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Welcome to the Central Louisiana Society for Human Resource Management.

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!       

Please join us for our 2017 CLSHRM Annual Seminar.  Please RSVP below.  You can also complete your sponsorship below.  

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Central Louisiana Society for Human Resource Management

Contact: Lori Sepulvado, VP of Public Relations

Phone: 318-793-3323

CLSHRM Installed Board of Directors for 2017

CLSHRM 2017 Board of Directors from left to right are Tiffany Craig of CLECO, Lori Patrick of Distran Steel, Joe Sharp of Diamond B Construction, Lori Sepulvado of Boise Cascade, Carla Works of CLECO. Not pictured are Yalanda Jones of Northwestern State University and Brittany Trahan of the City of Alexandria.  Alexandria, LA 12/14/2016

The Central Louisiana Society for Human Resource Management (CLSHRM) recently installed their 2017 Board of Directors at their annual Celebration of Accomplishments. Board members will carry out specific duties throughout the year. One of the most important is that of promoting the Human Resources profession within the local business community.

"CLSHRM plans to bring job seekers and employers together through our hugely successful Annual Job Fair to be held in May; as well as promote the importance of strong Human Resources practices and on the job HR knowledge to local area businesses," commented Lori Patrick, HR Manager for Distran Steel and CLSHRM's 2017 President.

CLSHRM is an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). SHRM is the world's largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 250,000 members in over 140 countries, the Society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession. Founded in 1948, SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China and India.

"We are able to take the resources and tools provided by our national programs and bring them home locally," said Joe Sharp HR Manager at Diamond B Construction and the 2018 President-Elect. "This allows us the opportunity for ongoing, up-to-date education, certification programs and networking for professionals in all of Central Louisiana, who have a vested interest in the Human Resources field."

CLSHRM's general membership meets every third Wednesday of the month in Alexandria. Those interested in learning more about the HR field, or to become a member of CLSHRM, can contact them directly at

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We would like to recognize our new members and thank all of you who renewed this year!

Amanda Norred

Aiesha Wright

Stephanie Dauzat

Cynthia Kern

Wiletha Brown

Cheryl Swanson

Elizabeth Matthews

Jackie Brown

Dr. Randall Dupont

Jacob Fontenot

Shirley Guin

Angela Bracey




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