Presidential Rank Awards Leadership Summit

On December 17th, 2019 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C., the Senior Executives Association (SEA) will host the Presidential Rank Awards Leadership Summit to provide exceptional educational, mentoring, and networking opportunities for current and aspiring SES members and senior leaders.


Summit participants will have unparalleled access to private and public sector thought leaders and the opportunity to exchange ideas for advancing public service excellence.


The conference will also recognize the extraordinary public service of senior career professionals by honoring the 2019 awardees with the nation’s highest civilian career leadership awards:  


Distinguished Rank Recipients: Given to only one percent of career Senior Executive Service (SES) members or SES equivalents. Distinguished Rank recipients are recognized for sustained extraordinary accomplishments.


Meritorious Rank Recipients: Awarded to 5 percent of career SES or SES equivalents, Meritorious Rank recipients are recognized for outstanding achievement to enhance the mission of their agency.

Speaker and Presenter Information

  • The Honorable Francis Collins, MD, PhD, Director, National Institutes of Health
  • The Honorable Chad Wolf, Acting Secretary, Department of Homeland Security
  • The Honorable Margaret Weichert, Deputy Director for Management, Office of Management and Budget
  • Lisa Hershman, Deputy Chief Management Officer, United States Department of Defense
  • And more!

Expected Number of Attendees


Relevant Government Agencies

Air Force, Army, Navy & Marine Corps, Intelligence Agencies, DOD & Military, Office of the President (includes OMB), Dept of Agriculture, Dept of Commerce, Dept of Education, Dept of Energy, Dept of Health & Human Services, Dept of Homeland Security, Dept of Housing & Urban Development, Dept of the Interior, Dept of Justice, Dept of Labor, Dept of State, Dept of Transportation, Dept of Treasury, Dept of Veterans Affairs, EPA, GSA, USPS, SSA, NASA, Other Federal Agencies, Legislative Agencies (GAO, GPO, LOC, etc.), Judicial Branch Agencies, CIA, FEMA, Office of Personnel Management, Coast Guard, National Institutes of Health, FAA, Census Bureau, USAID, National Guard Association, Federal Government, FDA, Foreign Governments/Agencies, NSA, FCC

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