Maximilian Dixon receives Governor's Award for Leadership in Management

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Congratulations to IAS alum Maximilian Dixon on receiving a Governor's Award for Leadership in Management! This annual award recognizes managers in Washington state government who demonstrate extraordinary leadership through performance results in the previous year.

Says Dixon, “This award is a great honor that I will treasure for the rest of my life. I owe my team a debt of gratitude for helping make this possible and for their dedication to making Washington a safer place. I wish they could have joined me in receiving this award."

Dixon is the Hazards and Outreach Program Supervisor for the Washington State Military Department’s Emergency Management Division (WA EMD). He manages and provides leadership for the Earthquake, Tsunami, Volcano, Public Education and Outreach Programs and represents the WA EMD as the subject matter expert and policy advisor on geological hazards and outreach issues. Dixon graduated in 2011 from UW Bothell with a degree in Environmental Studies. He also holds master degrees in Urban Planning (’14) and Infrastructure Planning & Management (’14) from UW Seattle.

Photo of Governor Inslee with awardees

Photo of Governor Inslee with awardees. Dixon is in second row, third from left