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association news Celebrating Excellence talented Asha Tomlinson of CityTV Edmonton welcomed delegates to the Westin Hotel Ballroom for the third annual Celebrating Excellence Awards. As promised, it was an entertaining and high-energy celebration of true excellence in the human resources profession. The event was an opportunity for HR practitioners to celebrate achievements in human resources. “The Rising Star Award, Award of Excellence and Distinguished Career Award demonstrate the value and appreciation the Alberta HR community and HRIA have for their fellow practitioners,” said HRIA President Claudia Verburgh, CHRP. “These awards are contributing to HRIA’s mandate of “advancing excellence in human resources.” Thank you to The Globe and Mail who so graciously sponsored this Evening of Excellence. The outgoing and Rising Star Award Mason Meyers, CHRP Candidate HR Director, Globex Foreign Exchange Corporation The Rising Star Award is awarded to an HRIA member in the first five years of his/her career who demonstrates great promise as a future leader in the Alberta HR community. Congratulations to 2009 Rising Star Award recipient, Mason Meyers, CHRP Candidate. Thank you to Hay Group for sponsoring the Rising Star Award. Since starting with Globex Foreign Exchange Corporation in June 2007, Mason Meyers has made a huge impact on the entire company, not just in the realm of human resources. He has been integral in developing and/or revamping various policies and procedures, and has spearheaded new programs. Education has always been important to Mason. Starting in 2002, he attended Grant MacEwan College and attained both his human resources management certificate and diploma. In 2004, he studied at the University of Lethbridge (Edmonton campus) and achieved his bachelor of management degree, majoring in human resources and labour relations. He joined HRIA in May 2008 and has since passed the National Knowledge Exam. Why not start thinking about who you could nominate for the 2010 Celebrating Excellence Awards? Please visit awards.aspx for details. 8 Mason Meyers, CHRP Candidate, receives the Rising Star Award from Deborah Spence of Hay Group. NETWORK Summer 2009

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Network - Summer 2009

Network - Summer 2009
HRIA President’s Message
Celebrating Excellence Award Winners
HRIA Conference Chair’s Message
Conference Wrap Up
Conference Photo Gallery
Leading Change Through Dialogue
Energy Management
Lessons Learned
All Work and No Play?
Driving Change with Behavioural Leadership
Index of Advertisers

Network - Summer 2009