NCCIPMA-HR is the Northern California Chapter of the International Public Management Association-Human Resources, a non-profit professional organization for public sector human resources professionals.
The purposes and objectives of IPMA-HR are:
- to enhance the image of human resource professionals by recognizing their contributions to the public service;
- to foster fairness and equity by promoting application of merit principles and equal opportunity for all;
- to encourage research and development in human resource management; and
- to promote communication and sharing of information among human resources professionals.
NCCIPMA-HR serves the counties of San Francisco, Contra Costa, Alameda, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Mateo, and Monterey. NCCIPMA-HR focuses on the professional development of public sector human resources practitioners at all levels, for specialists in every HR function and for the HR generalist. Services are provided through local workshops and seminars; the Chapter web site at www.nccipma.org; and NCCIPMA-HR Professional Development Workshops (PDW), a series of technical programs designed for the new HR professional.