Two council executives are among those to feature on the Queen's Birthday Honours list.
Anthony Hunter, chief executive of North East Lincolnshire Council and Nicola Yates, the chief executive of Hull City Council, were both made OBEs.
Mr Hunter, of Beverley, was recognised for services to social care, Ms Yates for services to local government.
Elsewhere in the region, three others, all women, were honoured, including a police support officer and a principal.
Humberside Police community support officer Elizabeth Smith was appointed an MBE for services to the force.
Jeanette Dawson, principal of Bishop Burton College in Beverley, becomes an OBE for services to further and higher education.
The former chair of the Hull Group of Colleges, Alexandra Henderson, was appointed an MBE for voluntary services to further education.