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Welcome to the Agassiz Valley Human Resources Association (AVHRA)

We are a 100% SHRM member chapter located in Fargo, ND serving the Fargo-Moorhead and surrounding areas.

Our purpose is to advance the strategies of organizations through intentional connection of innovative HR experts, driving purposeful conversations, and supporting HR thought leaders.

We value:

  • The sharing of expertise and advice.
  • Diverse thoughts, processes, and practices.
  • Actively engaged members.
  • Professional growth of our members.


We are proud to be an affiliated chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management, the largest human resource association in the country.





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