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About Us

    Welcome to the Columbus Area Human Resource Association.  Whether you are new to the HR field or a seasoned professional, as your local affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management, we are your local starting point for networking, information and professional development. Although the organization has been around for years, we became a SHRM affiliate in 2009. CAHRA offers monthly educational/informational meetings as well as other opportunities to develop contacts and relationships with like-minded HR professionals. We 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. Please join us as we continue to grow!


    2020 OFFICERS

    PRESIDENTShawna Hilbert,  BD Medical

    VICE PRESIDENTJonathan Rauner, Behlen Mfg Co.

    SECRETARY:  Michelle Meyer, Columbus Community Hospital

    TREASURER:  Doris Wemhoff, Lindsay Corporation

    Legislative Chairperson: Scott Messersmith, Columbus Community Hospital

    Membership Chairs:  Nicole Kracl, Behlen Mfg Co.

    and Amanda Henry, Loup Power District

    Program Chairperson: Melinda Allen, Columbus Community Hospital

    Scholarship Chairperson: Hannah Miller, Central Community College

    Social Media Chair: Kristel Hall, Great Plains State Bank

    Certification/Development Chair: Andra Vandenberg, Vandenberg Electric & Communications