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2019 Platinum Excel Award

    May 28, 2020

    CT State Council Awarded

    For Elevating Human Resources, Improving Workplaces

    Connecticut, May 22, 2020 — SHRM (the Society for Human Resource Management) recently awarded CT State Council its prestigious 2019 Platinum Excel Award for the Chapters accomplishments in 2019.

    The EXCEL award is given to state councils and chapters to recognize major accomplishments, strategic activities, and tactical initiatives that elevate the profession of human resources.  

    “So much of SHRM’s impact on the world of work can be traced back to the dedication and hard work of our chapters and state councils like CT State Council. These leaders took the initiative and drove changes to make workplaces where employers and employees can thrive together,” said Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, president and chief executive officer of SHRM. “The 2019 Platinum EXCEL Award is not only a celebration of the great work done by CT State Council it’s also a recognition of the grit it took to do it.”

    The EXCEL Award can be earned at four levels: bronze, silver, gold and platinum. Each level has a prescribed set of requirements and accomplishments that must be met.  CT State Council receive recognition in SHRM publications and at conferences, a logo to display on its website, and information to share with its members about the significance of this award.


    This award recognized outstanding achievements in state council operations and a commitment to providing meaningful programs and services to HR professionals.


    For more information about CT State Council visit


    The Mission of CT State Council: To provide SHRM's Connecticut-based members and affiliated chapters with: Exemplary and innovative leadership and guidance; Timely resources and education which can be easily understood and implemented; Clear and timely communication between members, chapters, the area board, and the national board; High level programs and pathways to enrich member capability; and

    An understanding of SHRM's provided services and benefits; a forum to initiate discussions with SHRM to consider additional service/benefit offerings that will be responsive to members' needs.


    About SHRM

    SHRM, the Society for Human Resource Management, creates better workplaces where employers and employees thrive together. As the voice of all things work, workers and the workplace, SHRM is the foremost expert, convener and thought leader on issues impacting today's evolving workplaces. With 300,000+ HR and business executive members in 165 countries, SHRM impacts the lives of more than 115 million workers and families globally. Learn more at and on Twitter @SHRM.