On April 22, CPO’s Regina Cain received the Silver Sherman Award for demonstrating leadership and taking creative initiatives in elevating and enhancing CPO's diversity and inclusion efforts for the office's internal working environment and external engagements. Since beginning her career with CPO in December 2019, Regina has worked diligently to address diversity and inclusion and improve equal employment opportunities. She now leads CPO's Diversity & Inclusion Working Group and serves as the Vice-Chair of the EEO Advisory Committee.
The Silver Sherman Award recognizes NOAA employees who perform work above their normal requirements to help fulfill NOAA’s mission, achieve a milestone that contributes significantly or critically toward a particular program goal, or demonstrate leadership toward process improvement of a significant magnitude. It is awarded on an ad hoc basis by each member of the NOAA Senior Executive Service once a year.