Award for Innovative Management 


This is a group award that distinguishes government organizations that have shown exceptional innovations to address the wide variety of issues facing society today. In an era of economic restraint, this award recognizes novel approaches to delivering public services that are relevant, cost effective, efficient, transparent and especially innovative. It is open to public servants currently employed in any public sector organization within the Edmonton Metropolitan Region and Northern Alberta.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Must recognize a team (comprised of 3 or more members) and not an individual.

  • Must be currently employed by the public service (e.g. Federal, Provincial, Municipal government, or related agencies, boards, and commissions).

  • Must work for a public sector organization based in the province of Alberta.

  • Open to a team comprised of any roles, regardless of level of responsibility or level within organization.

  • Nominees and nominators may not be members of the Board of Directors of IPAC National, nor members of the Board of Directors of IPAC Edmonton or IPAC Calgary Regional Groups.

  • Nominees and nominators may not be members of the IPAC Edmonton Awards Committee


2019   Consumer, eHealth Team, Government of Alberta, Health 

2018   Northland School Division Team, Government of Alberta, Education



Nominations are now open for the 2020 year. 

To nominate a candidate for this award, complete the information in the Nomination Form.

All the following parts of the form are required for a complete submission:

  • Part 1: Nomination Information

  • Part 2: Narrative Demonstrating Recognition Criteria

All two parts should be saved and submitted as a single file. Submit file by email to

The 2020 nomination deadline has been extended to April 17, 2020.