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Council Support Services Team

Director, Awards & Recognition

Eve Sweeting, MBA, SHRM-CP, PHR

  Bio:  Eve Sweeting, HR Analyst with Charlotte County Board of County Commissioners, has over a decade of experience as an HR professional in private and public sector organizations. Her current duties include performance management, succession planning, and workforce metrics. She holds an MBA from Florida Gulf Coast University and an MA in Adult Education with a concentration in Human Resource Development from the University of South Florida. Eve is an active member in the HR community having served on the board of Charlotte County SHRM for five years including a term as President in 2012, and completing a two year term on SHRM’s Young Professional Advisory Council (YPAC) in 2013-2014. She is also a proud volunteer for many organizations in her community including Charlotte County Young Professionals, Leadership Charlotte, and Meals on Wheels. 


   Home Chapter:  Charlotte County SHRM
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Conference Chair

Troy Clements, SHRM-CP, PHR

Bio:  For nearly 20 years, Troy, a Certified HR professional, has partnered with organizations to increase likeability and loyalty within the talent base.  Seeking to understand the employee voice and employee input, he helps companies develop cultures to ensure all voices are heard.  He LOVES change and is excited to walk with organizations through the process.  He served as an HR Florida Conference volunteer from 2012-16 and co-chaired the Volunteer Team in 2017-18.
Home Chapter: Greater Orlando SGRM (GOSHRM)

Council Operations Chair
Now Recruiting!

Interested?  Click HERE to complete our volunteer application!


Bio: The Council Operations Chair will shadow members of the EC to gain working knowledge of business structure and strategic culture of HR Florida.  Selection for the Council Operations Chair position does not guarantee serving in an Executive Committee role.  The Council Operations Chair will actively participate in the site selection committee and contract negotiation details for all council functions.  Will also serve as primary back up to the Council Secretary as needed.  Active participation on the State Conference Committee is expected and will assume coordination of logistics for quarterly Council meetings. 


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Editor, HR Florida Review Magazine

Eduardo Safille, JD, LLM, PHR, SHRM-CP, CP MBTI

  Bio:  Eduardo is Vice President of Talent Management at Arc Broward, a tremendous non-profit that provides opportunities for people with disabilities and other life challenges to realize their full potential.  Eduardo also teaches a graduate level Employee Relations course in Florida International University's Master of Science in Human Resource Management program (ranked #1 MSHRM program by  Eduardo serves as President of HR Association of Broward County for the 2019 year
   Home Chapter: Human Resources Association of Broward County

Director, Facilities 

Michele Burns

  Bio:  Michele Burns started her new career at CareerSource Okaloosa Walton as Executive Director in April of 2017.  She previously was in staffing in the Okaloosa –Walton area for over 28 years.  Michele is a native of Okaloosa County and holds a Marketing Degree from the University of West Florida.  Michele has been active in many community events and organizations.  She currently is the Facilities Director for the HR Florida State Board, Diversity Chair for the Emerald Coast Chapter of Society of Human Resources, Vice President of the Okaloosa Public Schools Foundation, Elks Lodge 1795, Early Learning Coalition, Northwest Florida Manufacturing, Opportunity Florida, Co-Chair of Northwest Florida Forward Talent Committee and member of the Panhandle Job Fair. 
   Home Chapter:  SHRM Emerald Coast


John Kinloch, SHRM-CP, PHR

Bio:  John Kinloch is a Certified Human Resources expert with more than 25 years of experience in human resource management positions and a history of working on behalf of employees as a union member. For five years John served as District Director for District 5, and currently serves as Registrar.
Home Chapter:  Greater Orlando SHRM (GOSHRM)

Research Director

Jim Gallo, Ph.D, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Bio:  Jim Gallo is an Organizational Psychologist and HR professional. With 20+ years of leadership experience as a senior executive and management consultant in the field of Human Resources . Jim has worked both within organizations as a senior executive leading multi state operations as well as an external consultant providing customized solutions to organizations. Currently he consults with organizations primarily within the field of HR and OD. Jim also teaches various graduate and undergraduate classes often combining his street theater and improv background into the curriculum. Jim currently serves Research Director for HR Florida State Council.
Home Chapter: Human Resources Association of Broward County (HRABC)

Director, Social Media

Kate Shockey, MMHRM, SHRM-CP, PHR


Bio: Kate Shockey has a Masters in Human Resource Management and has maintained her professional licensure with both SHRM and HRCI since 2010.  Kate is on the HR Florida State Council as the Director of Social Media and serves on the marketing team for the HR Florida Conference and Expo.  In the local chapter, Volusia/Flagler SHRM, Kate has held the roles as Webmaster, VP of Communications, and is currently the President-Elect for 2019. Working for the Clerk of Circuit Court for Volusia County as the Chief Human Resource Officer, Kate has the opportunity to continue her servant leadership role with a public entity serving the staff and her community with the motto - We Love Helping People. 

   Home Chapter:  Volusia/Flagler SHRM  @speakeasymgr


Wellbeing Director 
Now Recruiting!

Interested?  Click HERE to complete our volunteer application!


Bio: Wellbeing Works Florida (WWF) is the nation's first worksite wellbeing SHRM State Council program. Working with the best success tool and a team of trailblazing wellbeing leaders, HR Florida is launching the best wellbeing program for employers, employees, teams, and their families in the United States. We are revolutionizing the way wellbeing is delivered to companies/organizations by bringing comprehensive, integrated tools, education, and communications to Florida employers/organizations at worksites and at chapter meetings.


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Other Council Support

Jenni Stone, SHRM-CP, PHR

Bio:For more than twenty years, Jenni Stone has been immersed in the Human Resources industry, as a Recruiter, Generalist, HRIS Specialist, Project Manager and HR Advisor. Her experience includes the telecommunications, healthcare and staffing industries.

Jenni holds a Master’s degree in HR Management and is a certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR), and SHRM-CP. She is active in a number of professional organizations including Greenville SHRM, where she serves as Communications Director, Association for Talent Development, and Society of Human Resources Management. Jenni continues to share her wealth of knowledge of HR as a frequent speaker at professional human resource meetings and conferences across the US.

Home Chapter: Greenville SHRM|@HRRockstar1


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