Miriam Brettner retired from HELP-New Mexico in 2016. She was the Agency’s Human Resources Administrator for 13 years. Ms. Brettner received her bachelor’s degree in business with a concentration in Human Resources from UNM’s Anderson School of Business. She also obtained the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification from HRCI and SHRM-CP from the Society of Human Resources Management. In her capacity as HR Administrator, she provided training to management on HR related issues and current regulations, women returning to the workforce, and newly formed non-profits. Her skills include mediation, internal inquiries, policies and procedures, interviewing, and state and federal regulations. In her capacity as HR Administrator, Ms. Brettner oversaw the daily management of HR for approximately 220 employees.