Thomas S. Green Public Service Awards Nomination Announcement

For release October 14, 2014
For further information:
Timothy McGourthy

The Worcester Regional Research Bureau serves the public interest of Greater Worcester by conducting independent research and analysis of public policy issues to promote informed public debate and decision-making.

Since 1988, The Research Bureau has also celebrated the unsung heroes of public service. The Thomas S. Green Public Service Awards highlight those municipal employees that provide outstanding and exemplary contributions to government and the community. This prestigious award is open to all municipal employees in the Greater Worcester region, except department or division heads.

We invite members of the public, business and civic leadership, government employees, and elected officials to submit nominations by Friday, November 21, 2014. A Review Committee will consider all nominations and select the winners who will be recognized at a ceremony on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at Assumption College. Nomination forms and additional information is available on The Research Bureau’s website at

Nominees for the Thomas S. Green Public Service Awards must illustrate:

  • Exceptional competence and efficient handling of all assigned responsibilities;
  • Enthusiastic performance of tasks above and beyond the call of duty;
  • Cooperative, helpful, and friendly attitude toward the public and fellow employees; and
  • Community involvement outside the scope of job-related responsibilities.

We appreciate your assistance in recognizing the great public servants of Central Massachusetts.

For more information, contact Timothy J. McGourthy, Executive Director of The Research Bureau, at 508-799-7169.

The Worcester Regional Research Bureau is a private, non-profit organization established in 1985 and dedicated to conducting independent research on public policy issues in Greater Worcester.