Premier Announces the Recipients of the 2020 Premier’s Award for Excellence in the Public Service
Released on December 2, 2020
Today, Premier Scott Moe announced one emerging leader, four individuals and six teams from the public service who will receive the Premier’s Award for Excellence in the Public Service for 2020.
“The recipients of this award have gone above and beyond their duties to provide the citizens of Saskatchewan with incomparable service,” Moe said. “Through innovation, dedication and teamwork, the recipients of this award truly embody our values and continue to set a high standard for the public service.”
The Premier’s Award for Excellence in the Public Service is awarded in three categories: emerging leader, individual and teams.
The 2020 recipients are:
- Nicole Lamers, Ministry of Agriculture (Emerging Leader)
- Jennifer Brass, Ministry of Advanced Education (Individual)
- Roy Cook, Ministry of Parks Culture and Sport (Individual)
- Colby Elford, Ministry of Agriculture (Individual)
- Darrell Kowalski, Ministry of Central Services (now Ministry of SaskBuilds and Procurement) (Individual)
- Business Response Team – Ministry of Trade and Export Development
- COVID-19 Emergency Financial Relief Team – Ministry of Trade and Export Development and Ministry of Finance
- Fiscal Stabilization Modernization Team – Ministry of Finance
- Income Assistance Redesign Project Team – Ministry of Social Services
- Innovation Saskatchewan Team – Innovation Saskatchewan
- Play. Learn. Grow. Together! Public Awareness Campaign Team – Ministry of Education
Individuals and teams from across government, including ministries, agencies, boards and crown corporations, are nominated for the Premier’s Award for Excellence in the Public Service by their peers, the public, stakeholder organizations, clients and citizens. Final selections are made by an independent committee.
The Premier’s Award for Excellence in the Public Service has been recognizing exceptional work for 17 years. Honourable mentions are provided to third parties and/or private sector partners who have assisted team recipients in their projects.
For more information about the Premier’s Award for Excellence in the Public Service, visit www.saskatchewan.ca/honoursawards.
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