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Previous Mi-GMIS Award Winners


Mi-GMIS presents several awards each year to encourage and recognize excellence in the IT field. The awards are presented at the annual conference in September.


  • IT Project of the Year - City of Wyoming
  • IT Professional of the Year - Andy Brush - CIO, Washtenaw County
  • Best Security Project - Oakland County
  • IT Project of the Year - City of Novi
  • IT Professional of the Year - Chris Burrows - CISO, Oakland County
  • Best Security Project - Kent County
  • Lifetime Achievement Award - Donald Shehan, former CIO of Grand Traverse County
2015 Award Winners
  • IT Project of the Year - Oakland County   
  • IT Professional of the Year - Barb Hiemstra, Kent County
2014 Award Winners
  • IT Project of the Year - City of Coldwater Board of Public Utilities
  • Best Website of the Year - Berrien County
  • IT Professional of the Year - Dan Putman, City of Livonia

2013 Award Winners

  • Best IT Project of the Year - City of Riverview
  • Best Website of the Year- City of Livonia

2012 Award Winners

  • IT Professional of the Year - David Holcomb, Hillsdale County
  • Best Technology Project - Eaton County

2011 Award Winners 
  • IT Professional of the Year - Rob Petty, City of Novi
  • Best Technology Project - Waterford and White Lake Townships

2010 Award Winners 

  • IT Professional of the Year - Matt Richardson, Lenawee County
  • Best Technology Project - Livingston County   
  • Best Website Design - Berrien County

2009 Award Winners

  • IT Professional of the Year - Colleen Hinzmann, Monroe County
  • Best Website Design - City of East Lansing

2008 Award Winners

  • IT Professional of the Year - Judy Rumps, City of Birmingham
  • Best Technology Project: - Saginaw County   
  • Best Website Design - City of Livonia

2007 Award Winners

  • Best Website Design - City of Kalamazoo