• Connecting Ohio HR Professionals


Companies, employees and families across Ohio and the world are facing unprecedented challenges due to the coronavirus pandemic.  In turn, there is a lot of information on how to address workplace issues filling our inboxes and the airwaves.  We have created this resource page as a compass to help human resource professionals and companies across Ohio navigate these uncharted waters.  If you need additional assistance we recommend you work with your legal counsel, accountant, or consulting firm.

Our Mission

The Findlay Area Human Resource Association is composed of representatives of Findlay area industries and business firms who meet voluntarily to discuss various issues in the field of Human Resources.

The organization's objective is that through the exchange of ideas, members gain knowledge enabling them to more effectively fulfill the duties of their particular positions

The Chapter

The Findlay Area Human Resources Association (FAHRA) is an association of Human Resource Professionals in the Northwestern area of Ohio.  The chapter offers professional development and networking opportunities to its members.  For further information contact our chapter president.

FAHRA Membership Information

Membership is open to anyone who is concerned with human resource issues. Whether your title is owner or secretary or human resource manager, the benefits are plentiful as a member of a SHRM affiliated chapter. Need additional information on Membership? Click HERE.

Upcoming Chapter Events


 Join us Wednesday, May 11, 2022 from 11:30 am – 1:00pm (ET) for "Emotional Wellness" presented by Kevin Rigg, ProMedica EAP.

Kevin Rigg is a manager for ProMedica EAP. He is licensed in Ohio as an Independent Clinical Counselor and Chemical Dependency Counselor. He is a Certified Employee Assistance Professional and is a DOT qualified Substance Abuse Professional. Kevin has over 27 years of experience working as an EAP consultant. He has experience providing human resource training and consultation in corporate, industrial, and healthcare settings. Aside from working as an employee assistance counselor, Kevin is a husband, father, runner, and avid reader.   


  • Participants will learn how thoughts affect emotions which in turn impact our choices 
  • Participants will be able to identify unhelpful thinking patterns and perceptual filters
  • Participants will learn different ways to challenge negative thinking patterns

  • June 2022 - IN PERSON MEETING

     Join us Wednesday, June 8, 2022 from 11:30 am – 1:00pm (ET) for "Bridging the G.A.P. (Generally Assumed Perceptions) " presented by Dan Pritt

    Session Description: The topic is about How understanding context, choice, and connection can bridge the great divide we currently have in communication and raise people’ level of engagement. Note: This is where the value of the back story is applied. 


  • Improving one’s level of engagem/ent at work, home, and on the go by using well placed questions.
  • Define and overcome the 5-problem areas most businesses endure to become more productive.
  • Generating a safe environment where people can work as a team and feel good about their role/contributions.

  • Tools, Strategies, and/or Applications to Use during the 1-hour presentation:
  • The value of a question. Use the Question Cube: Lead with no more than a question
  • in hand!
  • “We Connect” Cards and Activity.
  • Define and overcome the 5-problem areas most businesses endure to become more productive by improving one’s level of engagement.
  • Generating a safe environment where people can work as a team and feel good about their role/contributions (Tri-Pod Leadership).
  • Areas to respect and protect (The SCARF Model)
  • Q and A’s

  •  This program has been submitted for SHRM Professional Development Credits (PDCs).  

    2022 National Annual SHRM Conference & Exposition


     Don’t miss gathering – in person or virtually – with our community of HR pros, business executives, people managers, students and workers at the SHRM Annual Conference & Expo.  

     SHRM22: June 12-15, 2022  

     Click Here for more information.

    Ohio HR Conference

    2022 Ohio HR Conference

    SAVE THE DATE -  HR: Unmasking Your Full Potential! 

    Please consider joining us on September 21-23, 2022, as we are thrilled to return to the Kalahari Resorts in Sandusky, Ohio.  

     IN PERSON with an ON DEMAND option! Join us for two and a half days of superior programming in a great venue! Attendees can enjoy the conference at the resort AND then have the option to obtain additional recertification credits via the ON DEMAND platform for any missed sessions. The ON DEMAND option will be available for up to 90 days after the conference ends. We can't wait to see you in Kalahari!