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.

Submission Instructions

  • Need an application? Please click on the award titles listed below.
  • Need to upload your application? Please use the Awards Depot Button below.
  • You must submit your application as one document (Preferred formats:  Adobe PDF/Microsoft Word - Max File Size - 25 MB).
  • Application Deadline:  July 15, 2022.
  • Having problems uploading your document?  Please contact administration@ipma-hr.org.

Awards Depot

 

IPMA-HR President’s Award

Presented to the current IPMA-HR President.

Honorary Life Membership

IPMA-HR Honorary Life Memberships are awarded to up to two members per year “who have rendered distinguished service in advancing or upholding the purposes of this organization,” as stated in IPMA-HR’s bylaws. Members who have held office or who have made significant contributions to IPMA-HR at the national, regional or chapter levels, or who have accomplished distinguished authorship or research, or other professional achievements may be selected to receive an IPMA-HR Honorary Life Membership.

Honorary Life Membership Application

Agency Award of Excellence

Check out the list of some of our past winners.

 The Association established this award to recognize the overall quality, accomplishments and contributions of an agency human resource program that exceeds the normal operation of a “good government human resource program.” Awards may be given in each of the following categories, based on the number of employees covered by your human resources program:

  1. Small Agency – Under 1,999 employees
  2. Medium Agency – 2,000 to 9,999 employees
  3. Large Agency – 10,000 and over

The awards are based on program initiatives, accomplishments and contributions within the three-year time period immediately preceding the nomination. Agencies nominated must be an IPMA-HR Agency Member with a minimum of three years consecutive membership.

Agency Award of Excellence Application

Chapter Award

The Chapter Award for Excellence recognizes those chapters that significantly advance and enhance the human resources profession through innovative membership recruitment/retention strategies, excellent educational programs, and quality member communication.

All members from the winning chapter who attend the IPMA‐HR International Training Conference & Expo will be recognized during the awards ceremony. The winning chapters will receive the following:

  • Chapter Award of Excellence plaque
  • One complimentary IPMA-HR Annual Conference registration
  • Recognition in IPMA‐HR’s publications

Chapter Award Application

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

3

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

2

Mary Rowe, IPMA-SCP, IPMA-CE

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

1

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.