2022 Governor's Award for Excellence

Congratulations to the 2022 Governor’s Awards for Excellence winners!

2022 Governor's Award for Excellence recipients


The Office of State Human Resources was proud to present the first in-person ceremonies for the Governor’s Awards for Excellence since the pandemic on Oct. 25, 2022. Sponsored by the State Employees Credit Union Foundation, the program recognizes outstanding employees nominated by state agencies and universities. This year, 184 honorees were selected for awards in seven categories: Customer Service, Efficiency and Innovation, Human Relations, Outstanding Government Service, Public Service and Safety and Heroism. Learn more about each exceptional employee by watching short videos that tell their stories and reading their profiles below.

Jessica Trevena

Tiffany Turner Lynch

Travis Woods

Justine Brownell

Pete Anderson

John Aydlett

Sam Brake

Joe Hampton

Kelly McIver

Allison Medlin

Jack Nales

NC COVID-19 Response Team

Daniel R. Tenney

Thomas Walls

Randall Keen

Anthony Reader

Debbie Riddle

Jimmy Wright

Charles C. Carter

Danyeal D. Emory

Cody E. Thao