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2024 Annual Conference Chairs

Leah Jaramillo
Co-VP Conference

Sam Moore
Co-VP Conference

Sub-Committee Leads:

Cameron DuBray
Sponsor Sub-Committee Lead

Sarah Craig
Volunteer Sub-Committee Lead

Shelly Herron
Speaker Sub-Committee Lead

Interested in giving back? We need YOU!

Volunteers are the backbone of a successful conference!  

Have 1 hour, 1 day, or 1 week? We have a place for you!

Sponsor Committee:

  • Outreach to potential sponsors, leveraging existing networks and exploring new opportunities to secure financial support.
  • Ensure sponsors receive the agreed-upon recognition and benefits outlined in the Prospectus.
  • Maintain comprehensive records of sponsor agreements, communications, and feedback to inform future sponsorship efforts.
  • Support Sponsors leading up to and during Conference as they set-up and exhibit in the Expo Center.

Speaker Committee:

  • Promote call for speakers, review submissions, and select speakers in alignment with the conference's themes, diversity goals, and quality standards.
  • Work with speakers to ensure they are fully prepared for their presentations, including technical requirements, rehearsal schedules, and content guidelines.
  • Ensure feedback is obtained from attendees to assess speaker performance and inform future speaker selection processes.
  • Support Speakers leading up to and during Conference as they set-up and deliver in their respective breakout sessions.

Event Production Committee:

  • Assist with venue setup, organizing signage, technology needs, and accommodation arrangements.
  • Serve as a point of contact for vendors, ensuring all services are delivered on time and as agreed.
  • Quickly address and resolve issues that arise during the event, from logistical challenges to attendee concerns.
  • Support post-event breakdown including vendor check-out and equipment returns.
  • Ensure feedback from participants, sponsors and volunteers is channeled appropriately.

General Volunteer - Should the above volunteer options not be of interest or you would like to keep your name in the pool for when a need arises.


* Please note that all volunteers are required to be active Austin SHRM members and have registered for full Conference should their role require on site assistance.

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