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

    (607) 737-3795


    PRESIDENT-ELECT - Laurel Eschbach, SHRM-CP, Market Street Trust Company



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



    TREASURER - Monica Ridosh, Sr. HR Generalist, Chemung Canal Trust Company

    (607) 737-3770


    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