Publications

Partnership for Public Service urges the Biden-Harris administration to prioritize initiatives to revitalize our federal government

January 20, 2021

Publication Type: News Release

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden’s promise to restore faith in our democracy and tackle the multiple crises facing the nation will require rebuilding the federal government that has been weakened and disparaged, according to the nonpartisan, nonprofit Partnership for Public Service.  “President Joe Biden begins his term at a time of deep partisan divisions and just two...

Partnership for Public Service and Leading Civil Society Groups Launch CapitolStrong to Support the U.S. Congress and its Public Servants

January 15, 2021

Publication Type: News Release

WASHINGTON – The nonpartisan, nonprofit Partnership for Public Service joined leading civil society groups today to launch CapitolStrong (CapitolStrong.org), an initiative to support and recognize the congressional and service staff working in the U.S. Capitol, and to create a space to repair and rebuild trust in our democratic institutions following the violent attack that transpired on Jan....

PARTNERSHIP FOR PUBLIC SERVICE WELCOMES JAMES-CHRISTIAN BLOCKWOOD AS EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT

December 8, 2020

Publication Type: News Release

WASHINGTON – The nonpartisan, nonprofit Partnership for Public Service announced today that James-Christian Blockwood has joined the organization as executive vice president. In this role, Blockwood will be responsible for implementing the overall strategy of the organization as well as overseeing its programs dedicated to improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the federal government.   “James-Christian Blockwood brings to the Partnership for...

READY TO SERVE HELPS ASPIRING POLITICAL APPOINTEES SEEKING POSITIONS IN THE BIDEN-HARRIS ADMINISTRATION

December 1, 2020

Publication Type: News Release

Ready to Serve is a streamlined resource created by the Partnership for Public Service to help prospective political appointees navigate the complex application, nomination and confirmation processes. WASHINGTON – Job-seekers hoping to secure one of the approximately 4,000 politically appointed positions in the Biden-Harris administration can get help through a new set of resources created by...

PARTNERSHIP FOR PUBLIC SERVICE RELEASES PRELIMINARY FEDERAL EXECUTIVE SURVEY DATA, ANNOUNCES NEW INITIATIVE TO RENEW THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

October 14, 2020

Publication Type: News Release

Early survey results show concerns among federal executives about a range of federal management issues; the Partnership for Public Service rolls out “Roadmap for Renewing Our Federal Government”  WASHINGTON – The federal government is failing to recruit, hire and retain employees with the skills needed to meet our nation’s urgent and complex challenges, according to the preliminary findings of a new survey of federal...

PARTNERSHIP FOR PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCES DR. VIKRAM KRISHNASASAMY AS A 2020 SERVICE TO AMERICA MEDAL WINNER

October 5, 2020

Publication Type: News Release

Dr. Vikram Krishnasamy, medical officer at the Centers for Disease Control   and Prevention, awarded the Emerging Leaders Medal.  WASHINGTON – The nonprofit, nonpartisan Partnership for Public Service announced today that Dr. Vikram Krishnasamy, a medical officer at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has won the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal®  in the Emerging Leaders category.   Since 2002, the Service to America...

PARTNERSHIP FOR PUBLIC SERVICE, HOLLYWOOD, BUSINESS LEADERS, FORMER PRESIDENTS AND TOP GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS UNITE TO HONOR EXTRAORDINARY PUBLIC SERVANTS AT ‘OSCARS’ OF GOVERNMENT SERVICE

October 5, 2020

Publication Type: News Release

Dr. Anthony S. Fauci is named Federal Employee of the Year, Satya Nadella receives Spirit of Service Award at star-studded virtual Service to America Medals celebration  WASHINGTON – The nonprofit, nonpartisan Partnership for Public Service will host its annual Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals® (Sammies) awards ceremony on Monday, Oct. 5, at 8 p.m. EDT, to honor the exceptional service of federal workers who have made significant contributions to the health, safety and...

PARTNERSHIP FOR PUBLIC SERVICE HONORS CORVELLI MCDANIEL AND LORRAINE COLE AS 2020 SERVICE TO AMERICA MEDAL WINNERS

October 5, 2020

Publication Type: News Release

Department of the Treasury’s Corvelli McDaniel and Lorraine Cole awarded  the People’ Choice Award.  WASHINGTON – The nonprofit, nonpartisan Partnership for Public Service announced today that Corvelli McDaniel, assistant commissioner, revenue collections management, and Lorraine Cole, chief diversity and inclusion officer at the Department of the Treasury won the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal® in the People’s Choice category this summer.   Since 2002, the Service...

PARTNERSHIP FOR PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCES DR. IRA PASTAN AS A 2020 SERVICE TO AMERICA MEDAL WINNER

October 5, 2020

Publication Type: News Release

Dr. Ira Pastan, distinguished investigator at the National Cancer Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, awarded the Paul A. Volcker Career Achievement Award.  WASHINGTON – The nonprofit, nonpartisan Partnership for Public Service announced today that Dr. Ira Pastan, distinguished investigator at the National Cancer Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, has won the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal®  in the Paul...

PARTNERSHIP FOR PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCES KATHLEEN FRISBEE AND DRS. NEIL C. EVANS AND KEVIN GALPIN AS 2020 SERVICE TO AMERICA MEDAL WINNERS

October 5, 2020

Publication Type: News Release

Kathleen Frisbee and Drs. Neil C. Evans and Kevin Galpin of the Department of Veterans   Affairs are awarded the Management Excellence Award.  WASHINGTON – The nonprofit, nonpartisan Partnership for Public Service announced today that the Department of Veterans Affairs team, Dr. Neil C. Evans, chief officer at the Office of Connected Care, Kathleen Frisbee, executive director of the Connected Health Office,...