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HDHRA Receives Prestigious SHRM Award

    April 12, 2016



    High Desert Human Resources Association Receives

    Prestigious SHRM Award for Advancing the HR Profession


    Rock Springs, WY, April 12, 2016 — The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently awarded the High Desert Human Resources Association (HDHRA) its prestigious EXCEL Bronze Award for the chapter’s accomplishments in 2015.

    The award is part of the SHRM Affiliate Program for Excellence, which aligns individual chapters and councils’ activities with SHRM’s aspirations for the HR profession. The award recognizes accomplishments and strategic activities and initiatives that enhance the human resources profession.

    “SHRM rewards chapters and councils that demonstrate a strong commitment to advancing the human resources profession through service to the community, local networking and professional development activities,” said Henry G. (Hank) Jackson, president and CEO of SHRM. “Advancing the HR profession is at the heart of what SHRM does and HDHRA’s work this year helps us further showcase that mission.”

    The EXCEL award can be earned at four levels: bronze, silver, gold and platinum, and each level has a prescribed set of requirements and accomplishments that have to be met. HDHRA will receive recognition in SHRM publications and conferences, a certificate of recognition, and a special banner to display at its meetings and events.

    “It has been great to see the human resources professionals in our area come together to learn from one another and be leaders in their businesses and the community.  I am proud of the efforts that we have been able to accomplish in such a short amount of time.” Kara Beech, High Desert Human Resources President.

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    Media: For more information, contact Kara Beech of the High Desert Human Resources Assoc. at 307-352-1510 ext. 104 or


    About the Society for Human Resource Management

    Founded in 1948, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest HR membership organization devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 275,000 members in over 160 countries, the Society is the leading provider of resources to serve the needs of HR professionals and advance the professional 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 and follow us on Twitter @SHRMPress.