October General Meeting

  • October 18, 2016
  • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Abilene Country Club


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Please join us for our October monthly Big Country SHRM meeting at Abilene Country Club from 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM. 



The Importance of HR In Retaining and Maintaining a Vibrant Community


Retaining and recruiting talent in Abilene can be a challenge, but there are a multitude of initiatives taking place with a focus on maintaining a vibrant community.  Drawing in new talent and retaining the talent we have takes a team approach with human resources professionals at the center of helping grow and retain a strong workforce. 

Come join us for an open discussion with City Councilman Anthony Williams, Sr.  He will be discussing a three-pronged approach to addressing the workforce needs in Abilene, TX. Topics for discussion will include:

  • Evaluating workforce needs from a political standpoint
  • Economic development in Abilene
  • Community collaboration

About Our Speaker

Anthony Williams, Sr.

Anthony graduated from McMurry University with his bachelor's 1993.  He currently serves as the City Council Place 3 and the Mayor Pro Tempore.  He currently works at Abilene Christian University as the Chief Business Services Officer. 

Mr. Williams is heavily involved in the community serving as a Trustee at McMurry University, President of the Community in Schools program, an Executive Committee Member West Central Texas Council of Governments, and many many more.

As a community member and City Councilman some of Anthony's goals for Abilene include:

-To promote equality and opportunity for all the people in the community

-To bring people together and  look at things from a holistic point of view. 


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