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Ethics & transparency

Nominate someone for the Joan Markman Award for Integrity

The Joan Markman Award for Integrity recognizes individuals for their work promoting integrity in City government. The Office of the Inspector General presents the award to someone who demonstrates a strong commitment to integrity, diligence, and transparency on behalf of the City of Philadelphia. The award honors Joan Markman, the first Chief Integrity Officer for the City of Philadelphia, who passed away on January 15, 2015 after serving City government since January 7, 2008.


Nominees may be City employees, individuals who work with the City of Philadelphia, or members of the public. Nominees must have worked with the Office of the Inspector General or the Office of the Chief Integrity Officer.

Cabinet members and department or agency heads are not eligible. We encourage them to nominate individuals for the award.


You can nominate someone for the award using an online form.