The Governor recognizes teams and agencies that create significant, measurable, objectively verifiable improvements from the perspectives of:
Projects may take many forms, including:
Teams are nominated by their agencies and reviewed by a panel of Internal Quality Consultants. The internal panel selects as finalists those teams with significant results in at least two categories. Finalists are invited to present to a panel of judges drawn from business, industry, labor, management and the legislature, who select the recipients of the Governor’s Award for Quality and Performance.
A Governor’s Award in each individual category is made to those finalists who have achieved significant measurable and sustainable results in that category.
Prior to the fall of 2002, a panel of Internal Quality Consultants drawn from state agencies selected the winners of the Governor’s Award for Service and Quality Improvement. Previous winners may be viewed below: