The Finalists of the 2021 Spirit of Service Awards have been invited to present a 3-minute video ‘pitch’ presentation of their initiative to our esteemed Judging Panel at a Pitch Event on Friday 29 April. The Judges will decide on a winner and runner-up for each category, which will be announced at the inaugural Awards Ceremony on 12 May 2022 in Canberra.

The Judging Panel is made up of five eminent individuals representing a mix of senior and retired public servants and industry leaders. The 2021 Judges Panel will be chaired by Michael Manthorpe PSM, IPAA ACT Deputy President.

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Chair: Michael Manthorpe PSM

Independent Consultant and IPAA ACT Deputy President and Board Member
Former Commonwealth and ACT Ombudsman

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Glenys Beauchamp PSM

Board Member and Principal Advisor for Proximity
Former Federal Departmental Secretary

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Patrick Hetherington

Acting Deputy Commissioner
Australian Public Service Commission
IPAA ACT Councillor

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Annette Musolino

Chief Operating Officer
Services Australia (Award Sponsor)

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Mark Nixon

Partner, Government & Public Sector Leader Oceania
EY (Award Sponsor)

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