2014 Women in Public Service Award Now Accepting Nominations In 2012, the Hamline University public administration programs and Center for Public Administration and Leadership (CPAL) announced the creation of the “Women in Public Service Award.” This annual award is designed to recognize women who have made a lifetime commitment to serving the public good. The Hamline Women in Public Service conference planning committee is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Women in Public Service Award. Ruby Hunt, 2012 Women in Public Service Award Recipient The first recipient of the award, Ruby Hunt, truly exemplifies the spirit the award is meant to convey. Ruby, a former St. Paul City Council Member and Ramsey County Commissioner has a deep passion for good governance and social justice. She was a quiet leader who played a vital role in such key actions as passing the St. Paul charter, establishment of the Ramsey County manager position, establishment of Regions Hospital and development of the central corridor transit system. Ruby dedicated her lifework to the common good and even in retirement continues to fight for good governance and social justice. Women in Public Service Award Nomination Form Your Information Prefix First Name * Last Name * Email Address * Phone Number * Nominee's Information Prefix First Name * Last Name * Email Address * Phone Number * Your Nominee's Story What is the history of your nominee's public service positions? How has your nominee shown a long-term commitment to public service? (Public service is any position that works toward the common good, whether through elected or appointed office, a community leadership position, or work in the public, private or nonprofit sector directed toward the public good.) How has your nominee been a leader and role model in efforts that benefit the public good?