Membership Committee

The Membership Committee recruits members and supports programs and events that provide development opportunities for HR professionals.

Purpose, Goals and Objectives:

  • The Membership Committee is dedicated to an effective membership process that promotes inclusion and engagement of members  through a wide variety of activities, programming and member requested activities.  We want to hear from you!
  • Increase membership value and member satisfaction through a wide variety of engagement opportunities.
  • Achieve Super-Mega (1000+ member chapter) status with SHRM while achieving 65%-chapter member participation in SHRM.
  • Create learning, networking and volunteer opportunities to engage the membership of AHRMA and our partner organizations.
  • Share the mission and free resources available from the SHRM Foundation via education, support, and fundraising efforts. These resources benefit HR Professionals everywhere.

Volunteer Opportunities:

The Membership Committee has a wide variety of opportunities to get involved – this committee features the best networking opportunities. We are looking for fun and outgoing Members who have 1 to 4 hours per month to share the vision of AHRMA to HR practitioners in Central Texas!

SHRM Foundation Committee

  • The SHRM Foundation champions workforce and workplace transformation by providing...
    - research-based HR solutions for challenging inclusion issues facing employees and potential employees
    - focuses on key elements for workplace initiatives 
    - scholarships to educate and develop HR professionals and students to make change happen
    - opportunities for HR professionals to make a difference in their local communities.
  • The Committee will assist in publicizing, promoting and fundraising for the Foundation
  • Create fundraising fun while we gather donations for auctions, door prizes, and raffles.

Membership Ambassadors

One of the best Volunteer opportunities in AHRMA and a great way to meet and network! As an Ambassador, you will be able to assist with a wide variety of assignments each month.  Ambassadors assist with:

  • Check in and registration, greeting members at AHRMA in-person meetings and events. Host and welcome at virtual events.
  • Call and email new members to welcome them to AHRMA. You can be the face and voice of AHRMA- “How can we help you make the most of your Membership?”
  • Membership renewal calls.
  • Representing AHRMA at monthly meetings and Happy Hour/Networking Events-Engage and have fun is our motto!
  • We are AHRMA-We reach out to all Member and Prospective Members
  • Promote the SHRM Foundation. Whether in person at events, or promote fundraising and raffle tickets, we share information that benefits HR everywhere.
  • Reach out to members who have not been active to re-engage.

Membership Communications 

  • Assist with creating communications of Membership information and special Member events.
  • Want to be a Membership Roving Reporter?  Our Members want to know each other. Share a quick interview thought from one Member to the entire Membership on AHRMA's website, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, or Professional and Social Forums. We can share encourage the benefits of membership.

Membership-We have the premiere volunteer opportunities for you!

Interested in getting involved, making a difference, AND having fun?

    If you are interested in serving on this committee, please reach out to Odette Perez & Wendy Chance, Co-VP's of Membership, at vpmembership@austinhumanresource.org.


    Meet our Vice President of the Membership Committee!

    Wendy Chance & Odette Perez



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