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Who is Rose City SHRM?

We are an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management.  Whether you are new to the HR field or have many years of experience, we are a local starting point for networking, information, professional development and continued support of excellence in Human Resources.

We welcome your use of this site as a resource, and encourage you to check back frequently for updated information. We also encourage your involvement and suggestions about all of our activities, on the web and off. We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming meeting or event!

Mission Statement

Equip, empower and engage HR professionals in the greater Tyler area.


Rose City SHRM members will be equipped with relevant knowledge, empowered by development opportunities, and engaged through networking opportunities to promote professional growth and optimize strategic workplace contributions in the greater Tyler area.

Meet Our 2023 Board Members

Holly Bishop 

2022-23 President

Holly has been in the Human Resources field for over 19 years beginning as a coordinator and working her way up to Director. She has experience in the medical field, manufacturing and distribution, and a large church in Tyler.  She currently serves as the Director of HR for Trenchard Consulting. Holly earned a BS in Business Management, has been a member of National SHRM since 2005 and a member of Rose City SHRM since 2017, currently serving as its president. She currently holds a SHRM-CP certification. Holly has sat on several volunteer boards over the years including the United Way, Salvation Army, several church committees, United Fund in Jacksonville, and most recently joined the Meals on Wheels of East Texas Board of Directors. She has been a guest speaker at the UT Tyler Soules College of Business school for several years, as well as teaching an Essentials of HR course and a SHRM Certification Prep Course. Holly and her family moved from Marshall, TX, to Tyler in 2015. Since then, she has enjoyed getting to know the Tyler and surrounding communities. With a set of 15-year-old twins, she stays busy chauffeuring her children to practices, games and school activities.

Broderick McGee

2023 President-Elect 

Broderick McGee was born and raised in Tyler and attended public schools in the Tyler Independent School District. Upon graduating from John Tyler High School (class of 88), he received his Associates Degree from Tyler Junior College, a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from Le Tourneau University, and a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management from Columbia Southern University.

He has over twenty years of Human Resources experience including the telecommunications, retail, manufacturing, and healthcare industries.

He also holds a Professional in Human Resource Certification (PHR) from the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI), and a Certified Professional Certification (CP) from the Society for Human Resources Management.

Joshua VanBuskirk 

Vice President of Technology 

Joshua VanBuskirk is the Human Resources Generalist at Jasper Ventures in Whitehouse, TX. He began HR work in various roles at Target, and currently focuses on recruitment, talent management and benefits administration at his role in Jasper Ventures. Joshua joined Rose City SHRM in 2019, and served previously as the VP of Membership in 2020. Outside of work and the SHRM, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two little kids. 

Sarah Kniffen 


Sarah is currently a Professional Recruiter for Express Employment Professionals’ Specialized Recruiting Group where she connects Accounting, Finance, and HR professionals with companies in the Greater Tyler area.  She brings over 12 years of Staffing experience to her role with Express.  Sarah became a member of the Rose City SHRM chapter, and the National SHRM in 2020, and quickly volunteered to serve as the board Secretary for Rose City SHRM.  During her year serving on the Rose City SHRM board she has enjoyed connecting with other local HR professionals, and hearing the many great speakers through our monthly chapter meetings.  In her free time, Sarah and her husband, Justin stay busy with their three children Mallory, Brady, and Brock.   


PO Box 6655
Tyler, TX 75711

SHRM Chapter #0758

   Tel: (903) 634-ROS

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