HCJFS Director Moira Weir has been chosen as a national finalist for an award recognizing government leaders.
Weir was named one of ten finalists for a 2017 Route Fifty Navigator Award in the category of Agency and Department Leadership. She was one of nearly 300 people nominated for the award. Cincinnati City Manager Harry Black was a 2016 winner in the same category.
Route Fifty is a private entity that aims to connect government leaders with relevant news, insight and resources. Route Fifty bills itself as an essential source for learning about the great ideas, cutting-edge programs and success stories in government operations across the nation.
Here is what Route Fifty had to say about Weir: http://www.routefifty.com/insights/cards/2017-navigator-awards-finalists-agency-and-department-leadership/6/?oref=rf-cards-next-nav
Note: Hamilton County JFS has actually won 16 innovation awards from the National Association of Counties since 2009, more than any other government agency in Ohio.
Winners in each category of the Route Fifty awards will be announced Nov. 15.