The outstanding service and contribution of Erma Ranieri has been recognised in the Australia Day 2021 Honours list with a Public Service Medal.
As Commissioner for Public Sector Employment at the Office of the Commissioner for Public Sector Employment with the South Australian Government Erma has consistently demonstrated an unwavering commitment to shaping the future of South Australia’s public sector by driving sector-wide reform.
Erma is a strong advocate for diversity and gender equality in leadership in the public sector, and she challenges barriers to drive innovative, collaborative and connected services for the South Australian community.
The citation accompanying her Meritorious Service Award reads “for outstanding public service to people management, and to public sector reform, in South Australia”.
IPAA South Australia Vice President and Chief Executive of the Department of Treasury and Finance David Reynolds said:
“Erma embodies the public service values through her commitment to the people who work within it. This award is well deserved recognition for her leadership and drive for reform.”
Erma Ranieri is the IPAA South Australia President, a long-serving member of IPAA’s National Council, and a National Fellow.