Officers & Leadership

Yvonne TempleYvonne Temple | SHRM@SHU President

Yvonne D. Temple is in her second year of the Master of Science in Human Resource Management (MSHRM) at Sacred Heart University. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Southern Connecticut State University. Yvonne has over 10 years of professional experience in many aspects of human resources and educational services. Some of the organizations she has worked for are Leadership, Education, ad Athletics in Partnership (LEAP), City of New Haven Youth at Work, Yale-Bridgeport Gear-Up, Youth Continuum, Inc, and Sacred Heart University.

She joined SHRM@SHU as a general member in the Spring of 2016 and noticed there needed to be some systems put into place in order for the chapter to thrive. In the Fall of 2016, Yvonne was voted as President of SHRM@SHU chapter and is working diligently with chapter members to move the chapter along to create more networking and professional development opportunities for the students within the MSHRM program.

Yvonne’s areas of interest include training and development and diversity and inclusion efforts in recruitment. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering, traveling with her husband and children, and cooking.

Christina SanchezChristina Sanchez | SHRM@SHU Treasurer

Christina Rinaldi Sanchez is in her second year of the MSHRM program at Sacred Heart University. She received her Bachelors Degree, Magna Cum Laude, from Marymount Manhattan College, receiving one of two Gold Keys of Excellence for her academic standing. After several years of dancing professionally, she worked in a management capacity for such companies as Banana Republic, the Cornelia Day Resort and Sutton Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry. Upon leaving NYC, she decided to pursue her MSHRM at Sacred Heart University and is looking forward to pursuing her career in Human Resources. In her spare time she enjoys gardening, teaching ballet, and travelling. 

She is a proud member of SHRM because of all of the networking and learning opportunities the organization gives to the Human Resources field.  She states: “It has been a pleasure to be a part of this great community and to help get the SHRM@SHU chapter established.”