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Iowa Senior Human Resources Association

ISHRA is an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management. Our members having many years of experience.  We are a statewide network for information, professional development and continued support of excellence in Human Resources.

Welcome to our site.  This tool will be a resource for you and we encourage you to check back frequently for updated information. We also encourage your involvement and suggestions about all of our activities, on the web and off.

We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming event.              

                                                              Chad Melloy
                                                              ISHRA President


The Iowa Senior HR Association (ISHRA) is based in the Cedar Rapids/ Iowa City area, but is open to any SHRM member who has been:

  • Engaged in the profession of Human Resource for at least 10 years with at least 5 years in a senior level of top decision making role
  • HR Consultant with at least 10 years advising or counseling clients in HR matters
  • Faculty members of an accredited college or university who hold an assistant, associate or full professorship in an HR related area
  • A combination thereof

At this time, we are looking into adding members. We meet quarterly and encourage all members to actively participate in at least two meetings per year and to be engaged in the initiatives which can help us maintain our status. 

Please click on the "Contact Us" tab at the top of this page to request more information about joining ISHRA or an application.

Upcoming Events

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  • June 1, 2017 - 7:30am

    Below is our tentative 2017 ISHRA Quarterly Meeting Schedule.  Please check back soon for more information.



    August 2nd - EIHRA & ISHRA Networking Event, Cedar Rapids Public Library
  • July 20, 2017 - 11:30am

    Community and Employer Day with the Iowa Army National Guard

    Date:  Thursday, 20 July 2017

    11:30AM to 3:00PM

    Location:  Iowa National Guard Armory

    1500 Wright Brothers Blvd W.

    Cedar Rapids IA...

  • October 11, 2017 to October 13, 2017
    Des Moines, IA
    This year, the Iowa SHRM State Conference will be held in Des Moines from October 11 - 13, 2017.
    Below is a link for more information:
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