Virginia Hart Special Recognition Award
The nomination period for the 40th Annual Virginia Hart Special Recognition Award is now open. Nominations are due by September 8th, 2023. Please follow this link for more information on how to nominate a woman in state service.
The Virginia Hart award’s emphasis is on recognizing “unsung heroines” in state service, thus providing encouragement and recognition to all women in state government. The award seeks to recognize women who share the following qualities: esteem from peers; acceptance of responsibility beyond the limits of the nominee’s job description; sustained, extraordinary achievement of assigned tasks; performance recognition from clients; community service; self-improvement; and overcoming hardships to performance.