2013 Awards and Recognition
The Department and staff are often recognized for excellent service to taxpayers and for leading edge innovation in tax administration.
- Selvi Stanislaus Awarded the 2013 National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) State Technology Innovator Award – On October 15, 2013, NASCIO awarded her at their annual conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They chose her because of her great leadership that improves citizen service, information sharing, and good government. This award recognizes contributions that advance the state’s technology policy agenda.
- FIRM Wins 2013 Best IT Collaboration Among Organizations Project – On August 21, 2013, the California’s state government tax agencies – the Franchise Tax Board (FTB), the Board of Equalization (BOE) and the Employment Development Department (EDD) won the 2013 Best IT Collaboration Among Organizations Project Excellence Award. The team won for their role in creating the Financial Institution Records Match (FIRM), a less costly, more efficient tax and non-tax debt collection program.
- Selvi Stanislaus Awarded Public Administrator of the Year – On May 8, 2013, the Sacramento Chapter of the American Society of Public Administrators (ASPA) recognized Selvi at its Public Service Awards Ceremony. This award is presented to a nonelected professional administrator who has consistently demonstrated excellence in public management over a sustained period of time.
- Three Staff Win CIO Academy Exceptional Leadership Award – On February 7, 2013, the California Public Sector CIO Academy recognized Jeremy Chau, Daryl Lee, and Tom Nast of the California Franchise Tax Board (FTB). The award recognizes people who, over the last year, demonstrated exceptional leadership, customer service, and public stewardship.