Public Service Award
Meet the Maryland Public Service Award Recipients
The Public Service Award honors a singular outstanding public servant for her or his contributions to help advance Maryland’s economy and quality of life. Without question, this is an elite but essential group of dedicated individuals. The Public Service Award is presented annually at our Inspire MD event.
2023: Senator Delores Goodwin Kelley, Ph.D.
2022: Governor Lawrence J. Hogan, Jr
2019: Freeman A. Brabowski, III
2018 :Carla Hayden, Ph.D.
Librarian of Congress
2017: Kevin J. Manning, Ph.D.
Former President, Stevenson University
2016: Senator Barbara A. Mikulski
2014: Delegate Michael E. Busch
2013: Senator Mike Miller
2012: William E. "Brit" Kirwan
Chancellor of the University System of Maryland
2011: Dr. Nancy S. Grasmick
Former Maryland State Superintendent of Schools