CUNA HR Council honors special achievements
The following individuals were honored for their achievements in HR and organizational development in a ceremony at the 2018 CUNA HR & Organizational Development Council Conference: Jessica Jones, senior vice president-administrative services, Universal 1 Credit Union, Dayton, Ohio, won the Professional of the Year Award; Marielle Richie, education coordinator, Gerber Federal Credit Union, Fremont, Mich., won the Rising Star Award; Jeff Madland, vice president-human resources, Eagle Community CU, Foothill Ranch, Calif., was presented with the Top Community Contributor Award. The following credit unions were also honored: Royal CU, Eau Claire, Wis., won Best of Show-Excellence in HR & Organizational Development Awards, Innovative Staff Development. Verity CU, Seattle, Wash., and Clearview FCU, Moon Township, Pa,. also won awards for Innovative Staff Development. Heartland CU, Hutchinson, Kan., iQ CU, Vancouver, Wash., and MSU FCU, East Lansing, Mich., won Excellence Awards for Employee Engagement. KeyPoint CU, Santa Clara, Calif., won an award for Management Practices. Front Row (left to right): Shelan Stritzke, manager-human resources, iQ CU; Jessica Jones, senior vice president-administrative services, Universal 1 CU; Michelle Waln, vice president of culture, Heartland CU; Marielle Richie, education coordinator, Gerber FCU. Back row (left to right): Silvia Dimma, chief human resources officer, MSU FCU; Marcos Rocha, human resources-generalist, Key Point CU; Scott Wuerch, organizational development advisor, Royal CU; Debbie Schorzman, human resources-generalist, Verity CU; Kimberly Jugan, director of training, Clearview FCU.