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About Us

    Welcome to High Country Human Resource Association (HCHRA)

    We are the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) local affiliate chapter covering Eagle, Summit, Garfield, Pitkin, Routt, Grand, Moffat, Rio Blanco and Lake Counties here in the Colorado High Country.

    Our Vision

    To elevate the HR profession in the Colorado High Country

    Our Mission

    To develop HR professionals through education, collaboration and the sharing of best practices. Add value to high country businesses by empowering HR professionals with the skills to impact employees, customers and the bottom-line. Build strategic alliances with our business and education community partners as we advance the HR profession in the Colorado high country.

    We have over 80 members and a great line-up of programs aimed at all stages of the HR profession and both general and strategic topics.  We hope to see you at our next event or program!


    The SHRM Family

    HCHRA is one of six local chapters in the state of Colorado. Membership offers robust HR programming on a local level, builds HR communities for the development of professional relationships and enhances the capability and credibility of the HR profession. 

    Colorado SHRM State Council (COSHRM)
    COSHRM is a collaborative effort of the Colorado SHRM Chapters and national SHRM "at-large" members in Colorado. COSHRM's mission and vision is to guide and facilitate professional and student development through collaborative initiatives that serve the professional and advance the profession in our state.  

    The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) 
    SHRM is the world's largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 285,000 individual members, the Society's mission is to serve the needs of HR professionals by providing the most essential and comprehensive resources available. 

    For more information, read SHRM Membership: A Smart Investment and click HERE for the SHRM Membership Benefits Guide.