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Awards

IPAC Alberta Awards Overview

In 2017, IPAC Edmonton and IPAC Calgary partnered to launch a suite of five awards, open to public servants across Alberta.

The awards, outlined in detail below, include:

New Public Servant Award for Emerging Excellence
           for public servants with 2 or less years of experience in the public service
           Recipient: Chris Gusen, Alberta Communications and Public Engagement

New Public Servant Award for Excellence
           for public servants with more than two, and up to five years of experience in the public service
           Recipient: Lesley Vaage, City of Edmonton

Award for Policy Excellence
           for public servants with more than five years of experience who have demonstrated excellence in policy
           Recipient: Ian Howatt, City of Edmonton

Award for Operations Excellence
           for public servants with more than five years of experience who have demonstrated excellence in operations
           Recipient: Renee Hackney, Alberta Health

Award for Innovative Management
           for a team of public servants that have shown novel approaches to addressing public issues and/or delivering public services.
           Recipients: GOA Northland School Division Team, Alberta Education

Alberta Lieutenant Governor's Award
            for public servants who have demonstrated sustained impact across a career in the public service
            Recipient: Robert Hugill, Alberta Environment and Parks



IPAC National Awards Overview

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The Vanier Medal

A mark of distinction and exceptional achievement to a person who has shown distinctive leadership in public administration and public service in Canada, or who, by his/her writings or other endeavors, has made a significant contribution in the field of public administration or public service in Canada.

IPAC Award for Innovative Management

Distinguishes government organizations that have shown exceptional innovations that address the wide variety of issues facing society today.

Promising New Public Servant Award

Awarded to a promising new public service professional. The individual will be an emerging leader within the public sector and represent the ideals, values and abilities of sound public administration.

The IPAC/IBM Social Leadership Award

Distinguishes government organizations that have shown exceptional innovations that address the wide variety of issues facing society today.

Pierre De Celles/IPAC Award

Awarded for Excellence in the Teaching of Public Administration.

Leadership Awards

The IPAC/Deloitte Public Sector Leadership Awards program recognizes organizations that have demonstrated outstanding leadership by taking bold steps to improve Canada through advancements in public administration and management.

J.E. Hodgetts Award and Prix Roland Parenteau

IPAC celebrates outstanding scholarship with two awards to acknowledge the best of Canadian Public Administration (CPA) journal articles in both English and French.

National Student and Thought Leadership Awards in Public Administrations

The National Student and Thought Leadership Awards in Public Administration, a joint initiative of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC) and the Canadian Association of Programs in Public Administration (CAPPA), recognizes talent in Canadian schools at the regional level and the national level.