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Welcome to the Northshore Region Human Resource Association




Welcome to the NRHRA website! NRHRA is the local affiliate of SHRM serving professionals on the Northshore of Lake Pontchartrain in Southeast Louisiana.  We are very excited about the programs that will be offered in the upcoming year. From monthly chapter meetings to networking opportunities to community outreach projects, our Chapter offers a little something for every HR professional looking for development, support, and a way to give back to the profession.
Should you have any questions, suggestions or comments, please don't hesitate to contact me at  I look forward to meeting you at one of our events this year!
Kindest Regards,


Jennifer Whatley

2015 NRHRA President


Northshore Region Human Resource Association is now a SHRM Preferred Provider for the new SHRM-CPTM and SHRM-SCPTM Certifications!

Northshore Region Human Resource Association is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.




Upcoming Events

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  • April 15, 2015, 9:30am – 11:00am
    Court Administration, Room 3210, on the third floor of the St. Tammany Parish Justice Center (Courthouse), 701 N. Columbia St., Covington

    Phase 2 Drug Court Clients


    Human resource professionals will be available at the end of Drug Court (9:30 a.m.) on the dates indicated for mentoring sessions that follows immediately after the conclusion of Drug Court.  At that point, the HR professionals and...

  • April 16, 2015, 8:30am – 10:00am
    Clarion Inn & Suites Conference Center 501 N Hwy 190, Covington, LA 70433 (985) 893-3580

    Amy Landry, PHR, VP of Willoz Consulting will be presenting "Conflict Resolution for Immediate Results".  Conflict happens.  But it does not need to be the source that divides teams or burns bridges.  Julie Willoz shares proven tools that diffuse tense conversations and allow room for dialogue and problem...

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 HR Professional of the Year

 Congratulations to Gretchen McKinney from the

City of Mandeville for her efforts in 2014!


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2015 Board of Directors

Back Row: Patty Mahoney (Treasurer), Kathy Lamkin (Diversity & Inclusion Director), Michael Weiner (Legislative Director), Corianne Green (Membership DIrector), Suzette Bryan (Workforce Readiness Director)

Front Row: Curtis Parker, Jr. (President-Elect), Wendy Lorenz (Publicity & Forum Chair), Gizelle WIlliams (Secretary), Jennifer Whatley (President), Marianne Tanner (Past-President), Victoria Kinchen (Newsletter Director & Student Chapter Liaison Director)

          Missing: Danielle Riecke (Programming Director)            


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Registration is NOW OPEN for the 2015 Louisiana SHRM State Conference!!!!

The Conference will be held on April 9 - April 10, 2015 in Lafayette at the Cajundome Convention Center.  Visit the State Council website for the State Conference registration forms and details!

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