The Virginia Chapter of the International Public Management Association for Human Resources serves as the statewide association for public sector human resources professionals.  The Virginia Chapter exists to:

• Provide a forum for persons engaged in public human resources administration to discuss current issues.

• Explain and interpret the objectives of public human resources to the general public, civic groups, public officials and public employees.

• Encourage and facilitate cooperative action among public jurisdictions and private employers within the Chapter area on matters of mutual concern.

• Facilitate the professional development of members by providing training and networking opportunities.

• Implement objectives and programs of IPMA within the Chapter area.

• Enhance the professional relationship of the Chapter with other public sector and professional associations.

Membership may be held by any human resources staff member of any public jurisdiction in the Commonwealth of Virginia.  Additionally, associate membership is available to human resources professionals working in the private sector and students.