VCLA WINNERS

The Victoria Community Leadership Awards celebrate the inspiring stories and successes of community leadership in Greater Victoria. For the past 15 years, businesses in our region have been recognizing the contributions of local leaders who demonstrate commitment, inspiration, encouragement, and accomplishment. 

This group photo was taken at the 2019 VCLA celebration at Government House, May 2019.

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2020 WINNERS

 

AMARJIT BHALLA

Getting Started In Our Community

Sponsored by the Victoria Foundation

Amarjit instills a sense of welcome and of sharing with newcomers to Canada, giving them encouragement and the necessary power to contribute in their own way to their new home.

DEVESH BHARADWAJ

Innovative Science & Technology

Sponsored by The Victoria Foundation

As an innovative leader, Devesh is motivated and driven by curiosity in order to come up with solutions that have a positive impact on the sustainable production of water.

EMMA-JANE BURIAN

Flourishing Safe Environments

Sponsored by Engel & Volkers

As co-founder of Our Earth Our Future, Emma-Jane is giving a powerful voice to thousands of young people calling for all levels of government to take action on saving our natural environment.

CHARLES TEMOSEN ELLIOTT

Arts & Culture

Sponsored by The Victoria Foundation

Charles has been creating traditional and contemporary Coast Salish designs and works of art for forty years, by drawing inspiration from his ancestors to connect people to his Indigenous culture.

SHELDON FEENER

Healthy Standard of Living

Sponsored by BC Transit

Major Sheldon is a lifelong advocate for those struggling with homelessness, poverty and addiction, with an intimate understanding that homelessness is much more than a housing issue.

CHRISTINE HEWITT

Thriving Children & Youth

Sponsored by Coast Capital

Viewing her leadership role as Executive Director of CFAX Santas Anonymous as a lifestyle, makes it easy for Christine to incorporate her natural compassion, innovative style, and respect for change.

DR CHARLOTTE LOPPIE

Health & Wellness

Sponsored by Left Brain Performance

Charlotte believes that every leader is a teacher, and everybody is a learner, and centres the priorities of Indigenous peoples while respecting their own leadership and ability to self-determine.

LISA MERCURE

Lifelong Learning

Sponsored by the University of Victoria 

Lisa is passionate about aboriginal language preservation, and finding ways to protect and learn from Indigenous Elders, are key to her innovative work at the Victoria Native Friendship Centre.

CAREY NEWMAN

Extending Reconciliation

Sponsored by The City of Victoria

Carey believes that the process has to model the goal and that learning from the past and creating art based on accumulate knowledge, experience and traditions is a collective responsibility.

CHRIS POLLOCK

Belonging & Engagement Award

Sponsored by Royal Roads University

Chris embodies what it is to be a servant-leader, demonstrating humility, care, compassion and grace in service to all of those who turn to him for support and comfort.

CARISSA ROPPONEN

Outstanding Leadership Award

Sponsored by Leadership Victoria

Carissa believes that how we rise to meet challenges is key to strong leadership and that self-confidence, tenacity and collaboration are key to solving difficult problems.

 
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2019 VCLA WINNERS

Outstanding Leadership Award- Angela Adamson

Arts & Culture Award- Rebecca Hass, Jane Chadwick

Belonging & Engagement Award- Annette Wall, Dr. Rhonda Hackett

Thriving Children & Youth Award- Jaquelin Green, Kim Breiland

Healthy Safe Environments Award-  Jane Devonshire, Rebecca Wolf-Gage

Getting Started in our Community Award- Adrienne Carter, Ruth Mojeed

Health & Wellness Award- Lee Fuge, Terry Edison-Brown

Lifelong Learning Award- Peggy Wilmot, Tracy Humphreys

Healthy Standard of Living Award- Elysia Glover, Emily Rogers

Innovative Science and Technology Award- Samarth Mod

Extending Reconciliation Award- Dr. Billie Allan, Monique Gray Smith

Check out more about our 2019 winners below!

