Dues

CAHRA Membership Categories & Dues

Membership in CAHRA is available on an individual, non-transferable basis and is open to individuals based upon 5 categories and their respective qualifications: 

  • SHRM/CAHRA Professional Membership (annual dues: $75)
  • SHRM/CAHRA Associate Membership (annual dues: $75)
  • CAHRA Professional Membership (annual dues: $100)
  • SHRM/CAHRA Student Membership (annual dues: 0)
  • RETIREE Membership (annual dues: 0)

 

If you are employed by a HR Service Provider (Staffing Representative, Benefits/Insurance Sales, Awards Sales, etc.) then CAHRA guidelines dictate that you must be an active SHRM member and may only join under the SHRM/CAHRA Professional Membership category.

 

SHRM/CAHRA PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP (must be a SHRM member)

Annual Membership Dues: $75.00

The rights and privileges of the SHRM/CAHRA Professional Membership include the right to vote and hold office in CAHRA.

An individual shall be eligible for SHRM/CAHRA Professional Membership if they maintain an active membership in SHRM and meet at least one of the following four (4) criteria:

1. Engaged in the profession of human resources management in one (1) or more of the following functional areas:

(a) Employment,
(b) Human Resources Planning;
(c) Training and Development;
(d) Compensation and Benefits;
(e) Health, Safety and Security;
(f) Employee Relations;
(g) Human Resources Research;
(h) Affirmative Action/Diversity;
(i) Labor Attorney; full-time attorneys with at least three years' experience in counseling and advising clients on matters relating to the human resource profession;
(j) Human Resources Management Consultant; full-time consultants with at least three years' experience in the field of human resource management.

or

2. Hold a current human resource related certification (i.e., SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, PHR, SPHR, or GPHR) and are Members of SHRM.

or

3. Faculty Members holding Assistant, Associate, or Professor rank in human resources management, or any of its specialized functions, at an accredited college or university, who possess at least three (3) years of experience teaching such topics at this level.

or

4. Individuals, who at the time of application, would have qualified under section 1 above but are unemployed or working in a non-HR related field for less than 3 years, may be approved for this category of membership.

SHRM/CAHRA ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP (must be a SHRM member) 

Annual Membership Dues: $75.00

Individuals shall be eligible for SHRM/CAHRA Associate Membership if they are not human resource practitioners but possess an interest in the profession and/ or are involved in one (1) or more of the functional areas listed above for the SHRM/CAHRA Professional Membership. SHRM/CAHRA Associate Members may not vote or hold office in the Chapter.  These members must be active members of SHRM to maintain membership with CAHRA.


CAHRA PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP (not a SHRM member)

Annual Membership Dues: $100.00

The rights and privileges of the CAHRA Professional Membership include the right to vote and hold office in CAHRA with the exception of President and Chair of the Board.

An individual shall be eligible for CAHRA Professional Membership if they are currently engaged
In the profession of human resources management in one (1) or more of the following functional areas:

(a) Employment,
(b) Human Resources Planning;
(c) Training and Development;
(d) Compensation and Benefits;
(e) Health, Safety and Security;
(f) Employee Relations;
(g) Human Resources Research;
(h) Affirmative Action/Diversity;
(i) Labor Attorney; full-time attorneys with at least three years' experience in counseling and advising clients on matters relating to the human resource profession;
(j) Human Resources Management Consultant; full-time consultants with at least three years' experience in the field of human resource management.


SHRM/CAHRA STUDENT MEMBERSHIP (must be SHRM member)

Annual Membership Dues: none

SHRM/CAHRA student members may not vote or hold office in the Chapter.

Individuals who are enrolled as full-time students in a human resource degree program at the college or university level and also hold SHRM student membership. 

RETIREE Membership

Annual Membership Dues: none

Retired Members shall retain the rights of SHRM/CAHRA or CAHRA Professional Membership and shall pay no dues.

All persons who were active SHRM/CAHRA Professional or CAHRA Professional members for at least 10 (ten) consecutive years, have attained the age of 62, and are retired from full time employment shall be eligible for Retired Membership upon approval of the Board of Directors.

 

Solicitation Policy
To maintain the professional integrity of the association, there is no soliciting of members or guests immediately before, during or after chapter events. Approved sponsors shall be allowed to display company information in the appropriate locations.