Volunteer of the Year 2016

The Volunteer of the Year Award recognizes a member who has made an outstanding contribution to HRAM during the past year. The criteria is based the acronym HRAM:

H – Hours the volunteer contributes to HRAM.
R – Resourceful – demonstrations of resourcefulness.
A – Affect – The impact of the volunteer’s efforts.
M – Mentoring – Actions the volunteer took that reflect desire and ability to mentor other HR professionals or community members.

We recognize Kelly Buchanan as our 2016 Volunteer of the Year for her combined efforts with our Excel with a Mentor Program and College Relations Committee. HRAM is fortunate to count on her to be a part of our membership and Full Board. Thank you Kelly!

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Human Resources Director, 
Girl Scouts - Spirit of Nebraska 

Kelly Buchanan has over 15 years of HR experience. She joined Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska in 2011 and currently holds the role of Human Resources Director. Previously, she worked in human resources at both the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services and Pierce Promotions in Maine.

Kelly has been a member of HRAM since 2011 and earned her PHR in 2016. She co-chairs the College Relations Committee and also assists with the Excel with a Mentor program. Kelly earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications from Keene State College in New Hampshire. Outside of work, Kelly enjoys traveling, reading and volunteering at the Nebraska Humane Society. 

Nominate a Member

Each year HRAM chooses an outstanding member, who is excelling through involvement in our association and/or assisting members in their professional development. To nominate a member, please contact the HRAM office.

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