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    Qualifications for Membership

    The Chapter is a 100% Chapter of SHRM. All Chapter members, regardless of category, must be members in good standing of SHRM. To achieve the mission of the Chapter there shall be no discrimination in individual memberships because of race, religion, sex, age, national origin or handicap. Memberships are individual and are not transferable to other individuals.

    Professional Members

    Membership shall be limited to those individuals who are (a) engaged in the profession of human resource management at the exempt level for at least three years; (b) faculty members holding an instructor, assistant, associate or full professor rank in a human resource management, management, or any of its specialized functions at an accredited college or university; (c) consultants, business owners, or managers with at least two years experience in the field of human resource management; (d) attorneys with at least two years experience in counseling and advising clients on matters relating to the human resource profession. Professional members may vote and hold office in the chapter.

    Associate Members

    Individuals in non-exempt human resource management positions as well as those individuals who do not meet the professional member category, but who demonstrate a bona fide interest in human resource management and the mission of the Chapter. Associate members may not vote or hold office in the Chapter.

    Voting

    Each Professional member of the Chapter shall have the right to cast one vote on each matter brought before a vote of the members. Associate Members are not eligible to vote.

    Dues

    Annual membership dues shall be established for the next year by the Board prior to the mailing of renewal notices. Currently, there are no local dues.

    Termination of Membership

    Any member failing to maintain membership in SHRM will forfeit his/her membership in the Chapter.