Human Resources

State of the City

  • 08/24/2017
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Merket Alumni Center


  • Current Members of SHRM Chapter #186

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Guest Speaker: Mayor Dan Pope

Dan Pope was elected Mayor of the City of Lubbock on May 7, 2016. As Lubbock’s Mayor, Dan believes it is important to ensure the City is working for the best interests of all Lubbock citizens when tax dollars are spent and long-term decisions are made. Our citizens, neighborhoods, schools, private businesses, churches, and non-profit organizations all have an important role in leading our city towards a better future. Mayor Pope’s goals include:

  • Public safety
  • Creating new job opportunities
  • Serving the entire community
  • Creating better communication between our citizens and City Hall
  • Bringing common sense leadership to City Hall
  • Promoting the positive aspects of life in Lubbock

Mayor Pope has served in leadership roles on the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, formerly chaired the United Way Campaign, is a former member of the Covenant Health System Board of Trustees and has served 9 years on the LISD Board of Trustees, most recently as Board President.

Mayor Pope founded Benchmark Business Solutions in 1994, and grew his business enterprise into the most successful Xerox Agent-Dealer in the country. He currently serves as Chief Development Officer of Covenant Health System.

Mayor Pope is a Red Raider and he received his B.B.A in Finance from Texas Tech in 1985. He is a member of the Advisory Council of the Texas Tech University Rawls College of Business.

Dan is married to Denise Pope, and they have two children - Manning and Anne Claire. He is an eighth-generation Texan and an Eagle Scout.

Program Information:

Mayor Pope will weigh in on the latest economic data and the status of current city issues and projects.

Topics include:

  • City Growth
  • Economic Development
  • Utilities & Water Supply
  • City Budget
  • Upcoming goals 

SHRM Recertification Credit: 1

Lubbock Chapter #186 of the Society for Human Resource Management is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.

This program is valid for [XX] PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit


    HRCI Recertification Credit: 1 Business      

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A huge THANK YOU to our program sponsor:



 Sam Law Financial





















Lubbock SHRM Chapter #186
PO Box 64183
Lubbock, Texas  79464

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