Nominate a New York State Employee for the Empire Star Public Service Award
The Empire Star Public Service Award will acknowledge public employees who are recognized as going above and beyond the call of duty, exceeding what is expected of them in their day-to-day work, and in unforeseen circumstances and emergencies. The award will not only recognize their contributions to building a better New York, but support them as they continue to develop as professionals with a $5,000 professional development scholarship.
Do you know an individual serving in the Executive Branch that displays an honorable level of dedication and pride in their work or someone who has distinguished themselves from their peers through leadership and exemplary service? Nominate a New York State employee for the Empire Star Public Service Award by January 31, 2018. All nominations will remain anonymous.
Note: Self-nominations will not be accepted.
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Nominee's first and last name
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What is the nominee's job title?
What New York State agency does the nominee work for?
-Select- Adirondack Park Agency Aging, Office for the Agriculture and Markets, Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, Division of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services, Office of Arts, Council on the Audit and Control, Department of Budget, Division of the Children and Families, Council on Children and Family Services, Office of City University of New York Civil Service, Department of Correction, Commission of Corrections and Community Supervision, Department of Criminal Justice Services, Division of Economic Development, Department of Education Department, State Elections, State Board of Employee Relations, Office of Environmental Conservation, Department of Financial Control Board, New York State Financial Services, Department of Gaming Commission, New York State General Services, Office of Health, Department of Higher Education Services Corporation, New York State Homeland Security and Emergency Services, Division of Housing and Community Renewal, Division of Human Rights, Division of Indigent Legal Services, Office of Information Technology Services, Office of Inspector General, Office of the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs Labor Management Committees Labor, Department of Law, Department of Medicaid Inspector General, Office of the Mental Health, Office of Military and Naval Affairs, Division of Motor Vehicles, Department of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, Office of People with Developmental Disabilities, Office for Prevention of Domestic Violence, Office for Public Employment Relations Board Public Ethics, Joint Commission on Public Service Department State Insurance Fund State Police, Division of State University of New York State, Department of Statewide Financial System Tax Appeals, Division of Taxation and Finance, Department of Temporary and Disability Assistance, Office of Transportation, Department of Veterans' Affairs, Division of Victim Services, Office of Welfare Inspector General, Office of Workers' Compensation Board
Why is this nominee deserving of the Empire Star Public Service Award? Please provide specific examples.