The volunteer program is very important to LHRMA. These committees give you an opportunity to be involved and network with individuals of similar interests.

The following is a brief description of LHRMA’s committees. If you do not volunteer to serve on a committee at this time, you can do so at any time during your active membership period.

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS

This committee is responsible for keeping abreast of legislation that affects human resource issues on a national, state, and local level. They keep LHRMA apprised of relevant state and national legislative issues, make recommendations to the LHRMA Board, write letters, testify on behalf of LHRMA, or take other appropriate action based on LHRMA’s position. This committee also takes an active role in promoting local and national grassroots efforts.

PROGRAMS

This committee determines speakers and topics for monthly meetings, seminars, and workshops. They work with the ACA Group Partnership Network Liaison to provide information regarding programs for this committee to consider. Arrangements for meeting places, menus, and various other items required for meetings may be handled by this committee.

MEMBERSHIP

This committee encourages individuals in the Human Resource field to become involved in LHRMA and SHRM National, generates applications for prospective members and recommends membership to the LHRMA Board, hosts new member orientation, sponsors “get to know” programs and updates/publishes the annual membership directory.

MEETING REGISTRATION

This committee assists with registering, greeting, signing in and collecting money from meeting attendees.

CERTIFICATION 

This committee assists HR professionals in preparation for the next PHR / SPHR certification exam. This may also involve facilitating an evening SHRM Certification Study Group Session.

WORKFORCE READINESS

This committee will raise awareness and provide education and programming on Workforce Readiness. The committee will also conduct presentations and other activities to promote Workforce Readiness in the community.

COLLEGE RELATIONS

The committee will coordinate presentations and other activities with student SHRM college chapters. The committee hosts students at LHRMA meetings and provides student chapter assistance as needed throughout the year.

COMMUNITY OUTREACH 

This committee raises awareness, understanding, and provides education on diversity. The committee monitors local and regional diversity issues and programs, and holds one diversity workshop annually. The committee also provides resources, recruits a diverse membership, and is available for questions.

MARKETING COMMITTEE

This committee helps educate about LHRMA through marketing and the internet.

SHRM FOUNDATION

This committee, provides meaningful ways for LHRMA members to support the SHRM Foundation, as a chapter, so the Foundation can continue to support the Human Resource profession in its constantly changing role.