If you are an HRLA member hoping to become more active within the chapter, there are many opportunities available to you. Our committees present a variety of activities in which you can become involved, and any assistance and time you can offer is much appreciated!
Communications and Marketing Committee
This committee is responsible for compiling, editing, designing, and laying out the chapter’s newsletter. Additionally, this committee works with local media sources to ensure community awareness of chapter activities and assist with promoting our events. Duties include providing local Chambers of Commerce and newspapers with brief chapter-related news, providing content to the Webmaster for online posting, and participating in the development of short-term and long-term strategic planning for the chapter.
This committee is largely responsible for the recruitment and retention of HRLA members. Other duties include maintaining the membership database and promoting membership to the HR community at large. Membership Committee members coordinate efforts to welcome new members at each meeting, and respond to requests for information about membership through telephone calls, e-mails, and personal contact. This committee also notifies and follows up with each member for annual renewal in December.
This committee researches and selects the topics and speakers for program and satellite meetings throughout the year. This committee works to find topics of broad interest to chapter members, and provides information about each meeting to members and affiliates. Committee members work with hotels and banquet facilities in the area to set up meeting locations. Other responsibilities include submitting program content to the HRCI for certification credit approval, distributing and collecting program evaluation surveys at each meeting, and writing articles and summaries for the newsletter and website about each program.
Board members generally serve a term of two (2) years. Occasionally a seat will become vacant mid-term; when these vacancies occur, an announcement is made at the meeting following the vacancy. If you are interested in serving on the Board of Directors, please contact email@example.com.
Volunteering for Workshops, Group Activities, and Special Functions
If you are interested in serving on a workshop committee, helping out at a meeting with setup and registration, or want to suggest a special function or activity, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org