IPMA-HR Awards

Recognizing Excellence in Public Sector HR

IPMA-HR recognizes the outstanding accomplishments best of the best [Converted]of our members and the work they do on behalf of their agencies. Our organization is home to many HR professionals who have given tirelessly to the advancement of our profession and/or who are leading agencies that are paving the way for advancements in the field of public sector HR.

Check out the list of some of our past winners.

2021 IPMA-HR Award Recipients 

This year’s awards were highlighted during the 2021 IPMA-HR Annual Business Meeting held virtually on October 7, 2021 at 1 PM EDT. Congratulations!

2021 President’s Award


Pam Dollard, IPMA-SCP, 2021 IPMA-HR President

The Presidential Award is awarded annually to the current association president for their dedicated leadership to IPMA-HR and public sector HR.

2021 Honorary Life Membership



Honorary Life Memberships are to recognize and honor persons who have rendered distinguished service in advancing or upholding the purposes of the Association.

2021 Chapter Award of Excellence


Patuxent River Basin Chapter

The Chapter Award of Excellence recognizes those chapters who significantly advance and enhance the human resources profession through innovative membership recruitment/retention strategies, excellent education programs, and quality member communications.