Coastal Bend Society for Human Resource Management

Welcome to Coastal Bend SHRM!  We are one of 32 affiliate chapters in Texas. Our members are HR professionals and employers from local industries, government agencies, educational institutions, and small businesses in the Coastal Bend.   Join CBSHRM today! 

Collaborating with our members, CBSHRM provides networking opportunities, up-to-date HR information, and quality professional development in an effort to continously improve the HR profession and enhance our member's professional value.  

CBSHRM is a valuable resource for advancing your HR career. Whether you are new to the HR profession or a senior HR executive, there are a myriad of benefits of joining CBSHRM. 


  • Quality professional development (most offering CE credit)
  • Certification preparation courses -HRCI and SHRM APPROVED 
  • Certification study groups (as available) 
  • Networking events and opportunities 
  • Community service projects 
  • Annual local Conference 
  • HR excellence awards - recognizing outstanding HR professionals in the Coastal Bend
  • Developing lasting connections and relationships with HR professionals in the region 
  • Access to HR job opportunities within the region 
  • And much, much more! 

With approximately 200 members, CBSHRM delivers outstanding networking and professional development opportunities to enhance your HR career. Membership levels begin at just $50 annually. With so many benefits, what are you waiting for? JOIN CBSHRM TODAY! 

Be sure to check our website often and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Linked In for all the latest and greatest in HR in the Coastal Bend.

We look forward to meeting you at our next event ~ CBSHRM Board. 

Upcoming events

  • No upcoming events

For the current quarter, the CBSHRM Board has elected to support The Coastal Bend Food Bank.

Normally proceeds from the 50/50 luncheon raffle would be donated to the food bank; but due to COVID-19, the March 2020 luncheon was cancelled.

As an alternate, we encourage our CBSHRM members to volunteer at the Coastal Bend Food Bank. They need volunteers to help restock food and pack care boxes for families in need. If you or someone you know is able to help, please consider volunteering your time. For more information: 

All volunteers are required to register at Once registered  you will be able to choose your time slot to volunteer.

  • Volunteer hours of operation are Monday-Friday from 9am-8pm and Saturday 8am-3pm, to help inspect, sort, and box donated food product in the warehouse.
  • Groups of 2 or more volunteers can be scheduled by contacted Volunteer Coordinator, Sylvia De La Cerda at (361) 887-6291, ext. 5119 or via email
  • Volunteer Requirements: Ages 8 to 15 years must be accompanied by one adult; five youth to every adult. (Children under 7 years of age not allowed).
  • Attire: Casual and comfortable; closed-toed safe footwear (no high heels). Jeans and appropriate shorts only. No sleeveless shirts or tank tops allowed. Leave purses, jewelry and other valuables at home or locked in your trunk. Necklaces and long earrings are not safe in the warehouse.


Coming Fall of 2020: CBSHRM Labor Law Conference. 

Details coming soon! 

Go to the HR Southwest Conference website for more information!

 Thank You To Our 2020 Professional Development Sponsors:


Coastal Bend SHRM PO BOX 6927, Corpus Christi, TX 78466

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