The National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA) is proud to host the Texas Leadership Excellence Awards Gala on October 5, 2018 at the Sugar Land Marriott Town Center. This event represents over a decade of recognizing distinguished national, state and local leaders who have made a positive difference in public service.
This year’s gala theme, “Courageous Leadership: Impacting Communities One Day at a Time,” will be a fantastic opportunity to honor the dedicated works of several outstanding public of cials or individuals who have contributed to the betterment of public service. Previous national award recipients have included members of Congress, Governors, Secretaries of State, State Senators, County Executives, and other national leaders. This year’s other honorees include: The Honorable Mike Rawlings, Mayor, Dallas; The Honorable Sylvester Turner, Mayor, Houston; The Honorable Allen Owen, Mayor, Missouri City; and The Honorable Joe R. Zimmerman, Mayor, Sugar Land.
NFBPA has a tradition of honoring those who have outstanding accomplishments in public service as part of our mission. NFBPA was founded in 1983 to strengthen the capacity of government managers and to prepare and support younger aspiring administrators for senior management positions. NFBPA membership includes over 2,500 individual members representing more than 350 local jurisdictions in 36 states. There are currently 38 local chapters of NFBPA.
Courageous public leaders not only in uence others, but create a sense of direction and purpose for those around them and within their communities. We want our leaders to inspire, empower, and lead important causes. Join us as a corporate sponsor, in honoring those whose courageous leadership has had a tremendous impact on our citizens and their communities. On behalf of our honorary chairs, Commissioner Grady Prestage (Fort Bend County) and Commissioner Rodney Ellis (Harris County) we hope you will join us in celebrating excellence in public service.