Thank you to all judges for naming the 2020 Golden Post Awards finalists!
We’re grateful for the time you took out of your busy schedules to collaborate on nearly 300 entries on the good work government social media professionals are doing in service to the public. Your dedication to not only your peers but also to your profession is outstanding.
Our 2020 awards competition involved judges from a wide range of government agencies, as well as private industry experts in the field. Judges were paired with specific categories matching their expertise.
Melissa Agnes, Crisis Ready author, Agnes + Day Inc.
Tim Akimoff, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
Jess Brown, Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Kristy Dalton, Government Social Media LLC
Sarah Farahani, King County Metro Transit, WA
Kelly Hawks, Valley Regional Fire Authority, WA
Chris Hsiung, Mountain View Police Department, CA
Warren Kagarise, King County, WA
Mary McGuire, City of Boca Raton, FL
Bronlea Mishler, Camano Island, WA Fire & Rescue and Bronlea M Consulting
Katie Nelson, Mountain View Police Department, CA
Cameron Satterfield, King County, WA
Kerry Shearer, Kerry Shearer Enterprises LLC
Nick Smith, Formerly ICMA
Jay Socol, City of College Station, TX
Kellie Stickney, City of Kirkland, WA
Jon Tolbert, City of Columbus, OH
Marie Tweedy, King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks, WA
Sean Whitcomb, Seattle Police Department, WA
Chase Winkle, Muncie Police Department, IN