SAINT-SAUVEUR, QUE. – A 30-year career dedicated tocitizen-centred service, and public service delivery has been alabour of love for Brian Marson.
On Monday at the Lac Carling Congress in Quebec Marson wasrewarded for his massive efforts with the The HeintzmanLeadership Award, given annually by the Institute forCitizen-Centred Service (ICCS) to the person that the selectionpanel believes has demonstrated outstanding leadership within thepublic sector in promoting citizen-centred service.
Marson, special advisor, research and analysis with the CIOBranch of Treasury Board Secretariat, has always understood thefundamental power of collaboration and has always ensured thatpeople are brought into the fold, according to presenter Lois Bain,assistant deputy minister, Strategy and Enterprise Services,government of Ontario.
“Brian is recognized for his contributions for citizen-centredservices across all levels of government,” said Bain. “He is avisionary, intellectual leader and an enthusiastic motivator.”
“I worked with Ralph Heintzman for twelve years and it was anhonour,” Marson said. “He brought us together as a community.”
“This award is a great honour, and I thank the judges and ICCSfor adding me to a wonderful list of past recipients,” he said.