Cindy Kendall received the 2018 Dwight Ink Public Service Award from the Department of Political Science.
The award recognizes public managers in Iowa who exemplify the highest standards of dedication to public service and are characterized by their leadership abilities, their passion for their work, their high professional standards and the respect they are given by their peers.
For the last eight years Cindy has served as an Extension Specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. She is also the director of the Municipal Professionals Institute and Academy and acts as a resource to cities through the Iowa League of Cities.
She was inducted to the Iowa League of Cities Hall of Fame in 2007 and a recipient of the 2018 Excellence in Partnership to Iowans Award from ISU Extension and Outreach. She is on the Board of Directors for the Iowa Municipal Finance Officers Association, the Board of Trustees for the Municipal Fire and Police Retirement System of Iowa and has been a contributing editor on the City Clerk/Finance Officers Handbook for more than 30 years.
We are very pleased that Cindy has received this well-deserved honor!