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NYC Conflicts of Interest Board

The Public Service Puzzler

Welcome to the home page of the Public Service Puzzler, a contest brought to you by the Conflicts of Interest Board! Spending just five minutes with the City’s Conflicts of Interest Law could win you prizes! Each month a new puzzle, question, or other activity will be brought to you by the Board’s Training and Education Unit. All you have to do is give five minutes of thoughtful consideration and send in your answer to contest@coib.nyc.gov.

One lucky winner each month will receive a gift package from COIB, his or her name, picture and bio on the contest web page, and the same in the following month’s edition of the Board’s monthly newsletter, The Ethical Times

This Month's Contest

March's Public Service Puzzler takes the form of a movie renaming contest. Click the link below for all the details, and good luck!  Entries are due by March 18th.

‚óŹ March Public Service Puzzler
 (in PDF)

Meet Last Month's Winner  

Meet Bonnie Bogdanski, the winner of the February 2015 Public Service Puzzler! Bonnie is Program Manager of City Assessments at the Department of Education.   

Learn more about Bonnie in our interview below.

Q: What do you do in your job?
A: I manage the implementation of several assessments in schools, including the Gifted & Talented assessment, the Specialized High Schools Admission Test, and Advanced Placement tests.

Q: How long have you been working for the City?
A: I started working for the DOE as a consultant in 2011 and joined as an employee in 2012.

Q: Name a special interest or hobby!
A: I don’t have much time for hobbies since my son was born in July, but I do manage to read and listen to public radio podcasts during my commute.

Q: What's your favorite thing about City service?
A: I love working with the families of New York City and breaking down the barriers they often perceive between themselves and City government.

 

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