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Welcome to the Central Coast Human Resource Association

The Central Coast Human Resource Association (CCHRA) is a local, 501(c)6 non-profit association serving California’s central coast HR professionals with members throughout Monterey County and surrounding communities. CCHRA brings HR professionals together to help them stay abreast of ever-changing employment legislation, network with colleagues, and provide a forum for exchanging information about the most up-to-date trends and ideas used in HR management today.

Registration is Open for 2nd Annual HR Summit!

CCHRA's Annual HR Summit Conference
September 21, 2016
Hyatt Regency
1 Old Golf Course Rd, Monterey

Become a CCHRA Member Today- Join Now at a Mid-Year Rate!

For a limited time only, you can join CCHRA membership for the remainder of 2016!
Mid-year rate: $45.00
To take advantage of this special rate please visit the Membership tab located above.
Mid-year rate good until 8/1/16.

HR Certification Application and Exam Dates

Spring Testing Dates for SHRM CP or SHRM SCP
Exam Period
May 1-July 15, 2016     Apply by March 31, 2016 or April 15, 2016 (late fee).  
Spring Testing Dates for PHR OR SPHR
Exam Period
May 1-July 31, 2016         Apply by March 31, 2016
Winter Testing Dates for SHRM CP or SHRM SCP
December 1, 2016-February 15, 2017  Apply by October 21, 2016 or November 11, 2016 (late fee).
Winter Testing Dates for PHR OR SPHR
November 1, 2016-January 31, 2017 Apply April 1-September 30, 2016.
Contact Roberta Young, SHRM SCP, SPHR, CCHRA Certification Chair at
Meet with Roberta on April 7, 2016 at the CCHRA mixer at the Hyatt, Monterey
from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. 

Upcoming Events

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  • May 12, 2016 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
    Corral de Tierra Country Club

    Conducting Effective Workplace Investigations

    Presented by Christine H. Long, Partner with Berliner Cohen LLP

    When a complaint is made, the clock starts ticking on potential litigation and liability.  Therefore, it is...

  • July 14, 2016 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
    Corral de Tierra Country Club

    Update on Federal Wage & Hours Laws

    Presented by Demetria Manuselis, DOL

  • September 21, 2016 - 8:00am to 1:00pm
    Hyatt Regency, 1 Old Golf Course Rd, Monterey

    Register Now!


    Join us for the 2nd annual Central Coast Human Resources Association (CCHRA) conference at the Hyatt Regency Monterey on September 21, 2016.  This half day...

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