Our Mission

Since 1980, the International Association for Human Resource Information Management (IHRIM) has played a major role in the advocacy, education, collaboration, and professional certification of HR technology professionals around the world.

Our work remains more critical than ever, helping novice and experienced professionals deliver value in their roles.

IHRIM is committed to advancing the profession by creating joint relationships between industry practitioners, suppliers, and educators to elevate the role of the HR technologist throughout the HR value chain.


Vision & Values

Create a world where HR technology positively impacts every employee, manager, and organization by elevating the profession of human resource information management throughout the HR value chain.

  • Connections / relationship
  • Have fun / enjoyment
  • Integrity / trust / honesty
  • Value those that contribute to our community
  • Quality / professionalism
  • Unbiased / neutrality
  • We value our members
  • Diversity of ideas
  • Learning / knowledge

Our Purpose

IHRIM is the community for sharing expert knowledge that leverages HR systems, technologies, and analytics for business excellence.

HRIT Advocacy

IHRIM is a staunch advocate for the HRIT profession – using our resources to elevate the practice, connecting HRIT to peers, and communicating the value of strong leadership in HR tech management.

HR Tech Education

IHRIM’s ecosystem is a central repository of curated educational material and experiential learning addressing the multi-faceted needs of our members, supporting our certification program, members’ career aspirations, and skill requirements.


IHRIM Membership is a tangible experience through personalized member environments providing easy access to all member benefits, education, volunteer opportunities, partner benefits, and professional relationships all tied to our vision.

Our Leadership

Executive Committee

Our Leadership

Board of Directors

Governance Committees

IHRIM committees led by IHRIM members. The committees meet regularly via conference call to discuss IHRIM’s educational programming, vet new technologies, develop the IHRIM magazine and to connect affiliate leaders.

If you are interested in volunteering for a committee please contact IHRIM at information@ihrim.org.

Leadership Effectiveness Committee (LEC)

The Leadership Effectiveness Committee’s purpose is to ensure effective IHRIM governance by creating processes and tools for volunteer development and assessment; creation and tracking of the volunteer talent pool and to oversee the Board nomination process. The LEC works with the Board and Staff in establishing programs aimed at developing and accessing volunteer performance, including strengthening and conducting the board nominating process and ongoing leadership coaching.

Leadership Effectiveness Committee


HRIS Leader Wayne Farms
Leadership Effectiveness Committee

Vice Chair

Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner Sapient Insights Group
Leadership Effectiveness Committee
Chief Strategist Workforce Design Strategies, LLC
Leadership Effectiveness Committee
IT Project Manager, Senior Qualcomm Incorporated