Welcome to the Northern and Central California Chapter of CUPA-HR!

Our chapter is comprised of area college and university professionals in Human Resources dedicated to serving higher education by providing the knowledge, resources, advocacy, and connections to achieve organizational and workforce excellence for Northern and Central California.


Upcoming Events:

June 26, 2020: Virtual Network Mixer. Please register at the following link.

Past Events:

April 28, 2020:  Spring Webinar – The Diversity Equity Inclusion (DEI) Maturity Index: Next Steps for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. To see a recording of the webinar or download the presentation, please click here.

November 2019:  Fall Half Day Conference – Change Management and Workplace Culture, University of California, Davis. 

August 2019: Full Board attends Board Development and Strategic Planning Day, University of California, Berkeley

June 4, 2019: 2019 Spring Full Day Conference – Employee Engagement in the Workplace, Oracle, 350 Oracle Parkway, Redwood City, CA, 94065; to see the presentations from our presenters please visit the 2019 Spring Full Day Conference.

March 15, 2019: CUPA Chapter Spring Networking Mixer, Golden Gate University

March 2019: Elections for July 2019 Board of Directors

January 30, 2019: 2019 Winter Webinar  ”Self- Compassion and Positivity in the Workplace”

November 8, 2018: 2018 Fall Half Day Conference, Stanford University

Thank you to our annual premier and leadership sponsors!

Platinum Level Annual Premier Sponsor





Platinum Level Annual Premier Sponsor

Nina H. Gardner, J.D


Platinum Level Annual Premier Sponsor
Jacqueline Besse




Platinum Level Annual Premier Sponsor
Jody Schreffler




Platinum Level Annual Premier Sponsor
Susan Cassell


Gold Level Annual Leadership Sponsor
Brian Montanez




Gold Level Annual Leadership Sponsor
Roxanne Dean



Gold Level Annual Leadership Sponsor
Kaela Arias



Silver Level Annual Leadership Sponsor
Carol Mercer

If your organization is interested in supporting our chapter, please contact Amy Shuman at

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