2024 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals® Virtual Series

Our government is powered by dedicated public servants who work across the nation to improve our daily lives. The Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals®—or the “Sammies”—honor these exceptional federal employees who make our nation safer, healthier and more prosperous.

In this three-part LinkedIn Live series, we will showcase some of our 2024 Sammies nominees. Each event will have 2-3 honorees, moderated by a member of the Partnership for Public Service staff, and will answer questions from live participants. To learn more about the 2024 Sammies finalists, check out their profiles.

Dates & Registration

Improving the Customer Experience 

Wednesday, June 26, 2024, at 2 p.m. EDT

Up first: a look at three leaders transforming critical services for the American public. As more citizens engage with our government on digital platforms and expect quick and easy access to federal programs and benefits, these leaders have met the challenge and improved the way agencies interact with those they serve. Join us on June 26 as we explore how the work of three customer experience pioneers is making a difference for our country and critical to rebuilding trust in government. 

People’s Choice Award Winners

Wednesday, July 24, 2024, at 2 p.m. EDT

After two months of voting and tens of thousands of ballots cast, we have a winner! Join us as we announce the winner of the 2024 Sammies People’s Choice Award and talk to them about their work, their commitment to public service, and what winning this award means to them. 

On the Cutting Edge 

Wednesday, August 7, 2024, at 2 p.m. EDT

Up next: a look at how federal leaders leverage technology to innovate on behalf of the American public. Technological advancements drive innovation across the private sector—and the public sector is working to catch up. Whether integrating AI into existing systems or developing new tools to solve old problems, these Sammies nominees are bringing our government to the cutting edge. Join us on Aug. 7 as we showcase some of the top innovations—and innovators—in the federal government.

Better, Faster, Stronger 

Wednesday, August 21, 2024, at 2 p.m. EDT

We close out our Sammies showcase with a look at some of the fast-moving initiatives powered by our 2024 honorees. In a world that assumes government cannot move quickly to adapt, innovate or problem solve, these leaders are proving otherwise. Join us on Aug. 21 as we highlight public servants who are making our government better, faster and stronger so it can more effectively deliver for our nation. 


Please contact Catherine Wilson at Sammies@ourpublicservice.org, if you have any questions about this program or accommodation requests.


Premier Sponsor

Mrs. Ronnie F. Heyman and Family

National Sponsors

Charina Endowment Fund

Jennifer and David Millstone

Patricia A. and George W. Wellde Jr.

Capital Sponsors

Tom and Andi Bernstein

Platinum Sponsors

David J Kappos and Leslie Kimball

Silver Sponsors