About Us

Welcome to the Columbus Area Human Resources Association!  Whether you are new to the HR field or a seasoned professional, we are your local starting point for networking, information and professional development.  The organization has been around for years and we became a SHRM affiliate in 2009.

CAHRA offers monthly educational meetings as well as other opportunities to develop contacts and relationships with like-minded HR professionals.  We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming meeting or event. Please join us as we continue to grow. 

If you are interested in becoming a member, please email Amanda Henry, ahenry@loup.com

Business Meeting

Board Members

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Jonathan Rauner


Kristel Hall

Vice President

Social Media Chairperson

Michelle Meyer


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Doris Wemhoff


Scott Messersmith

Legislative Chairperson

Amanda Henry

Membership Chairperson

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Melinda Allen

Program Co-chairperson

Paula Buresh

Program Co-Chairperson

Andra Vandenberg

Certification/Development Chairperson

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Lindsey Liebig

Scholarship Co-Chairperson

Shawna Hilbert

Scholarship Co-chairperson