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    Nancy Halbrook, SHRM-CP, PHR

    Environmental Consulting & Technology



    Traci Ball, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
    President Elect / VP Membership

    Florida Credit Union



    Tim Lambert, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
    Director, Workforce Readiness for
    HR Florida State Council

    Tim Lambert has been a human resources professional for over 35 years and a member of SHRM since 1983. He retired in May, 2015, as the Human Resources  Manager of Gulf Power Company in Pensacola, FL, a subsidiary of Southern Company, based in Atlanta, GA. An active volunteer leader, Tim served as President of Greater Pensacola SHRM in 2012 and serves as the Workforce Readiness Director on the HR Florida State Council.. Additionally, Tim retired in 2010 as a Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve and currently serves as the State Vice-Chairman for North Florida of the Department of Defense Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) and as the Gainesville/Ocala Area Chairman for ESGR



    Debra Puckett, SHRM-CP, PHR

    Deb Puckett has primarily worked in the finance sector of the business world for 40+ years.  She accepted a position with NCCER in 2004 as Staff Accountant and Human Resources Manager.  She obtained the PHR Certification in 2006 and the SHRM-CP in 2015.  She has been a member of SHRM National since 2005 and NCF SHRM since 2005.  Deb has also been a member of the Board as Treasurer since JJ was president, i.e. several years.

    Board Members  

    Donna Burdge
    Programs Director

    Burgeoning Vine


    Carolynn Buchanan
    Government Affairs Director
    Temp Force


    Katrina Cohens
    Diversity Director
    Capital City Bank

    Katrina Cohens has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, and 10+ years of experience in leadership, compliance, and performance development/employee relations.  She currently works for Capital City Bank as a District Operations Manager.  Katrina has been a member of SHRM for several years, and has served on the board for 2+ years.



    Marlena Wesh
    College Relations Chair
    Florida Credit Union

    Marlena Wesh is a HR Generalist at Florida Credit Union in Gainesville, FL.   She previously worked in administration at UF Law.  Marlena graduated with a Bachelors and Master’s degree in HR from Clemson University.  She competed in the 2012 Olympic Games.


     Appointed Leaders  
    Suzanne Schiemann, SHRM-CP, PHR
    Website Administrator
    Gainesville Regional Airport

    Suzanne Schiemann has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, and 13+ years of experience in recruiting, benefits administration and HR policy development.  She currently works for the Gainesville-Alachua County  Regional Airport Authority as a Manager, Communications & Human Resources.  Suzanne has been a member of SHRM for thirteen years.  She has been a member of the North Central Florida chapter for eleven years and has served as website administrator for 2+ years.