SVRC Business Recognition Awards

The State Vocational Rehabilitation Committee recognizes Alaskan businesses who, through their actions, policies and procedures, make exceptional efforts to employ people with disabilities and who recognize the value that employees with disabilities bring to their business.

Awards Presented Where They Make a Big Impact for a Low Cost

The SVRC partnered with the Governor's Council on Disabilities and Special Education to present the last awards at the 2016 Society of Human Resource Managers Conference. Our message that hiring people with disabilities can be an important part of a successful businesses was heard by hundreds of HR professionals from across Alaska. The award was presented by SVRC members who lived in Anchorage so there were no travel costs.

Latest Business Recognition Award Winners

  • 2015 Anchorage Large Employer: Scott Bushee
  • Walmart Human Resource Manager

    A man and a women pose together. The man holds a framed certificate.

    DVR Employment Services specialist Gloria Lewellyn and award winner Walmart Market Human Resources Manager, Scott Bushee.

  • 2015 Anchorage Small Employer: Fire Island Rustic Bakeshop
  • Three people stand together, two women and one man. They are wearing business type clothes. The women hold a framed certificate.

    DVR Director John Cannon, award winner Fire Island Bakery co-owner, Janis Fleischman and SVRC Chair, Mary Ann Pruitt.

    Fire Island Rustic Bakeshop website

Archive: Previous Award Ceremonies

Announcements and pictures from a previous Award Ceremony series, when this committee was named the, "Governor’s Committee on Employment & Rehabilitation of People with Disabilities."