ILSHRM Lobbyist Update

Monday 10:45 – 11:45 AM

Session Description

Learn the most up-to date information on where the most impactful employment-related issues stand in the legislative process. Jay will also provide insight and guidance as to how SHRM members can most effectively communicate with their legislators about these key issues.


Jay Shattuck

Jay Shattuck, President, formed Shattuck & Associates Consulting, Inc. in 1997 after a nearly twenty-year career lobbying on behalf of two trade associations and a downstate public utility. He is one of the state’s most respected business lobbyist and association executive. His imprint can be found on insurance, energy, workers’ compensation, unemployment insurance, employment law and wide range of statutes and regulations considered by the General Assembly and Illinois state government for nearly forty years. In 1993, Mr. Shattuck’s lobbying team was recognized by the American Society of Association Executives as a recipient of ASAE’s prestigious Award of Excellence in Government Relations.

Mr. Shattuck is a graduate of the University of Illinois with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. He received his Certified Association Executive (CAE) in 1992 and has been recertified through 2019. Actively involved in a number of professional and civic organizations, he is a past president of the Illinois Society of Association Executives (ISAE), a past chairman of the Business and Industry for Economic Concerns (BIFEC) and past President of Project Safe Illinois. He is a current member of the DCEO’s Small Business Advisory Board, the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission Advisory Board and serves on the Board of Directors of the Sangamo Club.