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Welcome to the Salina Human Resource Management Association!

SHRMA Receives EXCEL Award for 2020 Accomplishments

SHRMA was recently awarded the prestigious EXCEL Award for the chapter's accomplishments in 2020.  The EXCEL award is given to SHRM state councils and chapters to recognize major accomplishments, strategic activities, and tactical initiatives that elevate the HR profession.  Read the full press release attached.

SHRM Partners for Mentoring Program

KS State Council of SHRM Board has developed a partnership with KS Dept. of Corrections to build a Mentoring Program, which is their Workforce Readiness initiative.  Cindy Villarreal, Dept. of Corrections,  briefly talked about Second Chance Employment & shared a Reentry video, which speaks a little about this effort, as follows; Cindy will also be one of our Diversity Day speakers.

Recruit Salina Event

Plan to attend Recruit Salina on Friday, April 30th from 8am to 11am.  This is a special event as Imagine Salina launches their support tools and resources for area employers and HR managers.  They will be facilitating conversations among participants on talent attraction and retention, and how Salina can continue to position ourselves as a premiere location to work, live, learn and play.  Register for this free event at: . Guest speaker will be Melissa Knoeber, EVP who is Director of Culture & Talent with Fidelity Bank in Wichita.  The talent panel will include:  Cash Hollistah (Artist), Lauren Driscoll (City of Salina) Eric Montoy (Vortex) and Nissa Inzunza (Kansas Wesleyan University).  For questions of additional information contact Renee Duxler at 785-827-9310 x 127 or [email protected] Click this link for the flyer:

2021 membership applications are now available!  renew or join today!

We are an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management. Whether you are new to the HR field or have many years of experience, we are a local starting point for networking, information, professional development and continued support of excellence in Human Resources.

We welcome your use of this site as a resource and encourage you to check back frequently for updated information. We also encourage your involvement and suggestions about all of our activities, on the web and off.

We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming meeting or event!

Make a Difference in Your Profession and Your Community!

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We promote Dual Membership with SHRM - If you are a member of SHRM, the cost to join SHRMA is reduced to $50 annually!

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Why join SHRMA?

  • Monthly Networking with Local HR Professionals for Sharing Best Practices, HR Challenges, Relevant Information, and Relationship Building
  • Professional Workshops Providing Monthly Education on Current HR Topics
  • Earn Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for HRCI and SHRM Certification
  • Sponsorship Opportunities for Vendors and Members
  • Access to Post and View Area HR Professional Job Postings
  • Availability of Timely Information on Current Pending Legislation
  • Opportunity to Build Your Leadership by Volunteering with SHRMA
  • Access to HR Resources, Monthly Drawings, Certification Resources
  • Types of Membership:  Professional $80.00 - Associate $80.00 - Student $20.00
  • Dues are prorated if joining after January

SHRMA is actively seeking HR Professionals to join the SHRMA Board of Directors as Co-Chairs of the Programs Committee

If interested, please email Brenda Cox at [email protected]



Upcoming Meetings

May 20

SHRMA Meeting- May 2021

"Human, Not Resources"

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Jun 17

SHRMA Meeting- June 2021

Imagine Salina: Pairing Marketing and Data Drive Workforce Development Initiatives

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Jul 15

SHRMA Meeting- July 2021

How HR Can Implement Mentoring to Impact Organizational Retention

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