Who We Are

Central Valley SHRM is a 501(c)6 not-for-profit, 100% volunteer organization. We are the Central Valley’s affiliate chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management.  Founded in 1993, our mission is to serve the needs of HR professionals by providing local HR education and resources.

President's Message

Welcome HR Professionals,

CVHRMA’s mission: Provide local HR education and resources to the Central Valley.

As Central Valley’s SHRM chapter, CVHRMA members benefit from networking with HR professionals and companies through local professional development opportunities, access to current best practices, opportunities to develop leadership skills, and credential in the HR field.

We are always looking for great people who want to elevate HR in the Central Valley. If you are interested in participating as a volunteer, please visit our volunteer page.


Alfred Ricci

Benefits of Membership

CVHRMA represents a wide spectrum of industries and employers throughout the Central Valley.  By joining CVHRMA, you become affiliated with Central Valley’s SHRM chapter.


  • Monthly meetings featuring speakers on topics of current interest to HR professionals.  Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month.
  • Networking opportunities are available to share ideas and develop professional relationships with others in the human resources field.
  • Give back to the community by participating on a committee or becoming a member of the Board.
  • Legislative updates are regularly available to our members. Opportunities also exist to visit lawmakers in Sacramento as part of the annual legislative advocacy day.
  • Job listings and opportunities are available through the CVHRMA website – free of charge to CVHRMA members.

The Board of Directors of CVHRMA encourages you to join SHRM and CVHRMA.  By joining both organizations, you will immediately begin receiving the exceptional benefits that will enhance your human resources career most effectively.


As a 501(c)6 non-for-profit, we are a 100% volunteer organization bringing HR education to the Central Valley. The CVHRMA Board works closely with our volunteers to support, promote and develop the human resource profession in our community.

Benefits of volunteering:

Professional networking – Part of every volunteer’s role is to build and maintain professional HR relationships. While we serve the needs to the local community, they get to know you.

HR Education – You can participate in monthly Lunch & Learn education events as well as other HR trainings.

We offer opportunities ranging from short-term commitments to annual positions.

Contact Us

Chapter Contact Info.:

CVHRMA, Chapter #0499
PO Box 576977
Modesto, CA 95355

Phone: 209.937-2200
Email: info@cvhrma.org


National Contact Info.:

Society for Human Resource Management
Web Site: www.shrm.org


CA State Council of SHRM:


Our Sponsors


Express provides employment services and workforce solutions to employers throughout the Central Valley.

Business Advising and
Human Resources Consulting

Better jobs, more options and a staffing partner who really listens.

Would you like to sponsor CVHRMA?
Click here to view our sponsorship opportunities.