The Partnership for Public Service has extended to January 21 the deadline for nominations for the 2022 Service to America awards, or Sammies, a top honor for federal employees.
“Sammies honorees receive recognition from federal leadership, media, celebrities and the public, so if you know an exceptional federal employee, we encourage you to nominate them today and help make their work known,” an announcement said, noting that nominees “can be new to government or have decades of service.”
Categories include federal employee of the year, career achievement, emerging leaders, safety, security and international affairs, management excellence, science and environment and COVID-19 response. Eligibility and selection criteria, nomination procedures and other information are at servicetoamericamedals.org.
Finalists are announced each May during Public Service Recognition Week and winners are announced in the fall.