Hour Investigator. Ms. E’del earned a Masters Degree in Human Resource Management from St. Francis of Loretto and taught in their graduate program. A long-time Harrisburg resident, Jane has been principal French horn for the Central PA Symphony for 28 years, is a member of the Central PA Woodwind quintet and has performed with many local musical groups.

Sponsor: If you would like to sponsor this meeting or others, please contact our Sponsorship Chair click here for contact information.

Certification: Pending certification credit through HRCI and SHRM.

***The deadline for registration is noon on December 7, 2018***

Click here to register.