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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!


Upcoming Events

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  • March 9, 2021 - 12:00pm
    Via Zoom

    We have partnered with Lorne Epstein to host an accredited, experiential workshop about unconscious bias. This workshop teaches how your brain works around unconscious bias and to provides you with tools to reduce the impact of unconscious bias on the choices you make in the workplace.

  • April 13, 2021 - 12:00pm
    Via Zoom

    Mary Funk from Nyemaster Goode will be providing a Legal Update.

  • May 11, 2021 - 12:00pm
    Via Zoom

    Many Human Resource professionals are highly skilled and experienced at coaching team members to success. For these professionals, asking open-ended questions, actively listening, and getting team members to reflect on their experience are engrained, intuitive practices.

    This engaging, interactive session is designed to add...

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    Welcome to the Human Resource Association of North Iowa home page, a valuable source of information for all human resource professionals within our North Iowa area.

    We are an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the leading voice of the human resource profession. Please bookmark this site and visit us frequently for updates on HR events in the North Iowa area.

    Click on Meeting & Events for an updated listing of program topics.

    Click here to contact us and visit as a guest or just come and learn from one of our topics!

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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.