Awards from Mississippi SHRM

Award Information

One of our goals is to recognize excellence in Mississippi Human Resources.  This is done by way of two awards given out each year during the annual Mississippi Human Resources Conference & Expo.  ANY Human Resource professional in Mississippi who meets the criteria is eligible.  You may nominate yourself or someone you know.

To nominate someone you feel is deserving of this award, please email the following information to Melissa Drennan at mdrennan@sec-ms.com.

  • Name of Nominee
  • Name of Company Where Nominee is Employed
  • Email Address for Nominee

The deadline for 2013 nominees is January 15, 2013.

The Mississippi Human Resource Professional of the Year

MSSHRM, Kyle Jones, HR to Who

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The Mississippi Human Resource Professional of the Year Award is presented annually to a SHRM member that has shown outstanding service and has promoted the profession of Human Resources in state of Mississippi. The recipient should be an outstanding leader within and outside of his/her company.

The winner will be recognized at the annual MS HR Conference and Expo. During the initial opening of the conference, special recognition and a plaque will be presented to the winner. In addition, the winner will have the choice of receiving a donation made in their name to the SHRM Foundation in the amount of $500.00, or their registration and hotel accommodations paid for the next state conference.

The Nomination Process

Nominations may be made on behalf of yourself or someone else you feel is deserving of the award. Be sure the written nomination contains sufficient information to allow the nomination chair to contact the person. A valid email address is very important, as this is our primary method of communication. Once nominations are received a follow-up packet will be sent to each nominee.

Nominees MUST meet the following criteria:

  • Current national SHRM member
  • Hold an HR related certification (PHR, SPHR, GPHR, CCP, CBP)
  • Actively employed within the broader HR Community
  • At least 8 years of HR related management/support experience in an exempt position
  • Involved (past or present) in chapter and/or state council affairs
  • Proven success in a leadership roleDisplays enthusiasm and support for the HR profession
  • Applies professional experience both inside and outside his/her organization

Current and Past Recipients

2012           Donna Marshall            

2011                 Jan Farve
2010                 Joyce Plunkett
2009                 Susan Hadaway
2008                 Carey Upton
2007                 Teresa Boutwell, PHR
2006                 Cindy Burnett, SPHR
2005                 Harry Davis, SPHR
2004                 Billy Sims, SPHR
2003                 W. O. Jones, SPHR
2002                 Lindsay Carter, SPHR
2001                 Bill Allen, SPHR
2000                 Che’ Helfrich, SPHR
1999                 Bob Baughn, SPHR

The Spirit of HR

HR to Who, Mississippi SHRM, MSSHRM, Kyle Jones

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The Spirit of HR Award is presented annually to a SHRM member who best represents the spirit of SHRM in the state of Mississippi. The recipient should be an outstanding leader within the HR Community, although not necessarily serving directly as an HR Manager.

 Each year, the winner will be recognized at the MS State Council of SHRM’s Conference and Expo. During the initial opening of the conference, special recognition and a plaque will be presented to the winner by all previous winners of the award present at the conference. In addition to this, the winner will have the choice of receiving a donation made in their name to the SHRM Foundation in the amount of $500.00, or their registration and hotel accommodations paid for the next state conference.

Nomination Process

Nominations may be made on behalf of yourself or someone else you feel is deserving of the award.  Be sure the written nomination contains sufficient information to allow the nomination chair to contact the person. A valid email address is very important, as this is our primary method of communication.  Once nominations are received a follow-up packet will be sent to each nominee.

Nominees MUST meet the following criteria:

  • Current national SHRM member
  • Actively employed within the broader HR Community
  • At least 8 years of HR related management/support experience in an exempt position
  • Involved (past or present) in chapter and/or state council affairs
  • Proven success in a leadership role
  • Displays enthusiasm and support for the HR profession
  • Applies professional experience both inside and outside his/her organization
Current and Past Recipients

2012           Kyle Jones

2011                 Melissa Drennan
2010                 Amy West
2009                 Jan Farve
2008                 Rodger Brown
2007                 Jacquelyn Mack, PHR
2005                 Judy Nail, PHR
2004                 Danny Avery, SPHR


 

About the Author

 

Kyle Jones, Mississippi HR, Mississippi SHRM, HRtoWHO, HR blogger, Doctor Who

Kyle Jones

 

I am a fan of comic books, science fiction, gadgets and a devoted fan of Doctor Who. Professionally, I am the Human Resources Manager at Megagate Broadband, Inc. and served as the first Social Media Director of Mississippi SHRM. I am a longtime SHRM member and continue to serve the HR profession online and as an advisor to MSSHRM council members.

 

Finally, this blog is my creative outlet and doorway to the world of Doctor Who and HR blogging. For more information, visit one of the following social networks/sites:Interview Me Not, HR to WHO, Mississippi HR, Kyle Jones, Kyle Jones HR, Doctor Who,


 

 

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