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OKHR Wins Pinnacle Award from SHRM for Exceptional HR Program


Winners of the Pinnacle Award

OKHR has won a Pinnacle Award from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the highest honor given to SHRM state councils and chapters for notable contributions to the human resource profession.
Created in 1991, the award is the most prestigious achievement SHRM state councils and chapters can attain, and it honors programs that exceed the standard activities of SHRM local networks in enhancing the creation of effective HR management. OKHR was one of 12 human resource organizations from across the country to win the award.
The award was presented on Friday, Nov. 16, during SHRM’s national Volunteer Leaders’ Summit held in suburban Washington, D.C. Representatives of [NAME OF SHRM COUNCIL/CHAPTER MEMBER] attended the summit.
“These chapters and state councils embody what it means to be HR leaders,” said Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, president and CEO of SHRM. “They are tackling some of the highest-profile and relevant HR issues today and doing it at a local level. Some of this year’s winners included programs on combating the skills shortage, employing untapped talent pools such as veterans and those with mental illness, and raising awareness on handling sexual harassment in the workplace.”
Winning programs, chosen from over 80 applications, received a $1,000 prize given by award sponsor, Paychex Inc.
The 2018 SHRM Pinnacle Award winners are:
Northwest Arkansas Human Resources Association – “Providing Re-Certification Opportunities for our HR Community”
West Central Arkansas Society for Human Resource Management – “Partnering with our Community”
HR Florida State Council – “Different Not Less…Fantastic”
Snake River Chapter of SHRM (Idaho) – “Serving our Future”
Central Louisiana Society for Human Resource Management – “Sexual Harassment Awareness and Prevention in the Workplace – A Panel Discussion”
LakeNormanHR (N.C.) – “Partnering with Duke Energy to meet their HR employee development needs and increase engagement”
Human Resources Association of Central Ohio – “Hanging with the Young Professionals”
Oklahoma State Council for Human Resource Management – “OKHR in Indian Country Conference” 
Portland HR Management Association (Ore.) – “Cultivating Member Engagement, Retention and New Member Acquisition with Livestreaming and Satellite Locations”
Greater Valley Forge Human Resource Association (Pa.) – “Supporting Local Veterans”
Greenville SHRM (S.C.) – “Decoding the Mystery of Disability Employment/Rethinking the Ideal Employee”
Virginia SHRM State Council – “Virginia SHRM State Council’s Bold Purpose to Thrive!”
About the Society for Human Resource Management
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest HR professional society, representing 300,000 members in more than 165 countries. For nearly seven decades, the Society has been the leading provider of resources serving the needs of HR professionals and advancing the practice of human resource management. SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China, India and United Arab Emirates. Visit us at shrm.org and @SHRM.

OKHR has won a Pinnacle Award from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the highest honor given to SHRM state councils and chapters for notable contributions to the human resource profession.

Created in 1991, the award is the most prestigious achievement SHRM state councils and chapters can attain, and it honors programs that exceed the standard activities of SHRM local networks in enhancing the creation of effective HR management. OKHR was one of 12 human resource organizations from across the country to win the award.

The award was presented on Friday, Nov. 16, during SHRM’s national Volunteer Leaders’ Summit held in suburban Washington, D.C. Representatives of OKHR attended the summit.

“These chapters and state councils embody what it means to be HR leaders,” said Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, president and CEO of SHRM. “They are tackling some of the highest-profile and relevant HR issues today and doing it at a local level. Some of this year’s winners included programs on combating the skills shortage, employing untapped talent pools such as veterans and those with mental illness, and raising awareness on handling sexual harassment in the workplace.”

Winning programs, chosen from more than 80 applications, received a $1,000 prize given by award sponsor, Paychex Inc.

The 2018 SHRM Pinnacle Award winners are:

  • Northwest Arkansas Human Resources Association – “Providing Re-Certification Opportunities for our HR Community”
  • West Central Arkansas Society for Human Resource Management – “Partnering with our Community”
  • HR Florida State Council – “Different Not Less…Fantastic”
  • Snake River Chapter of SHRM (Idaho) – “Serving our Future”
  • Central Louisiana Society for Human Resource Management – “Sexual Harassment Awareness and Prevention in the Workplace – A Panel Discussion”
  • LakeNormanHR (N.C.) – “Partnering with Duke Energy to meet their HR employee development needs and increase engagement”
  • Human Resources Association of Central Ohio – “Hanging with the Young Professionals”
  • Oklahoma State Council for Human Resource Management – “OKHR in Indian Country Conference” 
  • Portland HR Management Association (Ore.) – “Cultivating Member Engagement, Retention and New Member Acquisition with Livestreaming and Satellite Locations”
  • Greater Valley Forge Human Resource Association (Pa.) – “Supporting Local Veterans”
  • Greenville SHRM (S.C.) – “Decoding the Mystery of Disability Employment/Rethinking the Ideal Employee”
  • Virginia SHRM State Council – “Virginia SHRM State Council’s Bold Purpose to Thrive!”

 

About the Society for Human Resource Management

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest HR professional society, representing 300,000 members in more than 165 countries. For nearly seven decades, the Society has been the leading provider of resources serving the needs of HR professionals and advancing the practice of human resource management. SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China, India and United Arab Emirates. Visit us at shrm.org and @SHRM.

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