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PAHRA Bylaws


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    The purposes of this Chapter, as a non-profit organization, are:

    • to provide a forum for the personal and professional development of our members;
    • to provide an opportunity to develop leadership, managerial, public speaking and group decision-making skills;
    • to provide an arena for the development of trust relationships where common problems can be discussed and deliberated;
    • to provide an opportunity to focus on current human resource management issues of importance to our members;
    • to provide a focus for legislative attention to state and national human resource management issues;
    • to provide valuable information gathering and dissemination channels;
    • to provide a pool of human resource management leaders for perpetuation of the Chapter and of SHRM;
    • to serve as an important vehicle for introducing human resource management professionals to SHRM;
    • to serve as a source of new members for SHRM; and
    • to serve as part of the two-way channel of communications between SHRM and the individual members.


    The Chapter supports the purposes of SHRM, which are to promote the use of sound and ethical human resource management practices in the profession and:

    • to be a recognized world leader in human resource management;
    • to provide high-quality, dynamic and responsive programs and service to our customers with interests in human resource management;
    • to be the voice of the profession on human resource management issues;
    • to facilitate the development and guide the direction of the human resource profession; and
    • to establish, monitor and update standards for the profession.