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News Update: Excellence in Government Awards Nomination Deadline Extended to May 1, 2020

Created On: 1/8/2020 10:56:30 AM

UPDATE: The nomination deadline has been extended to May 1, 2020.  Forms are available at this link.

The Mississippi State Personnel Board is now accepting nominations for the 2020 Excellence in Government Awards.  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.

Previous recipients include:


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

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

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

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

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

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

State: Randy Reeves, Mississippi State Veterans Affairs Board

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

Click here to download a nomination form.



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