Who We are

For the last 50 years, OMHRA has been the premier professional association representing human resources, labour relations, and senior management professionals employed within the local public sector in Ontario. Our members are employed in municipalities, local boards, agencies and commissions; they provide timely human resources advice and assistance to their respective Councils, Boards, Management Teams and Commissions.

Our Values

We Believe:

  • a successful organization, both internally and externally, provides and fosters strong leadership.
  • effective communication includes both listening, and providing informed, clear, relevant and timely messages in the most efficient method.
  • it is imperative to keep current, be aware of trends and upcoming changes, respond proactively and understand all points of view, and;
  • in leading by example, by demonstrating honesty, fairness, respect, competency, and integrity - and in turn, earning credibility!

Our Mandate

  • To provide leadership and direction on Human Resources matters to Ontario Municipalities, Agencies, Boards and Commissions.
  • To provide a forum for communication and knowledge exchange for our membership
  • To educate and enhance the expertise of OMHRA members
  • To advocate for the interests of OMHRA and its members
  • To strengthen the Human Resources community by facilitating relationship building

To be eligible for membership, you must be actively working in a municipality, agency, board or commission.

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