Events 2007 Excellence in Government Awards

The Awards

The Capital One Bank Keller Award for Innovation recognizes employees who have used innovative solutions to solve pressing problems. It is named in honor of the Keller Family Foundation, the founder of the BGR Excellence in Government Awards. The Keller Awards include a cash prize of $1,000 each.

The Latter & Blum Realtors Merit Award recognizes outstanding performance by public sector employees. Heroic efforts during Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath will be considered in this category. The Merit Awards include a cash prize of $500 each.

The AT&T Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes sustained performance over a career in public service. Nominees with a minimum of 15 years of public employment are eligible. The Lifetime Achievement Awards include a cash prize of $1,000 each.

2007 Honorees

AT&T Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Barbara MacPhee, Director, New Orleans Charter Science & Math High School
  • G. Joseph Sullivan, General Superintendent, Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans

Capital One Bank Keller Award for Innovation

  • Ronald Alonzo Jr., Supervisor of Buildings and Grounds, St. Bernard Parish Public
  • Richard Carpenter, Deputy Superintendent, Jefferson Parish Public School System
  • Marcia St. Martin, Executive Director, Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans

Latter & Blum Realtors Merit Award

  • Wynecta Fisher, Director, Mayor’s Office of Environmental Affairs, City of New Orleans
  • New Orleans City Park Staff
  • New Orleans Health Department Staff
  • Kurt Weigle, Executive Director, Downtown Development District

When

Friday, August 10, 2007

5:30 AM

Where

BGR

More Info

Established in 1994, this annual program makes cash awards of up to $1,000 to local government employees for outstanding performance and creative problem-solving.