Michael P Aitken

Director of Governmental Affairs
Society for Human Resource Management


Mike is the Director of Governmental Affairs, for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) in their national office in Alexandria, VA. SHRM is the world's largest association devoted to human resource management. He is responsible for all Association governmental affairs endeavors; including managing and developing the strategic focus of SHRM's governmental affairs. Prior to joining SHRM, Mike was with the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR), which represents the human resource professionals as 1,750 higher education institutions and Bonner & Associates, a public affairs firm in Washington, DC where he worked on state public policy issues. Mike currently serves as a member of the UWC Board of Directors, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Labor Relation's Committee and, the National Advisory Council to Corporate Voices for Working Families. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of San Diego.