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As a 100% affiliate chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management, Inland Empire SHRM serves the greater Inland Empire area of Riverside and San Bernardino Counties of Southern California.  Serving a community of thousands of human resources professionals and a membership of over 500 representing various industries, we strive to provide professional development, essential information and valuable resources to HR professionals.

 If you are a member of SHRM, you can be a member of IE SHRM too. Visit our membership page to find out more. You don't have to be a member to attend our events. Visit our calendar page to find out about our upcoming events. 

A message from SHRM President, Johnny C. Taylor, Jr.

Chapter Mission Vision & Values

The Inland Empire Society for Human Resource Management Chapter was established in 2004 as a 100% affiliate chapter of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM). Our members pay no annual membership dues or fees to be a member of Inland Empire SHRM with current SHRM membership.

The mission of Inland Empire Society for Human Resource Management is to provide HR professionals with local resources for professional development, information on laws, and best practices impacting the field of Human Resources.

Our vision is to develop a collaborative group of IE SHRM members and HR professionals in the Inland Empire through participation, mentorship and networking.

We strive to add value to the organizations we serve and contribute to the ethical success of those organizations. We advocate for the HR profession, and strive to enhance the knowledge, credibility and value of Human Resources.

Inland Empire SHRM membership has grown to over 500 HR professionals and has been awarded the SHRM Membership Super Star for significant membership growth.


Board of Directors

President: Lora Hassani, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
President-Elect: Vacant
SecretaryDaniella Waitschies
Treasurer: Rachel Guerra
VP of Membership: Vilma Brager, PHR, SHRM-CP
Membership Roster Chair: Vacant
College Relations Director: Vacant
Emerging HR Professionals Chair:  Sarah Thompkins
Marketing Chair: Sheryl Cherry, MBA
Social Media Chair: Vacant
Sponsorship Director: Vacant
Director of Programs: Vacant

Director of Prof. Development:  Vilma Brager, PHR, SHRM-CP

Programs Chair: Camarin Brode

Logistics Chair: Vacant
Legislative Director: Brent Garrett, Esq.

Conference Chair: Bob Bruner

IE SHRM Past Presidents

2016-2017             Joey Koloasinski, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

2015-2016            Craig Seal, PhD, PHR, SHRM-CP
2013-2014            Rhonda Tompkins, PHR, SHRM-CP
2013                       Sharee Andrade, PHR
2012                       Richard Dawson, SPHR-CA, SHRM-SCP
2011                       Bob Bruner, Founder
2009-2010            Joy Ward, Founder
2008                       Paul Becker, PHR
2007                       Paul Becker, PHR

Sponsorship Opportunities

We rely on the generosity of sponsors to help us in our mission to provide HR professionals with the opportunity to grow, learn and develop in their field. We are grateful for each prospective sponsor's passion for our mission . . . . (MORE)