Membership Types:

  1. Professional – for those practicing in any human resources or a related discipline
  2. Affiliate – for non-HR professional and those in any other business or profession such as vendors, suppliers and providers who have an interest in participating with those practicing in human resources
  3. Small Business Owner – for those who do not have a full-time human resources professional on staff, but still have HR responsibilities and need expert information. Membership includes both local chapter and national SHRM. 
  4. Student – for those who are members of an affiliate Student SHRM Chapter at their educational institution.

For more information on Membership Types, please click this link: Membership Types.

2017 Annual Member Dues

  • Professional or Affiliate Membership - $129. Current members of the National SHRM organization who choose to designate MT|SHRM (chapter 0083) as their primary chapter, dues are only $119 annually. Membership to SHRM National is separate from membership in the Local chapter, and is not included in the Local chapter dues.
  • Small Business Owner’s Membership - $294. For owners of business without a full-time HR professional on staff.  Includes membership in both local and national SHRM..
  • Student Membership - $20. Student members must meet one of the two following requirements in order to qualify for a Student membership with MT|SHRM. 1) Be a current Student Member of national SHRM, or 2) Be a Student Member of one our affiliate student chapters. Click here for a list of MT|SHRM Student Chapters in Middle Tennessee.
  • Student members who convert their Student Membership to a Professional Membership within 6 months of graduation are eligible to receive a discounted rate of $64 for their first year's membership.

Corporate Discount Program:

For organizations with 5 or more Professional or Affiliate members, the following discounts apply:

Naturally, some terms and conditions apply: (the unavoidable fine print)

  • Membership is granted to, and stays with, the individual. There is no refund or transfer of membership if a member leaves the employer’s organization. However, a replacement can be added for the balance of the organization’s membership year.
  • For discounts to apply, membership dues must be paid annually by the organization in a single payment.

To Join as a New Professional or Affiliate Member, please click on the following link: Join MT|SHRM

To Join as a New Small Business Owner, please click on the following link: Join MT|SHRM

To Join as a New Student Member, please click on the following link: Join MT|SHRM

To Renew, as a Returning Member, please click on the following link: Renew MT|SHRM

For Corporate Memberships, please contact Shannan Duggin at 615-499-5150 or

For more information on Membership Benefits, or to find answers to our most frequently asked questions, please click here



*One note about those who are also National SHRM members: to receive the lower local chapter dues, $119/year, you must be a regular member of National SHRM (not a student) and you must have designated the MT|SHRM chapter (Chapter #0083) as your primary chapter.

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