TN Personnel Management Association

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Upcoming Dates and Events

October 16, 2020 - TPMA Membership Meeting - Location: Virtual Meeting

October 21 - 22, 2020 - IPMA-HR 2020 Annual Conference, Virtual Conference (Click Here for Conference Information)

November 20, 2020 - TPMA HR Forum - Location: Virtual Meeting

December 18, 2020 - TPMA HR Forum - Location: Virtual Meeting



Greetings Fellow HR Colleagues!                                                       

We are delighted that you are visiting the TPMA Website.  Your interest in learning more about TPMA and IPMA-HR is greatly appreciated and applauded.

TPMA is a wonderful resource for Human Resources Professionals at all levels.  We strive to provide exciting opportunities to Expand, Enhance and Accentuate “KSA’s”- knowledge, skill sets & abilities.  Our membership base represents notable Human Resources Professionals and Community Business Partners who strive to make a difference. 

 IPMA-HR involvement provides solid milestones for professional career growth which helps to strategically advance our profession.  As Human Resources Professionals we face a myriad of issues which impact our day to –day business operations.  I can truly attest that both TPMA and IPMA-HR can provide needed reinforcement to navigate through your professional journey.

TPMA and IPMA-HR afford career engagement, mentoring relationships, dynamic dialogue with peers as well as practical and tactical tips, best practices innovation and creation.  “Forward Thinking” and “Innovative Partnering” are essential benchmarks in today’s world.  We encourage you to visit the site regularly for tangible and pertinent resource information that will carry us into the future.  Let us help you align with peers who are primed and prepared to reach successful, business savvy and cutting edge day-to- day outcomes.  Prudent knowledge is pinnacle to our professional existence and joining TPMA is well worth the investment.  

Collegially yours,

Cheryl Lewis- Smith, IPMA-SCP, PHR, M.A.

TPMA President

IPMA-HR Executive Council Member

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The TN Chapter of IPMA-HR is an affiliate of the International Public Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA-HR), a nonprofit and educational organization, committed to the advancement of the public sector by providing HR professionals with key educational and training opportunities, valuable resources and assessments products, and effective advocacy at every level of government. IPMA-HR represents more than 9,000 individuals and 1,100 agencies at the local, state and federal levels of government worldwide. IPMA-HR is comprised of four U.S. regions and more than 42 affiliate chapters that operate independently and provide members with professional resources and events and career advancement opportunities.



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TPMA is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits  (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.


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