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Welcome to the SKAGIT-ISLAND Human Resource Management Association (SIHRMA)

We have a new website at . For the most up to date information please go to that site. 


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 an upcoming meeting or event!

The Skagit-Island Chapter of SHRM is now a SHRM Preferred Provider.

We are a SHRM Preferred Provider for the new SHRM-CPTM and SHRM-SCPTM Certifications! Beginning in 2015 SIHRMA will be able to award Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for programs offered that relate to the SHRM Body of Competency & KnowledgeTM (SHRM BoCK).

SHRM Foundation : The Aging Workforce

Engaging and Integrating Military Veterans - In 2017 and 2018 we will be building a suite of complimentary products for you use in work and life.

Employer Guide to Federal Tax Credits for Hiring Vets


Need quick answers to your HR questions?

As a SHRM member, you may call, e-mail or chat live with a member of our staff of experienced, certified HR professionals. For self-service, check out our Express Requests that allow members to request and receive via email information on a wide variety of HR topics – virtually instantly. Or, browse hundreds of HR Q&As, all available through this section of SHRM's website.

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Certified, experienced HR professionals are available to respond to your HR questions.
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Request online and receive via email information on a wide variety of HR topics. Responses are sent immediately.
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Brief answers to frequently-asked questions.
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NIHRMA partner (Northwest Human Resource Management Association).  Click here for NIHRMA event information.



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    Skagit-Island Human Resource Management Association (SIHRMA) is the local chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Northwest Human Resource Management Association (NHRMA). We provide information, resources, and networking opportunities to human resource professionals and business personnel in the greater Skagit and Island County, Washington region. Explore our pages to learn more.


    Diversity Awareness. Action. Impact.

    Click here for a free subscription to Diversity Executive magazine.

    What's happening at the State and Regional Level?

    SHRM-affiliated chapters and state councils are divided geographically into five regions. Each of the regions has a council composed of the state council directors in each of the five regions. Regional councils are an integral part of the Society. Regional Councils provide opportunities for best practice sharing among and between the council members.

    • Click here for the Pacific West Region
    • Click here for the Northwest Human Resource Management Association webpage.
    • Click here to for the Washington State Council webpage.

    Conference Grants

    Have you considered attending an HR related conference? Let us help! Visit our Conference Grants page for more information on applying for a grant.

    Sponsorship Opportunities

    Skagit-Island Human Resource Management Association has several opportunities for companies, consultants, etc. to sponsor events.  Please visit our SIHRMA Sponsorships page for more information.