The first New Jersey Public Service Recognition Program was established in 1952 by Executive Order of Governor Alfred E. Driscoll. The first New Jersey Employee Awards Committee was established in May 1953.
The New Jersey Public Service Recognition Program is administered by the New Jersey Civil Service Commission. The Employee Awards Committee is comprised of seven committee members appointed by the Governor for three-year terms. A representative of the Civil Service Commission acts as Executive Secretary. The Committee holds public business meetings each month.
Current Members of the New Jersey Employee Awards Committee
- David Corso, Chairperson, Department of Education
- Charles Davis, Member, Department of Labor
- Meg Frampton, Member, Department of Transportation
- Elvira Nocito, Department of Community Affairs
- Peter J. Lyden, Civil Service Commission
The New Jersey Employee Awards Committee is responsible for establishing and overseeing awards programs for: