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WI SHRM Award Nominations Now Open!
WISHRM is pleased to recognize outstanding chapters and individuals each year for their contributions to the profession and the communities they serve in the following areas:

Chapter Recognition Awards (Multiple chapter recognition)

Chapter Anniversaries - Wisconsin SHRM (WISHRM) will recognize chapters that have a landmark anniversary (0s and 5s) that year.

Wisconsin Excel Awards The Excel Award recognition of those chapters who have earned a SHRM Excel Award. Chapter names are announced at the leadership & state conference and in the leadership conference publication (by award level).

Certification Stars - This award recognizes the top 3 chapters which have increased their SHRM certificated members *as calculated from SHRM reporting 2020 by percent increase.

Foundation Donation Leader This award is given to the top 3 chapters with the greatest contribution to the SHRM Foundation in that year.

Chapter Nomination Awards

HR Agility Award - Each year WISHRM leadership will review the most defining topics or areas relevant to recognize in that year, and select these for chapter recognition consideration. These areas align with the aspects of chapter leadership. The award will be presented to a chapter which lead and supported the HR practitioner and their community on an important HR topic. This include but is not limited to timely communication and education around an HR, legal, social, or business initiatives.

2021 Areas of Excellence include:
  • Programing Transformation pivot to digital
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

HR Agility 2021 - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award - This award recognizes and honors achievements in the field of D, E, & I. The award is given to a chapter who leads, promotes, demonstrates, and advances D, E, & I for the chapter and community.

HR Agility 2021 Programing Transformation Award - This award recognizes a chapter/chapters that was able to quickly, almost seamlessly pivot to virtual or alternative program offering to meet their chapter member needs. This area may also consider chapters which provided timely and relevant information to keep chapter members informed of COVID related topics.

Member Awards

Rising Leader Award - The Emerging Leader has shown leadership in a significant way to WISHRM, a local chapter, and/or the HR profession. The individual is a new professional chapter leader (3 years or less in leadership with the chapter) who embraces the values of SHRM and has shown commitment to the role and the chapter early on.

Rising Leader Award Criteria
  • The nominee must be a member in good standing of SHRM and a current member of a local Wisconsin Chapter.
  • The nominee demonstrated leadership in their chapter making a significant contribution to the profession, their school, and/or the community.
  • The nominee must have shown outstanding promise for continuing service and leadership.
  • SHRM certified HR professional preferred.

Lifetime Leader Award - This award recognizes and honors outstanding achievement in the field of Human Resource Management. It is awarded to a long time SHRM leader who has given their time and service to SHRM at either the chapter or the state level for over 5 years or more. They have helped to sculpt the chapter or council and develop and drive SHRM initiatives to Serve the HR profession and advance the professional.

Lifetime Leader Award Criteria
  • The nominee must be a member in good standing of SHRM
  • The nominee has been in SHRM leadership at either the state or local level for a minimum of 5 years.
  • The nominee is viewed as role models for the profession
  • The nominee readily shared their knowledge and expertise to advance the profession and the person.

WISHRM Leadership & Chapter Award Application

Thank you for taking this opportunity to nominate a deserving HR professional or chapter for a WISHRM award. Candidates should be seen as role models, leaders in the profession who apply and share their professional expertise and leadership both within and outside SHRM. Refer to the chapter and volunteer awards summary for a full listing describing each of the awards and their criteria. Please review and complete the application process in full.

Nomination Eligibility
Nominator: A SHRM chapter or national member may nominate themself, a peer leader, or a chapter or council member, or a chapter for an award.

Award candidate: Candidates must be a current member of a local chapter or the State Council. Chapters must be in good standing with SHRM and WISHRM.

The nomination process will be open June 17, 2021 and close on July 23, 2021.

Contact the WISHRM office at wishrm@morgandata.com, with any questions.

Chapter Member Awaqrd Nomination: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/21WISHRMMemberAwards

Chapter Award Nomination:https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/21WISHRMChapterAwards

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