ANGELA ADAMSON

Outstanding Leadership Award

Angela was selected by her peers from the graduating class of the 2019 Community Leadership Development Program. Angela's passion stems from her values of diversity and inclusion, from helping women groups in Kenya to assisting with fundraising for the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Angela is proactive and enjoys making a difference in her community.

REBECCA HASS

Arts & Culture Award

Rebecca's passion for communication and her natural leadership ability drives her to promote diversity and inclusion in the arts. She works with various arts and culture organizations to deepen their understanding of diversity and the obstacles they need to overcome. As the Community Engagement Coordinator at Pacific Opera Victoria and as a key member in the Arts and Culture Diversity Advisory Committee, she ensures that our arts and culture community is open to all.  

Sponsored by the Victoria Foundation

JANE CHADWICK

Arts & Culture Award

Jane creates a caring and inclusive community that uses creative arts to form connections among individuals in Victoria. She has recognized social isolation as a challenge that can prevent those with disabilities or health issues from participating in their communities. Art is an avenue which provides both social and educational benefits, and as an instructor at ArtsREACH and Lead Facilitator at Pandora Arts Collection, Jane creates a welcoming space for all.

Sponsored by the Victoria Foundation

ANNETTE WALL

Belonging & Engagement Award

Annette's dedication and passion for collaborative leadership are made clear through her role at HeroWork. As the organization's current board chair, she has faced challenges of creating a viable and sustainable governance structure, securing funding for a new charity, and building and leading a strong board. HeroWork's radical renovations and transformative community-building events greatly benefit from Annette's special brand of leadership.

Sponsored by Royal Roads University

DR. RHONDA HACKETT

Belonging & Engagement Award

Dr. Rhonda Hackett's experiences have made her a passionate advocate for the community challenges of immigration. Rhonda is an African and Caribbean social workers whose work is informed by extensive social work experience, critical race theory, and black feminist and Indigenous thought. Her scholarship is focused on advancing the understanding of the lived experiences and knowledge of African Caribbean peoples living in Canada.

Sponsored by Royal Roads University

JACQUELIN GREEN

Thriving Children & Youth Award

Jacquelin has been working with families in our community for more than 20 years. She is the current Executive Director of the Young Parents Support Network. By encouraging collaboration and creating a network within the community, Jacquelin has been able to access vital resources, from healthy foods to brain development parent programs and trauma-informed practice.

Sponsored by Coast Capital Savings

KIM BREILAND

Thriving Children & Youth Award

Today's youth face different challenges that earlier generations did not. Since the opening of Stages School of Performing Arts in 1980, Kim has constantly adjusted her leadership style to keep pace. As the school's Artistic Director for the past 39 years, Kim instills the values of fun and dedication in each class. Her studio gives students an opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive during a time of life that can be challenging for many teens.

Sponsored by Coast Capital Savings

JANE DEVONSHIRE

Healthy Safe Environments Award

Every day, Jane channels her love for the West Coast environment and her passion for a sustainable future into concrete actions that inspire and support others. Jane was one of the first Dogwood volunteers who organized teams to act against the threat of the Northern Gateway pipeline, and mentored the University of Victoria student Dogwood Club to organize events in support of environmental advocacy.

Sponsored by Bayview Place

REBECCA WOLF-GAGE

Healthy Safe Environments Award

Rebecca's activism started in kindergarten, where she raised money for classmates who didn't have enough food. Inspired by Sweden's Greta Thunberg, Rebecca has become a fearless advocate for our climate. In December 2018, Rebecca organized the first Youth Climate Strike in Victoria. Soon after, she organized an Enviro School, recruiting an impressive line-up of teachers including Mayor Lisa Helps, MLA Sonia Furtenau, and Frances Litman.

