Career Achievement Award

The Career Achievement Award was established in 2000 and is intended to recognize those professional local government managers and administrators who are retiring from the profession.

Award Recipients
YearNameLocal Government
2003David WatkinsCity of Lenexa
2004Allen MorrisMiami County
2004Joe PalacioCity of Hutchinson
2005Carol BloodworthCity of Maize
2005Richard GarofanoCity of Olathe
2006Curtis FreelandCity of Arkansas City
2007Jim HeinickeCity of Newton
2007Barbara VernonCity of Prairie Village
2008Bob HalloranCity of Garden City
2008Mike PressJohnson County
2009Paul SasseCity of Independence
2010No nominations
2011No nominations
2012Carolyn ArmstrongCity of Colby
2012Mac ManningCity of Peabody
2013Bob EvansUnified Government of Wyandotte County/KCK
2014Bill BuchananSedgwick County
2015Phil LammersCity of Merriam
2016Warren PorterCity of Winfield
2016Randy RiggsCity of Newton
2016Herb LlewellynCity of El Dorado
2017Jaclyn ReimerSedgwick
2017Howard PartingtonCity of Great Bend
2017Cathy HoldemanCity of Wichita
2018John SweetCity of Lyons
2018Randall OliverCity of Cheney
2018Meryl DyeCity of Hutchinson
2018Craig WeinaugDouglas County
2018Ray HummertKU
2018Tom MarkusCity of Lawrence

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