The seventy-six winners of the coveted Presidential Distinguished Rank Awards were honored last night at a black tie banquet at the State Department. The honors carry an award ranging from 20 to 35 percent of the executive’s federal salary. The SES pay range is $119,554 to $179,700.
The awards ceremony (this is the 25th) is handled by the Senior Executives Association with generous corporate grants.
If want to know what they did to win the honors, click here. Meantime, check out the winners. These people are truly the best of the best. You may find a friend, colleague (or yourself) on the A-list:
In the animal kingdom, says the BookOfOdds, “the bat and the armadillo are sleep’s ultimate virtuosos. Both sleep between 18 and 20 hours a day.”
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