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About Us

    Established in 1979 with 34 members, the organization has grown to over 100 members throughout Southern New Mexico. SNMSHRM is a not for profit professional association for HR professionals and anyone with a bona-fide interest in the HR profession.

    SNMSHRM is an affiliate of SHRM.  The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 250,000 members in over 140 countries, the Society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession. Founded in 1948, SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China and India. Visit SHRM Online at http://www.shrm.org.

    The Southern New Mexico Society for Human Resource Management is dedicated to enhancing all aspects of human resource management.  Each month you have an opportunity to network with professionals in your community as well as enjoy some professional development!

    • Build contacts and relationships with other HR Professionals and those performing HR duties
    • Expand your knowledge and technical expertise and interpersonal skills
    • Stay current in the latest trends and legislation affecting the HR profession
    • Become part of an international organization recognized worldwide
    • Become certified SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP and PHR or SPHR to validate your HR knowledge and expertise
    • Volunteer in a leadership role with the chapter - get involved and lead!

    Meetings & Events

    Our 2018 meetings will be held at the Las Cruces Convention Center. Typically we meet on the second Thursday of the month, from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM. Lunch is included. On ocassion, our meeting time may be extended, so please watch the website and our newsletters to be sure you have the correct time for our programs. In September, we hold our annual Employment Law Update at the end of the month in place of our regular meeting. This is a full day event! We make every attempt to have all of our programs pre-approved for both SHRM PDCs and HRCI credit hours. There will be no meeting or event in October or December. If you have any questions about our meetings, please feel free to contact us.