This committee assists the Board of Directors and committee chairs in developing and recording the goals and objectives that MVHRA wants to achieve each year. The SHAPE committee is responsible for working with each of the chairs to record their annual initiatives and document their success via the SHRM website. By participating in SHAPE it allows the affiliate chapters to operate in a professional manner, effectively manage its finances, maintain affiliation standards, and promote SHRM. The report is submitted to SHRM each year by January 31st. The Excel Awards recognize achievement by SHRM affiliate chapters at four levels: Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum.