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Distinguished Public Service Award Recipients

Winners and their titles at the time of selection are:

2103 - David Berteau (MPAff 1981)
Senior Vice President at the Center for Strategic and International Studies

2012 - Robert N. Campbell, III (MPAff 1973)
Vice Chairman and U.S. Public Sector Leader, Deloitte LLP

2011 - John O'Brien (MPAff 1981)
Director, Texas Legislative Budget Board

2010 - Courtney Brown (MPAff 1983)
Former Director, LBJ School Office of Student and Alumni Programs

2009 - Edward E. Emmett (MPAff 1974)
Harris County Judge

2008 - Anne Dunkelberg (MPAff 1988)
Associate Director of the Center for Public Policy Priorities

2007 - Rafael Fernández de Castro (MPAff 1986)
Chair and full-time Professor, Department of International Studies, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México

2006 - Sheila Wilson Beckett (MPAff 1977)
Resident Budget Advisor, U.S. Treasury Department

2005 - Jorge C. Garcés (MPAff 1977)
Deputy Managing Director, North American Development Bank

2003 - Michael Reyna (MPAff 1982)
Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Board of Directors, Farm Credit Administration

2002 - Dana DeBeauvoir (MPAff 1981)
Travis County Clerk

2001 - Albert Hawkins (MPAff 1978)
Assistant to the U.S. President and Cabinet Secretary

2000 - Bill Owens (MPAff 1975)
Colorado Governor

1999 - Craig Pedersen (MPAff 1981)
Executive Administrator, Texas Water Development Board

1998 - Tim Delaney (MPAff 1983)
Chief Deputy Attorney General, State of Arizona

1997 - Ken Apfel (MPAff 1978)
U.S. Social Security Commissioner

1996 - Steve Spinner (MPAff 1984)
Job Training Adviser, U.S. Senate Labor and Human Resources Committee (posthumous recognition)

1995 - Jesus Garza (MPAff 1977)
Austin City Manager

1994 - Susan Rieff (MPAff 1980)
Governor’s Policy Council Director and Chief Environmental Policy Adviser, Texas Governor’s Office

1993 - John Hall (MPAff 1978)
Chair, Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission

1992 - DeAnn Friedholm (MPAff 1979)
State (Texas) Medicaid Director; Deputy Commissioner of Medicaid, Texas Health and Human Services Commission

1991 - Rodney Ellis (MPAff 1977)
Texas State Senator

1990 - Jan Hart Black (MPAff 1975)
Dallas City Manager

1989 - Billy Hamilton (MPAff 1975)
Director of State and Local Services, KPMG Peat Marwick