Founded in 2006, LAHRA is a dynamic collective of HR professionals, ranging from newcomers to seasoned experts, representing various industries across the Livingston area. An affiliate chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and prides itself on offering quality speakers at its monthly program meetings, with an emphasis on topics that are approved for HRCI and SHRM recertification credits. Our members are the driving force behind our association, and we value the diversity of skills, experiences, and perspectives they bring.
About Livingston County's Premier HR Network
Professional Development: Through our workshops, seminars, and training sessions, we ensure our members are always up-to-date with the latest HR trends, regulations, and tools.
Networking Opportunities: We organize regular events, both online and offline, to allow our members to connect, share insights, and build lasting professional relationships.
Community Engagement: We believe in giving back. LAHRA collaborates with local organizations and schools to promote HR as a career choice and provide resources to the broader community.
Knowledge Exchange: With our community partnerships, online platforms, and special networking events, our members can share challenges, solutions, and learn from each other in a supportive environment.
Awards and Accolades
SHRM Excel Awards
SHRM recently awarded Livingston Area HR Association its prestigious EXCEL Platinum Award for the chapter’s accomplishments in 2022. The EXCEL award is given to state councils and chapters to recognize major accomplishments, strategic activities, and tactical initiatives that elevate the profession of human resources. LAHRA has been recipients of this award repeatedly over the years:
Volunteer Leader of the Year
The award recognizes the outstanding volunteer whose unselfish and dedicated service has made a significant difference in their role and mirrors the commitment to success in our professional chapters. MISHRM’s Volunteer of the Year Award will recognize an individual who is an outstanding contributor in a SHRM chapter, committee, board, taskforce, or working group in the current year of his or her volunteer position.
2020 - Andrea Harris, President
Our Past Presidents