College of Health and Human Services
Congratulations to Gary Novotny, who received both the bachelor's (2003) and master's (2004)
degree in criminal justice from BGSU!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Dean Scrutton
August 28, 2008 202-606-2402
United States Office of Personnel Management Names
Agents Of The Year
Washington, DC -U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Associate Director for Federal Investigative Services, Kathy Dillaman recently named four Federal investigators Agents of the Year in a ceremony at the Theodore Roosevelt Building in Washington D.C.
“I am pleased to recognize these four agents for their hard work and outstanding performance over the past year,” said Dillaman. “Federal investigators perform an essential role in ensuring the safety of the Federal Government and the American people. These recipients can be proud of their accomplishments and have set an example for future investigators to aspire to.”
Agent of the Year is a highly selective award in which candidates are judged on overall performance, as well as additional measures such as volunteer efforts, and mentoring new agents. Agents were selected from over 1,500 Federal field investigators in OPM’s Federal Investigative Services Division.
OPM’s 2007 Agents of the Year are:
Lisa Hopp of Arizona
Michael Grace of Texas
Gary Novotny of Virginia
Charles (Chuck) Rozzi of New Jersey
OPM’s mission is to ensure the Federal Government has an effective civilian workforce. OPM supports U.S. agencies with personnel services and policy leadership, including staffing tools, guidance on labor-management relations and programs to improve workforce performance.