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Ron Shane HR Lifetime Achievement Award

    THE RON SHANE HR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

    Each year the SHRM State Council and Chapters in Delaware consider nominations for the Ron Shane HR Lifetime Achievement Award.  This award is presented to the individual who best represents the Human Resources Professional in his/her daily life.

    A five member committee composed of Delaware State Council member(s) including at least one past recipient reviews the nominees and makes the final selection.

    The criteria include:

    • Dedication to the Human Resources profession:  this refers to the individual’s dedication and commitment to HR, meaning there should be a demonstrated love of the profession, belief that the role of HR is critical to the business it serves, and full support of the overall mission of SHRM national.
    • Professional credentials and accomplishments:  includes any academic or professional achievements, business successes, SPHR Certification, advanced degrees, continuing education, etc.
    • Professional involvement:  has been active in national or local SHRM chapters,served in any roles dedicated to advancing the HR profession and HR professionals, leads by example, represented HR profession on committees, etc.
    • Demonstrated HR leadership:  looked upon by professionals in HR as an expert, serves formally or informally as a coach to others, develops more novice HR individuals, champions HR issues at local, state, or federal levels.

     The winner is announced at the Delaware SHRM State Conference each year.        

    For More Information and to Nominate                                                                

    Individuals who have received the award are:

    Year

    Recipient

    2002

    Ronald M. Shane, SPHR (bio in pdf)

    2003

    William Dodds, SPHR (bio in pdf)

    2004

    Dr. Scott Cawood, SPHR (bio in pdf)

    2005

    Dr. Patricia Buhler (bio in pdf)

    2006

    Rita Johnson-Chase, PHR (bio in pdf)

    2007

    Vickie McCardell, PHR (bio in pdf)

    2008

    Frank Ingraham, SPHR, SHRM-SCP(bio)

    2009

    Vickie Tully, SPHR (bio)

    2010

    2011

    2012

    2013

    2014

    2015

    2016

    2017

    2018

    Carol Kleiman (bio)

    Melissa Greene, PHR (bio)

    Patricia Clendening, GPHR, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

    Wanda Spiering, PHR, SHRM-CP

    Jon McDowell, SPHR SHRM-SCP

    Cindy Crompton-Barone, PHR, SHRM-CP

    Peggy Eddens

    Joanne Lee, SHRM-SCP

    Jackie Poquette, SPHR, SHRM-SCP