Why Join the Chapter?
It’s that time of year again: time to renew or begin your IPMA-HR membership!
The benefits of membership in the Albany-Capital Region Chapter of IPMA-HR are easy to identify –
Workshops and seminars that provide training on current HR issues Priority attendance at monthly programs over non-members
Attendance at Members-Only Programs
Networking Opportunities with other HR colleagues
A forum to discuss HR practices
Affiliated membership in IPMA-HR International
Scholarship opportunities for Eastern Region Conferences
The IPMA-HR International Bulletin emailed to you weekly with info on the latest trends and topics in public HR
Did you know that our Chapter is a part of a much larger organization?
The Albany-Capital Region Chapter of IPMA-HR is one of a number of Chapters up and down the East Coast belonging to the Eastern Region of IPMA-HR. The other active chapters include:
Montgomery County, MD Patuxent River Basin, MD Southeast Coast, MA
The Eastern Region Executive Board supports its chapters and offers additional professional HR training and networking opportunities. Eastern Region sponsored events and programs include the Annual Training and Development Conference, which promotes best practices of Public Sector HR Management; the outstanding Awards Program, which acknowledges excellence in the field of Human Resource Management at the individual and organizational levels; and the Scholarship Program, which awards students and professionals to encourage them to continue their professional development via education, certification and conference participation. The Eastern Region also maintains their own website at www.ipma-er.org, which includes training materials from past conferences, Chapter news, and many other resources for your success in HR.
The Eastern Region, in turn, is part of IPMA-HR International, which consists of the Western, Central, Southern, and Eastern U.S. Regions and Chapters world-wide. IPMA-HR provides a variety of benefits including: IPMA-HR publications; participation in scholarship, fellowship and award programs and taskforces; discounts on conferences and workshops; recruitment services; and the internationally recognized IPMA- Certified Professional (IPMA-CP) and IPMA-Certified Specialist (IPMA-CS), which are designed specifically for individuals who are currently employed in public sector human resources. Professional IPMA-HR certification designations can help you to advance your career by giving you the opportunity to pursue continuing education, increase your involvement in the profession, and receive industry-wide recognition. For more information regarding IPMA-HR, log on to their website at www.ipma-hr.org.
As part of our unified membership, the Albany Capital Region Chapter of IPMA-HR sends IPMA International $25 for every chapter member for affiliated membership at the national level. This $25 is included in your Chapter membership dues of $55.00, covering the period July 1st through June 30th. Retirees and full-time undergraduate students pay just $15. Begin or renew your membership today!