New Mexico Distinguished Public Service Awards 2000
32nd Year
Recognizing Those Committed to Making a Difference
Taylor Hendrickson
Mr. Hendrickson served New Mexico for 23 years before his recent retirement. Several employees of the Risk Management Division attested in a letter to the fine quality of Mr. Hendrickson's work over many years. Through the years the risk control innovations as a result of his dedicated service resulted in savings estimated to exceed $100,000,000. The unanimous voice of his staff speaks not only of his leadership and accomplishments but of his integrity, kindness, and fairness.
In the community Mr. Hendrickson has participated in countless state employee charity campaigns. He has served his church as Deacon, Chairman of Deacons, Sunday School teacher, Usher, Treasurer, and more. He has assisted on a statewide basis with church risk management and finance issues. Using his professional skills, he has assisted many religious organizations with their risk management plans.