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IL FV SHRM Chapter Secretary

    Chapter Secretary

    Position Summary:
    Take minutes of chapter meetings and Board meetings. Maintain chapter records and history. 

    Responsible To:
    The members of the chapter
    The chapter president


    • Maintain a record of attendance and prepare the minutes of all officers' and directors' meetings.
    • Prepare minutes of chapter meetings.
    • File in the permanent chapter record:
      • Those original chapter bylaws and dated copies of each amendment to those bylaws.
      • A list of current officers,
      • Copies of all chapter publications.
      • Approved minutes of all board of directors and membership meetings.
      • Chapter Charter
      • Legal documents such as IRS Letters of Determination, Articles of Incorporation
    • Participate in the development and implementation of short-term and long-term strategic planning for the chapter.
    • Represent the chapter in the human resources community.
    • Attend all monthly membership and board of directors meetings.

    Resources Available:

    • SHRM supplies the following resources for chapter secretaries
      • Guide to Maintaining Your Chapter’s History
      • Secretary’s Guide to Taking Minutes
      • Fundamentals of Chapter Operations

    And MUCH MORE…available online at