Awards & Recognition

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….Charley Willey

 

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AZSHRM Awards

2017 Awards Nomination Timeline:

  • Now – Nominations Open! Click HERE to submit your nomination(s)
  • June 15th – Nominations close.
  • July 15th – Nominees complete SparkHire™ process. (No extensions)
  • July 30th – Judging complete
  • August 1st – All nominees notified of determination
  • August 31st  – Awards luncheon at AZSHRM State Conference

Ann Byrnes, SPHR Memorial Award for Professional Excellence

Purpose: To recognize HR professionals serving as role models and setting standards.

The Society for Human Resource Management Arizona State Council recognizes professional excellence in the Human Resource Management profession. Award nominees are the “best” in the profession, serving as role models and setting standards for others.

Eligibility:
Nominees must have led at least one outstanding project during the year that significantly impacted the HR community as a whole. Nominees are individuals with outstanding records of contributions to the human resource profession and must have contributed their time and efforts, free of personal gain.

Must reside in Arizona and be a member of an Arizona SHRM Affiliate chapter, AZ State Council, or SHRM national. Must adhere to the SHRM code of ethics. Should a Chapter have chosen an individual for a similar award at the local level, that individual may also be nominated for this State award.

 

2016 Ann Byrnes Recipient

Bruce Gardner

Judith Krebs, PHR Memorial Volunteer of the Year Award

Purpose: To recognize contributions of members who volunteer their services and go beyond the norm.

The Society for Human Resource Management Arizona State Council wishes to recognize the contributions of our members who volunteer their services in the advancement of the Human Resource Management profession in Arizona going over and beyond the norm, by giving an award in memory of Judith Krebs, PHR.

Eligibility
Nominees must have served an inordinate amount of hours on committees and boards and must have displayed leadership qualities throughout the year.
Nominees are individuals with outstanding records of contributions to the human resource profession and must have contributed their time and efforts, free of personal gain.

Must reside in Arizona and be a member of an Arizona SHRM Affiliate chapter, AZ State Council, or SHRM national. Must adhere to the SHRM code of ethics.
Should a Chapter have chosen an individual for a similar award at the local level, that individual may also be nominated for this State award.

 

2016 Judith Krebs, PHR Recipient

Terrie Naylor, SHRM-CP, PHR

Al O’Connor Lifetime Achievement Award

Purpose: To recognize an HR professional or business leader who has distinguished her/himself throughout their career through volunteer leadership, supporting HR related initiatives and making significant contributions to promote and support HR professionals.

In the spirit of this award’s namesake, the Al O’Connor Lifetime Achievement Award is offered to an HR professional or business
leader who has distinguished her/himself throughout their career through:
– Publications
– Instruction
– Career Achievement
– Corporate or business achievement
– Education/Certifications

An HR professional or business leader who demonstrated years of public support of the profession through:
– Volunteer leadership through various appropriate boards
– Volunteer leadership through various programs/projects
– Holding public office and supported HR related initiatives
– Significant contributions made to promote/support the HR professional/leader

Eligibility
Nominees must have business leadership or corporate HR professional experience for 20+ years. Must currently be working in Arizona. SHRM membership preferred, but not required. SHRM certification preferred, but not required.

 

2016 Al O’Connor Recipient

Gail Perry MS, SHRM-CP, SPHR, ACC

 

Questions?
Contact the Awards and Recognition Director
Beckie Jorgensen, MSSA, PHR
azshrmawards@gmail.com

 

Previous Winners

We are pleased to share with you, our past AZSHRM Award winners. Please join us in congratulating the following individuals for their achievements. All available videos have been linked.

 

SHRM-Sponsored Scholarships & Awards

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Chapter Merit Award Student Chapters

Purpose: Recognizes student chapters of SHRM for there exceptional ability in operations, the professional development of chapter members, promotion of the profession and support of SHRM. For more information go to www.shrm.org/awards.Deadline: March 31st

SHRM Foundation Scholarships

Purpose: Awards one scholarships to graduate students and to undergraduate students studying human resources. Scholarships are also offered for those seeking SHRM Certification.  For more information go to www.shrm.org/awards.