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News 2022 Excellence in Government Awards Nominations - Due September 1

Created On: 7/13/2022 1:40:07 PM

The Mississippi State Personnel Board will accept nominations for the 2022 Excellence in Government Awards until September 1, 2022. MSPB was authorized by the Mississippi Legislature to establish the Excellence in Government Awards program, and the inaugural award was given in 2012 to encourage the development of innovative systems of public administration. Each year, these awards recognize “excellence and innovation in the management of administrative procedures which increase the quality of public service at the state, district and local government levels.”

A maximum of two individuals or two groups of individuals will be publicly recognized. One shall be the recipient of the Award for Excellence in State Government, and one shall be the recipient of the Award for Excellence in Local and District Government.

For a copy of the nomination form, click here.

Previous recipients include:

2021
State: Timothy Rush, Department of Employment Security
Local: Daniel McKinney, City of Saltillo

2020
State: Jeworski "Jay" Mallet, Department of Corrections
Local/District: Russel James, City of Richland

2019
State: Sam Howell, Crime Lab
Local/District: Wayne E. Miller, P.E., City of Gulfport

2018
State: Lucy Allen, Department of Archives and History
Local/District: Dr. Mimmo Parisi, Mississippi State University

2017
State: Samantha Atkinson, Office of the State Auditor
Local/District: Dr. Raj Shaunak, East Mississippi Community College

2016
State: Laura Jackson, Department of Finance and Administration
Local/District: City of Horn Lake Fire Department

2015
State: Mississippi Development Authority Disaster Recovery Division
Local/District: Don Buffum, Mississippi State University

2014
State: Electronic Government Oversight Committee
Local/District: Walter W. Osborne, Jr., City of Vicksburg

2013
State: Randy Reeves, Mississippi State Veterans Affairs Board

2012
State: Trudy Fisher and Terri Torrence, Department of Environmental Quality
Local/District: Dr. Clyde Muse, Hinds Community College

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