Learn: At SAHRMA Events

We provided more than 40 recertification credit hours through our programs in 2017. As a pre-approved provider of recertification credit through SHRM and the HR Certification Institute, you can rest assured you're receiving top of the line, cutting-edge education in all of our programs.  We also share information about other local learning opportunities of interest to our members and are happy to promote both the state conference, HR Southwest, and SHRM Annual Conference. To learn more about upcoming learning opportunities, check out the calendar below.

Upcoming events

    • 26 Sep 2019
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • COVER 3 Dining Spirits Sports, 1806 N Loop 1604 W. San Antonio, TX 78248

    This Membership Mixer is FREE and we provide Complimentary Appetizers. However, we ask that you RSVP by 9/23/2019 so we can get a basic head count.

    Thank you to our Sponsor!!

    • 1 Oct 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Texas A&M University, 4th Floor Vista Room, Central Academic Bldg, One University Way, San Antonio, TX

    The Fall Learning Event,  Embracing New Technologies -- Benefits & Risks to the Workplace

    Tuesday, October 1st, 6 to 8 pm, Vista Room.

    Leading the discussion is a distinguished panel of subject matter experts sharing their relevant perspectives. Panel includes:

    • Stephanie Black PhD, Assistant Professor, Management, College of Business, A&M, San Antonio will present the scholar perspective on innovation as a disruptive force, bringing both benefits and risks.
    • Luis Torres PhD, Research Economist, Real Estate Center, A&M University, College Station, who will present the economist perspective on the impact of AI on Texas employers and employees. 
    • Jessica Kozak MS, Director of HR, Digital Transformation, H-E-B Grocery who will present the digital transformation at H-E-B and its impact to employees, customers, and suppliers. 
    • Jenn Betts JD., Ogletree/Deakins/Nash/Smoak & Stewart P.C.  on the legal landscape regarding new technologies and the associated risks to the workplace and pro-active measures employers and employees can take to mitigate those risks.

    The event will be preceded at 5 to 6 pm with a mixer for students, faculty, staff, and guests with food and beverage. 

    The event will be Live, Streamed, and Recorded

    To Stream, email SHRM@tamusa.edu

    Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact adrian.guardia@tamusa.edu in advance of the event.

    • 8 Oct 2019
    • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Norris Conference Center, 618 NW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78216


    Inclusion. Getting to The Heart of Diversity

    Program Description

    Presenting a diverse set of perspectives of what challenges are often faced in the workplace; and what supportive actions and behaviors facilitate success for individuals of all backgrounds, unique design, and individual experiences. Best practices and lessons learned will be presented as to what facilitates personal achievement.


    Commissioner Tommy Calvert was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas and has traveled and lived throughout the world.  He earned his bachelor’s degree from Tufts University in 2002.

    Commissioner Calvert was elected the Bexar County Precinct 4 Commissioner in 2015 and is one of five chief executives of county government.  He is the youngest and first African-American County Commissioner in Bexar County.  In 2018, Commissioner Calvert ran unopposed and started his second term in January 2019.

    He represents over 500,000 residents in Precinct 4 of the 1.8 million who call Bexar County home. Precinct 4 stretches from Cibolo in the northeast, south to Elmendorf, downtown to IH-10 and Hildebrand, and the entire eastern portion of the county.

    Commissioner Calvert has distinguished himself by building and developing areas in the county that have historically been neglected; ushering a rebirth for Precinct 4 residents. 

    Read More....


    Phil Bohlender is an experienced and enthusiastic Global Organizational Development Leader with expertise in business transformation consulting, leadership development coaching and organizational culture change. Phil’s corporate career spanned more than 35 years, working for 7 companies in 2 industries on 5 continents. While in his numerous leadership roles, Phil led more than 12 organizational turnarounds. His OD expertise impacted successful turnarounds for teams, divisions, departments, and companies. Phil will address the impact of coming out in and on a professional career.

    Lorraine Willias has been a Registered Nurse for six years and is currently workingon a post-surgical unitwhere she has been employed for 2 years. She is currently pursuing a Master's of Social Work degree from Our Lady of the Lake University with the goal of helping people who have Autism. She also volunteers at Autism Community Network, assisting with assessments and providing education. Lorraine will be speaking to her experience and research on Autism in the workplace.

    Serafina DeLos Santos is the Ex3ecutive Director of the 502 Force Support Group at JBSA Fort Sam Houston. She will be expertly speaking to the transition from military culture into private sector culture; and how to smooth out the transition for all parties.                                                                              

    Registration/Networking: 11:00 AM
    Meeting 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

    Networking: 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

    SAHRMA Member registration - $30
    Non-Member registration $40
    SAHRMA Student $10

    Pending approval for Professional Development Credit (PDC) through SHRM

    and for Recertification Credit through HRCI

    Award Information and Instructions

    Social Mobility Award

    Employee Network Excellence Award 

    • 24 Oct 2019
    • St. Philip’s College Good Samaritan Veteran's Outreach & Transition Center 202 Connelly Street San Antonio, TX 78203

    CMA  will be hosting the next Warrior Transition Readiness Workshop on October 24 and is in need of 10-15 HR Professionals, Resume Writers, & Career Coaches who have a passion to serve the military community. 
    For event information and registration please visit https://cmawarrior.org/volunteer

    • 7 Nov 2019
    • 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Freeman Expo Hall C, 3201 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78219

    Wanted:  Resume Reviewers and Mock Interviewers

    While transitioning military, veterans and military spouses need help year-round in planning their next career moves, the Fall has several featured events.  

