Membership in NTXSHRM

NTXSHRM membership is active for 1 calendar year.

To achieve the mission of the Chapter there shall be no discrimination in individual memberships because of race, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or any other legally protected class. Membership in the Chapter is neither transferable nor assignable.

Please note that membership in the Chapter is held in the individual's name, not an organization with which the member is affiliated.

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) hold an HR certification recognized by 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 of experience practicing in the field of human resource management; and/or (e) full-time attorneys with at least three years of experience in counseling and advising clients on matters relating to 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.

In-Transition Members

An In-Transition member is a Human Resource professional who is currently unemployed and whose immediate past job met the regular membership requirements or who graduated college within the previous six months and is currently unemployed. In Transition members pay dues at a discounted rate to be determined by the Board of Directors and are extended all the courtesies of the Association except the right to vote, chair a committee, or hold office. An In Transition member is eligible for membership for up to one year. 

Veteran Members

Open to current or former military members who have a demonstrated emphasis on Human Resources certification coursework or career goals.  Veteran members pay dues at a discounted rate to be determined by the Board of Directors and are extended all the courtesies of the Professional or Associate members based on the individual meeting the stated qualifications.

Honorary and Retired Lifetime Members

Any member in good standing who meets the eligibility requirements as a Professional Member may, at the time of retirement from active employment, apply for membership as a Retired Lifetime Member. Applications must be submitted and approved by the Vice President of Membership. The Vice President of Membership will submit changes to Honorary and Retired Lifetime Membership to the Executive Board for review and approval.

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