Call for Nominations: The 19th Annual Motorola Foundation Excellence in Public Service Award
Nominations Due August 20, 2010
The Motorola Foundation and the Civic Federation are pleased to announce a call for nominations for the 19th Annual Motorola Foundation Excellence in Public Service Award.
The Excellence in Public Service Award recognizes a non-elected government employee who has made an extraordinary impact on the quality of government services in state and local governments. The award seeks to honor individuals who show dedication to a vision of quality management, leadership, and innovation that leads to lasting achievements and more effective government in Illinois.
Individuals eligible for nomination are currently serving as non-elected state or local government officials in Illinois, including department heads and chiefs of staff.
Past recipients of the Motorola Award include Illinois Board of Higher Education Executive Director Judy Erwin, current United States Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, and past Chicago Transit Authority President Ron Huberman. Other notable past recipients include past Chicago Public Schools CEO Paul Vallas and Illinois Auditor General William Holland.
To nominate candidates, email the nominee’s name, title, government, and email address, along with a few sentences describing the nominee’s achievements, to [email protected]. Nominations can also be sent via U.S. Mail to:
Attention: Outstanding Public Servant
The Civic Federation
177 N. State St., Ste. 400
Chicago, IL 60601
If requested, nominations can be confidential. The deadline for nominations is August 20, 2010, and the awards breakfast will take place in fall 2010.