Join SHRM

    It’s tough in these days of complex workplace issues and rapid social change to maintain top performance as a professional Human Resource Manager. You need all the expert help you can get. You need Southern New Mexico SHRM (SNMSHRM), an Affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) on the local level to give you access to a wealth of programs that can broaden your skills and make you more valuable to your organization.

    As a member of SNMSHRM, the local chapter of SHRM, you will be part of the largest professional organization in the world dedicated exclusively to the advancement of Human Resource Management. As a professional yourself, shouldn’t you be a member of the leading professional organization in the field?

    Membership Categories

    Regular Membership: Persons employed with responsibilities in the Human Resource Management Profession at all levels regardless of job title, faculty members holding assistant, associate, full time attorneys, or full time consultants who specialize in providing counsel and advice on matters of concern to human resource professionals shall be eligible for regular membership. All regular members are encouraged to be members of SHRM and provide their SHRM identification number and expiration date at application and renewal to the Chapter. Persons outside the preceding categories who have a bona-fide interest in human resources management are eligible for Regular membership as well. The rights and privileges of regular members include the right to vote and hold an elected office in the Chapter.


    APPLY HERE - National SHRM member



    Student Membership (Free): Individuals who are members and/or officers of a local affiliated student chapter of SHRM, or individuals who are actively enrolled (minimum of 10 hours) in a human resource program at the college or university level. Student members may not vote or hold office in the Chapter. Student members are eligible for other member benefits, such as access to the membership directory, special prices for events, and receipt of the chapter newsletter as determined by the Board. There will be no annual dues applicable to this class of membership.

    Apply Here - Students

    Honorary Membership (Free): A member of SHRM and SNMSHRM, who has retired from active full-time employment and has attained a minimum of five (5) years of regular Membership within 8 years of the date of retirement, may be eligible for nomination by a member of the Board for honorary membership in SNMSHRM. Honorary Members may not vote or hold an elected office in the Chapter. There will be no annual dues applicable to this class of membership.

    Life Membership (Free): Life membership will be on all Past Presidents in appreciation of service and leadership to the chapter. Life Members have all privileges of membership, including the right to vote and hold office in accordance with eligibility and term limits as defined in the Bylaws. There will be no annual dues applicable to this class of membership.

    Members in Transition: Active regular chapter members who are unemployed at the time of their membership expiration will be offered a one-time opportunity to extend their membership for up to one year at no cost. Any active chapter member who becomes unemployed within 30 days prior to membership expiration date and up to 90 days after their membership lapses is eligible. Additionally, the member must be unemployed at the time he/she applies for a transitioning membership. Before activating a transitioning membership, the requestor must communicate his/her unemployment status to the Chapter President or Membership Director via e-mail, fax or mail. Transitioning members will receive all SNMSHRM free and discounted member benefits for up to one year, except for voting privileges and the ability to hold office or chair a committee. Members in transitioning membership status may reinstate their regular membership at any time during their transitioning membership period by paying the annual dues. Transitioning membership will not begin until the President or Membership Director receives and processes the application form. Members will be notified when the membership has been approved and reactivated. Student members do not qualify for transitioning membership status.

    How to Join SNMSHRM or Renew Your Membership

    National membership in SHRM is encouraged, but is not required, for joining SNMSHRM. SHRM members do enjoy a reduced rate on SNMSHRM dues. We encourage you to become a member of both!

    To become a SHRM national member:

    • Become a member of SHRM by visiting

    • Affiliate with our Chapter by entering our Chapter number (0322) on your SHRM Membership Application or by submitting a Chapter Designation Form (Word Document).

    For additional questions regarding membership, contact our Membership Director at [email protected].

    Want to Access our SNMSHRM Member Resources?

    You must be a member in good standing to access the portion of our website reserved for our members.

    Everyone has access to most areas of the website, but to access our Member Resources, you will need to be a member. Once your membership status has been verified, you will have access to this part of the website. When you complete an application online, you will have access once your payment is verified. If you email or mail the membership application, we will need to complete the online application for you. Once this is done, you will receive an email that explains how to login so that you can access those special Member Resources. These resources are only available to our members. If you do not need to access those areas, you will not need to login when you go to the website. To log in, click Sign In at the top right of any page on our website. If you have forgotten your password, click on sign in and then request a new password.