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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

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

July's Public Service Puzzler takes the form of a crossword puzzle. Click the link below for all the details, and good luck!  Entries are due on July 16th.

‚óŹ July Public Service Puzzler
 (in PDF)

Meet Last Month's Winner  

Meet Andrea Fagin, the winner of the June 2014 Public Service Puzzler! Andrea is the Assistant to the Agency Chief Contracting Officer for the Department of Citywide Administrative Services. 

Learn more about Andrea in our interview below.

Q: What do you do in your job?
A: I am an assistant to Robert Cleary, Assistant Commissioner and ACCO, Citywide Procurement.

Q: How long have you been working for the City?
A: I have been with DCAS for 4 years.

Q: Name a special interest or hobby!
A:  My side interests include painting and studying languages.

Q: What's your favorite thing about City service?
A:  The best thing about working for the City is the people.  They are diverse and interesting.


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