The Owensboro Society for Human Resource Management (OSHRM) was founded on May 16, 1968. It is proud to be among the more than 575 affiliated SHRM chapters in the United States.

Owensboro Society for Human Resource Management

Learn about becoming a OSHRM member

The OSHRM chapter is comprised of about 125 Human Resource professionals working in Owensboro and surrounding area. Approximately 60% of OSHRM members are national SHRM members and 40% of OSHRM members are certified as HR professionals by HRCI or SHRM.

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Networking together to improve our community and our profession.


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Exposure to other HR professionals and companies, HR procedures, policies, and practices

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Access to a network of professionals, providing a knowledgable community that is local and accessible.

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Develop contacts and professional relationships with other HR professionals and their organizations.

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Availability of local professional development opportunities to improve your competence and earn recertification credits.

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Learn abou the certification through SHRM and HRCI, as well as the OSHRM Certification Award.

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Learn from and ask the advice of other HR professionals concerning best practices and previous experiences.

Be a part of OSHRM!

Develop and utilize your leadership skills through OSHRM volunteerism and participation.

OSHRM Chapter Meetings are held at the WKU-Owensboro Campus.