Dwayne Clarke

Mayday Manufacturing

HR Generalist

Linkedin Page

Dwayne Clarke has been in Human Resources for over 15 years specializing in employee well-being and employee engagement. He joined North Texas SHRM in 2016 starting as a brand ambassador and being actively involved in the chapter. He has also worked on the 2019 and 2020 conference planning committee. He is the current chair for the 2021 conference. He is SHRM Certified Professional and currently pursuing a master’s degree in Human Resource Development. He wants to continue helping our chapter grow because HR professionals need continued support and development in our ever changing and evolving profession.

North Texas SHRM is a great resource to accomplish that goal. His desire is to be of service to whoever he can, with the gifts he is given. 


Shirley Krueger

Mayday Manufacturing

Director, Human Resources

Linkedin Page

Shirley Krueger is an experienced human resources professional having worked in a variety of industries including temporary staffing, construction, real estate, manufacturing, and non-profit.  Ms. Krueger is currently the Director of Human Resources at Mayday Manufacturing

She joined North Texas SHRM Chapter in 2017 and began serving on the board in 2018 as VP of Professional Development – Annual Conference, then as President-Elect in 2020.  She was presented with the NTSHRM 2019 Pyramid Award in recognition of her outstanding service to the NTSHRM Society.  She is a graduate of Leadership Denton, past president of Denton Youth Basketball, past Cub Scout Leader, and past volunteer with Communities In School.   

Shirley has lived in the north Texas area all her life.  She graduated from Columbia Southern University with a BS of Business Administration in Human Resource Management.  She holds SHRM-SCP, SHRM-CP, and PHR certifications.


Pamela Barnes

Health Services of North Texas

Chief Financial Officer

Linkedin Page

Pam Barnes has served as CFO for HSNT for over 26 years and has played a major role in facilitating the growth and development of the organization. Ms. Barnes graduated from Texas Woman’s University with a BS of Business Administration in Accounting in 1993. Ms. Barnes joined NTSHRM in 2008 when she was responsible for HR functions at HSNT and joined the board the next year as VP of Finance in which capacity she has continued to serve the organization with enthusiasm. Her volunteerism also includes membership in the Denton Noon Kiwanis club, City of Denton Human Services Advisory Committee, Leadership Denton, past board member of the Tejas Storytelling Association and camp volunteer for the Girl Scouts, Cross Timbers Council.

Co-VP of Membership 

Regina Wright

Denton ISD

HR Director/Employee Relations

Linkedin Page

Regina Wright is the HR Director/Employee Relations for Denton ISD and has been employed with the District for 26 years. Regina is a member of (NCTASPA)the North Central Texas Association of School Personnel Administrator’s where she has served in the roles of Vice President, President, and currently Secretary. She is also a member of TASPA (Texas Association of Personnel Administrators) and AASPA (American Association of Personnel Administrators, serving on various committees. Regina has been a member of NTSHRM since 2007 and has served in the roles of VP membership, President Elect, President, and now serving as VP of membership. She has a passion for serving and enjoys people.  

Co-VP of Membership 

Jeriana Staton

City of Sanger

HR Director

Linkedin Page

Jeriana Staton, Director of Human Resources for the City of Sanger. She has been in Human Resources now for 10 years in both private and public sector. Jeriana has held many roles from a Trainer to Director and many in-between. Her passion has always been to help others and be a resource in the workplace as well as the HR community. She has had the honor of serving on the NTSHRM board for two years now alongside serving on the Dallas HR board. She looks forward to hopefully continuing to serve the greater Denton County area as a HR support, with NTSHRM. 

VP of Programs 

John Hagan


Linkedin Page

John P. Hagan is an HR attorney who practices nationwide employment law from his office in Allen, Texas and is Board Certified in Texas Labor and Employment Law. He is ranked by his peers to be in the top 5% of all lawyers in Texas and is an award-winning author for the College of the State Bar. Mr. Hagan has written on many employment law issues, including damages, discrimination, and wrongful termination. Mr. Hagan has co-authored the Employment Law Handbook - Texas (Texas Association of Business and Chambers of Commerce) and Texas Employment Law for James Publishing.

