Martha Bryson, SPHR, Hope HealthCare Services director of staff relations, has been appointed registrar for the HR Florida State Council, an affiliate of the Society for Human Resources Management.

Currently serving as treasurer, Bryson serves as part of the executive committee that governs the activities of the council, including the 2013 HR Florida State Conference & Expo.

A member of the Hope HealthCare Services team since 2003, Bryson is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources, a career-long commitment dedicated to mastering the core HR principles and staying current in the HR profession. She has held the position of secretary and was a two-term district director on the HR Florida State Council. Bryson previously served as president of HRMA of Southwest Florida and is a graduate of Siena Heights University in Michigan.

Representing more than 14,000 individual members, the HR Florida State Council is the state affiliate for the SHRM. Founded in 1948, SHRM is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. HR Florida State Council is a 100 percent volunteer entity whose primary objective is to support the mission and initiatives of SHRM through education, coordinating professional development efforts, and serving as the conduit for communication among SHRM and chapters as well as at-large members.