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About Us

    Supporting the local HR Professional and Advancing the Profession since 1983.

    The Human Resources Association of the Twin Tiers (HRATT) is an organization for human resource professionals from the private and public sectors who are charged with dealing daily in the matters of  human capital, wage and salary administration, employee and labor relations and other aspects of human resource management.

    HRATT is a well-established local chapter of SHRM since 1983. We proudly serve the Twin Tiers encompassing the counties of Chemung, Steuben and Schuyler in New York, and Bradford and Tioga counties in Pennsylvania.



    PRESIDENT - Matthew Burr, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Burr Consulting

    (607) 227-4286


    PRESIDENT-ELECT - Meagan Miyazato, Arc of Steuben

    (607) 622-1920 Ext. 2230,


    PAST PRESIDENT - Sharon Swartz, PHR, SHRM-CP, Arnot Health

    (607) 737-4144


    TREASURER - Pamela Burns, PHR, SHRM-CP, Chemung Canal Trust Company

    (607) 737-3795


    SECRETARY - Sue Ann Kirkum, Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc.

    (607) 776-4126 x 3015


    HRATT is proud to have been have been awarded many honors and certifications, including being a SHRM Foundation Chapter Champion, a champion of the 2018 SHRM Learning System, and a 2019 SHRM-SCP/SHRM-CP Recertification Provider