Angelo Wider wins Dot Sharpe award

Angelo Wider; center, the winner of the 2007 Dot Sharpe Lifetime Achievement award with Vice President, Employee Development and Diversity, Susan LaChance, left, and CFO Glen Walker.Angelo Wider, man­ager, Finance Adminis­tration for the Postal Service, has won the 2007 Dot Sharpe Life­time Achievement award for his extensive record in support of diversity within the Postal Service. The award is the corner­stone of the National Awards Program for Diversity Achievement.

During his 27-year career, Wider has advised the PMG and members of the Board of Governors on diversity issues. He has demonstrated his commitment to diversity and inclusion in word and in deed, by providing guidance and support to employees interested in career advance­ment within the Finance Department.

Wider is a founding member and past president of the African-American Postal League United for Success (APLUS). He was a strong advocate for the creation of the Black Heritage Stamp series and participated in stamp dedications honoring such notable Americans as Marian Anderson and Ella Fitzgerald.