About LSHRM

What is SHRM?

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world's largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 250,000 individual members, the Society's mission is to serve the needs of HR professionals by providing the most essential and comprehensive resources available. As an influential voice, the Society's mission is also to advance the human resource profession to ensure that HR is recognized as an essential partner in developing and executing organizational strategy. Founded in 1948, SHRM currently has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and members in more than 140 countries. Visit SHRM Online at www.shrm.org.


The Louisville Chapter of SHRM

The Louisville Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is proud to be among the more than 575 professional SHRM chapters. The Louisville Personnel Association, as LSHRM was first called, was founded in 1940. The organization's name was changed to the Louisville Society for Human Resource Management (LSHRM) on July 1, 1992.

LSHRM is committed to excellence in the practice of human resource management and is Kentucky's largest professional human resources organization with more than 500 members; LSHRM is also affiliated with local student chapters. Chapter members are encouraged to join the national organization of SHRM, but national membership is not a requirement for Chapter participation.

Louisville SHRM Awards

  • 2014 SHRM Foundation Champion – The SHRM Foundation is the charity affiliate for SHRM that delivers scholarships to student and professional members and develops evidence-based practices for the workforce.
  • 2016 SHRM Foundation Champion - The SHRM Foundation is a values-based charity organization whose mission is to champion workforce and workplace transformation by providing research-based HR solutions for challenging inclusion issues facing current and potential employees, scholarships to educate and develop HR professionals to make change happen and opportunities for HR professionals to make a difference in their local communities.
  • 2016 SHRM EXCEL Platinum Chapter - The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) awarded the Louisville Society for Human Resource Management (LSHRM) its prestigious EXCEL Platinum Chapter Award for the accomplishments in 2016. The award recognizes accomplishments and strategic activities and initiatives that enhance the human resources profession.

     

    “Advancing the human resources profession is a daily mission at SHRM and this chapter’s outstanding work this year contributed significantly to that goal,” said Henry G. (Hank) Jackson, president and CEO of SHRM. “Recipients of this prestigious award are those who show a strong commitment to advancing the HR profession through service to the community, local networking, and professional development activities.”

President@LSHRM.org

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Louisville, KY 40232

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