Awards & Recognition

Each year, PRIMA honors individuals and public entities that have excelled in their profession.

2021 PRIMA Awards

The 2021 awards application season is open! Are you the next Public Risk Manager of the Year? Has your entity created a product or program that's noteworthy? Have you launched a successful enterprise risk managment program? Apply today!

 

2020 Award Winners

Meet the PRIMA members who have created a new program or product or displayed an overall commitment to the field of public sector risk management.

Public Risk Manager of the Year

Jessica Lyons

CPCU, ARM, AIC, MBA Risk Manager, City of Henderson, NV

This is the most prestigious award a PRIMA member can receive!

The Public Risk Manager of the Year Award is the grand master of risk management— the one with the ability to handle losses, foresee risks and prevent dangerous endgames.

Outstanding Achievement for a Public Risk Management Program

Outstanding Achievement for a Public Risk Management Program

Traumatic Emergency Response Training

Shannon Hojnowski Anne Arundel County, MD

Recognizes risk management programs that are notably innovative, successful and/or well-received.

 

Outstanding Achievement for a Public Risk Management Product

Outstanding Achievement for a Public Risk Management Product

At Work At Play Safety Leads the Way

David Parker Central Arizona Project - Phoenix, AZ

Recognizes risk management products that are particularly timely, innovative and effective for risk managers.

 

Outstanding Achievement for an Intergovernmental Risk Pool Program or Product

Outstanding Achievement for an Intergovernmental Risk Pool Program or Product

Ethics, Liability & Best Practices for Elected Officials Handbook

Colorado Intergovernmental Risk Sharing Authority

Recognizes products and programs developed by intergovernmental risk pools that are notably innovative, timely and/or well-received.

Chapter Recognition Award

Chapter Recognition Award

Texas PRIMA

Lesley Ward, Chapter President

Honors a PRIMA chapter's newsletter, program, website, networking opportunities or any chapter activity deemed most worthy of recognition by a panel of judges.

Only one PRIMA chapter will be honored!

Pioneer Excellence Award

Pioneer Excellence Award

Michael Fann

ARM-P, MBA Public Entity Partners Franklin, TN

Recognize our long-term members who have made outstanding contributions to PRIMA and the public risk management industry.