Amy West, Director of Human Resources at JSCC, was recognized at the Tennessee conference for the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) during its annual conference in Sevierville on September 19. West, along with other HR directors across the state, received the HR Professional Excellence Award.
The HR Professional Excellence Award, which began in 2000 and presented by the SHRM Tennessee State Council, recognizes contributions to the Human Resource Profession by any HR Professional working in the state of Tennessee. Nominees for the award are considered based on service to the chapter, the HR profession, the community, and their professional history.
West has been the director of human resources at Jackson State since 2011. She represents and supports the college in a number of capacities including the administrator of access and diversity initiatives, Title IX compliance, and active participation in the Jackson Chamber and other area clubs and organizations.