HR Florida could not be successful without the hard work and support of its volunteer leaders. Volunteer leaders are chapter presidents and board members who make up the HR Florida State Council. The Volunteer of the Year is an annual award that recognizes a volunteer who actively supports, promotes, and develops the human resource profession through volunteerism.
The success of HR Florida depends on the diligent work and support of local Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) affiliated chapters. The HR Florida chapter excellence awards honor the work of local Florida chapters. The awards focus on the demonstrated achievements and execution of one or more leadership core areas.
One of the primary functions of human resources is change management.
At HR Florida, we typically serve two-year terms. I was honored to change roles and serve as this year's (and next year's) Conference Director. As we celebrated our 35th anniversary, we were excited to look at the past, present and future of our industry, the state and our organization.
The Southeastern Student SHRM Student Games and Conference was held in Washingtion, DC, March 8-9, 2013. HR Florida was well represented with two teams attending the competition. The University of Central Florida, who won our State competition, represented us in the undergraduate division; and Florida Tech competed in the graduate division.