The Rochester Affiliate of the National Human Resources Association is pleased to announce our third annual celebration to recognize a Rising Star in the human resources community!  A celebration and awards presentation will be scheduled during the Summer 2022 (details are contingent on regulations around COVID-19). 

Please consider completing this short nomination form to recognize a Rising Star in your organization who has earned consideration for this honor. Nominations must be submitted by February 18, 2022.


General Criteria – the nominee must:
  • Have 3-5 years working in a human resources function in the greater Rochester/Finger Lakes region;
  • Be considered to have high professional potential in the field of Human Resources;
  • Acknowledge or endorse the nomination; 
  • Not be a NHRA Board Member, a Planning Committee Member.

Professional/Personal Criteria – the nominee must exhibit the following:

  • Minimum of two years work experience in current role by June 2022;
  • Demonstrates measurable and transformational impact on their organization;
  • Be a champion for the human resources profession who demonstrates commitment to the field;
  • Be known for integrity and solid reputation as a professional and a sound decision-maker;
  • Generates and shares innovative ideas to strengthen the organization as well as the field of human resources;
  • Is viewed by colleagues as an emerging leader; 
  • Leads by example and is a role model for others in HR and in their company; 
  • Contributes to outside organizations (community involvement, non-profit, volunteer, etc.).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  For questions regarding the nomination process, please contact Jennifer Steier at 585-321-5820 / or Rhonda Noto at 585-231-1436 /  For information regarding sponsorship opportunities please contact Gina Livecchi at 585-698-7142 / or Angela Ruta at 585-641-2532 / 

ABOUT NHRA ROCHESTER: The National Human Resources Association is focused on advancing the development and leadership of human resources professionals. Our Rochester Affiliate does this by creating a welcoming environment where members can easily connect with other HR professionals, offering diverse and relevant professional development offerings with pre-approved HRCI / SHRM - CP/CSP credits that help members excel in their field, and providing opportunities for members to grow and develop as they lead through our community outreach efforts.