DO-10-009: 2010 Education and Communication Awards

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May 6, 2010

DO-10-009

MEMORANDUM

TO: Designated Agency Ethics Officials

FROM: Robert I. Cusick Director

SUBJECT: 2010 Education and Communication Awards

The U.S. Office of Government Ethics (OGE) is pleased to announce the 2010 Education and Communication Award recipients. The award recipients demonstrated a strong commitment to ethics education and communication; created a stronger ethical culture as a result of these efforts; and utilized model practices to encourage understanding and awareness of ethical behaviors. Moreover, they produced education and communication products that were innovative, creative, transferable, and successful.

The awards reflect the importance OGE places on education and communication as major factors in ensuring an ethical workforce. OGE recognizes the outstanding achievements of the following agencies (in alphabetical order):

Department of Agriculture

Department of the Army, CECOM – Electronics Life Cycle Management Command

Department of Defense, Defense Finance and Accounting Service

Department of Energy, Bonneville Power Administration

Department of Health and Human Services

Department of Housing and Urban Development

Department of Justice, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

Department of Justice, Executive Office for United States Attorneys

Department of the Treasury, Financial Management Service

Department of the Treasury, U.S. Mint

Department of Veterans Affairs

Environmental Protection Agency

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Federal Trade Commission

Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Social Security Administration

U.S. Agency for International Development

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District

Please join OGE in congratulating these agencies and welcoming them into the 2010 Education and Communication Winner’s Circle. The 2010 Education and Communication Awards are intended not only to showcase the agencies’ products and celebrate their achievements but also to foster the sharing of effective training ideas within the ethics community. The award-winning training initiatives, programs, and products serve as model practices to all agencies.

To learn more about the award-winning training initiatives, programs, and products, please attend the Education and Communication Awards Event at OGE’s 17th National Government Ethics Conference or visit OGE’s Web site at: http://www.usoge.gov/training/edu_training_awards.aspx