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2019 Board of Directors


Patti Sprinkle
Human Resources Director

 Tara Fournier, SPHR, SHRM-CP, PIHRA President-Elect
Vice President
Tara Fournier, SPHR, SHRM-CP
Human Resources Director
C2 Education

Immediate Past President

Ray Cooke, PHR, SHRM-CP
Human Resources Consultant
L3 Technologies


Lynn Hounsley
Integrity HR Inc.

  Regional Representative Valley Region
Burbank/Glendale, Pasadena, Woodland Hills  
Karen Boublis, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
HR Business Solutionz 
 Brenda Trujillo Regional Representative Central Region
Gateway Cities, Inland Valley, Los Angeles
Brenda Trujillo, PHR, SHRM-CP
Senior Partner & President
Bowen-Meyers & Associates 
 Wayne Munyer, PHR, SHRM-CP Regional Representative Eastern Region
Coachella Valley, Riverside, SW Riverside
Wayne Munyer, PHR, SHRM-CP
Groveside HR Consulting
Susan Bowman, SPHR, PHRca, SHRM-SCP  Regional Representative Northern Region
Antelope Valley, Santa Clarita, Ventura County 
Susan Bowman, SPHR, PHRca, SHRM-SCP
Senior Human Resources Manager
Rite Aid
Jenny Roney, MPA, SPHR, IPMA-CP   
Regional Representative Southern Region
North Orange Co., South Orange Co.  
Jenny Roney, MPA, SPHR, IPMA-CP
Human Resources Director
Irvine Ranch Water District 

Regional Representative Western Region
Long Beach, South Bay, West Los Angeles  



2019 Committee Chairs

 Dylan Robertson

Dylan Robertson, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Executive Vice President, Partner - Employee Benefits Division
SullivanCurtisMonroe Insurance Services, LLC 

 Baskaran Ambalavanan

Baskaran Ambalavanan, SPHR, PHRca, GPHR, SHRM-SCP
Principal Consultant 
Hila Solutions, LLC

Brenda Rushforth 

Government Affairs

Brenda Rushforth, SPHR, PHRca, SHRM-SCP
Chief Human Resources Officer
Pomona College

 Tatiana Hernandez Young Professionals

Tatiana Hernandez
Corporate Human Resources Manager & Business Partner
ACCO Engineered Systems Total Duration 

  Organizational Continuity Open
 Terry Kolasa Club PIHRA

Terry Kolasa
HR & Management Consultant
Omnibus Assoc.

2019 Chapter Chairs

Anne Holden
 Antelope Valley Chair

Annie Holden
Office Manager
Rottman Drilling Co

Kevin Ralph 
 Burbank/Glendale Chair
Kevin Ralph, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Chief Human Resource Officer

 Coachella Valley Chair
Lori Paris, PHR, SHRM-CP
Regional HR Manager
The Management Trust - Desert Division
Rob Boldt
 Gateway Cities Chair
Rob Boldt
Assistant Vice President
Bolton & Company
Damien Jow
 Inland Valley Chair
Damien Jow
Human Resources Intern
Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA)
Mindy Isaac, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
 Long Beach Chair
Mindy Isaac, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
HR Director

 Los Angeles Chair
Jennifer Blair, SPHR
VP, Employee Benefits Consultant
Tolman & Wiker
Barbara Stone
 North Orange Co. Chair
Barbara Stone 
Client Services Consultant
PRO Unlimited
Michael Johnson
 Pasadena Chair
Michael Johnson
Sr. Managing Partner, HR Division
Lucas Group
Christina Gonzalez-Hicks
 Riverside Chair
Christina Gonzalez Hicks, SPHR
Senior Partner
LEAPROS™ Workforce Solutions

 Santa Clarita Chair
Sandi Malmquist, SPHR
Human Resources Director
Gothic Landscape, Inc.

 South Bay Chair
Mery Propster, SPHR
Principal, Consultant
Segue Solutions
Scott Ripley
 South Orange Co. Chair
Scott Ripley
Benefits Advisor
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Michelle Schuh
 SW Riverside Chair
Michelle Schuh, PHR, SHRM-CP
Partner, Employee Benefits
Wood Gutman & Bogart Insurance Brokers
Mary Valdivieso
 Ventura County Chair
Mary Valdivieso, SHRM-CP
Employee Benefits Account Executive 

 West Los Angeles Chair
Hunt Turner
Managing Director of Employee Benefits 
Wood Gutmann & Bogart Insurance Brokers
Nancy Latu
 Woodland Hills Chair

Nancy Latu
Global HR Manager
Chatsworth Products

PIHRA Foundation

 President John Silver
Employment & Career Coach/Consultant

Contact Us

Professionals In Human Resources Association (PIHRA)
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Gardena, CA 90248
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