Front row, from left, Amanda Fallaw of Wesley Commons, workforce readiness advocate; Brad Setzler of Velux, president; Jamie Hedgepath of Nexsen Pruet, legal counsel; and Boo Ramage of Greenwood Genetic Center, legislative chair. Back row, Angie Simpson of Countybank, past president; Toya Davis of Piedmont Technical College, secretary/webmaster; Kassie Hall of Piedmont Technical College, public relations chair; Pam Yates of Countybank, treasurer; Janet Still of Greenwood Genetic Center, diversity chair; and Sally Mueller of Colombo Energy, president-elect. Not pictured are Rachel Blair of United Way, SHRM Foundation chair; Debbie Smith of SPF-America, education/certification chair; and Casey Tompkins of Davis & Floyd, membership chair/assistant treasurer.

Piedmont Area Human Resource Association recently met at Piedmont Technical College and confirmed its 2017 board of directors.

The group meets monthly for lunch and the presentation of a professional development topic by featured speakers. Meetings are designed to improve the human resource function of the members’ companies through education, discussion and networking. PAHRA is the local chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management, which is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. For information on PAHRA, visit piedmontareahra.shrm.org.