SC Healthcare Human Resources Association (SCHHRA)


With the many challenges in health care, Human Resource Professionals have an important opportunity to make an impact in our organizations and the communities we serve.  In that regard, we are fortunate to have the American Society of Healthcare Human Resources (ASHHRA), along with affiliated chapters at the state-level, including the South Carolina Healthcare Human Resources Association (SCHHRA) committed to enhancing the strategic role of HR.


To advance health care through the support and development of a knowledgeable and connected network of human resources professionals by providing innovative resources, tools and strategies.


An inspired community of health care human resources professionals that reaches its highest potential as a catalyst for postive change in an evolving health care landscape.

The SCHHRA Board is committed to the following goals in 2020:

Knowledge Advancement: Develop a wide, diverse foundatin of subject matter expertise to elevate ASHHRA/SCHHRA and its members as providers of innovative information and solutions to the health care field

Network Advancement: Serve as the networking knowledge sharing and data anayltics hub for health care human resources professionals to expand and extend professional connections and realtionships.

Member Advancement: Enrich the member experience, increase value and grow the membership base through compelling participation and engagement opportunities.

Join Today! Benefits include:

Connect with fellow health care HR professionals: Create collaborative relationships with your colleagues throughout South Carolina to support and improve the strength of our profession.

Education sessions at no cost: The chapter offers at least two sessions each year with relevant topics for HR professionals. Each session includes lunch, CE credits and time to network with members. 

Discounted rates for Tri-State Conference: Each year, the chapter joins with the Virfinia and North Carolina chapters to host a three day conference specific to health care human resources. The conference is highly regarded as an exceptional, yet afforadable, opportunity for learning, development and networking.

Access to SCHHRA listserve: Garner ideas and share best practices through email communication with fellow members.

Save the Dates:

April 29 - May 1, 2020 Tri-State Healthcare Human Resources Conference - Marriott Myrtle Beach Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes

June 18, 2020 at SCHA in Columbia

December 3, 2020 at SCHA in Columbia

Thank you to the 2019 Tri-State Healthcare Human Resources Conference Sponsors!


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Board Members:

Kay Callihan, Kim Litton, Rick Grooms, Deborah Wilson, Andrea Clements, Teresa Threlkeld, Elizabeth Marks Not Pictured: Michelle Wiles, Jami Turner, Nancy Bonge, Cindy Causey, Bootsie Wynne

From l-r: Kay Callihan, Kim Litton, Rick Grooms, Deborah Wilson, Andrea Clements, Teresa Threlkeld, Elizabeth Marks

Not Pictured: Michelle Wiles, Jami Turner, Nancy Bonge, Cindy Causey, Bootsie Wynne

Board / Officers: 



Michelle Wiles

MUSC Physicians


Vice President

Open Position


Jami Turner

Lexington Medical Center


Immediate Past President

Andrea Clements

Roper St. Francis Healthcare


Communications Chair


Long Term Care

Laura Shirer

Presbyterian Communities of SC


At Large/Recruitment Network Directors

Adell Hutto (Recruitment)

Bon Secours St Francis Hospital


Cindy Causey (At-large)

McLeod Medical Center Dillon


Upstate Region Representative (Region I)

Teresa Threlkeld

AnMed Health Medical Center


Midlands Region Representative (Region II)

Bootsie Wynne (At-large)

Lexington Medical Center


Pee Dee Region Representative (Region III)

Kim Litton

Conway Medical Center


Low Country Region Representative (Region IV)

Deborah Wilson

Roper St Francis


ASHHRA President

Sarah Fredrikson,M.A., CHHR

Diretor, Human Resources Mayo Clinic

Rochester, MN

ASHHRA Executive Director

Catherine Carruth, CAE Strategic plan, operations, collaboration and partner relations


ASHHRA Region 4 Representative (al, fl, ga, ms, pr, sc, tn)

Cathy Henesey, CHHR, SPHR

Director Talent Acquisition

Adventist Health System

Orlando, FL



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