Sacramento Chapter Awards Call for Nominations Open

Since 1982, ASPA Sacramento has honored individuals, programs, and organizations for excellence in the field of public administration.  Award recipients must live (or be located) in Northern California and must be part of:
  • any level of government (federal, state or local),
  • academia related to public service and/or public administration, or
  • non-profit entity involved in public service and/or public administration.

ASPA Sacramento will announce recipients in April and present awards at our annual dinner in May. The award categories are:

Chester A. Newland Academic Excellence
Presented to a college student, teacher, administrator, or organization that has demonstrated scholarship and leadership in public administration or a closely related field of study, or that has made a noteworthy contribution to the education of public administrators.

Community Service
Presented to an individual or organization for sustained leadership in addressing public policy issues or improving life in Northern California.
 
Government Innovation
Presented to an individual or organization that implemented a new program, policy, or solution that made a significant improvement in public service delivery or performance.
 
Grantland Johnson Intergovernmental Cooperation
Presented to an individual or organization that developed and delivered a program or policy between different levels of government, resulting in greater efficiency.
 
Elizabeth Hill Public Administrator of the Year
Presented to a non-elected professional administrator who has consistently demonstrated excellence in public management over a sustained period of time.

Rising Star
Presented to a public professional, teacher, or researcher, 35 years of age or younger, who has made noteworthy contributions to effective government or academia in the early stages of a promising career.
 
Ross Clayton Lifetime Distinguished Public Service
Presented to an individual for especially meritorious service in the field of public administration over the course of a lifetime.
 

NOMINATIONS PROCESS

The nomination process is open now until February 20, 2017. You can make a nomination online: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SAC_ASPA2017

By email, send form to: SacramentoASPA@gmail.com

Or by mail, send form to: ASPA Sacramento, P.O. Box 2937 Sacramento, CA  95812

Click HERE for a downloadable nomination form.