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Monroe Ellis cops RG Platinum Award

Published:Monday | June 27, 2022 | 10:21 PM
Auditor General Pamela Monroe Ellis is the RG Platinum Award winner for 2021. She topped the RJRGLEANER Honour Awards for her exemplary leadership in the public sector, marked by boldness and transparency as she defended the interests of ordinary Jamaicans. Here she is presented with the award by Carl Domville (centre), chairman of The Gleaner Company (Media) Limited, and Douglas Orane, chairman of the RJRGLEANER Honour Awards Selection Committee, at the gala event, which was aired tonight on TVJ and The Gleaner’s YouTube channel. - Ian Allen Photo

Pamela Monroe Ellis, Auditor General of Jamaica, has copped the 2021 RG Platinum Award. 

At the RJRGLEANER Honour Awards gala event, aired a short while ago on TVJ and The Gleaner's Youtube channel, Monroe Ellis was announced the winner for her exemplary leadership in the public sector marked by boldness and transparency as she defended the interests of ordinary Jamaicans.

Monroe Ellis was also awarded in the category of public service for her relentless leadership of the Auditor General's Department in 2021, primarily in the context of added challenges and intense public scrutiny.

The 2021 RJRGLEANER Honour Awards also saw several persons and individuals earning awards in their respective fields for their contribution to nation building.

In the category awards, the winners were:

  • The Alpha Institute – Arts & Culture
  • The GraceKennedy Group – Business
  • Elaine Thompson-Herah – Sport
  • One-on-One Educational Services – Education
  • Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association – Voluntary Service & Other
  • Professor Wayne McLaughlin – Science & Technology
  • Dr. Delroy Fray – Health and Wellness
  • Pamela Monroe Ellis– Public Service

Special awards were also presented to:

  • The E-Commerce National Delivery Solution (ENDS) – Special Award for Business
  • The Building Out Our STEM Teachers (BOOST) Fellowship Programme – Special Award for Education
  • The Jamaica Accountability Meter Portal (JAMP) – Special Award for Public Service
  • The Street People Liberation Foundation – Special Award for Voluntary Service & Other
  • Montego Bay Animal Haven – Special Award for Voluntary Service & Other

Providing entertainment for the gala event were trombonist Pessoa, and artistes J. Written, Vyzadon and Bingi.

See full coverage in tomorrow's Gleaner.

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