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Board Role Descriptions


    An association is only as strong as the volunteers who help lead it. We encourage to consider taking a leadership role in NoCoHRA so that we can continue to serve the HR professionals in our community. Please see the summary for each position below or click on the title for the full role description. To apply for a Board position, please fill out the application form.


    Certification Chair 

    Manage the chapter’s certification study program.  Encourage members to become certified and recertified.  Increase the number of chapter members who are certified SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP and PHR/SPHR/GPHR by the HR Certification Institute.

    College Relations/Young Professionals Chair

    Manage the scholarship program, internship program, and college outreach efforts.

    Legislative Chair

    Monitor and evaluate on a continuing basis pending legislative, regulatory and legal action at the federal, state, and local level that may have an impact on the management of human resources.  Inform elected officials of SHRM's position on legislation affecting the human resources profession.

    Marketing Chairs:

    Digital Marketing Chair

    Oversee and administor all digital marketing communications for chapter.  Responsible for website maintenance, email distribution, online marketing and social media communications.

    Marketing Communication Chair

    Oversee and manage the marketing and public relations activities of the chapter.  Responsible for chapter communications including newsletters and program announcements.  

    Membership Chair 

    Manage the membership function to successfully achieve an increase in chapter membership. Guide the recruitment and retention activities of the chapter


    Provide leadership to the local chapter consistent with state, regional, and SHRM policy, strategies and objectives.  Effectively operate the chapter so that the needs of the members are met.  Perform other duties as required by the local chapter's bylaws.  Serve as a voting member of the state council.


    Assist the president in overseeing all the activities of the chapter.  In the absence of the president, perform all the presidential responsibilities.

    Professional Development Chair 

    Manage the activities of the program committee to provide monthly and satellite programs for the chapter membership.


    Take minutes of chapter meetings, provide notice of meetings and general correspondence.  Maintain chapter records and history.

    SHRM Foundation Chair

    Educate, promote, and represent the interests of the SHRM Foundation and its activities to the chapter membership.


    Act as financial officer and advisor to chapter board of directors.  Maintains the chapter mailbox and distributes mail to the appropriate officer, director, or chair.  Send dues notices and other invoices to members.  File appropriate forms and information with IRS.

    Workforce Readiness/Diversity Chair

    Serve as an elected member of the chapter board of directors. Continuously monitor and evaluate local activities concerning workforce readiness and diversity issues, addressing the broad spectrum of workforce readiness issues impacting both students and other untapped labor pools.

    Plans and encourages chapter involvement and activities impacting the workforce readiness and diversity arena based on local needs. Spearhead the effort to diversify the chapter’s membership/leadership and to publicize successful diversity programs in the local community.

    Presents periodic reports or updates to the chapter president and fellow chapter members. Works in cooperation with state-level workforce readiness and diversity director/advocate.