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November SHRM Meeting

    SHRM Members:
    Dave Basham will be speaking about the new I-9 forms-that you should start using November 1, 2023. Please save the date – November 16 for this very important update about the I-9 form. We also want to thank Leadership Strategies group for their sponsorship of Mr. Basham and this I-9 program. The link for our November 16 meeting is enclosed. I will resend it closer to meeting time as well.

    Judy (Franklin-Simpson Industrial Authority)

    Zoom meeting link has been sent by e-mail. 

    Note from Rebecca: VTG recently attended his presentation and it was very informative with helpful tips thrown in!

    Dave Basham's biography:

    Dave Basham                                                                             

    Form I-9 and E-Verify Speaker

    ClarifyI-9, LLC

    (Retired, USCIS speaker)

    Late in 2022, Dave started up Clarify I-9, LLC after retiring from USCIS (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services), in Washington, D.C., as their Sr. Form I-9 and E-Verify subject matter expert speaker. In his new role, Dave’s goal is to assist employers in making Form I-9 and E-Verify less confusing.  In his 14 years with USCIS, Dave conducted over 800 presentations, on Form I-9 and E-Verify, via webinar and on-site events to audiences around the country including elected officials, immigration attorneys, compliance personnel to human resources and payroll professionals. Dave’s presentations for associations included Society of HR Management, PayrollOrg (formerly American Payroll), National Notary, and College and University Professional Association-HR, to list a few.

    From 2010-2022, Dave was the USCIS, Verification Division’s point of contact for Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE), Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) agents and auditors regarding E-Verify. From 2017-2021, Dave was a frequent speaker for ICE’s Auditor Training and the Advanced Worksite Enforcement Training at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) in Glynco, GA.

    In 2016, the American Payroll Association presented Dave with their annual Government Partner Award in recognition of his service, as a government agent, to the payroll community.  In 2014, Dave was selected as the recipient of AR (Arkansas) SHRM’s Friend of Human Resources Profession award for his work educating their members on Form I-9 and E-Verify. Dave retired from the U.S. Army, in 2008, after a 20-year career. His awards include the Legion of Merit.