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Gene Childress served as the first Executive Director of the Governmental Services Center (GSC) (now known as the Office of Government Training, OGT) beginning in 1981 and instituted a training program that later became affiliated with the Certified Public Manager® Consortium.  Because of Childress' history with and support of the Kentucky Certified Public Managers® program, the Gene W. Childress Leadership Award was created to honor like-minded individuals.  This prestigious award recognizes outstanding leadership in government.
 

2015 Recipient

Sallie Razor, Past President/Awards Chair; Governor Martha Layne Collins, Recipient; Jennifer Woods, 2015 President.

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2014 Recipient

Kentucky Society of Certified Public Managers® presents former Cabinet Secretary Robert D. Vance with Gene W. Childress Leadership Award.

Pictured (left to right): Cassidy Connell, KSCPM Awards Committee chair; Holly McCoy-Johnson, executive director, Office of General Administration and Program Support; Robert D. Vance, award winner; Dana Hawkins, executive staff assistant, and LaTasha Buckner, policy advisor, Office of the Secretary - Public Protection Cabinet.

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2013 Recipient



Colmon Elridge, III was present the
Gene W. Childress Leadership Award by Robinil Jameson.

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2012 Recipient



Representative Derrick W. Graham
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presenting is 2011 KSCPM President, Jennifer Wood.

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2011 Recipient

Susan G. Smith received the Award from
Jennifer Wood, 2011 President.

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2010 Recipient

Tony Smith presents the Award to former Governor Paul E. Patton 

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2009 Recipient

Recipient is Michael W. Hancock, Acting Secretary of the Transportation Cabinet; presenter is Tony Smith, 2008 KSCPM President.

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2008 Recipient


Leonard Cieslak with the Cabinet for Health & Family Services

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2007 Recipient

Robinil Jameson, 2007 President, and
Tony Smith, 2008 President and Childress Award winner.

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2006 Recipient
J.R. Brown, KSCPM Past-President

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2004 Recipient
Greg Bell
of the Kentucky Revenue Cabinet


KSCPM President Thomas and Greg Bell

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2003 Recipient:
Commissioner John W. Bizzack

of the Department of Criminal Justice Training


KSCPM President Wood, Commissioner Bizzack,
Gene Childress, and AACPM President Larry Totten