Board of Directors

Dr. Amy S. Dufrane, SPHR, CAE

Amy Dufrane

Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Amy Dufrane is CEO of the HR Certification Institute, where she focuses on developing collaborative long-term partnerships with individuals and organizations looking to create and deliver change around human capital.

Before joining HRCI, she spent more than 25 years in progressive organizations continuously innovating human capital. Dufrane is an adjunct faculty member at the Marymount University. She also serves on the advisory board of Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind, ANSI’s WorkCred initiative, and the Northern California Human Resources Association.

Dufrane holds the HR Certification Institute designation of Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and the Center for Association Leadership certification the Certified Association Executive (CAE). She also holds a doctorate from the George Washington University; an MBA and MA from Marymount University; and a BS from Hood College.