Causey Awards

  • Nominations open for 2015 Causey Awards

    The Causey Awards recognize federal employees and government contractors for their innovations and achievements in the human capital arena. Nominate someone today.

  • TSP: Is it risky to play it safe?

    The G-fund never has a bad day, which is the good news. The bad news, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey, is that the G-fund also never has a really good day.

  • Nick Nayak, Former Chief Procurement Officer, DHS

    Federal News Radio’s Causey Awards honor top achievers in federal human resources. It’s named after our own Mike Causey in tribute to his career spent reporting on issues that matter to the federal workforce. This year judges have selected four winners. One is Nick Nayak, former chief procurement officer of the Department of Homeland Security. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he said human resource management is key to procurement success.

  • Will Levy, Bureau of Engraving and Printing

    Federal News Radio’s Causey Awards honor top achievers in federal human resources. It’s named after our own Mike Causey, in tribute to his career spent reporting on issues that matter to the federal workforce. This year judges have selected four winners. One of them is Will Levy, associate director for management and chief information officer at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. He joined Tom Temin and Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive to discuss how he tackled the problems with employee engagement at the bureau. View more about our 2014 Causey Award winners.

  • 2014 Causey Award Winner – Mika Cross

    Mika Cross received a 2014 Causey Award for raising the level of workforce issues at the Department of Agriculture.

  • 2014 Causey Award winners announced

    Federal News Radio recognizes professionals who have gone above and beyond in the human resources arena to help the government operate better.

  • 2014 Causey Award Winner – Dr. Nick Nayak

    As the former chief procurement officer at DHS, Nick Nayak led a governmentwide push to build a smarter acquisition workforce. He was named a 2014 Causey Award winner for his efforts.

  • Mika Cross, Work/Life and Wellness Program Manager, Agriculture Department

    Federal News Radio’s Causey Awards honor top achievers in federal human resources. It’s named after our own Mike Causey, in tribute to his career spent reporting on issues that matter to the federal workforce. This year, judges have selected four winners. One is Mika Cross, the work-life and wellness program manager at the Agriculture Department. She joined Tom Temin and Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive to discuss how she convinced USDA to use telework as a strategic tool. View more about our 2014 Causey Award winners.

  • Finding the right retirement date for you

    Tammy Flanagan, senior benefits director for the National Institute of Transition Planning, will give tips on how to determine your magic retirement date. January 29, 2014

  • 2013 Causey Award Winner – Ronald Loube

    Ronald Loube was nominated for a Causey Award for his design and development of an in-house training program called The FDA Acquisition Academy.

  • 2013 Causey Award Winner – Phil Lenowitz

    Phil Lenowitz was honored with a Causey Award for creating and developing initiatives beneficial to minorities, veterans and people with disabilities at the National Institutes of Health.

  • 2013 Causey Award Winner – Reginald F. Wells

    Through Reginald Wells’ leadership, the Social Security Administration has stayed in the top 10 of its category in the Best Places to Work in the Federal Government rankings since 2007.

  • 2013 Causey Award Winner – Francis McDonough

    McDonough was recognized for improving the labor-management working relationship at the Food and Nutrition Service.

  • 2013 Causey Award Winner – Lynn C. Simpson

    As the senior advisor for National Defense University, Simpson refocused NDU’s human capital strategy in light of budget constraints through the NDU Task Force 2020.