Mr. Hagan and his firm represent a wide range of companies of all sizes and in all industries. His specialty is counseling companies using best practices and preventative HR resulting in less litigation.  Mr. Hagan has been named consistently as a Texas Super Lawyer (©Thomson Reuters) from 2010 – 2021.


Rhonda Lukie

Rockall Energy

HR Manager

Linkedin Page

Rhonda Lukie is currently the HR Manager for Rockall Energy in Dallas.  Rockall is a privately held oil and gas company and my current role is HR, payroll, and benefits department of one.  I have been in HR for more than 20 years with 13 of that in the oil and gas industry, even moving to Midland for a short time.  I specialize in employee relations and management training programs on topics such as harassment, legal hiring, proper performance reviews and counseling employees.

She has previously served on the North Texas and Permian Basin SHRM boards as well as Lake Dallas FFA Booster Club and was a Girl Scout Cookie Mom in Lake Dallas.

Rhonda earned her Bachelors in Personnel Management from UNT in Denton.

Annual Conference Director

Shay Scarborough
Toyota North America

HR Communications Analyst

Linkedin Page

Shay Scarborough has worked in Human Resources for around ten years and really enjoys employee engagement, compensation, and special projects. Her background includes industries such as aerospace, automotive, and manufacturing. Shay joined the North Texas SHRM Chapter in 2017. She began serving on the board in 2021 and manages the Chapter’s social media networks. She volunteers with her local church, iMentor, and the University of North Texas.

Shay grew up in the central Texas area before relocating to DFW for college. She holds her Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Studies and Master’s Degree in Strategic Communication.  She holds a PMP certification.

Legal Symposium Director 

Naidia Carmona

Communities In Schools of North Texas

HR Onboarding Coordinator

Linkedin Page

Naidia has 5 years of team management and recruitment in the administrative and non-profit industry. She considers herself to be an adaptable and transformational employee who thrives on tough challenges. She is eager to learn and grow in a positive team environment. She's looking forward to assisting with events and anything else that the chapter needs.

Legislative Affairs Director 

Beth McKellar 

Denkmann Family of Businesses

Director of Corporate Operations

Linkedin Page

Beth McKellar is the VP - Director of Corporate Operations for the Denkmann family of businesses, which consists of multiple privately owned family entities with assets in oil and gas, undeveloped land, timber, and commercial real estate in Texas, Mississippi, and Louisiana.  I have been with Denkmann for 20 years, 18 of which have included HR functions, and have facilitated the growth of the company from 5 – 26 employees.  

I am a member of SHRM and the North Texas SHRM Chapter, and I hold the SHRM-SCP certification. I have previously served on the board of all levels of Argyle PTA and Denton Area PTA. 

I have a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Sciences from the University of Georgia.  

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Director

Idalia Fulfer

Cable Solutions

Director of Human Resources

Linkedin Page

Idalia Fulfer is an HR management professional with over 20 years of experience. During which, her diverse career includes management in the Oil/Gas Industry, Construction, Manufacturing, and Distribution/Logistics. Idalia’s educational background includes holding a Bachelor of Science in Business, with a minor in HR Management, and a Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management. In addition, Idalia is certified by the Human Resources Certification Institute as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and by the Society for Human Resource Management as a certified professional (SHRM-CP).

Idalia Fulfer, PHR, SHRM-CP

College Relations Director

Sheila Hyde

Texas Women's University

Assistant Professor

Linkedin Page

Sheila has been wanting to get more involved with the chapter, but was finishing up her PhD and was not certain she would be staying in the Denton area. Her past experience has taught her that volunteering is a great way to meet people with common interests. As a faculty member at TWU, and as one of the advisors for our student SHRM chapter, She believe the college relations position is a perfect fit for her.

