SERVICE to the CITIZEN™ Awards

Champions of Change

Frequently Asked Questions

General Questions

1. Who created the Service to the Citizen Award and why?


The Service to the Citizen Awards Program was created by Dorris Consulting International (DCI). DCI created it after a long term government career and the dream of recognizing leaders for improving the lives of citizens.




2. When was the Service to the Citizen Awards Program created?


The Service to the Citizen Awards Program was created in 2018.





Award Information and Criteria

1. Who created the Service to the Citizen Award and why?


The Service to the Citizen Awards Program was created by Dorris Consulting International (DCI). DCI created it after a long term government career and the dream of recognizing leaders for improving the lives of citizens.




2. When was the Service to the Citizen Awards Program created?


The Service to the Citizen Awards Program was created in 2018.





Nomination Process

1.Who can nominate a Service to the Citizen Award Winner?


Anyone can nominate someone for a Service to the Citizen Award. Nominations may be from either the government or industry.




2. What are the benefits of nominating a Service to the Citizen Award Winner?


Awards recipients are normally given to the implementation of technology without consideration for the program, business, or support functions that are necessary to deliver the mission of an agency. There are many unsung heroes in agencies that make these services possible. This is a way to demonstrate the value that everyone plays to your team. It’s intended to move the culture to a more customer-focused culture. For industry, nominating a government partner gives them visibility for the tireless work they do to improve services.




3. Can a team be nominated for a Service to the Citizen Award?


Yes, we understand that it is not just one person who makes a difference so please include teammates.




4. How do the winners get selected?


After the nomination process has been closed, the selection committee will meet and review the documented results of each nomination that was submitted in detail.





Additional Information

1. Can I see past award celebrations?


You can view every year under the Year tab on the Home page. There are highlights from 2020, was conducted virtually, and a video from 2019 that shows the importance of this award. You can also watcn the 2020 winners stories in these part 1 and part 2 videos.




2. What is the current timing for the awards program?


All nominations are due April 16, 2021. The award winners will be announced at the beginning of May. The award celebration will be on September 22, 2021 at the Williard InterContinental in Washington, DC.





Sponsorship

1. Can I see past award celebrations?


You can view every year under the Year tab on the Home page. There are highlights from 2020, was conducted virtually, and a video from 2019 that shows the importance of this award. You can also watcn the 2020 winners stories in these part 1 and part 2 videos.




2. What is the current timing for the awards program?


All nominations are due April 16, 2021. The award winners will be announced at the beginning of May. The award celebration will be on September 22, 2021 at the Williard InterContinental in Washington, DC.





For Questions /  Contact us at info@servicetothecitizen.org

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