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ANNOUNCING FIRST ANNUAL THEODORE ROOSEVELT GOVERNMENT LEADERSHIP AWARDS HONOREES
Saluting Excellence in Government Leadership
Washington, D.C. (August 13, 2019) – Government Executive announces the winners of its first annual Theodore Roosevelt Government Leadership Awards (“The Teddies”), honoring an all-star team of distinguished federal officials and industry leaders for outstanding achievement in delivering on government’s promise to serve the American people. The annual awards highlight noteworthy accomplishments across the federal sector across the categories of Defenders, Pathfinders, Visionaries, Masters, Directors, and Partners. A selection committee comprised of luminaries in government management and public administration, led by Editor-in-Chief Tom Shoop and Editor-at-Large Tim Clark, selected the 2019 honorees.
“This group is an outstanding team of dedicated, driven, high-performing public servants and their partners in other sectors,” said Shoop. “Their stunning accomplishments should make us all proud of the work America’s government does on behalf of its people.”
Government Executive is pleased to announce the following honorees of the first annual Theodore Roosevelt Government Leadership Awards:
Celebrating achievement in national security, homeland security and international affairs.
Vincent E. Urias
Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff
Sandia National Laboratories
Assistant Inspector General for Investigations
U.S Agency for International Development
Honoring innovative approaches to solving government’s biggest challenges.
Chief Technology Officer
Chief Risk Officer
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Celebrating excellence in the management of programs and policy implementation.
Mary Leftridge Byrd
Federal Security Director, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Transportation Security Administration
Homeland Security Department
Regional Director, Northeast Region
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Recognizing innovation in advances in government information technology.
Assistant Chief Information Officer
CFO Data Transformation Office
Office of the Undersecretary of Defense (Comptroller)
Honoring noteworthy accomplishments in science-related endeavors in a variety of areas.
Andrea T. Norris
Center for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer
National Institutes of Health
Darren A. Lytle
Environmental Protection Agency
Recognizing private-sector allies whose support and guidance of government initiatives was key to their success.
Cooperative Institute for Modeling the Earth System
Former Vice President
Business Relations and Learning Solutions
Graduate School USA
Booz Allen Hamilton
IBM Center for the Business of Government
The winners of this year’s Theodore Roosevelt Government Leadership Awards will be celebrated at the inaugural Government Hall of Fame Gala on taking place on September 19, 2019 at Washington National Cathedral. The gala will be hosted by Margaret Brennan, Moderator of CBS News’ Face the Nation. Other high-profile speakers, including Dr. France Cordóva, Suzette Kent, and Margaret Weichert, will present awards across different categories of “The Teddies”. More information about the The Government Hall of Fame Gala is available at: www.governmenthalloffame.com.
Media interested in attending should contact Madelaine Daley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHAT: The Government Hall of Fame Gala
WHEN: September 19, 2019, 6:30pm
WHERE: Washington National Cathedral, 3101 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington, D.C.
About Government Executive:
Government Executive is the essential information resource for federal government managers. Government Executive’s editorial mission is to cover the business of the federal government and its departments and agencies—dozens of which dwarf the largest institutions in the private sector. Through its award-winning digital coverage and wide array of live and digital events throughout the year, Government Executive aims to provide government agency leaders with the news and resources they need to better serve citizens. Government Executive is led by Editor in Chief Tom Shoop and Deputy Editor Katherine McIntire Peters.