Sponsored by Bayview Place

ADRIENNE CARTER

Getting Started In Our
Community Award

Adrienne created the Vancouver Island Counselling Centre for Immigrants and Refugees. VICCIR is the only provider of psychological assistance to immigrants and refugees on Vancouver Island. Adrienne donates an average of 60 hours a week as a counselor, consultant, and trainer. Throughout her long career working for Médecins Sans Frontière and the Centre for Victims or Torture, Adrienne understands that mental illness among immigrants and refugees can lead to problems with integration and starting new lives in our communities.

Sponsored by Vancity

RUTH MOJEED

Getting Started In Our
Community Award

Ruth's most recent development, the Inclusion Project, aims to engage stakeholders on issues of diversity, equity and inclusiveness across civil society and the public and private sectors. The Inclusion Project develops new initiatives focused on gender equality, racial inclusion, and youth engagement. Recently, her work to promote diversity and cultural understanding in the region inspired the Victoria African Cultural Society and the City of Victoria to name Ruth a Black History Month 2018 Laureate.

Sponsored by Vancity

LEE FUGE

Health & Wellness Award

As a founding member and manager of the International Women’s Catering Co-op and a board member for the LifeCycles Project Society and the Victoria Downtown Public Market Society, Lee is an avid supporter of local farms and food on both a personal level and through her work in the retailing of natural and organic foods. She is a founding member and manager of FoodRoots Co-op has hosted the Pocket Market Network, the Sustainable Feast series, and Cinema in Season.

Sponsored by the Victoria Foundation

TERRY EDISON-BROWN

Health & Wellness Award

Terry provides hope and encouragement for those in our community who are living in extreme poverty, often without homes and suffering from addictions. After turning his life around and becoming sober, Terry worked as the House Coordinator at Anawim House where his selfless service and community leadership has resulted in remarkable success in his current position as Executive Director of Anawim House.

Sponsored by the Victoria Foundation

PEGGY WILMOT

Lifelong Learning Award

A lifelong educator, Peggy has inspired students in classrooms from Winnipeg, to Edmonton, to Victoria. She has given back to her community in many ways including as a volunteer at Project Connect, Together Against Poverty Society, Faith in Action, the Food Bank at St. Johns, Downtown Service Providers, and Greater Victoria Acting Together.

Sponsored by the University of Victoria

TRACY HUMPHREYS

Lifelong Learning Award

Tracy believes all children and youth deserve to be supported to reach their fullest potential. Tracy's Exclusion Tracker calls attention to the systematic exclusion of children with disabilities, and creates a safe space for support and advocation. She started BCEdAccess, which continues to support and educate families, allies, professionals, and students to promote equitable inclusion for every student. Tracy's work has directly impacted how children with developmental disabilities are treated in classrooms across the province.

Sponsored by the University of Victoria

ELYSIA GLOVER

Healthy Standard of Living Award

As the Executive Director of Community Micro Lending, Elysia, connects local lenders to local borrowers in Southwest British Columbia so that a diverse range of small businesses can continue to contribute to strong economic development in our local economy. Most recently, Community Micro Lending created a program for Syrian refugees, and with the Metis Nation of Greater Victoria for Indigenous youth.

Sponsored by BC Transit

EMILY ROGERS

Healthy Standard of Living Award

In 2017, Emily and Yuka Kurokawa realized there was no organization in Victoria providing peer support and advocacy by and for tenants. The pair secured funding and started the Victoria Tenant Action Group, which has advocated for policy changes, built a community of tenants, and now operates independently. Emily works collaboratively with people across our community to make our region vibrant, accessible, and inclusive.

Sponsored by BC Transit

DR. BILLIE ALLAN

Extending Reconciliation Award

Through education and practice, Dr. Billie Allan explores the importance of black and Indigenous solidarity in decolonizing efforts in Canada and on Turtle Island. As a Two-Spirit Anishinaabe scholar, her scholarship navigates the topic of Indigenous health and wellbeing which includes the impact of racism and child welfare on health and wellness of Indigenous peoples.

