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    MID-FLORIDA SHRM IS A 100% NATIONAL SHRM CHAPTER.

    You must be a National SHRM member to be a chapter member of Mid-Florida SHRM. Please have your National SHRM identification number and expiration date available before completing the membership application.


    PLEASE PAY MEMBERSHIP DUES ONCE YOU HAVE COMPLETED THE APPLICATION. YOU CAN PAY YOUR ANNUAL DUES ON OUR HOME PAGE AT http://midflorida.shrm.org/


    If you are not yet a National SHRM member, join National SHRM at a special discounted rate! New, first-time members to SHRM can join online and save $15 on the first-year membership rate. Go to https://membership.shrm.org/ and choose the "Join Today" option. 


    Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of Mid-Florida SHRM. We meet on the second TUESDAY of each month at the Grasslands Golf & Country Club in Lakeland. Meetings alternate monthly between a breakfast and dinner. Please view the Meetings & Events page for details. Our members receive notices for each meeting confirming the meeting place and time plus the meeting topic and speaker.


    Please review the membership definitions below before completing your chapter membership application. You will have to choose one.

    PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP - Professional membership shall be limited to those individuals who are engaged as one or more of the following: (a) practitioners of human resource management performing human resource functions with a substantial degree of autonomy and discretion for at least three years; (b) certified by the Human Resource Certification Institute or SHRM; (c) faculty members holding an assistant, associate or full professor rank in human resource management or any of its specialized functions at an accredited college or university and have at least three years of experience at this level of teaching; (d) full-time consultants with at least three years experience practicing in the field of human resource management; (e) full-time attorneys with at least three years experience in counseling and advising clients on matters relating to the human resource profession; and/or (f) the principle owner, managing partner, or general manager of an executive placement, employment or temporary service agency with at least three or more years experience in placement or human resources management. Note:   No more than two members of the same organization may serve as a voting member of the Board at the same time. Professional members enjoy all the rights and privileges of the Chapter, including the right to vote and hold office.

    ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP - Individuals in non-exempt human resource management positions as well as those individuals who do not meet the qualifications of the other classes of membership and who demonstrate a bona fide interest in human resource management and the mission of the Chapter, qualify as Associate members.  Associate members enjoy all the rights and privileges of the Chapter except that an Associate member may not vote on any motion placed before the general membership nor serve as an elected director of this Chapter. An Associate member may, however, serve as a committee member on Ad Hoc or Standing Committees (Article 8) or as a committee chairperson appointed by the Board.

    STUDENT MEMBERSHIP - Individuals qualify for Student membership who are (a) enrolled either as full-time or part-time students, at freshman standing or higher; (b) enrolled in the equivalent of at least six (6) credit hours; (c) enrolled in a four-year or graduate institution and/or a consortium of these or a two-year community college with a matriculation agreement between it and a four-year college or university, and (d) able to provide verification of a demonstrated interest in human resource management. Applicants of Student Membership who qualify for another level of membership will be approved at the highest level for which they qualify.

    Annual membership dues for National SHRM members who designate Mid-Florida SHRM as their primary chapter are $50.00.  Annual student membership dues are $10.00. General monthly meeting fees are $25.00 for members if paid in advance or online. Guests and members at the door are $35.  After you submit your completed membership form online you will be contacted by our VP of Membership. Please allow 10 business days for your application to be processed. If you have questions about the status of your application you can contact our VP of Membership directly at donna.swygert@inneractalliance.org

    CLICK HERE TO START YOUR APPLICATION TO JOIN MID-FLORIDA SHRM