Public Service Recognition Week

  • Secretary Castro thanks HUD employees for public service

    Secretary Julian Castro greets and thanks Department of Housing and Urban Development employees Tuesday outside of HUD’s Washington headquarters.

  • Cheryl Coleman: Educating a nation about food waste

    Cheryl Coleman had a passion for public service instilled in her growing up. It comes from her family, many of whom were all teachers. After 25 years working in state government, Coleman came to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, where she oversees the agency’s efforts to reduce food waste nationwide.

  • Roxanna Vigil: Connecting cultures through public diplomacy

    Roxanna Vigil, Foreign Affairs Officer and Venezuela Desk Officer in the State Department’s Office of Andean Affairs, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, shares her thoughts about being a public servant with Federal News Radio.

  • Dr. Linda Sparke: Working on new ideas for NASA’s long-term missions

    Dr. Linda Sparke gets to “gawk at space hardware” as part of her job as research program manager in astrophysics at NASA,

  • Joel Scheraga: EPA’s climate change leader embraces unexpected career path

    Joel Scheraga never expected he’d one day become one of the EPA’s leading voices on climate change. From planetary geo-physics, to economics,to academia, Scheraga took advice from his dad and decided to go down an unexpected path.

  • JoAnn Slama Lighty: At the center of innovation and interconnection

    JoAnn Slama Lighty, division director for Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems (CBET), at the National Science Foundation, says she enjoys her work at the intersection of science and innovation.

  • Brian Morales: Career highlight is helping setup Afghanistan’s drug treatment system

    Brian Morales discusses some of his career highlights as chief of the Criminal Justice Division of the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs at the Department of State.

  • Tim McManus: What to expect from Public Service Recognition Week

    Public Service Recognition Week is a reminder that for every jerk there are thousands of quality people working hard for citizens. Tim McManus the vice president for education and outreach at the Partnership for Public Service talks to Federal Drive with Tom Temin about what people can expect.

  • The OPM budget memo, RIFs, and buyouts

    Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller and Federal Times Senior Writer Andy Medici will discuss OMB’s budget guidance memo, and OPM Director Katherine Archuleta will give us an update on Public Service Recognition Week. May 7, 2014

  • Video: A View inside the Public Service 5K

    Federal Drive Co-host Tom Temin lined up with the rest of the participants in Sunday’s Public Service 5K Run/Walk at Anacostia Park in D.C. On his head, a Go-Pro video camera catching all of the action from the race.