Lynne Weierke Named HR Super Volunteer

Human resources specialist honored with All-Star Award at MnSCU HR 2010 Fall Conference

Lynne Weierke

Lynne Weierke, a human resources specialist at Dakota County Technical College, received an All-Star Award as an HR Super Volunteer. Weierke was honored at the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Human Resources 2010 Fall Conference at the Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria, Minn., Oct. 13–14, 2010. Pam Anderson-Popp from Hennepin Technical College and Cindy Foote from Central Lakes College were also honored with All-Star Awards as HR Super Volunteers.

“This is a wonderful honor for Lynne and much deserved,” said Sue Raddatz, DCTC director of human resources. “Her knowledge of HR systems and her ability to explain and teach others about our complex computer systems is much sought after by her fellow MnSCU HR employees. Congratulations Lynne!”

All-Star Awards are given to outstanding HR professionals on the basis of three criteria:
Criteria #1
  • Provided significant improvement to the quality or efficiency of a human resource process or program
Criteria #2
  • Collaborated with others within a college or university or across colleges or universities to resolve an ongoing problem or improve a process
Criteria #3
  • Demonstrated consistent outstanding service on a day-to-day basis or performed a wide spectrum of the following HR functions in a manner which consistently exceeds expectations for acceptable HR practice:
    • Human resources management
    • Benefits
    • Transactions and records
    • Staffing, classification and compensation
    • Performance management
    • Training and development
    • EEO/affirmative action
    • Labor relations
    • Internal consultation
    • Customer service

Weierke was recognized for her contributions as “part of the Retirement Task Force, and the development of HR Online Help. As a “key resource for campuses in transition,” she has “served as a mentor to HR folks at other campuses and has partnered with OOC staff to facilitate many training sessions and workshops.”

(left to right) Lynne Weierke, Pam Anderson-Popp, Cindy Foote