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HR Houston Membership

To apply for membership, review the following membership categories and complete the appropriate application form. Submit the form with payment by check or credit card to cover the first year’s annual dues and processing fee. All applications are reviewed by HR Houston to verify that the chapter’s criteria for membership are met. Applicants for membership will receive electronic notification of the status of their membership application within three business days.

Professional Membership
$100 annually, +$30 processing fee
for first year of membership

Individuals engaged in the profession of human resource management and meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Individuals engaged in human resource management at the "exempt" level; or
  • Any individual certified by the Society for Human Resource Management or the HR Certification Institute; or
  • Any faculty member holding assistant, associate or full professional rank in HR; or
  • Full-time attorney who counsel and advise clients on matters relating to the human resource profession; or
  • Unemployed applicants who held a job within the past 12 months that meets one of the above requirements will be eligible and certify their intention to regain employment meets the criteria for Professional Membership

General Membership
$100 annually, +$30 processing fee
for first year of membership

Individuals who do not meet requirements for Professional Membership but should be engaged in the profession of HR management (ie. "non exempt").


Associate Membership
$245 annually, +$30 processing fee
for first year of membership

Individuals who do not meet requirements for Professional or General Membership but represent suppliers of products/services utilized by the HR profession.


Student Membership
$15 annually

Individuals should be enrolled on a full-time basis at an established university pursuing an HR-related degree and do not quality for other levels of Membership.



By submitting an application for membership with HR Houston, I accept the following terms and conditions:

  • Applicants certify that they meet the criteria for the membership for which they have applied (Professional, General, Associate or Student)
  • HR Houston has responsibility for final approval of membership and will provide notification of its action
  • Membership in the Association is individually-based and is non-transferrable
  • Members will report any change in employment status and/or contact information by updating their database profile
  • Members agree they will not use their membership to solicit business for their companies/employers
  • Members agree to receive email communications from HR Houston regarding upcoming events and chapter news
  • In accordance with the chapter’s privacy policy, HR Houston will not release members’ email address to 3rd parties without their permission

Benefits of Membership


Meet and form professional relationships throughout the Greater Houston area by attending any of our workshops, seminars, meetings, HRMixers and annual conference. *All with virtual options

professional development

Opportunities to increase your HR knowledge-base through meetings, workshops, webinars, professional certification preparation for SHRM, and the annual Gulf Coast Symposium on HR Issues. *All with virtual options


Find current chapter information, upcoming workshops, HR industry news, HR job openings, scholarship opportunities, suppliers for HR-related products/services, and links to a broad spectrum of HR websites.


For HR Houston's continuing education and certification preparation programs and popular one and two-day seminar series.

P.O. Box 4240
Houston, TX 77210-4240