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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteerism is what makes PIHRA great and PIHRA Pasadena is always happy to welcome new or current members to leadership positions. If you would like to join our leadership team or if you need more information, please call our District Chair Dana Mayhew at Phone 626-296-9141 or email her.

Leadership Roles

Following is a summary of the functional areas:

Sponsor Committee

Responsible for developing effective and affordable sponsorship opportunities for companies, organizations and others to support the district in their service, meeting and educational efforts.

Membership Committee

Engages in District membership and member relations including acquisition, assimilation and retention. Identifies potential new members and makes contact. May plan and orchestrate mixers or social events that involve members and potential members. Responsible for acceptance letters, badges and member contact information updates. Represents the District at PIHRA Home Office Membership Committee meetings.

Hospitality Committee

Researches and develops potential monthly meeting sites, negotiates best menus and prices and establishes a working rapport with site management. Contacts new members via e-mail or telephone to extend a welcome and encourages participation in District activities. Receives reservations; greets members and guests at District meeting, encourages guests to become members and answers membership questions. 

Programs Committee

Plans and coordinates the monthly programs to encompass a wide variety of topics that meet members professional development at all levels of the organization. This includes scheduling, confirming speakers and distributes meeting announcements at least one month prior to the event. Works closely with the district leadership and PIHRA Home Office to ensure that relevant topics and speakers are selected. 

Career Services Committee

Increases awareness and promote benefits of careers services in the District. Facilitates promotion of current job openings and District members in transition. May work with local outplacement firms in the area that support PIHRA in assisting members in transition. May work with representatives from other Districts through the Career Network.


Prepares and distributes District Board meeting minutes. Assists with monthly meetings and supports other PIHRA functions as necessary. Treasurer Prepares annual budget with input from Committees; prepares monthly financial reports as required by PIHRA. Takes reservations (via District Yahoo.com account) and coordinates registration and check in for monthly meetings; prepares and makes deposit.

Student Chapter Liaison Committee

Advisor to student chapters; communicates with local colleges regarding establishing additional student chapters and coordinates assistance to student members.

Communications Committee

Responsible for the District's written as well as electronic communications (Web and eBlasts) and media of all sorts. Composes, copies and distributes District announcements, coordinates with PIHRA Home Office and maintains the district website.

Diversity Committee

Promotes the diversity programs within PIHRA to the district membership. Develops the District diversity program, collaborates with Programs Chair in identifying appropriate speakers on diversity topics and presents diversity moments at meetings. Represents the District at scheduled Diversity meetings at PIHRA Home Office.

Legislative Affairs Committee

Participates in PIHRA Home Office Legislative Affairs Committee meetings; studies and reports pertinent federal and state legislative information to District leadership and members. Assists with the composition of position papers and serves as District liaison to the annual Sacramento trip to influence legislators.

PIHRA Foundation Committee

Provides outreach to community through the Foundation. Supports the promotion and distribution of the "You and Your First Job" and "You and Your Next Job" booklets. May assist with fundraisers, including the annual Silent Auction and supports the annual scholarship program.

If you would like to join our leadership team or if you need more information, please call our District Chair Dana Mayhew at Phone 626-296-9141 or email her


Contact Us

Professionals In Human Resources Association (PIHRA)
1515 W 190th St, Ste 530
Gardena, CA 90248
+1(310) 416-1210
Fax +1(310) 416-9055