Southwest Washington SHRM is the local affiliate chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). We are committed to enhancing the professional development in the local community and to more than 300 HR Professional Members in Southwest Washington and Northern Oregon. While chapter meetings and programs are usually held in Vancouver, Washington, we also hold regular programs meetings in Longview, Washington, and occasionally in other parts of the region.

Membership in Southwest Washington SHRM is a free benefit with a SHRM national membership. As a 100% chapter, all Southwest Washington SHRM members must also be members of the SHRM (click the link to join) Join SHRM and Designate Southwest Washington SHRM as your Local Chapter. Then complete SWSHRM Member Application. It’s Just that easy!

Our chapter is a separate entity from SHRM National. Your SHRM National membership as well as your local chapter membership comes with unique benefits.
Levels of Southwest Washington SHRM Membership
Membership and affiliate status is by individual person only and is not transferable to any other individual. Prospective members must be currently meet the membership qualifications or be employed or Director of the Southwest Washington SHRM Board.

  • Individual Professional Membership –Someone working in or serving in a HR Role in business. 

  • Individual Affiliate Membership- Someone who supports HR through products or services 

  • Student Membership – Must be a member of College or University in Clark, Cowlitz, Skamania County and preferably part of SW SHRM Chapter at WSUV.

The Application Process

Click the Join Now button, complete the one page form, your application will be routed to our Membership Committee and reviewed by the Membership Director. Once a decision has been made, you will receive notice of your status and events along with all the pertinent new member information.

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