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2016 Pinnacle Award Finalists Identified 

10-06-2016 14:23

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is pleased to announce the list of finalists for the 2016 SHRM Pinnacle Awards. The Awards, sponsored by Paychex, Inc., recognize, celebrate and share the innovative programs, activities and initiatives that SHRM chapters and state councils undergo in their communities.

With 67 entries, narrowing the field to the top 24 is never an easy task, but one that ensures that the best of the best are being recognized.

“For years, SHRM chapters and state councils have been willing to step up and help wherever they see a need,” said Elissa C. O’Brien, SHRM’s vice president of membership.

“That is the best thing about SHRM’s Pinnacle Awards, when we celebrate the “H” in the SHRM acronym.”

Winners will be recognized in three categories (Serving the Professional, Advancing the Profession, and Enhancing the SHRM Community) by four size divisions (small, medium/large, mega/super mega and state councils).

Winners of the 2016 Pinnacle Awards will be announced Nov. 18, in Washington, D.C., during SHRM’s Volunteer Leader’s Summit.

Chapter Finalists are:

Austin Human Resource Management Association
Big Bend SHRM
Bloomington Normal HR Council/Heart of Illinois HR Council/Central Illinois HR Group
Central Maine Human Resource Association
Central Valley Human Resources Management Association
Chicago SHRM
Cullman Area [Alabama] SHRM
El Paso Society for Human Resources Management
Elizabethtown [Kentucky] Society for Human Resource Management
Great Plains [Oklahoma] SHRM Chapter
Howard County [Maryland] Human Resources Society
Lubbock SHRM
Mile High SHRM
Portland HR Management Association
Raleigh-Wake Human Resource Management Association
SHRM-Long Island
South Central [Minnesota] SHRM
West Georgia SHRM

State Council Finalists are:

Colorado SHRM
Garden State Council – SHRM
Human Resources State Council of New Hampshire
Indiana State Council of SHRM
Washington State Human Resources Council (WSHRC)