Workforce Readiness Director

Susan Wood

IFI Training

Co-Founder and CEO

Linkedin Page

Susan H. Wood is the Co‐Founder and CEO for IFI Training. Ms. Wood started IFI Training in 1995 with three other partners. Susan believed she could make a difference by giving individuals the skills they need to succeed in work and in life. That became our goal at IFI, to change the world . . . one individual at a time. “When work is easier to do, everything you do outside of work gets better.” 

Susan has been instrumental in building a curriculum of workshops to transfer skills in the areas of Communication, Leadership, Business

In 1997 the partnership changed making Susan the primary business owner of IFI Training. We continue to offer the highest quality training with exceptional value.  Development, and "Professional Development". Susan’s expertise is in effective leadership and communication skills. IFI Training has developed the 3D Relationships™ tool recognizing that relationships drive business effectiveness. 

Susan is an enthusiastic workshop leader. She has handled many successful training assignments in the areas of leadership, writing, presentations, proposal development, sales, and interpersonal communication. She has a background in Human Resources and understands the training industry and what training professionals are looking for in results‐based training.    

Ms. Wood has conducted successful training programs for a number of companies throughout the United States.

Community Relations Director

Scott Wood

IFI Training

VP Training Solutions 

Linkedin Page

During his 35 years in the training industry, Scott has worked with several well known training companies that have amazing content and good delivery but still failed to "move the needle". He now works with IFI Training because they care about one thing and one thing only - transferring skills business professionals need. I firmly believe training is only successful if it changes behavior permanently. IFI stands behind that promise.

Scott's interests are helping clients win mega-proposals, techniques to further adult learning, technology for virtual presentations, desktop publishing software that is NOT WORD, Rock-hunting, and deals for Cruises or SCUBA locations.

Scott love North Texas SHRM and say, "It's small enough to not get lost in the shuffle and form meaningful relationships with people."

Social Media Director

Richard Wood

IFI Training

Learning Experience Director

Linkedin Page

Richard first developed a passion for what learning can do for someone as a 19 year-old on the streets of Peru. Powerful principles can and should be life changing, at work and home. As he taught throughout college, he developed a passion for effective teaching and how it facilitates the change he saw in my students and when he was teaching in Peru. After graduating college and working in Human Resources, he saw firsthand how effective training increased employee retention, employee engagement and productivity and created an environment where people made significant changes to help their businesses grow and achieve the greatest things possible. Helping organizations on an individual and corporate level is what keeps him doing the job that he does now.

Emerging Professional Directors

Kathy Buckner

Prime Controls

Human Resource Generalist

Linkedin Page 

Kathy has 25 Years HR Management in the US private sector. She's always "thinking outside the box" to align HR with the mission and vision of the organization through passionate employee service. Kathy's expertise is in Unemployment Mitigation, Conflict Resolution, Investigations, Benefits, Labor Law, Employee Relations, Emergency Preparedness, Workers Comp, Safety. Instrumental in receiving consecutive year awards as a Best Company to Work for in Texas. Past HRCI Instructor Texas Tech University, SHRM State Council, HR Professional of the Year..

Kathy was Lubbock SHRM past chapter 186 President Elect & President for consecutive terms. Lubbock SHRM was  awarded 2000 chapter 186 SHRM HR professional of the year. Kathy was also Chapter 186 Programs Chair twice, past Texas SHRM Board District Director and introduced speakers at Fort Worth SHRM annual convention.

SHRM Foundation Director

Jessica McAden

Decatur County MHMR Center

Human Resources Administrator

Linkedin Page

Jessica is experienced Human Resources Director with a demonstrated history of working in the health care and aerospace industries. She is skilled in Labor Relations, Talent Acquisition, Total Awards, Training & Development and HRIS. Strong human resources professional with a Bachelor and Master Degree focused in Human Resources Management from Tarleton State University. She is excited about the opportunity to network and volunteer with her HR family. 

Have a question or request?

Email us at

For conference inquires, email

Write us at North Texas SHRM PO Box 2704 Denton, TX 76202

Leave us a voicemail at 940-784-3798

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software