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Welcome to the HRACC!

WE ARE a local chapter and affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management and strive to be your local starting point for professional development, information, and networking regardless of your level of HR expertise.  Through our programming and events we offer continued support and excellence in the Human Resources field.

"To become the premier resource for the Human Resource profession 
in Centre County and surrounding area."

"To create a safe and confidential space to share and to gain greater knowledge
for your job in Human Resources

We encourage you to use this site as a resource.  We offer monthly events September through June in our membership area of Centre, Mifflin, Juiata, and Huntingdon counties.  Check back often to find out what we have coming up and where we will be next!   

Lastly, to better serve you, we are always desiring to hear from our members or those unsure of becoming members.  We want to know what you want in your chapter, if you know anyone who would make a great member, or if you have an interest in getting more involved in the chapter or committee management.  Please feel free to personally reach out to myself or any other member of the board. 

See you soon!
Kelly Varner
President of the Board

Upcoming Events

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  • February 19, 2020 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
    South Hills School of Business & Technology 480 Waupelani Dr State College, PA 16801

    This presentation will cover the Shari Harley model of feedback, called the 'Feedback Formula' and cover aspects of presenting feedback in a productive way.  The session will also cover crucial conversations as presented in the book 'Crucial Conversations' by Patterson, Grenny, McMillan and Switzer.  Crucial...

  • March 4, 2020 - 8:00am to 9:15am
    Foxdale Village 500 E. Marylyn Ave, State College, PA


    The purpose of Leadership Roundtable is to harness the intellectual capital in the room of HR professionals.  This powerful meeting of minds is a great way to solve problems, hone our skills, and stay connected to people who understand us and have “stood in our shoes”. ...

  • March 5, 2020 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
    PA CareerLink® Mifflin County 6395 SR 103 North MCIDC Plaza, Bldg. 58 Lewistown, PA 17044

    Presenter - Kathy Strain, Education Manager with DRUG FREE WORKPLACE PA

    Topics include:

    • Methods of marijuana use
    • Who qualifies for the medical marijuana card
    • PA medical marijuana law and the workplace
    • Impact on policies for employers

    Credits pending


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