Sponsored by the City of Victoria

MONIQUE GRAY SMITH

Extending Reconciliation Award

Monique wants a better and brighter future for Indigenous people and sees them as future leaders, lawyers, teachers; indeed, whatever they want to be! For many years, Monique has supported Indigenous youth through early childhood development, and is passionate about Aboriginal Heart-Start programs and others that support Indigenous youth and families. Author of Speaking Our Truth, Monique's words have been instrumental in starting truth and reconciliation discussions in Canada.

Sponsored by the City of Victoria

SAMARTH MOD

Innovative Science &
Technology Award

As an immigrant and CEO of FreshWorks Studio, Samarth knows that a lack of networks and projects can be disastrous and is committed to making an impact in ways that assist the most vulnerable. FreshWorks designs and develops innovative apps for Fortune 500 companies, enterprises, non-profit organizations, entrepreneurs and the public sector. Partnering with Lighthouse Labs, Sam provides mentorship to young programmers and developers to help them get career-ready before getting a job.  Sponsored by the Victoria Foundation

 

2018 VCLA WINNERS

Lynn Thronton
Beangka Elliot
Dave Friend
Shazia Rashid
Colleen Hobson
Estelle Paget
Siobhan Robinson & Denis Donelly
Dr. Lara Lauzon
Dr. Bruce Wallace
Dr. James Tanaka
Kate Longpre
Lori Mcleod
Debra Bartlett, Shelley Mann, Sandy Webb, Kim Sabourin, Lynn Henshaw, & Catherine Mustafa
Robyn Quinn
Lee Herrin
Kristi Fariholm Mader
Cathy Armstrong
Vince Greco
Nicole Chaland
Dr. Jessica Rourke

Check out more about our 2018 VCLA winners below!

LYNN THORNTON

Lynn has been the Executive Director of the Victoria International Development Education Association (VIDEA) for 16 years. Through her guidance, youth have built cross-cultural competency, learned about social justice, activism, garnered confidence and leadership skills.

BEANGKA ELLIOT

Beangka is from the Tsartlip Community. Her vision and leadership are the foundation of Project Reclaim. The project is a youth-driven, land-based project that will engage youth from the Tsartlip Nation to lead their community in healing from, resisting, and preventing violence.

DAVE FRIEND

Dave is the leader of Friendly Organics and Growing Young Farmers, organizations committed to food security and community education. Dave’s goal is to increase the amount of food being grown on Vancouver Island and has set his sights on educating the youth on the importance of gardening and local food security.

SHAZIA RASHID

Shazia has been the BC Muslim Associations’ Youth director for close to four years. Shazia started a youth activities program, also known as the YAP!, in which she created a safe space for youth girls in the community.

COLLEEN HOBSON

Colleen is the Executive Director of Saanich Neighborhood Place and is the embodiment of a community leader.  She has helped to create service to families’ lives while being approachable, empathetic, and filled with humor.

ESTELLE PAGET

Estelle is the founder and executive director of KidsCare Canada. KidsCare Canada has built a solid reputation among health care professionals, educators, and parents. Estelle championed the concept of social and emotional health to make it accessible and inclusive for parents, especially the most “at-risk”.

SIOBHAN ROBINSON

The Getting Higher Choir, co-directed by Siobhan Robinson and Denis Donnelly, are retiring after 20 years of building and directing this community choir. Siobhan and Denis are an exemplary team, who model inclusivity, collaboration, and excellence that inspires others. Each year 200-300 people come together in the spirit of creating community through music.

DR. LARA LAUZON

Dr. Lara Lauzon has contributed to a healthier Victoria. As an associate professor for the past 11 years, Dr. Lauzon has inspired and educated thousands of students to understand how health and wellness contribute to a stronger community. Dr. Lauzon has shown exemplary leadership through her commitment to and modeling of community-engaged and inclusive learning.

