Honourary Membership may be conferred on a person who has made outstanding contributions to the field of human resources or to the Association.
Nominees must have made the outstanding contribution in Nova Scotia or Prince Edward Island and have:
- Made a contribution that had a wide-reaching impact in the human resources and/or labour relations community over a significant period of time, or
- Made a contribution that had a significant impact on the legislative framework of human resources or labour relations in Nova Scotia or Prince Edward Island, or
- Made a contribution that had significant impact on the educational framework of human resources or labour relations in Nova Scotia or Prince Edward Island, or
- Made a contribution that resulted in significant strategic gains for HRANS
- A letter of recommendation is to be submitted by a current HRANS member in good standing;
- The letter of recommendation is to include a summary of how the nominated individual has met one or more of the above criteria;
- The nomination must be supported by three (3) letters of support from current HRANS members in good standing;
- Self-nominations cannot be made for Honourary Members;
- Nominations must be received by 12:00 noon on Tuesday, January 31, 2017.
- The Board of Directors reviews nominations and determines if Honourary Membership will be conferred.
- The decision of the Board of Directors is final.
- The Board is not required to confer an Honourary Membership each year.
- One award may be presented each year.
If conferred, the recipient must attend and will be honoured at the 2017 Awards and Recognition Event and profiled on the HRANS website. Honourary members are exempt from having to pay annual membership dues and will receive the following:
- Public recognition at the 2017 Awards and Recognition Event (within the 2017 HRANS Conference)
- Recognition in the HRANS eNewsletter
- Honourary Membership with HRANS (does not include CPHR level dues)