LISA TURNER, CHIEF HR OFFICER, NAMED HR PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR
Annual award presented by the Human Resource Association of Palm Beach County
WEST PALM BEACH, FLA. (November 6, 2014) – Lisa Turner, Chief HR Officer for the Clerk & Comptroller, Palm Beach County, was named HR Professional of the Year at the Human Resource Association of Palm Beach County’s “Best in HR Awards” on October 16.
“I nominated Lisa for this prestigious award because she exemplifies what a Human Resource professional should be,” said Clerk Sharon Bock. “She is collaborative, tenacious and hard-working. Lisa is a natural mentor and leader, and thrives on sharing her knowledge with others. Her passion and commitment to our office and its employees is evident every day. I congratulate her on this well-deserved honor.”
Ms. Turner joined the Clerk’s office in September 2012, after a 30-year career in Human Resources with City Utilities of Springfield, MO. Since coming to the Clerk’s office, Lisa has taken the lead on several important initiatives including a new employee job classification system introduced earlier this year and the creation of an innovative promote-from-within program.
The Human Resource Association of Palm Beach County is an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). The Palm Beach County chapter is the largest SHRM-affiliated group in Florida. The group’s annual “Best in HR Awards” recognizes outstanding achievements in the Human Resource profession. In addition to Human Resource Professional of the Year, awards are also given for Human Resource Department of the Year and Human Resource Volunteer Leader of the Year.
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The Florida Constitution established the independent office of the Clerk & Comptroller as a public trustee, responsible for safeguarding public records and public funds. Clerk Sharon Bock is directly elected by and accountable to Palm Beach County residents. In addition to the roles of Clerk of the Circuit Court, County Recorder and Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners, the Clerk & Comptroller is the Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Auditor for Palm Beach County.
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