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Welcome to the Color Country Human Resources Association (CCHRA)


Color Country Human Resource Association is a fellowship of Human Resource Managers in Southern Utah dedicated to education, certification, and networking to its members. CCHRA is affiliated with both the Utah HR State Council, the national Society for Human Resource Management, and the Human Resource Certification Institute.



Color Country Human Resources Association

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Page Content Overview
Upcoming HR Workshop Information
Board of Directors Results
Sponsorship Opportunities

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Upcoming  HR Workshop Information

January 15, 2019 

Scott Ferrin, SHRM-SCP, PMP,
Society for Human Resource Management 


Workshop Overview:
If you or your organization want to understand the technical and behavioral competencies needed for individual success and growth at all levels of an HR career, come to this session. You will learn about the HR Professional Competency Model, which SHRM recently developed to allow HR professionals to systematically analyze their competency needs and to help organizations develop performance appraisal tools and other HR systems. In addition, you will learn how several SHRM competency self-development tools can accelerate your professional growth and increase your ability to contribute to the success of your organization. This presentation also includes a component on SHRM Certification.

Presenters Bio:
Scott D. Ferrin has been a Field Services Director for SHRM since September, 2010.  His primary responsibilities include managing state council relationships, serving as a liaison with state councils, chapters and volunteer leaders, and promoting SHRM membership. He attends State Council meetings and conferences, and, as his schedule permits, chapter events.  Scott resides in Mesa Arizona and supports SHRM members in Arizona, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah.

He has served in a variety of volunteer organizations prior to joining SHRM and most recently was the Legislative Director for the East Valley Human Resources Association (EVHRA), an affiliate chapter of SHRM located in Arizona. Scott is certified as a SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) and a Project Management Professional (PMP).

Scott has 20 years of work experience in HR and HR- related responsibilities. Prior to joining the SHRM staff, he held titles as a Senior Workforce Planner, Workforce Planning Manager, Talent Manager, Recruiter, Site HR Generalist, and Site HR Manager for companies ranging in size from Fortune 500 down to companies with 60 employees.  He has worked in the mining, financial services, insurance and education industries during his career. 

Scott has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance from Weber State University and an MBA from the University of Phoenix. 

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2019 CCHRA Board of Directors Results 

Thank you to everyone that participated in our 2019 nominations for the board. Below we would like to introduce the 2019 Board of Directors. 




Joel Tucker


Eddy Ortiz


Lura Kingsford


Kristi Jones


Brandon Ray


Shauna Ottesen

Membership - North

Betsy Cummings

College Relations

Shane Blocker


Eric Olmstead

Social Media Chair

Chad Alldredge

Volunteer Relations

Jennifer Brady

Past President

Ellen Bentley

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New Location: Cafe Sabor located on 290 E St George Blvd, St. George, UT 84770


Cedar City Attendees
To RSVP, please contact Joel Tucker ( for more information.

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SHRM Members- $15
Non-SHRM Members - $20
Student Members- $10

You can pre-register and pay on the Website. Or pay by credit card, cash, or check at the door for an additional $3.

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Certification: SHRM-CP, and SHRM-SCP Credits PENDING



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This workshop is proudly sponsored by:

Sponsorship Opportunities
CCHRA has sponsorship opportunities available for our monthly programs. If you are interested in learning more about this great opportunity, please contact Ellen Bentley, Chapter President via email at

To RSVP for the event please CLICK HERE by January 14 
(walk-in’s are always welcome)


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