About the Tulsa Area Human Resources Association
The Tulsa Area Human Resources Association (TAHRA) has been serving the Tulsa business community and the Human Resource profession for over 35 years. TAHRA is affiliated with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the leading voice of the human resource management profession. TAHRA is the largest chapter in the State of Oklahoma, with over 500 members. Members enjoy benefits such as monthly program meetings and learning labs featuring top local and national speakers; seminars and networking events just to name a few.
TAHRA's mission is to promote the professional development of its members by providing the most essential and comprehensive resources available.
Michelle LehmanTAHRA President 2015
I would love to invite you to become a member of TAHRA!
Welcome to the Tulsa Area Human Resources Association (TAHRA) website...(more)
TAHRA currently has 16 Chapter Committees actively working to improve TAHRA services to members and the community. Please contact our committee chairs if you have any questions or have an interest in...(more)
PRESIDENT: Michelle Lehman
Michelle Lehman has over 20 years of experience in human resources including employee relations, consulting, performance improv...(more)
In the early 1970's a group of Tulsa Area HR executives began meeting to discuss forming an human resources professional organization. The goal of the group was to create networking opportunitie...(more)
The TAHRA College Relations Committee is dedicated to promoting the professional development of its student chapters and representing the best of Human Resources to the Student Community.
OKHR represents over 2300+ individual members, the Oklahoma State Council for Human Resource Management is the state affiliate for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM.) Founded in 1948, SHRM is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. The Society has more than 260,000 members and is the global voice of the profession.
What is SHRM? What are the benefits of belonging to SHRM and TAHRA? These and other commonly asked questions are answers on this FAQ page.
1972 - 1979
1972 Del Cook
1973 Ray Canfield
1974 John Wylie
1975 Richard Messer, SPHR
1976 Francis J.P. Carey
1977 Larry F. Oâ€™Byne
1978 Bob Ch...(more)
TAHRA members have been recognized for excellence in the HR profession throughout the years. We are excited to share that TAHRA has repeatedly received the SHRM Superior Merit Award since the 1990s....(more)