VC Management Council Logo

Note:

Please nominate an individual for only one award catgory.

Award Categories

INTEGRITY: Awarded to a person who is noted for his/her honesty, openness, forthrightness, doing the right thing, honoring commitments, etc. Winners might include such people as those who speak truth to power, who are willing to take unpopular but technical correct actions, and who error on the side of accuracy rather than political correctness.

SUPERIOR CUSTOMER SERVICE: Awarded to a person who is noted for his/her dedication to consistently high levels of service to stakeholders and clients, be they tax payers, citizens in general, fellow employees, etc. A winner of this award would be someone who meets and indeed exceeds client expectations consistently, with good humor and enthusiasm. Such managers consistently give government a good name.

MENTORING: Awarded to a person who is noted for his/her commitment to nurturing, supporting, guiding, and training of new team members (including new staff, encouraging their success in the art and career of public sector service. This person role models the ideal “team supportive” behaviors. This person is the kind of manager other managers hope to emulate and who employees hope to work for.

INNOVATION: Awarded to a person who is noted for his/her ability to “think outside the box,” one who has developed new and/or creative solutions to work place problems and job demands, exudes creativity, and is successful in generating clever and insightful ways of doing things, etc. Given the current budget situation, innovation in the areas of cost savings and greater efficiency is particularly worthy of recognition. A typical winner would be someone who does more with less and/or someone who approaches a problem in a whole new (better!) way.

BEST KEPT SECRET: Awarded to a person whose contribution to the County and the community is uniquely ignored, unknown, and/or unappreciated. Such a person makes a valuable, perhaps even essential, contribution, but his or her efforts are greatly undervalued and mostly ignored or taken for granted. Nominees for this award deserve to be recognized and acknowledged.