A new chapter in the professional journey of Janet May begins July 1. The Chief Human Resources Officer at Houston Community College (HCC) will start a three-year term on the board of directors of the College and University Professional Association of Human Resources (CUPA-HR).
“I am very humbled and excited by this appointment,” says May. “I will be working with the board on many responsibilities, including co-chairing the professional development committee.”
With more than two decades of experience in human resources, May has occupied leadership positions at the regional and local chapters of CUPA-HR. Now, as a member of the national CUPA-HR board, part of her responsibilities will be to be the liaison between the Western Region and the National Board. May says, “I will be one of the communication points between the Western Region and the National Board. Each Region works closely with the National Board. CUPA-HR is a very collaborative and inclusive organization. ”
CUPA-HR provides leadership on higher education workplace issues, monitors trends, conducts research and promotes strategic discussions among colleges and universities.
“This organization has experienced tremendous growth and is highly respected in the higher education community,” says May. “I am looking forward to assist them in taking their mission to the next level by having an active role with the board.”
Houston Community College (HCC) is composed of 15 Centers of Excellence and numerous satellite centers that serve the diverse communities in the Greater Houston area by preparing individuals to live and work in an increasingly international and technological society. HCC is one of the country’s largest singly-accredited, open-admission, community colleges offering associate degrees, certificates, workforce training, and lifelong learning opportunities. To learn more, visit www.hccs.edu.