Lori Mulder, who is director of human resources at Hope College, has been elected to the board as president-elect of the Michigan College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (MI-CUPA-HR).

Her service on the board will include a year as president elect, a year as the association's president and then a year as past-president.

MI-CUPA-HR seeks to promote cooperation between human resources professionals at colleges and universities in Michigan for the purpose of advancing the practice of personnel and human-resource administration in higher education.  The association represents two-year and four-year public and private chartered higher-educational institutions across the state.

Mulder has been a member of the Hope staff since 1996, and has been director of human resources since 2000.  She is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources, and is active in MI-CUPA-HR, The Society for Human Resources Management and the Lakeshore Human Resource Management Association.

From 1996 to 2000 she worked for Hope's Business Office.  She holds a bachelor's degree in management from Hope and an associate's degree in marketing from Ferris State University, and is currently completing a master's degree in human resources development from Indiana State University.