2013 Platinum Excel Award Presented to SESHRM
March 17, 2014
Dear Chapter President:
On behalf of the Society for Human Resource Management, I am pleased to confirm that your chapter has been awarded the 2013 Platinum EXCEL Award. This award recognizes outstanding achievements in chapter operations and a commitment to providing meaningful programs and services to your members. It also is recognition of your continued growth and development as a business leader, capable of developing strategies that lead to business success! We are very proud of your leadership, and thank you for your continued partnership with SHRM.
By achieving this award, your chapter distinguishes itself as an outstanding organization dedicated to serving the needs of your members and to the advancement of the human resource management profession. Throughout the year, we will continue to recognize your chapter's achievement as a Platinum EXCEL award winner.
Congratulations on your achievement.
Elissa O’Brien, SPHR
Vice President, Membership
Congratulations are in order!
As a result of your fundraising efforts in 2013, your chapter has been designated as a 2013 SHRM Foundation Champion. The support provided by the SHRM chapters and state councils allows the SHRM Foundation to provide opportunities available to your fellow HR professionals that they may not have had otherwise, including:
Assisting individuals in their pursuit of greater academic credentials
The SHRM Foundation awards more than $200,000 in educational and certification scholarships each year to help create the next generation of HR leaders.
Supporting researchers who bring us greater understanding of the complexities of HR
In 2013, the SHRM Foundation introduced its new Thought Leadership Initiative to inform "what's next". To achieve this vision, The SHRM Foundation is working with the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) to conduct a multi-phase program to identify and analyze critical trends likely to impact the workplace in the next 5-10 years. Additionally, the SHRM Foundation has awarded more than $3.8 million in research grants funding original, rigorous, empirical research studies that have direct, actionable implications for HR practice.
Creating materials that explain how HR practitioners can capitalize on the new knowledge that research providesFrom identifying emerging trends to helping HR practitioners become strategic business leaders, the SHRM Foundation’s educational products are at the forefront of the HR profession. These include the Effective Practice Guidelines series, the Executive Briefings & educational DVD series, all of which are available for complimentary download from shrmfoundation.org to SHRM members and the public.
These resources are making a difference every day by shaping the future of HR!
From all of us at the SHRM Foundation, we thank you for your commitment and support with which we were able to celebrate the 2013 Annual Campaign as our first-ever campaign to exceed $1,000,000. Please visit shrmfoundation.org to access the resources you can use to join us in making 2014 our most successful year yet!
Mark J. Schmit, Ph.D., SPHR
SESHRM Chapter #217 recognizes the many VOLUNTEERS who have assisted with numerous events in 2013 including Conferences, Programming, Awards, Salary Survey Committee and the Student Chapter.
Your input and expertise is greatly appreciated! A certificate valued at $20 for a guest to attend an upcoming 2014 regular meeting will be available to you in January!
SESHRM Board of Directors
| Abbey Vanderwerf|| Joelle Thies|| Lyla Pedersen|
| Amanda Rock|| Jolene Smith|| Lynn Hagen|
| Anita Norling|| Julia Kuyper|| Mary Jo Vance|
| Barb Vanderham|| Julie Waage|| Mary Medema|
| Cassandra Nicolai|| Justin Rey|| Melissa Beek|
| Christina Kokenge|| Karen O'Connor|| Mesa Rogers|
| Christine Hormann|| Kari Kiesow|| Mike Thompson|
| Cindy Krekelberg|| Kathy Deidrich|| Ona Reker|
| Claudia Dail|| Keri Hubers|| Pat Lund|
| Darla Lukens|| Kerri Huber|| Rachell Henning|
| Doug Van Beek|| Kerry Bamsey|| Roxie Lofteness|
| Erin Kohles|| Kim Olson|| Sharon Crichton|
| Gloria Bormann|| Kristi Baumgartner|| Shelly Amundson|
| Heidi Bowers|| Kristi Johnson|| Tammi Mahlstedt|
| James Payer|| Kristi Runkle|| Tammy Loos|
| Jana Quam|| Kristi Leisinger|| Tammy Wierenga|
| Jeff Adler|| Linda Clauson|| Teresa Frederick|
| Jennifer Adix|| Linda Heliman|| Trisha VanHorssen|
| Jessica Ashton|| Lindsay Willitis|| Vicki Hird|
| Joan Rensch|| Lisa Lohr|| |
| Jody Wilson|| Lisa Schenk|| |