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Human Resources Management Association

The Minnesota Counties Human Resources Management Association (MCHRMA) is a voluntary association of the Minnesota county human resource professionals. MCHRMA obtains educational and administrative services from the Association of Minnesota Counties.

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MCHRMA Presents Two HR Professional of the Year Awards at This Year's Spring Conference

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Each year, the Minnesota County Human Resource Management Association (MCHRMA) looks to identify a human resources professional that has distinguished themselves with the work they perform and the example they set in the area of public sector human resource management.  

This year's HR Professional of the Year is Carolyn McDonald, Lyon County Human Resources Director, who was presented the award May 2 during the MCHRMA Spring Conference in St. Cloud.  McDonald is a past president and leader of the MCHRMA organization and goes out of her way to reach out to new HR professionals, to welcome them to county government, provide with support and knowledge and inform them of trainings that give them the tools that they need to grow in their new position.  Read press release.

Photo Caption (left to right):  Loren Stomberg, Lyon County Administrator, HR Professional of the Year Carolyn McDonald, Lyon County HR Director; Lyon County Commissioner Gary Crowley; and MCHRMA President and Redwood County HR Director Peter Brown.

MCHRMA Peter Brown, Redwood County Human Resources Director, also awarded a posthumous HR Professional of the Year to Krista Amos, former Blue Earth County Human Resources Director, which was presented the award to Krista’s husband Paul Amos and her parents Tom and Jeanne Witty May 2 during the MCHRMA Spring Conference in St. Cloud.
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Photo Caption (left to right): Paul Amos (Husband), Tom and Jeanne Witty (Parents) and MCHRMA President and  Redwood County HR Director Peter Brown.