Events BGR Excellence In Government Awards 2012 Nomination Form


Monday, July 23, 2012

12:00 PM


Please deliver the nomination form by hand, U.S. mail, e-mail or fax before noon on Monday, July 23, 2012, to:

BGR Excellence in Government Awards 2012
938 Lafayette St., Ste. 200
New Orleans, LA 70113
Fax: (504) 525-4153

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Do you know creative, dedicated public employees who have toiled in obscurity or
who deserve greater recognition for improving government? You can honor such
people by nominating them for the BGR Excellence in Government Awards. These
awards recognize public employees and citizens who have significantly improved local
government service.

The Awards

The Innovation Award recognizes employees who have used innovative solutions to solve pressing problems. BGR will present up to three Innovation Awards, with cash prizes of $1,000 each.

The Merit Award recognizes outstanding performance by public sector employees. BGR will present up to four Merit Awards, with cash prizes of $500 each.

The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes sustained performance over a career in public service. Nominees with a minimum of 15 years of public employment are eligible. BGR will present up to two Lifetime Achievement Awards, with cash prizes of $1,000 each.

The Citizenship Award recognizes a private citizen who has worked to improve the quality of government. BGR will present one Citizenship Award.

Who is Eligible?

A BGR Excellence in Government Award nominee must:
• Be an individual public employee or group of public employees (classified, unclassified, or appointed). Elected officials are not eligible.
• Work full- or part-time, but not as a consultant or independent contractor.
• Work for a state or local governmental entity in the New Orleans metropolitan area. (Employees of non-profit organizations, other than schools chartered by the state or a local school board, are not eligible.)


• For the Citizenship Award, be a private citizen in the New Orleans metropolitan area who has not served in the public sector during the previous five years as an elected official,
employee, paid consultant or contractor. Individuals who have served on BGR’s Board of Directors within the past 10 years are not eligible.

To fill out or print the nomination form, please click here.