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Central Coast HR Association Receives Prestigious SHRM Award for Advancing the HR Profession

    April 22, 2015

    Monterey, CA, April 22, 2015 — The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently awarded the Central Coast Human Resources Association (CCHRA) its prestigious EXCEL Gold Award for the chapter’s accomplishments in 2014.

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

    “At SHRM, advancing the human resources profession is our mission. The work of our chapters and councils are central to accomplishing that,” said Henry G. (Hank) Jackson, president and CEO of SHRM. “Receiving this award is testament to the State Chapter’s commitment to advancing the HR profession through local networking and professional development activities.”

    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. CCHRA will receive recognition in SHRM publications and conferences, a certificate of recognition, and special signage to display at its meetings and events.

    For more information on the award visit www.shrm.org/communities/volunteerresources/resourcesforchapters/pages/award_info.aspx.

    Media: For more information, contact Elizabeth Leitzinger, Communications Director, at eleitzinger@fentonkeller.com.

    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 shrm.org and follow us on Twitter @SHRMPress.