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Entering into the 61st year of its annual program, the Louisiana Civil Service League has announced the call for nominations for the 2019 Charles E. Dunbar, Jr. Career Service Award. Since inception of the program, more than 800 classified public employees have been awarded the Dunbar Career Service Award. Recognizing the tremendous contributions made to the state of Louisiana by classified employees, we encourage you to consider nominating one of your employees for this prestigious honor.

The Dunbar Award is the highest honor classified state employees can receive for their service to the citizens of Louisiana. The Civil Service League bestows the award on local, state and municipal civil service employees who distinguish themselves through unselfish service to the citizens of Louisiana. Nominees are judged on commitment to the classified service, contributions toward workplace improvement, personal initiative and volunteer community service.

The award is named after the founder of the League, Charles E. Dunbar, Jr., who is responsible for spearheading the effort to establish a classified workforce that would be governed through merit system principles.

We encourage you to distribute this information and nomination form to all employees. To fill out the form electronically, please click here. After completing the fill-in PDF form, print and sign the signature page. You can then scan and email the form (with signatures) to You can also mail the form directly to the Louisiana Civil Service League. Please mail six (6) copies of each nomination form to the address below by Friday, September 13, 2019:

Mr. Daniel E. Sullivan
Executive Vice President
Louisiana Civil Service League
810 Union Street, Suite 305
New Orleans, Louisiana 70112

Additional information regarding nominations and the Dunbar Award can be found on the State Civil Service website.