    Red, White and You Hiring Fair scheduled for Thursday, November 7 from 11am to 3pm at the Freeman Expo Hall C. Resume Review booth. 

    Contact Kitty Meyers at 210-355-6244 or kamconsulthr@gmail.com

    • 12 Nov 2019
    • 11:20 AM - 1:20 PM
    • Norris Conference Center, 618 NW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78216



    U.S. Military Readiness and Employer Support of the National Guard and Reserve

    Program Description

    Summary – Today, roughly 50% of the United States Military is comprised of members of the Reserve and National Guard, a great many of whom have full or part time jobs in the civilian sector and rely upon the continued promise of meaningful civilian employment for themselves and their families. 

    Learning Objective  (Employee Rights and Protections and Employer Responsibilities) HR Professionals will gain a better understanding of the roles played by employers, Department of Defense, and Department of Labor in promoting resolution to problems arising from employee’s military commitments.


    Roland Keller (ESGR) & Frances DeSoto (DOL)

    Networking begins at 11:20 a.m.
    Meeting 11:50 a.m. to 1:20 p.m.

    SAHRMA Member registration - $30
    Non-Member registration $40
    SAHRMA Student $10

Past events

20 Aug 2019 SAHRMA Mix N' Mingle
25 Jul 2019 CMA Warrior Transition Readiness Workshop
24 Jul 2019 CANCELLED Special Session - Paid Sick Leave Ordinance
18 Jul 2019 SAHRMA Mix 'N Mingle
11 Jul 2019 EEOC Seminar for Employers
9 Jul 2019 Planning for Paid Sick Leave: What Employers Need To Know To Ensure Compliance with San Antonio’s PSL Ordinance
9 Jul 2019 Active Shooter Awareness: What Would You Do?
23 Jun 2019 Texas SHRM Reception
20 Jun 2019 New Member Orientation - BY INVITATION ONLY!
20 Jun 2019 CMA Warrior Transition Readiness Workshop
18 Jun 2019 SAHRMA Mix 'N Mingle
11 Jun 2019 Employment Law 101
11 Jun 2019 Understanding the Workers’ Comp Process (What You Really Need to Know About Workers' Compensation)
23 May 2019 CMA Warrior Transition Readiness Workshop
22 May 2019 2019 Annual Client Seminar
14 May 2019 SAHRMA Mix 'N Mingle
14 May 2019 Creating a Culture of Accountability that Leads to Increased Results
25 Apr 2019 CMA Warrior Transition Readiness Workshop
20 Apr 2019 San Antonio SCORE Event - Avoiding Legal Pitfalls
16 Apr 2019 Fiesta & Easter Bunny Mix 'n Mingle
11 Apr 2019 SACUCCA: Bridging the Gap Between Talent, Demand and Supply
9 Apr 2019 2019 Learning Event Immigration Economic Realities and Workplace Opportunities
9 Apr 2019 Shift Happens When You Influence
4 Apr 2019 Texas SHRM Advocacy Day
28 Mar 2019 New Member Orientation - BY INVITATION ONLY!
27 Mar 2019 March Madness & Trivia Nite Mix 'n Mingle
5 Mar 2019 Workplace Strategies for Addressing Mental Health Issues
7 Feb 2019 SAHRMA Diamond Anniversary Mix 'N Mingle
7 Feb 2019 South Texas Human Resources Symposium 2019 "SOLD OUT"
10 Jan 2019 SAHRMA Member & Texas A&M-San Antonio Mixer
8 Jan 2019 Success is not an Accident
11 Dec 2018 SAHRMA Holiday Party
13 Nov 2018 Why Hire Military Spouses
8 Nov 2018 CMA Warrior Transition Readiness Workshop
26 Oct 2018 Internships are Your Competitive Advantage!
11 Oct 2018 OSHA-10 Safety Workshop
9 Oct 2018 Learn About the BIAS Version of Yourself! APPROVED FOR 3 CREDITS!!
9 Oct 2018 What You Don’t Know May Hurt You: The Impact of Unconscious Bias on the Workplace
27 Sep 2018 New Member Orientation - BY INVITATION ONLY!
20 Sep 2018 SAHRMA Membership Mixer
11 Sep 2018 Everyone Communicates Few Connect
22 Aug 2018 12th Annual SAHRMA Employment Law Conference
21 Aug 2018 SAHRMA Membership Mixer
10 Jul 2018 What to Expect When You Are Expecting: Protections for Pregnant Workers
28 Jun 2018 SAHRMA Membership Mixer
28 Jun 2018 New Member Orientation - BY INVITATION ONLY!!
12 Jun 2018 Values Based Leadership - A Journey and Legacy
8 May 2018 How To Hire People
19 Apr 2018 SAHRMA Membership Mixer
17 Apr 2018 Active Shooter Response What's The Plan
22 Mar 2018 New Member Orientation - BY INVITATION ONLY!!

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