The Sarasota-Manatee Human Resources Association
(SHRA) is affiliate chapter #0139 of the Society for Human Resources
Management (SHRM), the world's largest associatiaon devoted to human
resource management. Representing more than
210,000 individual members, the Society's mission is to serve the needs
of HR professionals by providing the most essential and comprehensive
resources available. As an influential voice, the Society's mission is
also to advance the human resource profession to ensure that HR is
recognized as an essential partner in developing and executing
organizational strategy. Founded in 1948, SHRM currently has more than
550 affiliated chapters within the United States and members in more
than 100 countries. Visit SHRM Online at www.shrm.org.
home to a broad cross section of some of the area's most talented and
dynamic HR practitioners. We are dedicated to our mission by providing
programs, tools and activities that benefit our members both
professionally and personally.
history of SHRA began in 1963 when a small group of personnel
professionals met and formed the Sarasota Personnel Association as a
"meeting ground" for discussing issues related to personnel
administration. Today, SHRA has over 200 professional and student
members from across sunny Florida's Sarasota and Manatee counties.
The mission of SHRA is to champion the highest
professional standards of HR ethics and performance by providing ongoing
professional development, resources, networking and support for its
members and the community.