After a thorough and extensive recruitment process, Human Resource Institute of Alberta (CPHR Alberta) is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris McNelly as CEO, effective December 16, 2014.
Chris comes to CPHR Alberta with over 20 years of diverse experience in executive management and leadership roles in both the public and private sector. A Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP) with an MBA, Chris has previous experience on the CPHR Alberta Board of Directors. Prior to joining CPHR Alberta, Chris was a professional HR consultant and was the Executive Director of Human Resources at Travel Alberta.
Along with his knowledge of CPHR Alberta's stakeholders, Chris brings a wealth of governance, strategic planning and change management experience to the role. He possesses the passion needed to lead CPHR Alberta on its mission to elevate the profession by strengthening the role of HR professionals in the workplace while upholding the highest standards of practice.
Chris will take the helm from Interim Executive Director, Janice MacPherson, who will resume her role as CPHR Alberta's Director, Member Development.