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•Elizabeth Hill Public Official of the Year
• Community Service
• Grantland Johnson Government Innovation
• Intergovernmental Cooperation
• Chester Newland Academic Excellence
• Rising Star
• Ross Clayton Lifetime Distinguished Public Service
Public Official of the Year - Presented to a non-elected professional administrator who has consistently demonstrated excellence in public management over a sustained period of time.
Community Service - Presented to an individual or organization for sustained leadership in addressing public policy issues or improving life in the Sacramento region.
Government Innovation - Presented to an individual or organization that has implemented a new program, policy, or solution that has made a significant improvement in public service delivery or performance.
Intergovernmental Cooperation - Presented to an individual or organization that has developed and delivered a program or policy between different levels of government resulting in greater effectiveness.
Academic Excellence - Presented to a local 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.
Rising Star - Presented to a public professional, teacher, or researcher thirty-five years of age or younger who has made significant contributions to good government in the Sacramento region.
Lifetime Distinguished Public Service - Presented to an individual for especially meritorious service to the field of public administration over the course of a lifetime.
Our 2015 Sacramento ASPA Public Service Exemplars Share Personal Stories on Why They Chose Public Service and Advice for Newer Professionals