Shattuck Awards 2018


Over 400 people gathered at the Seaport Hotel Boston on October 2, 2018, to celebrate the 33rd Annual Shattuck Awards.  11 individuals were honored for their dedicated service to the City of Boston and the Boston community.  The Shattuck Awards tradition offers us an opportunity to recognize models of outstanding public service and to thank these individuals for going above and beyond their daily responsibilities. By singling out these exemplary citizens, we are all reminded that public service is an honorable profession that should be celebrated.  A special thank you to all our sponsors that make this event possible.

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2018 Shattuck City Champions

  • James D. Gallagher
    Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Manulife / John Hancock
  • Kate Walsh
    President and Chief Executive Officer, Boston Medical Center Health System (BMCHS)


2018 Shattuck Award Recipients

  • Michael Cannizzo – Senior Architect / Urban Designer, Boston Planning & Development Agency
  • James Fitzgibbons – Senior Building Custodian, Property Management
  • Robert C. Gehert, Jr. – Deputy Director, Policy Development & Research, Neighborhood Development
  • Alan A. Gentle – Manager, Roxbury Center for Financial Empowerment, Office of Workforce Development
  • Leroy Ivey Outreach Coordinator II / AHOPE, Boston Public Health Commission
  • Michelle Maffeo – Police Officer, Street OUtreach Team, Boston POlice Department
  • Maria J. Rodriguez – Lunch Monitor, Maurice J. Tobin K-8 School
  • Claudia Rufo – Lead Surround Care Teacher, Baldwin Early Learning Pilot Academy
  • John P. Sullivan – Chief Engineer & Operations Officer, Boston Water & Sewer Commission

Henry L. Shattuck Public Service Awards

Celebrating 33 years of honoring individuals for their dedicated service to the City of Boston and the Boston community.  Each year the Shattuck Awards Committee receives many worthy nominations from department heads, peers and business leaders – highlighting candidates that go above and beyond their job descriptions.  The Committee evaluates each nomination and selects a few – the everyday heros of public service to thank them for a job well done.

Each recipient exemplifies the integrity, initiative, leadership and commitment to the public good that Henry L. Shattuck personified as Chairman of the Research Bureau for 17 years.

Who was Henry L. Shattuck

2018 Criteria for Shattuck Award


Support Excellence in 2018!

Help us honor extraordinary individuals for their dedicated service to the City of Boston and the Boston community.  Join us as we recognize that public service is an honorable profession that should be celebrated.  Contact Jen Stodola at or 617-227-1900

2017 Shattuck Awards

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