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The qualifications for membership in the Chapter shall be as stated in our bylaws

To become a Winston Salem SHRM member, please select the desired membership level. Once the form is submitted and payment is received, your submission will be reviewed by the board of directors for approval. Once approved, you will be moved to a non-pending membership level where you will be granted access to the membership directory, membership pricing for events and other member related information. 

Membership Levels

Annual Dues

Discounted Rate for National SHRM Members


$150 $125

Professional membership shall be limited to those individuals who are engaged in the field of HR management as one or more of the following:

  • practitioners of human resource management at the exempt level for at least three years
  • certified by the Human Resource Certification Institute
  • 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
  • full-time consultants with at least three years experience practicing in the field of human resource management
  • full-time attorneys with at least three years experience in counseling and advising clients on matters relating to the human resource profession. Professional members may vote and hold office in the chapter.

Jr. Professional Members

$150 $125

Jr. Professional Members are individuals in non-exempt human resources positions or who have less than 3 years of exempt HR experience, such that they do not meet the years of experience requirement for the Professional level. Jr. Professional members may vote and hold designated offices in the chapter upon Board approval.


$150 $125

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 whose employment is in keeping with the mission of the Chapter shall be considered for Associate Membership. Associate membership should not exceed 25% of total membership. Associate Members may vote, but cannot occupy more than 5 seats on the Board of Directors. It is required that Associate Members maintain membership in the Society for Human Resource Management throughout their duration as a member of the Chapter and designate WSSHRM as their primary chapter.


Free Free

Students who are members of a SHRM-affiliated Student Chapter sponsored by this Chapter can become members of the Chapter. Additionally, students from other area 2 or 4-year accredited colleges/universities who exhibit a bona fide interest in human resource management and the mission of the Chapter either through providing (a) verification of a demonstrated emphasis in human resource management subjects and/or (b) verification of the college or university's human resources or related degree program may join the Chapter only after they have obtained membership in national SHRM. Student members may not vote and will not be allowed to hold office. Student members who meet the above criteria will not be charged membership dues.

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