Portland State University:
Human Resource Management Association
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Mission: Promote human resource management education and relationship building at both the university and professional level turning today's HRM students into tomorrow's professionals.

Welcome to the PSU Human Resource Management Association! We are a student chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management, sponsored by the Portland Human Resource Management Association. PSU HRMA offers undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to expand their knowledge of HRM topics and to begin building a professional network for your future. Our professional network in the Portland area is extensive and comprised of top HR professionals.

We encourage you to attend our weekly meetings to learn more about HRM. Our professional speakers present information on a variety of topics related to human resource management. Join us on Org Sync and Facebook to receive the latest information on upcoming speakers, programs, and networking events. Be sure to check out our upcoming events by visiting our calendar. You may also also use our Contact Form to connect with HRMA officers to learn more about our student chapter. We look forward to seeing you at the PSU Human Resource Management Association!

What's Happening in November?:

Weekly Meetings for Fall quarter are held in SBA 170 from 4:10-5:10 PM. See calendar for details.

  • November 5th - Speaker: Diversity with Dante James
    Dante James from the City of Portland is coming to talk about Diversity. He is the Bureau Director of the Office of Equity and Human Rights. View his biography here.

  • November 12th - Business Meeting
    Our Secretary and Director of Chapter Information Systems will be graduating this Fall —congrats to Jessica, Lauren, and our graduating seniors of HRMA! If you are interested in joining the leadership team, we still have four additional openings! Becoming an officer or director is a wonderful way to get involved and become more active in our organization. We highly encourage anyone who is interested to apply. The new Secretary will be elected and directors appointed on November 12th. To apply, please submit a letter of intent no later than this Friday, November 7th at midnight. If you have any questions, please e-mail

    Available Positions: [Click to see Position Details]
    - Secretary
    - Director of Information Systems
    - Director of the Merit Award
    - Director of Visibility

  • November 19th - Speaker: Compensation with Kim Miller & Jamie Autry
    Join us in our last meeting of the Fall term. Kim Miller from Care Oregon and Jamie Autry from Metro will be visiting us to speak about compensation.

    Recent News:

    Three New Officers
    Congratulations to our new officers and welcome to the team! We will be filling two more positions in Winter for Secretary and Director of Merit Award. Stay tuned!

  • Director of Chapter Information Systems - Alexandra Meneely
  • Director of Visibility - Angelene Green
  • Treasurer - Brooke Konrad

  • 2014-15 HRMA Officers
    Congratulations to the newly elected officers! Looking forward to another great year!

  • President - Elizabeth Oropeza-Castro
  • VP of Recruiting - Kiko Zhao
  • VP of Programs - Robert Berger
  • VP of Internal Relations - Malia Stocker
  • VP of External Relations - Pablo Acosta
  • Co-VP of Marketing - Anupriya Singh
  • Co-VP of Marketing - Azahra Keith
  • Treasurer - Kiki Zhao (De facto)
  • Secretary - Lauren-Millie Golden

  • April 24th - 2014 HRMA Annual Fundraiser: "It's a Carnival Out There!"
    Thank you to those who came out to support PSU HRMA. It was a fun and successful night! (Click to see more photos)

    April 4-5th - Portland State's HRMA Wins the SHRM Pacific West Case Competition! (E-Newsletter)

    Street Address:
    University Center Building
    527 SW Hall Street, Room 486H
    Portland, Oregon 97201-5230

    Mailing Address:
    PO Box 751
    Portland, OR 97207-0751

    Email: Contact Form

    Frequently Asked Questions

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