Amy Raye Etheridge, SPHR IPMA-SCP
Ms. Etheridge is the County's Director of Human Resources and is responsible for the success of human resources programs to include but not limited to recruitment, selection, classification, compensation, employee relations, employee benefits, training, unemployment insurance, and employee safety. Ms. Etheridge is also responsible for interpreting existing or writing new personnel policies and procedures; addressing employee complaints or concerns; assisting County staff in personnel matters; and acting as liaison to outside organizations and agencies involved in County personnel matters. She plays an active role on the County's Safety Committee and the LIVE WELL 360 Wellness Committee.
About Amy Etheridge
Ms. Etheridge was appointed as Human Resources Director in February of 2021; she began working in York County in 2013 as a Senior Human Resources Analyst and also held the positions of Human Resources Administrator and Deputy Director of Human Resources prior to her appointment as our HR Director.
Ms. Etheridge received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Administration of Justice and Psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University. Additionally, Ms. Etheridge holds two senior level HR certifications: Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and International Public Management Association - Senior Certified Professional (ICMA-SCP).
Prior to joining our team, Ms. Etheridge worked in the field of Human Resource Management for more than 20 years for various companies – Marriott International, Fisher and Phillips LLP, Riverside Health Systems and Omni Hotels and Resorts to name a few. She is an active member of various local and national training and human resource organizations.