Public Sector HR Association

Human Resources

About Public Sector HR Association

Public Sector HR Association (PSHRA) is a member-focused referral organization that supports a global network of human resources professionals practicing in the public sector.

PSHRA is a fee-based membership organization representing over 9,000 members and 1,100 agencies globally. Headquartered in Alexandria, VA, PSHRA serves as a hub for professionals in the public sector, providing them with career-advancing opportunities.

PSHRA members enjoy an array of cost-saving benefits. PSHRA’s monthly newsletter, Public Interest, informs members about the latest trends, insights, and news in the public sector HR field. Members have exclusive access to online publications and resources, including the members-only website content and the Online Membership Directory. PSHRA offers discounts to its members for annual conferences, courses, and the PSHRA Certification

PSHRA membership is open to individuals in or interested in public sector HR. Prospective members can enroll online. PSHRA offers various individual and agency memberships. 

Individual membership fees range from $45 to $175 per year. Agency membership fees vary based on staff size, ranging from $420 to $4,200 annually. 


Public Sector HR Association Facts

Year Founded


Member Count

5,000 - 15,000

HQ Location

Alexandria, VA

Requires Invitation


Accepts Applications


Has a Mobile App


Offers Publishing Privileges


Annual Membership Fees

$45 - $175