2013 TEXAS MUNICIPAL HUMAN RESOURCES ASSOCIATION PROFESSIONAL AWARDS PROGRAM
The Texas Municipal Human Resources Association is pleased to announce the fourth annual Professional Awards Program to recognize and honor outstanding individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to municipal human resources in Texas. Nominations are sought for the following three awards:
- Human Resources Management Professional of the Year
Recognizes the human resources professional who has made significant contributions to the field of municipal human resources management in the past 18 months. The recipient must be an Active, Affiliate, Cooperating, or Emeritus member of TMHRA.
- Innovation in Municipal Human Resources Management (Organization)
Recognizes the local government that has developed innovative programs and services to solve municipal human resources management problems and create opportunities for its community to reach its full potential. This award is aimed at programs that have been created or modified in the past 18 months. The recipient must have an Active, Affiliate, Cooperating, or Emeritus member of TMHRA in its organization.
- Rising Star Award
The TMHRA Rising Star Award recognizes a new member who shows exceptional promise of leadership and contribution to the association and profession. Recipients should be in the first five years of their career in public sector human resources management and can include those who have moved into public service mid-career. The recipient must be an Active, Affiliate, Cooperating, or Emeritus member of TMHRA.
Click here for Nomination form.
Congratulations to 2012-2013 Board of Directors!
The results of recent Board of Directors election are:
Secretary Treasurer, Martha Butz, Highland Village
TML Board Representative, Bonita Hall, Pearland
Lisa Norris, Grand Prairie
Kevin Russell, Georgetown
Mark Washington, Austin
They will be joining Tadd Philips; President Elect; Debbie Maynor, Past President; Melinda Galler, Vice President and Trustees Julie OConnell, New Braunfels; Miguel Ozuna, Cedar Park and Ronnie Kidd, Abilene in planning next year’s activities.
Thank you to everyone on the 2012-2013 slate of candidates.
Congratulations 2012 Award Winners
Winners of the TMHRA Annual Awards were announced at the Annual Conference. Thanks to the Awards Committee Craig Barnes Garland (Chair), Joshua Smith Marble Falls, Monika Kretschmer Allen, Debbie Maynor Killeen and Tadd Phillips McKinney.
Director of Human Resources, City of Kyle
Professional of the Year: Lisa Norris,
Director of Human Resources, City of Grand Prairie
Innovation Award: City of Keller,
Career Advancement Program
Back row from left to right - Rachel Frazier, Jonathan Phillips, Jeremy Booker, Bernie Parker, and Stanley Moore.
Front row from left to right - Kenny Cannata, Carolyn Nivens (Human Resources Director), Brenda Slovak, Alison Brocklebank, and Melanie Curl (HR Employment Specialist).
Personnel Policy Manual Updates for 2012
Active and Affiliate Members may want to review recent updates to the Sample Personnel Policies in the Resources section of the website. The Sample Personnel Policies were developed and revised by Bettye Lynn of Lynn Pham and Ross.
If you have not accessed the Resources area recently, a new acknowledgment form may be required. Go to Online TML Directory and click Online Membership Update using your TML login. In your membership profile click on TMHRA Website Affidavit. Agree to the affidavit and you will receive username/ password for the Resources section.
Questions? Contact Martha Butz email@example.com or Lavern Gaines firstname.lastname@example.org.
Have Questions? Get Answers from TMHRA Members.
TMHRA E-solutions gives members access to a network of fellow HR professionals statewide. If you haven’t joined yet, contact Lavern Gaines email@example.com for instructions. Once enrolled, it is easy to post or answer questions.