Individuals who are engaged in the profession of human resource management and who meet one or more of the following criteria:
Possess at least three (3) years of exempt-level human resource management experience;
Are certified by SHRM;
Are faculty members holding the rank of assistant, associate or full professor and teach or perform research in human resource management or any of its specialized functions at an accredited college or university and have at least three (3) years of experience at this level of teaching;
Are full-time consultants with at least three (3) years experience as a practitioner in human resource management;
Are full-time attorneys with at least three (3) years experience who represent only management interests in human resources.