Committee Leaders

Leigh Oldham

Certification Chair

Hillary Ramsey

Certification Assistant Chair

Certification Committee

Primary Responsibilities

  • The Certification Chair is to promote the certification of chapter members.
  • Manage the certification scholarship program with WSU to award a MVHRA certification scholarship twice annually.
  • Provide information about recertification to members.
  • Provide information about changes in recertification requirements, exam policies, cost etc.
  • Make announcements about benefits of certification and/or provide newsletter copy or website text on benefits.
  • Provide information about alternative study resources to membership.
  • Forward a list of the HRCI certified members to the chapter Membership Roster Chair and Newsletter Chair for publication.
  • Recognize in chapter meetings those members who pass the test.
  • Maintain communication with the State Council Certification Director and the Human Resource Certification Institute staff.
  • Promote Professional Development seminars to meet recertification requirements.
  • Participate in development and implementation of short and long term strategy planning for chapter.
  • Attend monthly membership and MVHRA board meetings.
  • Achieve a net increase in the number of chapter board members certified.
  • Achieve a net increase in the number of chapter members certified.

Position Requirements

  • Member in good standing of MVHRA.
  • Member in good standing of SHRM.
  • Accreditation as a PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, or SHRM-SCP highly desired.