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About Us

    Mid Hudson Human Resources Association (MHHRA) is a not-for-profit association and affiliated chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).  Based in Dutchess County, New York, we service a total of eight counties throughout the Hudson Valley including all of Dutchess, Greene, and Ulster counties, as well as parts of  Albany, Columbia, Delaware, Orange, and Putnam counties (service area map).  MHHRA is dedicated to the advancement of the Human Resource profession and the development of Human Resource professionals in our community.

    Purpose: To provide the opportunity for Human Resource professionals to meet and discuss issues of mutual interest; to gain ideas, share information and skills; and to provide a forum to enhance educational opportunities in the Human Resource field.

    MHHRA is the proud winner of the 2023 Small Chapter Pinnacle Award for enhancing the SHRM community.  

    Additonally, MHHRA is the past recipient of the following awards:

    • 2016 SHRM EXCEL Gold Award
    • 2013 SHRM Membership Super Star Award
    • 2013 SHRM EXCEL Silver Award
    • 2010 SHRM Membership Super Star Award
    • 2009 SHRM Superior Merit Award
    • 2008 SHRM Merit Award
    • 2006 SHRM Superior Merit Award
    • 2005 Superior Merit Award


    Historically, MHHRA hosts meetings for our members on the 2nd Thursday of each month. In the wake of the COVID-19, pandemic, MHHRA provides programming content virtually and in-person when possbile. Each in-person meeting begins with a networking session and meal followed by an educational presentation, where SHRM credits can be earned. Meetings are generally held in Dutchess and Ulster Counties.

    Volunteer Leaders

    Learn more about our Board Members, visit our 2024 Chapter Volunteer Leaders page. 

    We are open to your suggestions and are here for our members.

    Connect with fellow MHHRA Members

    If you're a MHHRA chapter member you can also access our Membership Directory to connect with other members.  Need help with logon information? Email