The Excellence in Risk Management Award honors members of Public Entity Partners who exemplify excellence, innovation, creativity, and commitment to providing quality safety and risk management programs within their entities. This award is designed to recognize entities of all sizes that make use of available resources to creatively implement safety programs. Examples of risk management are found in all operations, from utilizing technology, to creating/updating proper documentation and repair orders, or jumpstarting a safety committee.  


To recognize an individual, department, or organization that exemplifies excellence, innovation, and commitment to the risk and insurance field.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The nominee must be a current Public Entity Partners member or full-time employee of a current Public Entity Partners member.
  • The nominee must work to further risk management within their entity.  Applications will be reviewed for quality and overall impact to risk management.  Nominees can be considered for a specific program or contributions to risk management over time.  



Candidates may self-nominate or can be nominated by someone familiar with their contributions.  Nominations may be submitted by completing the

Excellence Risk Management Nomination Form.


A completed nomination form and a letter of recommendation is required to be submitted in order for the application to be considered. Please include copies of any relevant documents pertaining to the nomination, including a copy of policies / procedures created or a copy of an inspection procedure.  Please email all supporting documentation and the letter of recommendation to Halie Gallik (


Awards will be presented on Thursday August 25th, during the 2022 Risk & Insurance Symposium.