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Message From the President
John Marino
Greetings my HRMA Compatriots!

Pursuant to a (less than subtle) suggestion from my friends at Pinnacle Entertainment, my profile picture has been updated. Apparently, I have not aged well in my tenure with HRMA and my picture was no longer "accurate" in their opinion...

All kidding aside, what an exciting time for our organization! Click here to read more.
HRMA Awarded the 2016 Platinum Excel Award
SHRM Excel Platinum 2016
HRMA has been awarded the 2016 Platinum Excel Award by SHRM. This award recognizes outstanding achievements in chapter operations and a commitment to providing meaningful programs and services to our members. It also is recognition of our continued growth and development as a business leader, capable of developing strategies that lead to business success.
Welcome to Our New Members!
We would like to officially welcome our newest HRMA members! We hope to see you at our upcoming meetings! View new members here.
HRMA Panel on Human Resources Jobs
On April 27th, HRMA hosted an energetic panel discussion and networking session for people interested in breaking into an HR career. The event, which was aptly entitled "How to Get a Job in Human Resources," kicked off with a lively conversation led by panelists Jill Davis, Robert Lowrey, Ashleigh Leenerts, and Bonike Akinsanya. Click here to read more.
Nominate a Fellow HRMA Member
Do you know a fellow HRMA member who has had a great achievement lately? Maybe they've been promoted, accomplished a big project, or have been recognized within their organization or the community. HRMA would like to spotlight its members for these achievements on social media and/or the newsletter. Send nominations that you have to to be considered!
2017 Spring SHRM Seminars in St. Louis - June 7-9
SHRM Seminars are designed to help HR professionals succeed amid evolving workplace norms, changing regulations and shifting organizational priorities. HRMA St. Louis members - register for a SHRM Seminar and get a $200 discount. Click here for more information.
HRMA & City of St. Louis Partner in Request to SHRM
HRMA and the City of St. Louis partnered to submit a request for consideration as a future host city for the SHRM National Conference, the SHRM Leadership Development Forum and/or the SHRM Diversity & Inclusion Conference. Click here for more information.
SHRM-Certified Professionals Now Number 100,000
In March, our profession reached a major milestone when the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) awarded its 100,000th certification - just two years after launching the SHRM-SCP and SHRM-CP program. Practitioners who hold these credentials are the advance team for tens of thousands more who will pursue SHRM certification - and, importantly, recertification - in the coming years. Read more here.
Brought to you by HRMA Newsletter Committee Co-Editors Andrew Metcalf and Josh Owings.

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