Recipients of the
2006 Delaware Award for Excellence and Commitment in State Service


The Delaware Award for Excellence and Commitment in State Service annual awards luncheon was held on May 3, 2006, at the Modern Maturity Center in Dover. This award is given annually by the Governor to five State employees, or groups of employees. Governor Ruth Ann Minner and Lt. Governor John C. Carney was on hand to award this year's Recipients and Nominees. The Recipients are The Department of State Team---Sherrie Ayers, Sharon Cunningham and Diane Walls, Department of State; Erin Bartley, Department of Health and Social Services; Dawn M. Pickett, Department of Labor; Armando Rivera, Department of Transportation; and Eddie Tunstall, Office of Management and Budget. Over one hundred guests, including Agency Heads, Legislative and Court Officials, Recognition Coordinators, and family members attended the luncheon. Also attending the luncheon were the recent graduates of the Supervisory Development Certificate Program.

Recipients of the 2006 Employee Recognition Awards

The Department of State Team
Pictured from left to right are Lt. Governor John C. Carney, Sherrie Ayers, Diane Walls, Sharon Cunningham, Governor Ruth Ann Minner



Recipients of the 2006 Employee Recognition Awards

Pictured from left to right is Lt. Governor John C. Carney; Dawn M. Pickett, Department of Labor; Jasmin Pickett, Dawn's Daughter; Governor Ruth Ann Minner.



Recipients of the 2006 Employee Recognition Awards

Pictured from left to right is Lt. Governor John C. Carney; Eddie Tunstall, Office of Management and Budget; Governor Ruth Ann Minner.



Recipients of the 2006 Employee Recognition Awards

Pictured from left to right is Lt. Governor John C. Carney; Erin Bartley, Department of Health and Social Services; Governor Ruth Ann Minner.



Recipients of the 2006 Employee Recognition Awards

Pictured from left to right is Lt. Governor John C. Carney; Armando Rivera, Department of Transportation; Governor Ruth Ann Minner.



Recipients of the
2005 Delaware Award for Excellence and Commitment in State Service


From Left: Lt. Governor John C. Carney; Harold Mack, Department of Correction; Jackie Everett, Department of Health and Social Services; Theresa Cole, Department of Transportation; Gary Hoffer, Department of Correction; Governor Ruth Ann Minner.



Recipients of the
2004 Delaware Award for Excellence and Commitment in State Service


Recipients of the 2004 Employee Recognition Awards

(From left) Lt. Governor John C. Carney, Jr.; Patricia A. Conley, Delaware State Housing Authority; Grace W. Martin, Department of Correction; Helen M. Reader, Department of Services to Children, Youth, and Their Families; James A. Stewart, Department of Finance; Governor Ruth Ann Minner



Recipients of the
2003 Delaware Award for Excellence and Commitment in State Service


Recipients of the 2003 Employee Recognition Awards

(From left) Governor Ruth Ann Minner; Debra Rutledge, Department of Health and Social Services; Dennis Layton, Department of Transportation; John McQueen, Department of Correction; Lt. Governor John C. Carney, Jr.



Recipients of the
2002 Delaware Award for Excellence and Commitment in State Service


Recipients of the 2002 Employee Recognition Awards

(From left) Lt. Governor John C. Carney, Jr.; Doug Watts, Department of Correction; Laura Pepper, Department of Services for Children, Youth, and Their Families; Barbara Banks, Department of Finance; Governor Ruth Ann Minner