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    The Apple Valley Human Resource Association (AVHRA) formed in 1997 to provide leadership, resources, training/education and networking opportunities through local chapter activities and affiliations with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Northwest Human Resource Management Association (NHRMA).

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    Special Thank You to our 2019 AVHRA Board for a job well done!  THANK YOU for your many contributions to the HR profession and AVHRA success!!

    We are honored to announce your 2020 AVHRA Board:
         • President: Staci Sleigh-Layman
         • President Elect:Emily Vincent 
         • Past President: Robin Carey
         • Vice President of Membership: Jasmine Krick
         • Secretary/ SHRM Foundation Chair: Katlen Henke
         • Treasurer: Lisa Lee
         • Professional Development/Certification Chair: Emily Vincent
         • Legislative/Diversity Director: Erin McCool
         • Programs: Robin Fowler
         • Newsletter: Hana Tate
         • College Relations: Deb Hartl
         • Communications/ Marketing: Tammy Spencer

    We are an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management. Whether you are new to the HR field or have many years of experience, we are a local starting point for networking, information, professional development and continued support of excellence in Human Resources.

    We welcome your use of this site as a resource, and encourage you to check back frequently for updated information. We also encourage your involvement and suggestions about all of our activities, on the web and off.

    We look forward to seeing you at upcoming meetings or events!