LWHRA and UW Bothell SHRM Student Chapter recognized for outstanding programs.


      June 21, 2018  

In this issue...

  1. July Networking Event
  2. LWHRA Awarded SHRM Platinum Excellence Award
  3. UW Bothell SHRM Student Chapter Wins Award
  4. NHRMA Conference
  5. SHRM Scholarships
  6. SHRM Spotlight

Not an LWHRA Member?

Join Our Award-Winning
Chapter Today!



Join the Conversation!


Thank You to

Our Annual Sponsors

Annual Platinum




Annual Gold 


 Would you like to see your logo on LWHRA emails?

Partner with LWHRA Today.

July Networking Event

Building Trust & Healthy, High-Performing Cultures

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 Newcastle Country Club

This event takes place from 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM.

LWHRA is blazing new trails in its pursuit to Connect, Grow, & Serve. In an effort to expand our association’s program offerings, augment membership engagement, and diversify our meeting format mix, we are excited to announce a NEW July networking event.

Come join us for an evening of networking and getting to know other HR contacts in our community. This is an excellent opportunity to increase your connections within the community, help you build partnerships with other HR professionals, and give you a chance to have some fun with your HR friends! This event will take the place of our monthly chapter meeting in July.

Space is limited, and we anticipate selling out, so register today!

Registration Costs

Pre-Registration
Member: $25
Non-Member: $35

Walk-in Registration 
A limited number will be available.

Online registration closes Friday, July 6, or when sold out, so register early to be guaranteed a spot! 


LWHRA Has Been Awarded the 2017 Platinum Excellence Award by SHRM

This award recognizes outstanding achievements in chapter operations and a commitment to providing meaningful programs and services to our members. 

This award is also in recognition of LWHRA’s continued growth and development as a business leader, capable of developing strategies that lead to business success!


UW Bothell SHRM Student Chapter Wins Award

The UW Bothell SHRM Student Chapter will be recognized at the 2018 SHRM National Conference this summer for the "Honorable Mention Award". 

Student chapters have an opportunity to win this award based on the number of activities they complete during the merit award cycle. 

The students are so excited about this award! 

For more information on SHRM Student Chapters, check out their website!


80th Annual NHRMA Conference and Tradeshow

September 5–7, 2018 Greater Tacoma Convention Center

Register now for the 80th Annual NHRMA Conference & Tradeshow. The conference will take place on September 5–7, 2018, at the Greater Tacoma Convention Center in Tacoma, WA. Join NHRMA as they celebrate 80 years!

Visit the conference page to register, review the agenda, and to book your hotel accommodations today. 


SHRM Foundation Scholarship Application Deadlines are Fast Approaching!

Applications for SHRM Foundation Scholarships to attend the SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition and to support HR professionals seeking to earn their SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification have opened.

Upcoming Scholarship Information:

Scholarship/Award Applicant Open Date Deadline
Diversity and Inclusion Conference & Exposition Scholarships P May 10
July 10
Michael R. Losey Excellence in HR Research Award A April 1
July 15
Susan R. Meisinger Fellowship for Graduate Study in HR  P, S April 1 Aug. 15
Certification Scholarships - Spring Exam Window P, S, SC/C June 1 Sept. 1
Recertification Scholarships P, S June 1
Sept. 1

S = student member, P = professional member, A = academic/ researcher, B = business/organization, SC/C = State Council or Chapter


SHRM Spotlight

Train Managers to Spot Employment Law Issues

There's been an accident at work, an employee is injured and multiple co-workers witnessed the event. After the injured worker has been helped, the manager supervising the crew should:

 A. Gather all the witnesses in one room to get an account of what happened and then submit that account in a report to HR.

 B. Write up his or her own version of what happened.

 C. Notify HR before gathering witness statements.

Continue Reading

Lake Washington Human Resource Association

[email protected] | (206) 838-5224 | www.lwhra.org


Archived Newsletters