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Supervisor Chuck Washington Receives 2016 Outstanding Elected Official Award

Supervisor Chuck Washington Receives 2016 Outstanding Elected Official Award

Supervisor Chuck Washington wins ASPA Outstanding Elected Official Award. Pictured (l-r): Lisa Brandl, Director of Purchasing/Fleet Services, Emma Perez-Singh, ASPA, Chuck, Paul Angulour, County Auditor/Controller.


Riverside, CA - Inland Empire American Society for Public Administration has named Riverside County Supervisor Chuck Washington as the recipient for the 2016 Outstanding Elected Official award. Supervisor Washington was chosen by the ASPA board of directors, because he has proven to be an exemplary public servant.

The ASPA Board stated "Through his many years of service in the Inland Empire - specifically in Riverside County’s 3rd district, Supervisor Washington has served with diligence, commitment, integrity and resolve."

"Those that have had the pleasure of working with the supervisor have shared that he is extremely personable, enthusiastic, easy to talk to, and extremely approachable," stated Emma Perez-Singh, president-elect Inland Empire ASPA.

The award is presented to an individual who is currently serving in an elective office and who directly represents residents of a city, county or district in Riverside and/or San Bernardino County. Supervisor Washington joins a list of previous recipients that includes: (2015) Janice Rutherford, San Bernardino County Supervisor, (2014) Larry Ward, Riverside County Assessor, (2013) Dick Riddell, Yucaipa City Council Member, (2012) Paul Cook, California Assemblyman, 65th District, (2011) Ronald O. Loveridge, Mayor City of Riverside, (2010) Wilmer Amina Carter, California Assemblywoman, 62nd District and (2009) John Tavaglione, Riverside County Supervisor.

During the June 23 awards banquet, the ASPA board also presented the following: Outstanding Rising Administrator - Susana Garcia Bocanegra, Principal Accountant County of Riverside Auditor-Controller's Office, Outstanding Educator - Jerry M. Amendarez, Superintendent Colton Unified School District, and Outstanding Senior Administrator - Sue Lennan, Branch Chief III, Riverside University Health System.

Posted on June 24, 2016.

Meet Chuck Washington

Chuck Washington is an independent voice on the Riverside County Board of Supervisors who works every day to improve the efficiency of local government and protect the quality of life in our neighborhoods.

Chuck's long history of public service includes serving as both the Mayor and a Councilmember in the City of Temecula and the Mayor and a Councilmember in the City of Murrieta, where he expanded funding for public safety, created new programs to help kids, and increased transparency at City Hall.

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