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Nominations sought out for human resources award

The West Central Minnesota Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) invites nominations for the 2008 Human Resource Professional Award of Excellence.

The annual award program recognizes professional excellence in the field of human resource management. Past recipients include Lynette Kluver of Alexandria Extrusion Company, Dan Sparr of Dairyland Healthcare Solutions and Scott Arndt of Superior Industries.

SHRM invites nominations recognizing anyone directly involved in human resources, especially those who have made significant contributions to the HR profession in his/her place of employment; have been instrumental in the development of HR strategies that are linked with and support the organization's strategic goals; have had a profound effect on his/her company culture; possess impeccable ethical standards and serves as a great role model, setting standards for others to follow.

Nominations will be accepted through Wednesday, October 15. The award will be presented at the annual business meeting in December. Nomination forms are available on the organization's Web site at or by contacting Lynette Kluver at (320) 763-6537 or e-mail