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GAASHRM Membership

All facets of the human resource function are represented in the membership of GAASHRM. Members are employed by many Washtenaw County and surrounding area private and public employers, including manufacturing, insurance, banking, healthcare, utilities, education, retail, transportation, government and service. As a member you can gain exposure to a diverse representation of employers.

GAASHRM offers two types of membership:

Professional Membership
open to individuals who are currently employed in the human resources field or retired from positions in human resources. Regardless of your title, if your job function includes human resources or employee relations management, industrial relations, or specialist responsibilities, we would welcome you as a professional member.

Student Membership--open to students engaged in the pursuit of degree program with a human resources course of study.  Students must be enrolled in a minimum of six (6) credit hours per semester to join GAASHRM as a student member.  Student members are not eligible to vote in chapter elections or hold a leadership position.

Membership is expected to be professional in nature and not to attract individuals joining for the sole purpose of soliciting business.

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Membership Meetings

Membership meetings are designed to provide an atmosphere for casual networking, professional development and learning opportunities.   Meeting programs offer excellent speakers presenting a variety of timely Human Resources topics, most approved for continuing education credit with the Human Resources Certification Institute.

Membership meetings are held at Weber's Inn in Ann Arbor monthly from September through May.  Current rates for membership meetings are:

Professional Member:  $20
Student Member: $12
Non-Member: $35


As a benefit of membership, GAASHRM members receive a deep discount on the cost of attending our events. We encourage members to invite friends and colleagues to chapter events in order to introduce them to the benefits of membership and our registration process has allowed members to register non-members at the discounted price of $20 per person.


Beginning in October, 2016, members will no longer be able to add additional attendees at the discounted member event price during the online registration process. We continue to encourage our members to invite guests and we are happy to offer guest attendance at the discounted member price.  In order to register a guest at the discounted $20 member price, our members can submit a request via email at or submit a “Contact Us” form on our website.

Membership Dues

GAASHRM membership is annual for each calendar year; membership expires on December 31st of each year.  GAASHRM Membership is purchased on an individual basis.  As a GAASHRM Member, you will be asked to provide information about yourself when completing the Membership Application. 

Annual Professional Membership         $100.00 *
Annual Student Membership                $20.00 *

GAASHRM Offers a discount of $20 to those members who maintain membership in national SHRM.  A valid SHRM Member ID will be required during the registration process to receive this discount.

GAASHRM Membership Benefits

GAASHRM seeks to advance the Human Resource Profession by offering members a wide variety of professional development and networking opportunities and a common forum in which to share ideas and experiences. The Chapter serves members by offering Member Benefits: 

  • Member rate for monthly meeting programs (September - May)
  • Access to Member Resources, including all presenter Program Content
  • Quarterly newsletter
  • Members-only Linked In Group
  • Professional development committees
  • Professional networking opportunities
  • Member rate for online job postings
  • Community-based activities
  • HR mentoring opportunities
  • Scholarship opportunities
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GAASHRM is an affiliate of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM)

Membership in national SHRM is separate from GAASHRM. While membership in SHRM is recommended and encouraged, it is not required to join GAASHRM.  SHRM Members are eligible for a membership discount when joining GAASHRM.   For further SHRM membership information, visit the SHRM website.

GAASHRM Membership Questions

GAASHRM's Membership Committee is available to discuss the benefits of GAASHRM Membership and answer any questions about GAASHRM for prospective members.  If you have questions about GAASHRM Membership, please send an email to  You can also complete a Contact Form and a member of the GAASHRM Board will respond to your questions directly.

GAASHRM No Solicitation Policy

It is the policy of GAASHRM to not permit the direct solicitation of our members at meetings, through the directory or newsletter or at any GAASHRM event or activity except through GAASHRM Board approved designated sponsorship activities.

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