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    Are you a current SHRM member and want to join our dynamic chapter?  Just download the LCHRA Membership Application and email it to our membership chair, Andrea Voorhees.  (You can also mail it to Lane County Human Resource Association, PO Box 70711, Springfield, OR  97475.)


    LCHRA membership is FREE and there are so many benefits to joining:

    * Monthly Chapter Meetings with Current HR Topics
    * Networking Opportunities with HR Professionals
    * Study Groups for Members Interested in Certification
    * Participation and Access to Salary Surveys
    * Local, Regional and National Conferences for HR Professionals
    * Volunteer Opportunities
    * LCHRA Website including Job Listings, Event Calendar, Diversity Information, Legislative Information

    Membership in a local chapter can absolutely help you!  By joining a local SHRM-affiliated chapter such as LCHRA, you will gain access to:

    * HR professionals and companies in your community. This will create a network for you to tap into when gathering information on how other local organizations handle various human resource situations, procedures, policies, etc.
    * Local professional development opportunities to improve your HR competencies and advance yourself professionally.
    * Up-to-date information on pending federal and state legislation that may impact your company's operations.
    * HR generalists and specialists who provide information that might otherwise be difficult and/or expensive to obtain.
    * Relationships and contacts with other local companies.
    * Contemporary, successful practices to make your organization more efficient, increase employee commitment, and help line managers carry out business strategy.
    * Detailed, updated information on state and local labor market conditions and issues.
    * The opportunity to obtain SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP and PHR/SPHR/GPHR recertification credits for attending chapter programming that qualifies for SHRM or HR Certification Institute credits.
    * Leadership skills development opportunities.  You can take on a volunteer leadership role in a local chapter, for example. Speak to any LCHRA board member about leadership opportunities.
    LCHRA is a 100% chapter which means that each member must also be a member of SHRM. SHRM Professional Membership is $20 off for first year members when joining online using offer code TOTE17.  Annual dues for National membership are regularly $199.  Click here for more information about joining SHRM!