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Public Service Recognition Celebration, May 2, 2016


The purpose of Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW) is to show appreciation to public employees and to showcase the services that public employees provide. PSRW is celebrated nationally during the first full week in May each year. During PSRW, Vermont departments host a variety of recognition events and activities.

The highlight of Vermont's celebration is a ceremony to honor outstanding state employees and teams. This year's event, including a luncheon and awards ceremony, was held Monday, May 2, 2016. Governor Peter Shumlin, Secretary of Administration Justin Johnson and Department of Human Resources Commissioner Maribeth Spellman gave opening remarks and congratulations to all honorees and presented award certificates to Outstanding Employees and Teams.

2016 State of Vermont Individual & Team Honorees (pdf)

To view photos of the 2016 Outstanding State Employees luncheon, click here. Thank you to photographer Mark Shelton of the Department of Corrections.