STEWARD OF THE YEAR AWARD and STEWARD of DISTINCTION AWARDS
Please note that the deadline for nominations has been extended to July 31, 2012.
In the BC/Yukon Region there are currently four awards presented: Executive of the year, Unsung Hero award, Steward of the Year, and Steward of Distinction awards presented at the time as Steward of the Year. As of 2011 there has been an Awards Committee established to maintain transparency and fairness to the selection of recipients of these awards. This committee consists of a previous award winner, a President of a Branch, and a member of the Regional Executive. This committee will assess and validate the nominated members. They can consult with the nominators, EROs, fellow workers, etc to assist in their decision making. A ranked list of potential award recipients will be submitted to the Regional Executive for final selection. Stewards of Distinction will be chosen from the nomination of the Steward of the Year. (There are usually several of these awards presented yearly)
- all stewards in the BC/Yukon Region
- only stewards in good standing
- actively performing duties of steward for minimum of 2 years
- currently a steward
- willing to accept award
- Steward of the Year award is a once in lifetime of a member
- Steward of Distinction may be awarded more than once in lifetime of member
- nominations to come only from membership
- must be submitted by e-mail prior to deadline
- see nomination form
- Deadline for nominations: March 31, 2012
The Steward of the Year and Stewards of Distinction awards will be presented at the Steward Council dinner. The award will consist of a plaque for the winner to take home, and the Steward of Year will have name plate placed on perpetual plaque that lives in the Vancouver office, and a $200.00 gift card.
The Steward of the Year will be invited to PIPSC National AGM to receive the award. The Institute will cover costs for the recipient as well as a significant other, to attend the awards ceremony at the National AGM.
September 7, 2011