Martin Purdy has over 24 years of human resources experience. He has been the Director of Human Resources for the Turlock Irrigation District the past 15 years. Prior to working at Turlock Irrigation District, he was the Director of Human Resources for a large California retail chain. Martin oversees all areas over human resources including labor relations, workers’ comp, state and federal disability leave laws, compensation, health benefits and employee relations. He has a Masters in Human Resources Management and a Bachelor of Arts degree in History. He is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources and Past President of the California Central Valley Human Resources Management Association.