Fellows of the National Academy of Human resources are honored through nomination and election by current fellows of the NAHR as being those individuals who have distinguished themselves through their leadership in the field of Human Resources. Fellows come from many life experiences and reflect all aspects of contemporary and intellectual professional thought and activity in Human Resources. They are recognized by their peers for their sustained achievements in and their contributions to their organizations, the Human Resource profession, and society at large.
There is no other basis for election. Election as a Fellow of the NAHR is the highest honor granted in the Human Resource profession.