DR. BRUCE WALLACE

Dr. Bruce Wallace is an Assistant Professor at the University of Victoria’s School of Social Work and a Collaborating Scientist with the Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research (CISUR).

DR. JAMES TANAKA

Dr. Tanaka is a professor in the Psychology Department and Neuroscience Program at the University of Victoria, and he is the Director of the Different Minds Lab.

KATE LONGPRE

Kate Longpre approached Google Translate with the idea for the We Speak Translate project. The project utilizes the Google Translate App as a tool for refugee resettlement and integration. While the project focus started in Victoria, interest in the project has expanded across Canada and beyond.

LORI MCLEOD

Lori is a key player and stakeholder behind Raising the Profile, a program meant to highlight the key role played by non-profit and municipal community-based seniors’ services to support seniors socially, physically, and mentally.

DEBRA BARTLETT, SHELLEY MANN, SANDY WEBB, KIM SABOURIN, LYNN HENSHAW, CATHERINE MUSTAFA

This is a program led by the team of Debra Bartlett, Shelley Mann, Sandy Webb, Kim Sabourin, Lynn Henshaw, and Catherine Mustafa. The purpose of the program is for 100 women to meet four times per year, for one hour and committing a $100 donation per meeting. In just 12 hours, or 12 meetings, 100 Women Who Care Saanich Peninsula has raised $163,000. All monies raised go directly to charities in the Greater Victoria area.

ROBYN QUINN

Robyn is a leader with the Island Women in Science and Technology (iWIST). Robyn transformed a casual bi-monthly meet-up group into a dynamic community of 400 members. There are now four events each year that offer opportunities for women to network in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

LEE HERRIN

Lee has been the Executive Director of Fernwood Neighborhood Resident Group for the past 10 years. During that time, Lee has provided leadership to the neighborhood organization by providing innovative services to benefit the local community.

KRISTI FARIHOLM MADER

Kristi is one of the co-founders of Scale Collaborative, an organization dedicated to helping non-profits diversify its revenues and scale their impact. Within her work with Scale, Kristi has been the driving force behind the Social Enterprise Catalyst events over the past few years.

CATHY ARMSTRONG

Cathy has been the Executive Director of the Land Conservancy of BC since 2015. She brought with her a background knowledge of real estate, conflict resolution, political experience, business acumen and team building to the TLC. The Land Trust movement was impacted by the successful completion of TLC creditor protection process.

VINCE GRECO

Vince has been involved with the Vancouver Island Soccer League since 2000 and for the last seven years, he has been President of the League. Under Vince’s leadership, the League has grown in stature and is a part of the weekly reporting from both print, radio, and social media. His desire to have people active in sport, particularly soccer, is what drives him.

NICOLE CHALAND

Nicole believes in sustainable and inclusive communities directing their own social, economic, and environmental futures. She founded the Cook St. Village Residents Network and is leading through action to demonstrate how to complete positive and progressive community conversations.

DR. JESSICA ROURKE

Dr. Jessica Rourke is a Case Manager at Restorative Justice Victoria. Jessica has taken on several leadership roles in restorative justice. As an example, she secured funding and designing various advanced training that enable Restorative Justice Victoria to respond to incredibly challenging cases referred from Crown Counsel and probation.

 
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2017 VCLA WINNERS

Food Security & Social Justice Leadership Award- Vanessa Pattison, Katrina Duwilt, Lise Richards, Emily Cheevers, Micheal Dillistone, & Mirella Colagrande; Kim Cummings; Stephanie Ferguson & Teale Phelps Bondaroff; Linda Ferguson; Sharmarke Dubow; Don Evans

Healthy Lifestyles & Community Spaces Leadership Award- Melanie Mahlman Susan Simmons; Beth Turner & Graham Robertson; Karen Laharty, Pam Bell, Linda Nehra, Holly Sneddon; Erin Long; Gerald Harris

