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Southeast Kansas Human Resource Association, SEKHRA, is an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

Whether you are a business professional, student, or new to the HR field, we welcome you to join our Chapter. We are a local starting point for networking, information, professional development, and continued support of excellence in Human Resources. 

SEKHRA is a network established for the purpose of sharing resource information, and ideas and seeking to impact business, government, and media on human resources issues. We currently include membership in the following towns: Parsons, Pittsburg, Cherryvale, Independence, Coffeyville, Neodesha, Fredonia, Humboldt, Columbus, Chanute, Girard, Fort Scott, and Erie, Kansas.

Membership fees are $40 a year, $20 for a half year, or $10 to drop in for a monthly program. All programs include lunch with RSVP.

 If you’d like to join our Chapter or wish to attend one of our meetings as a guest, email us at SEKHRA, send us a message on Facebook,  or click to join.

What is SHRM?
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest HR
professional society, representing 285,000 members in more than 165 countries.
For nearly seven decades, the Society has been the leading provider of resources
serving the needs of HR professionals and advancing the practice of human resource
management. SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States
and subsidiary offices in China, India, and the United Arab Emirates. For more information
please visit

SEKHRA is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®.





The Association shall not discriminate in membership on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We welcome your use of this site as a resource and encourage you to check back for updated information. We also encourage your involvement and suggestions about all of our activities, on the web and off.

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  • May 16, 2024 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
    Via Zoom- RSVP to

    Come join us as we hear from Labette Bank's IT Director!! He is going to present material over AI in the workplace, which as time goes on becomes much more relevant to the HR world. See you then!

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