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    Public Policy Update with Mike Aitken, SHRM’s Vice President of Government Affairs

    Date: January 17, 2014, 8:00am – 10:00am
    CVSHRM Chapter
    Spring Hill Suites - 17280 Valley Mall Road Hagerstown, MD

    8:00-8:15 Registration & Breakfast
    8:15-10:00 Program
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    Mike Aitken is Vice President of Government Affairs for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) in Washington, D.C. SHRM is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. Since 2003, Mike has been responsible for all SHRM governmental affairs endeavors and is a strategic advisor to the Society’s overall external relations activities, including SHRM’s public relations campaign, We Know Next.

    As a member of SHRM’s senior management team, Mike plays a key role in helping to set the strategic direction of the organization, offering important counsel on SHRM’s educational programs and professional development opportunities.

    With over 20 years of experience working on workplace and workforce issues, Mike is a leading authority on issues important to the human resource profession. As one of SHRM’s primary spokespeople, Mike is regularly interviewed by the media and sought out as a speaker for business audiences.

    Prior to joining SHRM in 2003, Mike spent 14 years with the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR), which represents the human resource professionals at 1,750 higher education institutions. During that time, he served on Workplace Flexibility’s National Commission on Workplace Flexibility.

    Mike currently serves as a board member for UWC Board of Directors and the American League of Lobbyists. He is also a member of the National Selection Board of the Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Labor Relations Committee. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of San Diego.

    This program has been submitted for approval for 1.0 HRCI recertification credit.

    Be sure to complete the online survey to obtain the program number for the HRCI credit.

    Please notify Aleta Pasterkiewicz, []of your attendance no later than noon on Wednesday, January 15, 2014. Members who do not reserve by the due date will be charged the non-member rate of $18.00 at the door!

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