TAHRA Membership

Membership with TAHRA allows HR professionals to network with the largest group of human resource experts in the Tulsa area.  In addition, TAHRA offers Professional Development, Involvement and Leadership Opportunities, and a myriad of members-only online resources.

Membership Types

Professional Members

Professional membership shall be limited to those individuals who are engaged as one or more of the following: (a) practitioners of human resource management at the exempt level for at least three years; (b) certified by the Human Resource Certification Institute; (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; and/or (e) full-time attorneys with at least three years experience in counseling and advising clients on matters supporting the human resource profession. Professional members may vote and hold office in the chapter.

Associate Members

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, but who demonstrate a bona fide interest in human resource management and the mission of the Chapter. Associate members may not vote or hold office in the Chapter.

Student Members

Individuals 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 which provides for automatic acceptance of the community college students into the four-year college or university; (d) able to provide verification of a demonstrated emphasis in human resource management subjects, and (e) able to provide verification of the college or university's human resources or related degree program. Student members may not vote or hold office in the Chapter. Individuals who qualify as professional members or associate members may not apply for student membership.

Out of Work?

Email eat0@eau0eav0eaw0 to see if you qualify for a one-time transition membership. No refunds will be given for renewals already paid and processed. 

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Membership Benefits

TAHRA membership offers professional development through monthly meetings, learning labs, and professional certification preparation. Opportunities for networking are available regularly for members to meet with HR peers. Involvement and leadership opportunities are available on various association committees. In addition, a variety of on-line resources are available for members only.  Continue Reading »


TAHRA Membership Pricing and Requirements

TAHRA currently offers 3 different membership classifications from which to choose: Professional, Associate, and Student.  Each membership classification has different requirements in order to qualify.  We try to offer classifications that fit every step in a person's HR career.   Continue Reading »


Frequently Asked Questions

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.   Continue Reading »