The SHRM New Mexico State Council is an affiliate of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world’s largest HR professional society, representing 285,000 members in more than 165 countries.

For nearly seven decades, the Society has been the leading provider of resources serving the needs of HR professionals and advancing the practice of human resource management. SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China, India and United Arab Emirates.

The New Mexico State Council was launched in 1987 and has been directed all these years by a group of dedicated volunteers committed to advancing and serving the professional. 

SHRM New Mexico is a non-profit, 100% volunteer organization whose primary objective is to support and further the human resource profession in New Mexico.  We represent over 1,500 Human Resource Professionals in the state of New Mexico.


SHRM New Mexico is the recognized leader in the advancement of the human resources profession and the premier resource for HR knowledge and best practices.‚Äč


SHRM New Mexico connects HR professionals throughout the state and partners with local chapters and stakeholders to educate business professionals on current and emerging human resources trends.


  • Integrity: Stands on principles of honesty, trust, accountability, mutual respect, and ethical standards.
  • Leadership: Inspires and empowers others to achieve key human resources initiatives.
  • Excellence: Continuously strives to improve SHRM New Mexico support to the human resources profession.

SHRM NM Strategic Goals

  1. Build and sustain community partnerships between the community and the state council board members to increase awareness and advance the profession of human resources and to address people management challenges that influence the effectiveness of the organization they serve.
  2. Influence policymakers, lawmakers, and regulators regarding people concerns facing organizations and the profession of human resources.
  3. Promote New Mexico State University and The University of New Mexico SHRM Student Chapter student’s involvement in human resources activities throughout the state, region, and nation.
  4. Promote SHRM certification and increase the number of SHRM certified professional in New Mexico.
  5. Promote professional development and educational opportunities that provide thought leadership for human resources professionals.

Can we count on you to be a leader in the Human Resource Profession?