Executive Council
October 31, 2017

Premier Ball Acknowledges Recipients of Public Service Award of Excellence

The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, participated in a ceremony today to acknowledge and commend the 18 recipients of this year’s Public Service Award of Excellence. This year, five individual awards were presented as well as one team award.

The Public Service Award of Excellence is the highest honour that can be received by public service employees. The award recognizes individuals and teams for exceptional work performance and honours achievements in innovation, leadership, successful relationship building, and excellence in service delivery.

The individual award recipients are:

  • Dr. David Allison - Health and Community Services
  • Dolores Harvey - Service NL
  • Melanie Martin - Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation
  • Shirley Terry - Children, Seniors and Social Development
  • Sharon Williams - Service NL

The team award recipient is the Destination Development Planning Opportunity Management Team whose members all work for Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation. Members of the team are Scott Andrews, Brent Decker, Sheila Earle, Natalie Falk, Carol Ann Gilliard, Linette Moores, Andrea Peddle, Michelle Power, Jamie Pye, Paula Roberts, Gillian Skinner, Paul Taylor and Chris Tuck.

The Public Service Award of Excellence was introduced in 2001. To date, 93 individuals and 46 teams have received the award. More information on the award and the recipients can be found by visiting - www.gov.nl.ca/excellence/.

“I commend this year’s recipients of the Public Service Award of Excellence. Their work on behalf of the people of Newfoundland and Labrador is exceptional and we all take pride in knowing their efforts positively impact the lives of residents. As a group, this year’s nominees and recipients certainly symbolize all that is good with the provincial public service.”
Honourable Dwight Ball
Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador

“During my past and more recent time with the Provincial Government, I have been fortunate to work with many exceptionally talented and committed public service employees. It is an honour, as one of my first official duties, to officially acknowledge the efforts and accomplishments of this year’s recipients of the Public Service Award of Excellence.”
Ann Marie Hann
Clerk of the Executive Council

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2017 10 31                              2:35 p.m.