Our colleague and friend, Mr. Curt Hall, passed away on Sunday, October 18, 2020 after battling cancer for over a year.  Curt was surrounded by his family including his wife Judy of 62 years, his son Gary Hall (Lori) of Nashville, and daughter Susan Hall Kirkpatrick (Robby) of Mooresville, NC. 

    Curt is a former President of TVHRA and spent the last 18 years teaching the TVHRA Certification Study Group.  Curt was a mentor to many HR professionals and an advocate for our profession.  He will be dearly missed.  Below is a link to his obituary.  Please keep Judy Hall and the family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

    https://www.rosemortuary.com/obituaries/Curtis-Hall-Jr/

    Curt requested TVHRA make a donation to the SHRM Foundation rather than send flowers. Please click on the Continue to this catalog link in the SHRM Foundation Donation section below to access the Donations Page.

     

    Welcome to TVHRA

    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.

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    TVHRA Awards

    HR Professional of the Year

    The HR Professional of the Year, presented by the TVHRA board, recognizes contributions to the Human Resource profession by any HR professional that is part of TVHRA. The call for nominations takes place in October of each year and the award will be presented during the TVHRA meeting in December.

    Multiple awards could be presented at the meeting and the following criteria should be considered:

    Service to the Chapter  such as leadership, committee participation, program development and participation and support of chapter goals activities

    Service to the HR Profession including leadership roles in SHRM at the state, regional or national level; leadership roles in other professional organizations, volunteer activities that increase awareness of and reflect favorably on the role of HR professionals, innovations in HR practices, acting as a resource to peers, mentoring students or young professionals, publications, research, teaching and training in the fields of HR and business in general 

    Service to the Community– Civic, community, charitable, and service organization involvement

    Professional History- Education, experience, work history, record of professional growth, accomplishments, professional certification.

    Student of the Year

    This award, presented by the TVHRA board, will be presented to a student selected by the UTK Student SHRM Board of Directors,  Human Resources Management Program Faculty and Staff at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. The award will be presented during the TVHRA meeting in December.

    Lifetime Achievement Award

    The Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by the TVHRA board, will recognize an individual for the achievements they have made over a career in Human Resources. This person will have displayed many years of service to both the chapter and the profession and be considered a resource for all matters of Human Resources. The call for nominations takes place in October of each year and the award will be presented during a TVHRA meeting in December.

    Rules and Criteria

    • Panel of Judges will include the Chapter President, Awards & Recognition Committee Chair, and three designees of the chapter president’s choosing.
    • Judges will not be eligible to be nominated for any of the awards.
    • Nominee must be a current TVHRA member in good standing in order to be eligible.
    • Nominations can be made by any current TVHRA member in good standing
    • You can self-nominate.
    • The decision of the panel of judges will be final.

    Judging

     The Panel of Judges will utilize criteria similar to the criteria utilized in determining the winners of the HR Professional Excellence Award (With the exception of the Student of the Year award which will be recommended by the UTK Student SHRM Board of Directors, faculty and staff at The University of Tennessee). The criteria for the award is listed below:

    Service to the Chapter - such as leadership, committee participation, program development and participation and support of chapter goals and activities.

    Service to the HR Profession - including leadership roles in SHRM at the state, regional or national level; leadership roles in other professional organizations, volunteer activities that increase awareness of and reflect favorably on the role of HR professionals, innovations in HR practices, acting as a resource to peers, mentoring students or young professionals, publications, research, teaching and training in the fields of HR and business in general.

    Service to the Community– Civic, community, and charitable and service organization involvement.

    Professional History- Education, experience, work history, record of professional growth, accomplishments, professional certification.