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Welcome to the Tri County Human Resource Management Association

Attention: 2015 TCHRMA Members


The College of Charleston School of Professional Studies would like to invite you to a luncheon on Friday, December 4, 2015 from 12:00PM - 2:00PM. The luncheon will take place at the North Campus of the College of Charleston (3800 Paramount Drive, North Charleston, SC) and will focus on the development of a series of undergraduate certificate (6 courses - 18 hours) that can be counted as a concentration within a Bachelor of Professional Studies degree. The three proposed certificates are:

  • Human Resources Management Certificate

  • Human Resources, Organizational & Community Development Certificate

  • Organizational & Community Coaching Certificate

You can provide your feedback by accessing the online survey or by participating in a brief 10 minute phone interview. You can sign up for phone interview here. We are excited about the opportunity to share more information about our current offerings and enter into a dialog about the educational needs of your organization, and how the School of Professional Studies can provide the development opportunities that best support your goals. Please register for the luncheon by Friday, November 27 by clicking here to register.

Are you ready for TCHRMA 2016 renewal?


Click here to renew or complete your 2016 TCHRMA membership.

SHRM Certification Pathway Window Closing Soon...

If you’re not SHRM-certified, but have a valid HR generalist certification (including: PHR, SPHR,GPHR, HRBP, HRMP, IPMA-CP) which you obtained by January 31, 2015, you are eligible for SHRM's new certification—at no cost—by completing the Online Tutorial Pathway before December 31, 2015. Please note that you must complete the pathway before attending the conference to earn any recertification credits.  Visit to start this process, or e-mail for more information.

Have you received your SHRM-SCP or SHRM-CP compentencies-based certification and are seeking recertification credits? If so, there is no better place to collect SHRM Professional Development Credits (PDC's) than Tri-County Human Resources Management Association to be held the third Tuesday of each month (check out the Meeting & Events Page)! Our chapter meetings and trainings have been pre-approved for 1PDC per training.

Click here for Proposed By-Law Updates

We are an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management. Whether you are new to the HR field or have many years of experience, we are a local starting point for networking, information, professional development and continued support of excellence in Human Resources.

We welcome your use of this site as a resource, and 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 are working diligently to ensure information on our site is current and relevant.  If you have any input for improvements to the site, do not hesitate to contact us.


Legislative Updates!

Proposed Rule:  Workers who earn as much as $970 a week—$50,440 a year—would still have to be paid overtime even if they're classified as a manager or professional, according to the announcement on the DOL website. Click here to view full article and proposed rule from

Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare Subsidies

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  • December 8, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
    Embassy Suites, N. Charleston Convention Center Registration begins at 5:30PM

    Please join us for our annual holiday social where there will be lots of laughter and good holiday cheer! 

    There will also be TCHRMA Family Feud/Jeopardy style HR Trivia

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    Tri - County Human Resources Management Association Receives Distinguished Award

    TCHRMA's goal is to be a relevant source of information to HR Professionals. Achieving Gold is an acknowledgement that we are doing just that. We are a shining example of what teamwork can achieve. Thanks are extended to the TCHRMA Membership!



    The Tri County Human Resource Management Association (TCHRMA) serves human resource professionals in Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester counties in South Carolina. Our members represent a wide variety of industries, sectors, and backgrounds, including construction, education, finance, government, health care, hospitality, insurance, law, manufacturing, non-profit, technology, utilities, and more!

    Our members and guests enjoy learning and networking at monthly educational meetings complete with a full dinner or lunch and dessert... supporting student human resource chapters at local universities... getting involved in grassroots activities affecting the human resource field... gaining access to training and preparatory resources for the PHR, SPHR and GPHR certification exams... developing contacts with top-notch human resource professionals in our region.. and scouting human resource job openings and resumes.

    You can find out more about us by using the menu links at the left. Please feel free to come check us out!




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