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Welcome to the Black Hills SHRM

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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.

There are many reasons to become a member of BHSHRM, including:

  • Monthly presentations from experts in the HR fields
  • Access to employment opportunities in the HR field
  • Opportunities to receive Continuing Education (CEU) credits for HR certifications
  • Study groups for taking PHR and SPHR exams
  • Notification of local and regional events for businesses
  • Legal updates for HR professionals
  • Opportunities to network with other professionals

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 look forward to seeing you at an upcoming meeting or event!  

Also consider the benefits of a National SHRM Membership.  Become a National SHRM Member!



The SDSHRM Council unifies 7 individual SD SHRM affiliated chapters to advance the HR profession. They partner with over 400 volunteers in South Dakota to represent our state at a regional and national level.

We welcome you to utilize the SDSHRM site as a resource, and encourage you to check back frequently for updated information.  You can find us at the following link Click on the “Who We Are” page to get to know your council leaders from around the state!

To be the premier organization in South Dakota for the professional development and advancement of Human Resources.

SDSHRM Mission
Lead Human Resources in South Dakota through:

  • Human Resource expertise
  • Advocacy
  • Professional support
  • Educational Opportunities
  • Networking


Tammy Loos, the current South Dakota SHRM State Council Secretary has assumed the duties of the SDSHRM Certification Director.  With this new role, Tammy’s current Secretary position will be filled for the remainder of her term, which is through the end of this year, 2015.   The person selected for this position may serve an additional two additional consecutive years if elected.  Duties include maintaining accurate and concise records of all Council proceedings, with the individual appointed to the position also serving as a member of the Executive Committee for the Council.     Participation in scheduled conference calls for the Council, as well as in-person attendance at the State Conference and Fall Leadership Conference are expectations of the person fulfilling this role.

If you are interested in being considered for this position, or would like more information, please contact Pat Lund, SDSHRM State Council Director, at


Upcoming Events

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  • July 28, 2015, 11:30am – 1:00pm
    Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn

    Join us at the Holiday Inn on July 28th at 11:30am for “Proper Handling of Internal Investigations”.  HR professionals, managers, and front line supervisors all may be asked to perform internal investigations within their companies. These investigations need to be handled with...

  • August 25, 2015, 11:30am – 1:00pm
    Pennington County Administration Building at 130 Kansas City Street

    The BHSHRM Board of Directors is proud to present a 1-hour educational session on Investing in Older Workers for our August meeting.

    One of the things the SHRM Foundation does is use donated funds to research issues relevant to the workforce. Through interviews with top executives, these educational programs present real-world...

  • September 29, 2015, 7:30am – 9:00am
    Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn

    1. Click here to register for this event


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