Wichita SHRM


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Dear Members & Prospective Members, 

Welcome to the Wichita Chapter of SHRM. As an affiliate chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Wichita SHRM has over 400 members working in HR related positions throughout the community. The Chapter’s primary objective is to provide professional development, education, networking and community involvement to human resource professionals in the Wichita metro area. 

Wichita SHRM's monthly chapter meetings are held the third Wednesday of each month from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Abode Venue.  

Amber Neises, PHR, SHRM-CP

Wichita SHRM President 2017


Congratulations Carrie Cox, for being named HR Professional of the Year for 2017, Thank you for everything you do to advance the profession. Carrie will be the Wichita SHRM'S nomination for the Trombold award at the KS SHRM conference in September.


Wichita SHRM Receives Prestigious SHRM Award

for Advancing the HR Profession in 2016

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently awarded the Wichita SHRM chapter its prestigious EXCEL GOLD Award for the Wichita SHRM’s accomplishments in 2016.

The award aligns individual chapters and state councils’ activities with SHRM’S aspirations for the HR profession. The award recognizes accomplishments and strategic activities and initiatives that enhance the human resources profession.

“Advancing the human resources profession is a daily mission at SHRM and this Wichita SHRM’S outstanding work this year contributed significantly to that goal,” said Henry G. (Hank) Jackson, president and CEO of SHRM. “Recipients of this prestigious award are those who show a strong commitment to advancing the HR profession through service to the community, local networking, and professional development activities.”

The EXCEL award can be earned at four levels: bronze, silver, gold and platinum, and each level has a prescribed set of requirements and accomplishments that must be met. Wichita SHRM will receive recognition in SHRM publications and at conferences, a logo to display on their website and information to share with their members about the significance of this award.

Congratulations to the 2016 Wichita SHRM Board!!



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8/29/2017 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
SHRM Competency Building Workshop: Space is limited to 30 participants
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9/20/2017 12:00 PM to 9/22/2017 1:00 PM
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