The purpose is to recognize and express appreciation to legislative or business leadership who have proven a continued willingness and effort to listen to HR Professionals' concerns relating to local, state or federal legislative matters affecting the profession, educate themselves on these issues, and actively consider the impact of legislative measures on the Profession.
Must have a record of accessibility and willingness to listen and learn about local, state or federal legislative issues affecting the Human Resources profession. This can include legislators, business leaders, organizations, or associations. This can also include associations, individuals or groups that have worked cooperatively with ARSHRM State Council on its legislative issues. Characteristics of the Award Recipient(s) may include:
The State Council shall solicit nominations from the SHRM affiliated chapters consistent with the nominations process for other ARHSRM Council sponsored awards.
The recipient shall receive a suitable award and recognition from ARSHRM State Council at the annual ARSHRM Employment Law & Legislative Affairs Conference. The Employment Law & Legislative Affairs Conference Chair, in cooperation with the Governmental Affairs Director, will coordinate presentation of the award at this conference.
Nominees must have a record of accessibility and willingness to listen and learn about local, state or federal legislative issues affecting the Human Resources profession. To nominate someone for the Annual Arkansas State Council Friend of the Human Resources Profession Award, please download and complete the nomination form.