CPHR Member shall be a human resources professional who has been granted the Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation and continues to meet the requirements for recertification. CPHR members shall carry the same rights and privileges as a Regular member including the right to vote at meetings of members and to hold elected office. CPHR Members can use the initials CPHR to indicate their professional standing.
Regular Members shall be any person actively engaged in the practice of human resources. All privileges of membership are available including the right to vote at meetings of members and to hold elected office, except where the CPHR designation is required.
Verification of eligibility for regular membership shall be made upon application to join CPHRNB.
Verification of eligibility for regular membership shall also be made before an individual is deemed qualified to hold office at either the chapter or provincial level.
Associate Members shall be any person with an interest in, but not actively engaged in, the practice of human resource management and therefore do not qualify for Regular membership. Associate Members do not have voting privileges and are not eligible to offer for elected positions, but may serve on Committees.
Student Memberships are open to persons registered full-time or part-time in a post-secondary program of studies leading to a certificate, diploma or degree with specialization in Human Resources Management.
Student Members must submit proof of registration for each year of Membership.
Student Members are not eligible to serve in Executive or Committee Chairperson position, and do not have voting privileges, but may serve on Committees of the Association.
Retired Members shall be former CPHR or Regular Members who declare that they are no longer active in the profession of human resources. Retired Members shall carry the same rights and privileges as a Regular Member, including the right to vote at meetings of members and to hold elected office, except where CPHR Membership is required.
CPHR-Retired members must earn less that $5000.00/year of employment income and may keep their CPHR upon retirement with the designation “R”. These members should contact CPHRNB by email at email@example.com to request a change in membership type. Once approved for retired status, these members are not required to submit a continuing professional development log. They must only represent themselves as “CPHR-Retired”. CPHR-Retired members shall carry the same rights and privileges as a Regular Member, including the right to vote at meetings of members and to hold elected office, except where CPHR Membership is required. CPHR-Retired members will not be required to pass the NKE or submit their application for the validation of professional work experience again. CPHRNB reserves the right to request verification of income at any time.
Those on maternity, parental or extended disability leave: CPHR dues remain payable, only the provincial membership fee is subject to a suspension. Leaves are applicable for 6 months or more only. Read the CPHRNB Medical and Maternity Leave Policy.
Honorary Lifetime Membership may be conferred on persons who are considered to have made outstanding contributions to the field of Human Resources Management. Nominations for this honour may be made by any Regular Member, with the decision resting with the Provincial Council. Honorary Lifetime Members have voting privileges and may hold Executive Office, but do not pay any Association Membership fees.
If a member of your firm leaves, you CANNOT take over their membership. The membership is with the individual, not the organization, and is not transferable.CPHRNB membership dues are non refundable in the event of a move (from one province to another or country), a change in position or any other circumstances.
Your fee will be paid up until the date shown in the table, at which point you will be invoiced for your annual membership, which is the amount for February.
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