Northern California Chapter -
International Public Management Association - Human Resources

Proud Recipient of the 2017 IPMA-HR Chapter Award for Excellence and
2017 WRIPMA-HR Outstanding Chapter Award

Welcome to the Northern California Chapter - International Public Management Association - Human Resources (NCCIPMA-HR)!

Conference Registration Now Open for the
2019 CalGovHR™ Conference and Expo in Sonoma!


Click on the cover above to access the
2019 CalGovHR™ Conference & Expo Planning Guide.


March 13 - 15, 2018.


DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Sonoma Wine Country*
1 DoubleTree Drive
Rohnert Park, CA 94928
* Direct door-to-door shuttle service is available from San Francisco (SFO) and Oakland (OAK) airports. In addition, Sonoma (STS) Airport also offers daily direct flights to Southern California.

Early-bird pricing ends December 31, 2018.
Be sure to register today!

Want to add the SHRM certification to your list of accomplishments? 

For the first time in the history of NCCIPMA-HR we are offering you a chance to prepare for the coveted SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP designation.   

 3-Day SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Exam Preparation Course


October 24, 25, 26, 2018

(3 Days; Wednesday through Friday)

8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


East Bay Municipal Utility District

Training Resource Center

375 11th St.*

Oakland, CA 94607

* This training location is Amtrak-accessible (via the Oakland Jack London Square “OKJ” Station and connect via the free Broadway shuttle or walking), Ferry-accessible (directly across from the Oakland Jack London Square Ferry Building via the free Broadway shuttle or walking), and BART-accessible (via the 12th Street/Oakland City Center BART station).

Click here to learn more, and register today! 

Did you know that NCCIPMA-HR has it's own designated group on LinkedIn?  Join the discussion today!



NCCIPMA-HR is now on Instagram!  Follow us on Instagram at nccipmahr 



NCCIPMA-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. Chapter members receive IPMA-HR affiliate benefits such as the weekly HR Bulletin and the IPMA-HR member rate for all professional development activities. 

NCCIPMA-HR is the largest chapter of IPMA-HR in the Northern California region, and serves the counties of: Alameda, Contra Costa, Del Norte, Glenn, Humboldt, Lake, Lassen, Marin, Mendocino, Modoc, Monterey, Napa, Plumas, San Benito, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Solano, Sonoma, Tehama, and Trinity. NCCIPMA-HR focuses on the professional development of public sector human resources practitioners at all levels. Training are provided through workshops and seminars, the Chapter web site at, and the Annual Chapter Conference in Sonoma Valley, California.

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Upcoming events

10/24/2018 8:30 AM • East Bay Municipal Utility District, 375 11th St., Oakland, CA 94607
11/07/2018 8:30 AM • Port of Oakland, 530 Water Street, Oakland, CA 94607
11/27/2018 8:30 AM • City of San Jose, Leininger Community Center, 1300 Senter Road, San Jose, CA 95112

Address: 909 Marina Village Pkwy #191, Alameda, CA 94501

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