IPAC Saskatchewan Awards
IPAC Saskatchewan's Lieutenant Governor's Award and Promising New Professional Award
The Lieutenant Governor's awad is a prestigious medal that recognizes a person or work team that has demonstrated distinctive leadership and exceptional achievement in public administration in Saskatchewan. Previous recipients of this award include meritorious public servants from all levels of government and a variety of fields of interest and public sector specialization across Saskatchewan.
The Promising New Professional award recognizes an individual or work team with less than five years of cummulative experience in the public service who demonstrates leadership potential within the public service; the ideals and values of public administration; and the ability and potential to contribute to excellence in public administration in Saskatchewan.
The Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan will present these awards on Tuesday, September 20, 2016, during a ceremony at Government House hosted by the Saskatchewan Regional Group of IPAC.
2015 Lieutenant Governor's Gold Medal Award Recipient
Clare Isman, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Finance
The IPAC Saskatchean Lieutenant Governor's Gold Medal was established in 1986 and first presented in 1987.
2014: Ron Styles, President and Chief Executive Officer of Saskatchewan Telecommunications
2013: Sharon Lee Smith, Assistant Deputy Minister, Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD)
2012: Dr. Michael Atkinson, Past Executive Director of the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS)
2011: Patricia Youzwa, Past President and CEO of SaskPower
2010: Doug Moen, Deputy Minister to the Premier, Government of Saskatchewan
2009: Pursuing Excellence Team, Five Hills Health Region
2008: Calvin Stanley Johnston, Chief of Police, City of Regina (Ret’d)
2007: Mike Shaw, Associate Deputy Minister, Saskatchewan Health
2006: Dr. Gregory P. Marchildon, Professor & Canada Research Chair, Graduate School of Pubic Policy, University of Regina
2005: Executive Management Team, Farm Credit Canada
2004: Bob Linner, Manager, City of Regina
2003: Dan Perrins, Deputy Minister to the Premier, Government of Saskatchewan
2002: V. Lynne Pearson, University of Saskatchewan
2001: Cliff Wright, City of Saskatoon
2000: Crown Investments Corporation, Strategic Management Team
1999: Bill Hewitt, Manager, Protective Services & Chief of the Saskatoon Fire Department
1998: Ray Clayton, Deputy Minister, Energy & Mines
1997: Jim Hutch, President, Saskatchewan Research Council
1996: Duane Adams, Deputy Minister, Saskatchewan Health
1995: Bland Brown, Senior Director, Environment & Infrastructure for the City of Regina
1994: Dr. Harry Hill, Director General, Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration
1993: The Native Law Centre at the University of Saskatchewan the first team to win the award, the first year that teams were eligible.
1992: Terry Thompson, Assistant Deputy Minister, Saskatchewan Justice
1991: Joe Moran, Exec. Director, Wascana Centre Authority
1990: Art Wakabayashi, Deputy Minister, Saskatchewan Finance
1989: Jack Sutherland, Deputy Minister, Saskatchewan Highways & Transportation
1988: Dr. Leo Kristjanson, President, University of Saskatchewan
1987: Richard Baxter, Exec. Director, Rehabilitation Services, Saskatchewan Social Services
Promising New Professional Award
The Promising New Professional award recognizes an individual or team of individuals with less than five years of cumulative experience in public serivce who demonstrates:
• leadership potential within the public service;
• the ideals and values of public administration; and
• the ability and potential to contribute to excellence in public service in Saskatchewan.
The Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan presents this award along wtih the Lieutenant Governor's Gold Medal award in September during a ceremony at Government House hosted by the Saskatchewan Regional Group of IPAC.
2015: Shelby Enevoldsen, Jennifer Huber, and Hillary Prodahl