Press Release

June 20, 2017

Janet May, Chief Human Resources Officer at Houston Community College, to Serve on CUPA-HR Board of Directors

Janet May, chief human resources officer at Houston Community College, has been tapped to serve a three-year term on the board of directors of the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR). She will join the board on July 1.

Some highlights of May’s CUPA-HR service include serving as the chair, past chair and secretary of the Western Region board. At the national level, May has served on the Membership Committee, Emerging Issues Committee, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee and participated in CUPA-HR’s Creating Inclusive Communities project.

May has worked in HR for over 20 years. Prior to her current position at Houston Community College, she served as the vice chancellor of human resources at Pima Community College, one of the largest multi-campus community colleges in the nation. She also held HR leadership positions at Texas Tech University and New Mexico State University.

CUPA-HR is higher ed HR. We serve higher education by providing the knowledge, resources, advocacy and connections to achieve organizational and workforce excellence. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, and serving more than 23,000 HR professionals and other campus leaders at nearly 2,000 member organizations around the country and abroad, the association offers learning and professional development programs, higher education salary and benefits data, extensive online resources and just-in-time regulatory and legislative information.

Sarah Carson, Marketing Manager, CUPA-HR
Phone: (865) 637-7673


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