All membership dues are paid on a calendar year basis; January 1st through December 31st.

The following are membership categories for the Chapter:

Professional Member - $45*

Membership shall be confined to those persons actively engaged in bona fide human resources work and who devote at least 50% of their time to human resource functions and faculty members holding an assistant, associate, or full professional rank in human resource or related discipline at an accredited college or university. Professional members shall have one vote on business and social matters of the Chapter and may hold office. Dues shall include membership in the Chapter.

Associate Member - $45*

Persons outside the foregoing category who demonstrate to the satisfaction of the Board of Directors to have a bona fide interest in human resources shall be eligible for Associate Membership. Examples include employees or owners of employment agencies, search firms, and organizations whose interests includes placement. Associate members shall have one vote on business and social matters of the Chapter and may hold office. Dues for Associate Members shall be the same as Professional Members, and shall include membership in the Chapter.

Student Member - $30*

Individuals who are (a) enrolled either as full-time or part-time students, at freshman standing or higher; (b) enrolled in the equivalent of at least six (6) credit hours; (c) enrolled in a four-year or graduate institution and/or a consortium of these or a two-year community college with a matriculation agreement between it and a four-year college or university which provides for automatic acceptance of the community college students into the four-year college or university; (d) able to provide verification of a demonstrated emphasis in human resource management subjects, and (e) able to provide verification of the college or university's human resources or related degree program. Student members may not vote or hold office in the Chapter and shall pay dues at the student rate as set by the Chapter.

Honorary Member

Any member in good standing at the time of retirement from any firm, organization or institution may be elected to honorary membership of the Chapter by vote of the Board. Honorary Members shall be entitled to full membership without the payment of dues but will not have the right to vote or hold office.

*Annual Dues. Annual dues shall become payable on January 1 of each year. The amount of dues shall be determined each year by the Board prior to their due date. Any rate increase must be approved by majority vote of the general membership in attendance. Dues shall include membership in the Chapter.