2015 Award Winners Jim Flynn, Rita Landgraf, and Tim Danos, pose with Public Service Award Committee Chair Julia O'Hanlon (on left) and Outstanding Student Public Service Award Committee Chair Angie Kline (on right).
DAPA members, friends, and honorees gathered for the 2015 DAPA Annual Awards Dinner at the historic Buena Vista Conference Center in New Castle, Del., on December 17, 2015. The annual dinner is held to recognize individuals dedicated to public service and administration.
The DAPA Public Service Award, which was developed almost 40 years ago, recognizes a public administrator who has made substantial contributions to professional public administration, management, and service in Delaware.
This year’s award recipients were The Honorable Rita M. Landgraf, Secretary, Delaware Department of Health and Social Services and Dr. James P. Flynn, Ed.D., Assistant Professor, University of Delaware.
The DAPA Outstanding Student Public Service Award is presented each year to a graduate student who best exemplifies the caliber of achievement necessary for a successful public service career. Mr. Tim Danos, MPA candidate and Undergraduate Admissions Counselor at the University of Delaware, was the recipient of this year’s award.
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View the press release from DHSS at www.dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/pressreleases/2015/landgrafhonored-122115.html.