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Chartered Professionals
in Human Resources

Life Member

CPHR BC & Yukon life member status may be granted to a person who, in the unanimous opinion of the Board of Directors, has made an outstanding contribution to the human resources field or whose involvement with CPHR BC & Yukon has been particularly significant.

Nominee Eligibility

  • Be a member of CPHR BC & Yukon or, if a non-member, must have been a member during the period of contribution.
  • 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
  • Have made a contribution that had a significant impact on the legislative framework of human resources and/or labour relations in BC; or
  • Have made a contribution that resulted in significant strategic gains for CPHR BC & Yukon.
  • Be available to attend the Award celebration during the CPHR BC & Yukon annual conference on Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018 in Vancouver, BC. Life member recipients will receive two complimentary tickets to attend the award celebration.

Nomination Procedure

Please submit your nomination package to the Award Coordinator if you wish to make a nomination. There is no form to complete for this award. Please submit a PDF document with the following supporting documentation:

  • A letter of recommendation is to be submitted by a current CPHR BC & Yukon member in good standing
  • The letter of recommendation is to include a summary of how the nominated member has met one or more of the above criteria;
  • The nomination must be supported by three (3) letters of support from current CPHR BC & Yukon members in good standing.
  • There is no form to complete for this award. Please submit a PDF document for the letter of recommendation. Nominations and letters should be submitted to the association, care of the Award Coordinator before the deadline.

Review Process

The Board of Directors will review the nomination and reach a final decision at least six (6) weeks prior to the annual CPHR BC & Yukon conference.

Successful nominees will be honored at the annual CPHR BC & Yukon conference and profiled on the CPHR BC & Yukon website. Honorary life members are exempt from having to pay annual membership dues and will receive the following:

  • Public recognition at CPHR BC & Yukon’s 2018 Conference during the awards celebration.
  • Recognition in the HRVoice e-newsletter which reaches more than 5,700.
  • Honorary lifetime membership with CPHR BC & Yukon (does not include CPHR annual dues).


Learn more about the CPHR BC & Yukon Professional Awards. Interested in previous award recipients? Check out our Award Recipient Archive!

Please contact Award Coordinator for more information regarding the awards program.