Today and every day we celebrate the dedication and hard work of our staff and colleagues at the National Archives. Since 1985, the first full week of May has been set aside as Public Service Recognition Week to honor the men and women who serve our nation as federal, state, county, and local government employees. … Continue reading 18th Annual Archivist’s Achievement Awards
Yesterday, at our annual Archivist’s Achievement Awards ceremony, we celebrated Public Service Recognition Week by recognizing staff across the country for their exceptional contributions to the mission of the agency. In my remarks, I said: As you have heard me say before: for me every week of the year is Public Service Recognition Week because … Continue reading Celebrating Service to the Public
Despite the challenges of the past year--sequestration, the government shutdown, and other obstacles we have had to face-- the staff of the National Archives has consistently risen to the occasion and has done some extraordinary work. Staff receive awards at the 2014 Archivist's Awards Ceremony at the National Archives in College Park For me, … Continue reading Public Service Recognition Week and the Archivist’s Awards
Yesterday we celebrated the accomplishments of National Archives staff across the country in our annual Archivist's Awards Ceremony. I read from Senate Resolution 99 which commends public servants for their dedication and continued service to the United States and acknowledging that " ... public service is a noble calling." I also read from President Obama's … Continue reading Happy Public Service Recognition Week!
This week we had an agency wide Public Employee Service Recognition webinar. Staff gathered virtually across the country to celebrate their fellow employees, especially those who have provided 35, 40, and 45+ years of Federal Service. I am very proud of the dedicated folks I work with and although it wasn’t as good as being … Continue reading Thanks