2017 HR Professional of the Year

This annual award recognizes a Human Resource leader who has advanced the profession in a significant way. The individuals nominated for this award serve as role models for the profession setting the standard for others to follow and applying their expertise to enhance organizational effectiveness.

Benefits of Winning
  • Award presented at the August Council Meeting and Annual State Conference attended by 1500 professionals from around the world!
  • Detailed coverage in the HR Florida Review magazine with a readership of over 12,000!
  • $500 contribution made in his/her honor to the SHRM Foundation
  • Invitation to the August State Council dinner
  • An honorarium of $500 to the winner
  • A complimentary State Conference registration to the 2018 HR Florida Conference & Expo

Nominees must be a member in good standing with SHRM and a member of a local Florida State Chapter. Self-nominations are welcomed and encouraged.

  • Entries must be received no later than June 30, 2017
  • Submission of the entry implies support and approval of the entry by the nominee.
  • Chapters may nominate more than one candidate.
  • Incomplete entries may be disqualified at the discretion of the selection committee.
  • At the discretion of the selection committee, an award winner may not be chosen.
The selection committee is comprised of:
  • Award Sponsor Representative
  • HR Florida State Council President
  • HR Florida State Council President Elect
  • HR Florida State Council Awards Director
  • 2016 HR Professional of the Year Winner

* 1. Nominated By:

* 2. Nominator Email Address:

* 3. Nominator Phone Number:

* 4. Nominator Mailing Address:

* 5. Nominee Name:

* 6. Nominee's Title:

* 7. Nominee’s Employer’s Name and Address:

* 8. Nominee’s Manager's Name  (if known):

* 9. Nominee’s Manager's Email Address  (if known):

* 10. Nominee’s Manager's Phone Number  (if known):

* 11. Nominee’s Phone Number:

* 12. Nominee’s Email Address:

* 13. Nominee’s Chapter Affiliation (required for consideration):

* 14. Nominee’s SHRM Membership#  (if known):

Nominees are evaluated on their accomplishments and consistent demonstration of the SHRM Code of Ethics. Comments should be limited to five (5) pages based on the criteria below:

* 15. Human Resource Management Achievements

This section will highlight the overall contribution(s) the nominee has made to Advance the Profession and drive organizational effectiveness through outstanding approaches, innovative ideas or strategic partnerships.

* 16. SHRM Code of Ethics/Professional Leadership

This section will provide examples of how the nominee has demonstrated the SHRM Code of Ethics. Behavioral examples can be found at www.shrm.org/ethics

Please send any supporting documentation to awards@hrflorida.org