2013 - 2014 Club Leadership

MSHRA Leadership

President - Michael Peterson

Michael attended BYU and UVU studying Business Management and Human Resources. He had the opportunity to play 3 years of baseball at a collegiate level. Michael grew up in many different areas of the country with his father being a surgeon in the Air Force. Before beginning his graduate education, Michael worked for Vivint Inc., Workers Compensation Fund, and CHG Healthcare Services. He decided to come to USU because of the reputation the program has of preparing hard working students to becoming skilled HR professionals. He and his wife, Michelle, have a five month old boy, Andrew. Michael enjoys playing any sport, fishing, and will go to eat chicken wings almost any time of day. Michael looks forward to the opportunities and growth his cohort will be able to generate within the association.

Michael Peterson

Vice President - David Pugmire

I received my bachelor's degree at Utah Valley University in Business Management with a track in Human Resources. I am from South Jordan, UT and am passionate about sports; specifically basketball. I have found a strong passion for human resource management and look forward to gaining experience in all areas of the discipline. In my free time, I love to spend time with my beautiful wife and our new baby girl. We enjoy camping, boating, sports, food, and just hanging out.

David Pugmire

Secretary - Carmel Alpha

Carmel earned her bachelor’s degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Colorado State University, with minors in Business Management and the Spanish Language. She is currently enrolled at Utah State University and expected to attain her master’s degree in Human Resources and Business Administration by May 2016. In her free time she likes to hike, cross-country ski and do yoga. The move from Colorado to Utah has been a great and exciting career choice that also allows her to pursue her love for the outdoors.

Carmel Alpha

Committee Chairs

Alumni Relations - Kyle Udall

Kyle studied at Brigham Young University-Idaho and received his Bachelor of Science in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. He is now currently pursuing a Master of Human Resources as well as an MBA at Utah State University. He loves working with good people on meaningful projects. In his free time Kyle enjoys a rousing game of basketball or finding the best ice cream in town with his wife.

Kyle Udall

Corporate Relations - Adam McKee

Adam McKee was born on a small dairy farm in Cambridge Idaho. He received his undergraduate degree in Industrial-Organizational Psychology and is now pursuing a Master’s degree in Human Resource Management as well as an MBA from Utah State University. Before attending USU Adam worked for 18 months as a staffing & recruiting coordinator for various industries in Idaho and there learned that he had a passion for Human Resources. Adam hopes to assist in the growth of the economy by being a positive influence to the corporate world in the field of Human Resources.

Adam McKee

Learning & Development - Tyson Bradley

Tyson graduated from BYU in April 2014 with a Bachelors in Business Management - HR emphasis. He was the President of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Chapter on BYU campus. He also worked in the placement office helping undergrad students to get jobs in the HR field. He has a myriad of HR experience after having done projects for eBay, Hewlett-Packard, and now OC Tanner. Tyson has been married for over 2 years and is expecting a new family member to come in February 2015. In his free time he likes to play the ukulele and yodel on pristine mountain tops. (He really can yodel!)

Tyson Bradley

Activities - Kalecia Hulsey

Kalecia Hulsey was born and raised in Logan, UT. Prior to enrolling into the USU Masters of Human Resource Program 2014-2015, Kalecia Spent 5 years working on a career in mental health and human services. Kalecia received her B.S. degree in December 2010 from USU in Family Consumer Human Development. Kalecia has had numerous roles as a supervisor and coordinator throughout her career.

Kalecia has a very driven personality and actively seeks out and goes after things that she wants to accomplish in life. She has a history for taking initiative and works hard to get things done effectively. She is currently working an internship with Partners in Business as a Conference Coordinator for the SHRM Crossroads Conference.

Kalecia Hulsey

Recruiting - Jess Bradfield

Jess received a Bachelor of Arts from BYU-Hawaii, a Master of Arts in Organizational Communication from Idaho State University, and loves the culture and excitement surrounding USU’s MHR program. He has interned with the Defense Intelligence Agency, aided ISU’s Department of Marketing in its efforts to increase outer campus enrollment, and worked for two years as a student recruiter with Western Governors University. Jess is an advocate of strategic organizational change, enjoys being people-focused, and aspires to ride in the LOTOJA, the United States’ longest one-day bicycle race.

Jess Bradfield

VP Recruitment - Valerie Soyinka

Graduated in 2014 from Baylor University. I am currently pursuing a Master of Science degree in Human Resources. I was born in Lagos, Nigeria but spent most of my childhood growing up in Texas and Tennessee. I enjoy college football and just creating new adventures with friends.

Valerie Soyinka


Alan Warnick

Alan Warnick received an M.A. in Organizational Behavior in 1973 and a B.S. in Psychology from Brigham Young University 1971. He joined Utah State in August of 2000 and is the current Executive-in-Residence with the Department of Management and Human Resources. Alan is a senior level human resources executive with broad experience in large, multidivisional and international corporate environments. Previous positions include Chief Human Resources Officer for Enron Chemical and Great Lakes Chemical Corporations, Chief HR Strategy and Change Officer for Enron Operations, Reliant Energy, and consulting positions with Chase Manhattan Bank and American Training...

View Alan Warnick's complete biography in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business Faculty and Staff Directory.

Joshua Hartung