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Welcome to the Human Resource Association of North Iowa

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! You can find information about our upcoming meetings under the Meetings & Events tab. We hope to see you at a meeting in 2022!  


Upcoming Events

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  • February 8, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

    People who choose HR are often wired to help, but “help” does not always easily translate to traditional business value (i.e. economic profit or shareholder value). Over the past two decades, HR teams have been making the transition from order-taking helpers to strategic partners with the business. This journey has...

  • March 8, 2022 - 12:00pm

    Do you have any of the following New Year’s resolutions? 

    Be more productive. 

    Get my to do list in order. 

    Feel like I am controlling my email instead of it controlling me. 

    Finding time to live my best life. 


    If you use Microsoft...

  • April 12, 2022 - 12:00pm
    NIACC AC101

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    Our founding members were: 
    Ann Ahlin, First National Bank; Jack Faulkner, Northwestern States Portland Cement; Dick Green, Lehigh Portland Cement; Ron Guthrie, Lehigh Portland Cement; Ken Krahn, Curries Manufacturing; Kathy Loeckle, Gamble National Parts; Ronda Parker, Schneider Metal Manufacturers; Ivan Reimer, Sperry Univac; Dick Voellinger, Job Service of Iowa; and Dave Voss, Rockwell/Collins.