Administrator Elliot Mainzer opens the 2016 Administrator's Excellence Awards ceremony, March 17 at BPA’s headquarters in Portland, Ore. BPA honored 25 individuals and four teams for their service, safety advancements, courageous acts and exceptional contributions to Bonneville, the Northwest and the electric power industry.
The Bonneville Power Administration recently recognized 25 individuals and four teams that through their initiative, innovation, superior service or courageous acts, have made exceptional contributions to BPA’s mission, the electric power industry, the Pacific Northwest and their local communities.
“It’s an honor to recognize the outstanding efforts and the many people who make Bonneville great,” Administrator Elliot Mainzer said at the awards ceremony, March 17 at BPA’s headquarters in Portland, Ore. “These recipients have made a difference through their tremendous contributions to BPA’s public service mission.”
Since the annual awards program began in 2001, BPA has recognized 435 employees, retirees, members of the public and teams. Recipients were nominated by their peers and evaluated on numerous criteria such as excellence in their chosen field, technical achievement, community outreach and service. Nominations for the 14 categories are accepted year-round. Read more about this year’s awardees. Click here for photos.
Judy Rush receives BPA's Meritorious Service Award for positively influencing policy, workplace initiatives, training, diversity and organizational culture during her career.