Accepting Nominations for the 2016 Excellence in Virginia Government Awards
The L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University is accepting nominations for the 12th annual Excellence in Virginia Government Awards, which honor individuals and organizations who have made noteworthy contributions to the practice of government and the betterment of the commonwealth.
Begun in 2005, EVGA is the signature program of the Wilder School. This year’s awards luncheon will take place at the downtown Richmond Marriott on Wednesday, November 30, from noon to 2 p.m. Tickets cost $40 each, and sponsorship opportunities are available. The money raised through the event funds student scholarships at the Wilder School.
Members of the public are encouraged to make nominations. All individuals and/or institutions in Virginia, who through extraordinary service, meet the qualifications specified for the appropriate award category are eligible for nomination. Each award carries specific criteria.
Nominations will be accepted through Friday, July 1. Nominations received after that date will be considered for the 2017 program.
To nominate someone for an award, click the appropriate form:
- Lifetime Achievement Award
- Unsung Heroes Award
- Community Enhancement Award
- Hill-Robinson Expansion of Freedom Award
- Public-Private Partnership Award
- Innovation in Government Award
- Public Information Award
If you have any questions about the nominations process or want to learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please contact:
Director of communications and external relations