2018 Rail Splitter Award Ceremony & National Public Service Recognition Week Celebration


Thursday, May 10, 2018


Wyndham City Centre, Vista Room, 29th Floor, 700 E Adams St., Springfield, Illinois


5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


The Central Illinois Chapter ASPA will present its prestigious 2018 Rail Splitter Public Service Award at an evening reception celebrating National Public Service Recognition Week, May 10, 2018 at the Vista Room on the 29th floor of the Wyndham Springfield, with a lovely view of the Illinois Capitol.

The award pays tribute to a public servant (in government or in the not-for-profit sector) whose career exhibits the highest standard of excellence, dedication, and accomplishment. This award is presented annually to an individual who has spent a primary portion of their career working in public service, made outstanding contributions on a sustained basis, and accomplished or caused to be accomplished significant programs or projects within their areas of responsibility to the ultimate benefit of the general public.

The event provides an opportunity for networking and promotion of the importance of public service as a profession. It will include students, alumni, and faculty of the public administration program at the University of Illinois Springfield, ASPA members from across Illinois, and interested members of the public.


Cost of Admission: $Free for Students; 10 for ASPA Members; 15 for Public / Non-Members

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