Meet the Officers
President - Alex Houlton
3 fun facts:
I biked across the country.
My favorite genre of music is metal.
I am a co-founder of the WKU Climbing Club.
Vice President - Hannah Goble
Hello, my name is Hannah Goble and I’m currently Vice-President of SHRM. I’m a senior here in the college and will be graduating this May with my bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management. Three fun facts about me are that I’m left handed, traveled to Europe, and love anything music.
Secretary - Allen Clark
I am a senior. 3 fun facts: In the 8th grade I ran a homemade candy business at school. I've interned at Schneider Electric as the Global Risk Oversight intern. I enjoy a good can of plain black olives. I'm a Human Resources major with a minor in economics.
Treasurer - Jacob Mudd
My name is Jacob Mudd, and I am an Human Resources Major. I LOVE the outdoors, especially snow skiing! I am a Baptist minister in training! I was an accounting major for two years, HR is SO much better!! Join SHRM.
Faculty Advisor - Dr. LeAnne Coder
Dr. Coder is an Associate Professor of Management with an emphasis in the area of Human Resource Management. Her research interests are in the areas of human resource management and corporate social responsibility in small businesses. She has published articles in academic journals such as the Journal of Small Business Strategy, Leadership and Organizational Management Journal, Journal of Economic Psychology, and Contemporary Economic Policy. Her work has been presented at 14 academic conferences and she serves as an ad hoc reviewer for several academic journals. Dr. Coder’s teaching interests are in Human Resource Management. In addition to the introductory human resource management course, she has taught courses in compensation, human resource analytics and information systems, and effective staffing practices. Dr. Coder led the effort to align the WKU HR curriculum with the Society for Human Resource Management curriculum guidelines. This ensures that our HR students are learning the skills and information necessary to be top HR leaders in industry after graduation. Before joining WKU in 2007, Dr. Coder worked in industry for 15 years and held positions such as human resource manager, logistics manager, inventory control manager, cost analyst, and production engineer.