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The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 250,000 members in over 140 countries, the Society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession. Founded in 1948, SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China and India. Click here for more information.


The California State Council of SHRM (CalSHRM) is the oversight body and organizational liaison between the 18 local SHRM chapters throughout the state of California and SHRM headquarters in Alexandria, VA.  Each local chapter President is a voting member of the council and together with State Council Directors and Executives, champion statewide initiatives and strategies that support the profession and the local communities each chapter serves. Click here for more information.

SAHRA Receives Distinguished Award

The Society for Human Resource Management has awarded the SAHRA, the 2014 Gold EXCEL Award.


The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently awarded SAHRA its prestigious EXCEL Gold Award for our chapter's accomplishments in 2014. The award is part of the SHRM Affiliate Program for Excellence, which aligns individual chapters and councils with SHRM’s goals. The award recognizes accomplishments and strategic activities and initiatives that enhance the human resources profession. “At SHRM, advancing the human resources profession is our mission. The work of our chapters and councils are central to accomplishing that,” said Henry G. (Hank) Jackson, president and CEO of SHRM. “Receiving this award is testament to SAHRA's commitment to advancing the HR profession through 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 have to be met. SAHRA will receive recognition in SHRM publications and conferences, a certificate of recognition, and special signage to display at its meetings and events.

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