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SEVENTH ANNUAL SENIOR FELLOWS AWARD PROGRAM
THE PARTNERSHIP FOR PUBLIC SERVICE
THE SENIOR FELLOWS BOARD OF LEADERS
OUTSTANDING SENIOR FELLOWS
WHO HAVE PRODUCED RESULTS THAT BENEFIT
THE AMERICAN PEOPLE
Purpose of the Senior Fellows Award Program
The Award honors outstanding graduates of the Excellence in Government Fellows or e-Government Fellows
Programs of the Partnership for Public Service who exemplify the spirit
and vision of the Partnership and who have produced noteworthy results
that benefit the American people.
Eligibility of Nominees/Groups
- Any Senior Fellow currently working in or retired from the federal government.
- Any Senior Fellow who has left the federal government and is now working in state or local
government, a public non-profit organization, or a private sector firm
that works in partnership with federal, state, or local government.
Nominations will be taken for three award categories: (1) Achieving Results;
(2) Leadership in Action; (3) Public Service Excellence; and (4) Service to Senior Fellows.
Although nominations can be submitted in one or more categories, the
Board of Leaders may consider nominees in all categories. Nominations
should recognize the achievement of results, while working for a government
employer or partner, on specific projects (during the past 12 months)
or projects that produced benefits on a sustained basis (at least 2
years). Nominations must be endorsed by either an agency or departmental
senior executive or a military flag officer. Nominations of Senior
Fellows no longer in federal service must be endorsed by an executive
or director of the governmental organization for whom the results were
produced. If the nominee’s organization requires approval for
receiving outside awards, the nominator shall obtain the necessary clearance.
Award Selection and Presentation
The Senior Fellows Board of Leaders will select award finalists. Winners of the awards will
be chosen by a panel of distinguished judges: Principals (former government
executives), current government executives and sponsors of the Fellows
programs, and current and former coaches and executive staff.
Award winners will be honored at the Fellows graduation banquet in Washington,
D.C. on August 12, 2010.
Award Categories and Selection Criteria:
- Achieving Results: This award is presented to the Senior Fellow (or group) who best reflects
the value of achieving results by transforming a vision into actions
that achieved measurable results that benefit the American people.
Whether related to results achieved in a specific project or efforts
that lead to sustained benefits, the recipient must have clearly shown
the ability to lead people, lead change, build networks and coalitions,
and get outstanding results.
- Leadership in Action: This award is presented to the Senior Fellow (or group)
who best reflects the vision of leadership through a specific achievement
in leadership or through sustained leadership. It recognizes the human
factors of leadership, including the ability to envision networks and
activate partnerships among governmental and nongovernmental contributors
to public value; to organize and lead teams; to practice and promote
mentoring; to identify and remove barriers to personal and professional
development and advancement; and to build and promote diversity in the
- Public Service Excellence: This award is presented to the Senior Fellow (or
group) who made the most significant difference in the lives of citizens
through government actions or programs. It recognizes outcomes
that epitomize the noble value of public service by making people’s
lives better, improving the environment, advancing social values such
as health or education, or by attracting talented people to public service.
The recipient must have had a principal and innovative role in envisioning
the agency or team’s role, in defining its results, or leading it
to achieve the outcome.
- Service To Senior Fellows: This award is presented to the Senior Fellow (or
group) who made the most significant difference in the lives of other
Senior Fellows through government actions or programs. It recognizes
outcomes that epitomize the noble value of public service by making
people’s lives better, improving the environment, advancing social
values such as health or education, or by attracting talented people
to public service. The recipient must have had a principal and
innovative role in envisioning the role of Senior Fellows at an agency,
in defining its results, or leading it to achieve the outcome beneficial
to the Senior Fellows community.
Attachment: Nomination Form & Contact for More Information
2010 Partnership for Public Service Senior Fellows Award Nomination Form
deadline: June 25, 2010)
for: ___ Achieving Results
___ Leadership in Action
___ Public Service Excellence
___ Service To Senior Fellows Community
Full Name of Nominee* __________________
Title of Nominee _______________________
E-Mail Address ________________________
Agency/Department Mailing Address ______________________________
Nominator (Name, Title) ________________________________________
Phone _________________ e-Mail Address ________________________
Senior Fellows Award
nominations shall include a brief summary describing the nominee’s
accomplishment(s). The nomination must address, in a maximum of two
pages, the following three questions:
- What challenge or problem did the nominee address?
- What action did the nominee take?
- What was the result or Impact of the nominee’s efforts?
If the nominee is selected for consideration, the nominator will be
requested to submit an endorsement (described below) and a brief summary
(150 words) describing the nominee’s accomplishments which may be
used as a citation for publication as well as in the Awards presentation
The nomination must be endorsed by an agency/department executive (SES or, if military or DOD, Flag
Officer). For nominees outside the federal government, the nomination
must be endorsed by an executive or director of the governmental organization
for whom the results were produced.
Senior Fellows Awards
Partnership for Public Service
1100 New York Avenue NW, Suite 1090 East
Washington, DC 20005
Attn: Senior Fellows Award Coordinator
- If nominating a group, please complete the top portion of this page for
each person in the group.
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