Seattle, Washington – December 18, 2017 – Resourceful HR, LLC, announced today that their CEO, Jennifer Olsen, will join the board of directors for Life Science Washington, the state’s life science trade association.
With more than 500 members, Life Science Washington brings together research institutions, investors and innovators to grow the state’s life science economy. Along with six other new board members, Olsen’s tenure on the board will begin in 2018.
“I am delighted to welcome Jennifer to the Life Science Washington board,” said Dr. Leslie Alexandre, President and CEO of Life Science Washington. “One of our strategic initiatives is talent recruitment and workforce development within the life science ecosystem. Jennifer not only brings incredible expertise in this area, she’s an advocate for the industry and helped to found the Life Science Washington’s HR Working Group. I appreciate both her commitment and her willingness to serve.”
In addition to the Life Science Washington board appointment, Olsen will also begin her tenure as a board member for the Lake Washington Human Resource Association (LWHRA) in 2018. LWHRA is a “Super-Mega Chapter” of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world’s largest organization which exists to develop and serve the HR professional, and advance and lead the HR profession.
“It’s an honor to serve as a director on both of these boards,” Olsen said. “Both Life Science Washington and LWHRA approach workforce development and HR management in a sustainable way that supports economic growth in Washington state. As a board member, I’m excited about the opportunity to make an impact at the local, state, and national level.”
Olsen has a long history of active involvement in her community. She is a mentor for the Washington Innovation Network, served as a member of the Washington State Life Science and Global Health Workforce Panel, and recently finished her tenure as a member of the 40 Under 40 Alumni Board of Directors.
About Resourceful HR
Resourceful HR is a team of HR and recruiting professionals who provide HR staffing services, outsourced HR and recruiting services for a wide range of industries. Everyone at Resourceful HR is passionate about helping organizations successfully navigate, manage, and develop everything related to the people side of their business.
About Life Science Washington
Life Science Washington is an independent, non-profit 501(c)(6) trade association whose mission is to stimulate life science innovation, job creation and ecosystem vibrancy across Washington state through engagement, collaboration, promotion, and advocacy. More information can be found at www.lifesciencewa.org.
About Lake Washington Human Resource Association (LWHRA)
LWHRA is a “Super-Mega Chapter” of the Society for Human Resource Management. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest HR professional society, representing 285,000 members. The mission of LWHRA is to be a premier resource for members while advancing the HR profession. More information can be found at http://www.lwhra.org .