HR Professional of the Year
HRACO is pleased to announce that Jan Swander has been named 2012’s HR Professional of the Year.
Jan has actively supported our HRACO Chapter by giving presentations, advising board and committe members, and providing free consultation services to HR managers who request specific labor market information targeted for their industry. Year after year, Jan has supplied and communicated important labor market information to assist job seekers, employers, and other professionals. She participated in many career fairs over the years to assist hiring managers with their recruitment needs. Jan served as a volunteer for the Central Oregon Employer Council, WRCCO, Soroptomists, and more recently OATH (Oregonians Against Trafficking of Humans). Jan always conducts herself with the highest degree of professionalism, integrity, and loyaly, and a sincere committment to help others. Thank you, Jan, for your significant contributions to our communities and HRACO Chapter.
Yearly Nomination and Award Criteria
Each year our Chapter recognizes one of it's members based on nominations by their peers. The award represents the HR Professional's contributions to the field of human resources through their outstanding record of involvement either through innovation, program or best practice.
Nominee's must meet the following eligibility criteria:
Outstanding contribution to the Central Oregon HR Community, i.e.:
Serves on the HRACO board
Speaker at HR-related events
Facilitator/Trainer/Teacher in the HR Community
Mentors other HR Professionals
Active member of SHRM or HRACO
Currently excelling in their position in the HR field
To submit a nomination for the 2013 award
Send an email to Nancy Gammond - Moody at email@example.com. Please include a paragraph describing how you believe your nominee meets the criteria.
The HRACO Board will vote on all submitted professional names at their November meeting and the award will be announced/presented at the December luncheon.
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Past Recipients of the HR Professional of the Year Award
2011 - Karen Turner
2010 - Marian Thomas
2009 - Patti Ribb
2008 - Sue Jones
2007 - Nancy Lumpkin
2006 - Barb Hess
2005 - Joyce Luckman
2004 - Katherine Tank
2003 - Jan Baker