The purpose of this Association shall be to promote excellence in personnel and human resource administration in Texas Municipalities. Organized in 1950 to promote, encourage, and advance the professional development of public personnel practitioners throughout the State of Texas.
Today TMHRA continues to offer its members a unique forum where the interests, concerns, and problems affecting civil service and personnel professionals can be shared and discussed.
If you are already a TMHRA Member and want to renew your membership, please click on Online Dues Renewal.
Provides opportunities for continued growth, self development, and the opportunity to interact with other professionals in the same or related fields through conferences, seminars, workshops, and training programs. They have included issues regarding Civil Service, Employment Law & Fair Labor Standards Act.
- TxPelra/Civil Service - Spring
- Annual Conference - Summer
- Employment Law - Fall/Winter
BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP
Legislative Updates and Actions
- Serves actively with the Texas Municipal League to represent and advance the views of public personnel practitioners in the Texas Legislature.
- Provides TMHRA members with regular legal updates.
- Newsletter HR Focus
- TMHRA Online Directory
- TML Directory of City Officials (discounted rate)
- TML Texas Town & City magazine (discounted rate)
- TML Salaries & Fringe Benefits of Texas City Officials (discounted rate)
Arena for Problem Solving and Networking
Special Projects and Refresher Courses
ACTIVE - Active members shall be municipal employees responsible for the provision of services related to human resources management. Active members shall be entitled to all benefits and privileges of the Association including eligibility to vote and hold office.
AFFILIATE - Affiliate members shall be persons employed in a college or university; any person interested in contributing to the Association who works in a human resources management position in other municipal/public entities such as counties, state agencies, and special authorities/districts; any person who has attained a position in a field of specialization qualifying them to contribute to the advancement of professional knowledge and practice in cooperation with the membership of the Association; or who primarily represents the interests of management in the public sector; or any person who shall have been a member of the Association in good standing, and who shall have resigned, retired, or separated from his/her position with a city, and is in a position which would not qualify him/her to retain any other membership classification. Affiliate membership shall be entitled to all benefits and privileges of the Association except chairing committees, holding offices and voting.
COOPERATING - Cooperating members shall be persons employed in human resources positions in the private sector, or persons who work for corporations or businesses that provide services for human resources functions. Cooperating members shall be entitled to all benefits and privileges of the Association except chairing committees, holding offices and voting.
STUDENT/INTERN - Student/Intern members shall be persons who are currently enrolled in a course of study related to human resources management at an accredited college or university in Texas. Student/Intern members shall be entitled to all benefits of the Association except chairing committees, holding offices, and voting.
EMERITUS - Emeritus members shall be persons who have separated from active employment in a municipal human resources capacity while an active member in good standing of TMHRA, and who have contributed positively to TMHRA. Emeritus memberships shall be granted by a majority vote of the Board of Directors.
Annual dues are $75, on a membership year of October 1 through September 30. Dues for new members joining from April through September will be assessed at one-half the annual rate.