Four states were chosen as recipients for the National Association of State Chief Administrators’ Innovation in State Government Awards. In addition, one chief administrator was recognized for outstanding service and leadership with the National Walton Leadership Award.
Recipients were announced at the 2017 NASCA Institute on Management and Leadership in Atlanta, Georgia. The NASCA Awards Committee comprised of chief administrators, senior staff, and corporate partners annually sets award criteria, reviews nominations, and chooses winners in each category.
The 2017 awards recipients are as follows:
Innovation Award in General Services
State of Georgia: Amazon in Team Georgia Marketplace
Innovation Award in Financial Management
State of New York: Travel and Expense Shared Service in New York State
Innovation Award in Human Resources:
State of Illinois: Rapid Results Initiative
Innovation Award in Infrastructure:
State of Kansas: Focus on Customer, Upgrade and Support (FOCUS)
National Walton Leadership Award:
Chris Liu, Director of Enterprise Services State of Washington