(LAFAYETTE, LA) – Brent Hebert, Director of Leadership and Organization Development for Dupré Logistics, was recently named 2010 president of the Acadiana Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (ASHRM).
Hebert was voted in last year by society members and served as president-elect of the society for 2009. A member of the ASHRM since 2000, he has also served as treasurer for the society from 2007 & 2008.
In his new role as president, Hebert will work to promote the three primary goals of the Acadiana Society for Human Resource Management: to support the continued business growth in Acadiana, serve local human resource professionals and advance the human resource profession within Acadiana. For more information, visit www.acadianashrm.org.
Throughout Hebert’s involvement with ASHRM, he has seen a rapid growth of the human resource community in Lafayette. The society’s membership has grown from 120 members in 2003 to 250 members today.
“There is a need to support the people management side of business, and our role is to foster the growth of the human resource profession here in Acadiana,” Hebert said. “We not only work with local entities like LEDA and the local Chamber of Commerce, but also with human resource organizations on a state and national level in order to enhance our knowledge of HR-related trends that will help us do what’s best for the local community.”
Hebert has also been a board member of the Louisiana Society for Human Resource Management State Council for two years and is currently serving on the Louisiana State Legislative Committee for human resources and transportation-related legislation.
With more than 250,000 individual members in over 125 countries, the Society for Human Resource Management has a network of more than 575 affiliated chapters in the United States. These local chapters have adopted the goals of SHRM by advancing the human resource professional and serving the profession.
Dupré Logistics LLC is a team of professionals who design and deliver safe, diversified solutions and services for quality-focused clients committed to increasing their competitive advantage. Dupré has more than 1,000 team members and headquartered in Lafayette, La. For more information, visit www.duprelogistics.com.