Welcome to the Evansville-Area Human Resource Association, Inc., an affiliate chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management. We are the leading professional association for human resource professionals in the tri-state area of Southwestern Indiana, Kentucky, and Southern Illinois.






State and Federal Legislative Update

 Wednesday, May 24, 2017


Southern Indiana Career and Technical Center

Program Description:

Special elections for Congress and the State House!  What are they up to in Washington DC?  What are the politics now and how will they shape the 115th/116th Congress?  Indiana’s government is held by the Republicans by a rare supermajority.  What legislation can we expect from the Assembly session and how may that affect us?  How much do you know about the bills and public policy efforts that may well shape our profession for the next 50 years?  Do you know what to do?  How to make a difference?  Attend this lively and fast-paced presentation to learn what’s happening in Washington DC and the Indiana State House.


 Christopher Schrader is Director – Government Affairs for the Indiana State Council of SHRM and serves on the healthcare and labor law policy committees at the Indiana Chamber of Commerce. He is also president of Schrader and Associates, a full-service HR consulting firm focused on helping small and medium sized businesses excel and grow. Prior to starting his own company he worked for several firms in the publishing industry for more than 25 years, holding leadership positions in Operations, Sales, Accounting and Human Resources. He is also on the HR Major faculty at the Indiana University Bloomington campus.

Chris grew up in a politically active family; both parents ran for office at one time or another. Both in his current role, and earlier as Chair of the Indiana State Chamber of Commerce’s Labor Law Policy Committee, he has testified many times before the Indiana General Assembly. He is a frequent visitor to the Indiana delegation in Washington DC and has developed solid Capitol Hill relationships over the last 15 years.

Chris holds a degree in Political Science from Indiana University and is certified a Senior Professional in Human Resources by the Human Resources Certification Institute.


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