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    May 25, 2017

    Green Mountain Human Resources Association

    Receives Prestigious SHRM Award

    for Advancing the HR Profession

    Rutland, VT -- May 25, 2017 — The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently awarded the Green Mountain Human Resources Association (GMHRA)

    its prestigious EXCEL SILVER AWARD for GMHRA’s accomplishments in 2016.

    The award aligns individual chapters and state councils’ activities with SHRM’s aspirations for the HR profession. The award recognizes accomplishments and strategic activities and initiatives that enhance the human resources profession.

    “Advancing the human resources profession is a daily mission at SHRM and GMHRA’s outstanding work this year contributed significantly to that goal,” said Henry G. (Hank) Jackson, president and CEO of SHRM. “Recipients of this prestigious award are those who show a strong commitment to advancing the HR profession through service to the community, 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 must be met. GMHRA will receive recognition in SHRM publications and at conferences, a logo to display on their website and information to share with their members about the significance of this award.

    For more information about the Green Mountain Human Resources Association visit:

    Media: For more information, contact Aniko Balzer, GMHRA VP Media Relations at 802.445.1011 or

    About the Society for Human Resource Management

    The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest HR professional society, representing 285,000 members in more than 165 countries. For nearly seven decades, the Society has been the leading provider of resources serving the needs of HR professionals and advancing the 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 and follow us on Twitter and Instagram @SHRMPress.