* Outstanding Achievement Award – Civilian Government: GSA’s Martha Dorris * Outstanding Achievement Award – Defense Department: Army CIO LTG Jeffrey Sorenson * Outstanding Industry Award: HP Federal vice president Tom Hempfield
They also have a strong of other winners, including EPA’s Jeff Levy and Steve Ressler, a DHS employee and the founder of GovLoop among others.
AFCEA Bethesda Chapter Government-wide Initiatives Excellence Award Winners for 2009
Awards to an individual or group of individuals (group award)who have made significant contributions to activities which have significance beyond their agency or organization and provide efficiencies, effectiveness, or otherwise support Government-wide initiatives in an outstanding manner.
TO BE PRESENTED Wednesday, May 27, 2009 AFCEA Bethesda Chapter Annual Excellence Awards Luncheon Willard InterContinental Hotel Washington, D.C.
Outstanding Achievement Award – Civilian Government
This is AFCEA Bethesda Chapter’s highest civilian Government award presented to the civilian Government leader who has exemplified outstanding management to achieve efficiencies, effectiveness and provide leadership to formulate Government-wide initiatives in an outstanding manner that achieve results for our citizens.
Martha A. Dorris Deputy Associate Administrator Office of Citizen Services and Communications General Services Administration (GSA)
Outstanding Achievement Award – Department of Defense
AFCEA Bethesda Chapter’s highest Department of Defense award presented to a Department of Defense leader who has exemplified outstanding management to achieve government-wide efficiencies and program effectiveness. In addition this award honors proven leadership in delivering demonstrable results for our warfighters and the nation.
LTG Jeffrey Sorenson Chief Information Officer/G-6 US Department of the Army
Outstanding Industry Award AFCEA Bethesda Chapter’s highest Industry award presented to a business executive who has made Government a priority in their business and delivered outstanding contributions to government-wide initiatives.
Tom Hempfield Vice President HP Federal
Five Pillar Awards Awards in Recognition of the Highest Level of Achievement in the areas known as the “OMB Five Pillars”. This recognition is for work performed during 2008 – 2009 which demonstrated prior accomplishments supportive of the new OMB areas of focus. This category series was established this year in support of the OMB, Office of eGovernment and Information Technology.
I. Lowering the Cost of Government Award (Improving the Management of Government)
Adam Goldberg Acting Comptroller Office of Financial Management Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
II. Transparency Award – Open Government
for Regulations.gov Linda Travers Acting Assistant Administrator Office of Environmental Information EPA and Michael Flynn Acting Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Environmental Information EPA
III. Engaging Citizens Award (to include Collaboration and Openness) Co-chairs of the Social Media Committee, Federal Web Managers Council Jeffrey Levy (Editor’s note: Levy was one on Federal News Radio 1500 AM’s Meet the Innovator series. Hear that conversation here.) Director of Web Communications Office of Public Affairs U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
and Joyce Bounds Director for Veterans Health Administration’s Web Communications Office Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
IV. Innovation Award Kirit Amin Chief Information Officer Bureau of Consular Affairs Director – Office of Consular Systems and Technology US Department of State (DoS CA)
V. Safe Computing Environment Melissa Hathaway Acting Senior Director for Cyberspace National Security and Homeland Security Councils
Government-wide Initiative Awards:
Green Computing: Environmental Stewardship Award William (Will) Garvey Chair Interagency Environmental Leadership Workingroup Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Technology Management Award Darius Taylor Deputy Associate Chief Information Officer Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
Government-wide Enterprise Architecture Award Kshemendra Paul Chief Architect Office of eGovernment and Information Technology Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
Health Information Systems Award Tommy J. Morris Acting Director Office of Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Force Health Protection & Readiness Programs Department of Defense (DOD)
Social Media Award
Steve Ressler Founder GovLoop.com
Industry Award Presented to the business executive who has made outstanding contributions to government-wide initiatives Tom Hempfield Vice President HP Federal
Special Recognition Award for Outstanding Contributions to Aid in the Country’s Economic Recovery John Murphy Recovery.gov V1.0 Operations Manager General Services Administration (GSA) and Dominic K. Sale – eGov Portfolio Manager Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
These awards will be presented at the AFCEA Bethesda Chapter Annual Excellence Awards Luncheon Wednesday, May 27, 2009 Willard InterContinental Hotel Washington, D.C.