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Welcome to Lower Columbia Human Resource Management Association (LCHRMA)!

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.

LCHRMA hosts monthly meetings featuring a guest speaker that focuses on HR and employment related topics. Our meetings are open to all human resource professionals, business leaders, and students interested in human resource management.

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 our activities, on the web and off.

We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming meeting or event!


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  • January 9, 2023

    The Lower Columbia Human Resource Management Association (LCHRMA) awards scholarships to residents of Clatsop, Columbia, Tillamook, and Pacific county who are graduating high school seniors or

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