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Award for Operations Excellence


Much public sector work is ultimately about the services that are provided to citizens. This award recognizes talented service delivery professionals who provide services with enthusiasm, professionalism and compassion. Do you know a caring public servant who always goes the extra mile to provide the best services possible? Take some time to make that person feel valued for their contribution.


For public servants with more than five years of experience who have demonstrated excellence in operations.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Must recognize an individual and not a team.

  • 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.

  • Must have at least five years (continuous or not) years of public service experience.

  • Open to any role 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.


2022   Winner coming soon!

2021   Don Wehlage, Government of Alberta, Environment and Parks

2020   Sonya Stasiuk, Government of Alberta, Health 

2019   Keith Doyle, Government of Alberta, Service Alberta

2018   Renee Hackney, Government of Alberta, Health

2017   Bill Sweeney, Government of Alberta, Justice and Solicitor General


Nominations are now open. 

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