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About Us

IPMA HR is the leading public sector human resource organization in the world. We represent the interests of human resource professionals at all levels and strive to promote excellence in HR management.

Serving HR professionals since 1906, IPMA-HR is your resource for comprehensive and timely HR industry news, jobs, policies, resources, education, and professional development opportunities.

The organization is governed by an Executive Council and divided into more than 40 chapters, residing in four U.S. regions and abroad. If you’re interested in local-level networking, there may be a chapter near you.

Here at IPMA-HR we are dedicated to serving you and providing excellent customer service. Please contact us with any questions or concerns.

Interested in our long-range strategic plan? Click here for details.

For a copy of our bylaws, click here


Please direct all correspondence to:

1617 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: (703) 549-7100
Fax: (703) 684-0948

For questions or comments, please call (703) 549-7100 or e-mail the appropriate departments or individuals.

Billing Inquiries:

Please contact the specific department below (i.e. if your question regards an invoice for a conference, contact Meetings/Professional Development; if your question is about an invoice or credit for public safety testing products, contact Assessment, etc.)

If you are not sure of which department to contact about your billing inquiry, please use the General Mail Box.

Department Listing

Membership Department
Send change of address/name and questions regarding membership, region, chapter or section related information, and all dues invoice inquiries to this department.

Meetings / Professional Development Department
Specific questions on registration and information about conferences and seminars should be sent to this department.

Publications Department 
For specific questions on publications and products-ordering, prices, shipping options, and non-member subscription verification.

IPMA-HR's HR Resources
IPMA-HR Agency Members may call to obtain customized research free-of-charge (703) 549-7100.

Assessment Services Department
Email or call (800) 381-TEST (8378) for all test-related questions, including orders, invoicing, shipping, and technical questions.

Government Affairs Department
Members may send questions about HR legislation to this department.

For problems or suggestions about our website.

General Mail Box
For general questions

If you have any comments, concerns or complaints about IPMA-HR's services, you may direct them to

Staff E-mail Directory

Neil Reichenberg

Executive Director

Irina Bowyer

Director of Membership

Sima Hassassian

Chief Operating Officer

Jacob Jackovich

Assessment Services Coordinator

Lynette Martin

Administrative Assistant

Andrey Pankov

Assessment Research Manager

Jenny Chang

Director of Communications

Bob Sewell

Mailroom Manager

Joanne Sisson

Accounting Manager

Robert Svihla

Assessment Services Fulfillment Manager

Debbie Tankersely-Snook

Special Assistant to the Exec. Director

Gabrielle Voorhees


Steven Mito Bloom

Web Development Manager

Jacqueline Snyder

Professional Development Manager

Melissa Paluch

Research Manager