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Monday, May 20, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
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Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy 
135 Western Avenue
Milne Hall, Room 200
Albany, NY 12222

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Special Event Parking will be available on Western Avenue in the SUNY lot across from Draper Hall.  Street parking also is available.


Thomas Lukacs & Eugene Monaco, Event Co-Chairs 
NY State Academy for Public Administration 

SAPA 2019 Public Service Excellence Awards/Essentials Graduation 

The State Academy for Public Administration's 2019 Public Service Excellence Awards ceremony will be held on Monday, May 20, 2019 at UAlbany's Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy in Milne Hall, Room 200.  This is a fitting opportunity to celebrate some of your esteemed colleagues.

This SAPA event is being co-sponsored by the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy and the NY Capital Chapter of the Association of Government Accountants (AGA). During the Excellence Award ceremony, SAPA also will recognize the 2019 Essentials of Public Administration graduates.

There is no charge for this event, but registration is required.

This year's SAPA Public Service Excellence Awards will go to 3 individuals and 1 combined team. The Association of Government Accountants (AGA) also will be recognizing a member of that group with their 2019 Outstanding Achievement in Government Accountability Award. SAPA will recognize our 2019 graduates of the revived Essentials Program 

The 2019 SAPA Excellence Awards will go to:
  • Eric Mostert, NYS Department of Taxation and Finance
  • Charles H. Nesbitt, Jr. - Orleans County
  • Albany County Immigration Reform Collaboration Team - Albany County Sheriff's Office/Correctional Facility, Immigration Law Clinic at Albany Law School, The Legal Project, and the New York Immigration Coalition.
The AGA Award will go to:
  • Thomas J. Wood, Assistant Chief Budget Examiner - NYS Division of the Budget

Hors d'oeuvres, soft drinks, tea and coffee will be provided beginning at 5 p.m. The ceremony begins promptly at 5:30.  


Please click on the link below to RSVP.  You will receive an e-mail confirmation.
Register Now! Questions should be directed to Thomas Lukacs or Gene Monaco at