Sustainability & Lifelong Learning Leadership Award- Laurel Collins; Paul Latour; Bary Gray, Keith Jones, Jennifer Rowan, & Carol Carman; Frances Litman; Shellie Gudgeon; Leslie Campbell

Child & Youth Quality of Life Leadership Award- Rebecca Kirstein; Tracy Kendrick, Lisa Hoskins, Adrienne Elise, & Susie Jones; Renee Sala; Taylor Mahovlich, Lajah Warren, Markus Meye, Kiera Tomaly, Christine Camaso, & Emily Rasmussen; Troy Wilson; Kelly Tisley

 

2016 VCLA WINNERS

Lifetime Achievement Award for Community Leadership- Judith Armstrong & Nick Marsden

The UVic Award for Community Leadership- Frank Low

Rotary Clubs of Greater Victoria Award for Community Leadership- Deborah Antonsen

United Way Greater Victoria Award for Community Collaboration & Partnership- Ready to Rent BC

Victoria Foundation Award for Children and Youth Leadership- Artemis Place Society

Vancity Savings Credit Union Award for Social Innovation- Amanda Evans

Coast Capital Award for Children & Youth Leadership- Jordan Perrault

Royal Roads University Award for Leadership Excellence through Coaching & Mentoring- Lily Seto

Leadership Award for Accomplished Alumni- Erika Ladoucer

 

2015 VCLA WINNERS

Lifetime Achievement Award for Community Leadership- Clarence (Butch) Dick

United Way Greater Victoria Award for Community Collaboration & Partnership- Maureen Sawa

UVic Award for Community Leadership- Bill Anderson, Bruce Parisian

Rotary Clubs of Greater Victoria Award for Community Service- Kelly Reid, Scott Treble

Victoria Foundation Award for Community Capacity & Change- Pacific Housing Advisory Association

Coast Capital Award for Children & Youth Leadership- Alex Harned

Royal Roads University Award for Leadership Excellence through Coaching & Mentoring- Ingrid Bergmann

Leadership Victoria Award for Accomplished Alumni- Maja Tait

 

2014 VCLA WINNERS

Lifetime Achievement Award for Community Leadership- Mickey & Donna Hajash

United Way Greater Victoria for Community Collaboration & Partnership- Kelly Greenwell

UVic Award for Community Leadership- Dr. Helen Cazes, Donna Greschner

Rotary Clubs of Greater Victoria Award for Community Service- Gordy Dodd, Cindy Moyer

Victoria Foundation Award for Community Capacity & Change- The Cridge Centre for the Family

Coast Capital Award for Children & Youth Leadership- Sarah Rose Robert

Royal Roads University Award for Leadership Excellence through Coaching and Mentoring- Tammy Dewar

Leadership Victoria Award for Accomplished Alumni- Yasmin Rampuri

 

2013 VCLA WINNERS

Lifetime Achievement Award for Community Leadership-  Robert (Bob) Harman

United Way Greater Victoria Award for Community Collaboration & Partnership- Jean Mcreae

UVic Award for Community Leadership- Dr. David Lai, Ana Maria Peredo

Rotary Clubs of Greater Victoria Award for Community Service- Colin Smith, Gordon Harper

Victoria Foundation Award for Community Capacity & Change- Victoria Cool Aid Society

Coast Capital Award for Children & Youth Leadership- Rupinder Prihar

Royal Roads University Award for Leadership Excellence through Coaching & Mentoring- Dianne De Champlain

Leadership Victoria Award for Accomplished Alumni- Shawn Steele

 

2012 VCLA WINNERS

Lifetime Achievement Award for Community Leadership- Naz Rayani

United Way Greater Victoria Award for Community Collaboration and Partnership- Kathy Stinson

The UVic Award for Community Leadership- Mary Ellen Purkis, Andrew Weaver

Rotary Clubs of Greater Victoria Award for Community Service- Christopher Causton, Bruce Williams

Victoria Foundation Award for Community Capacity & Change- Pacific Centre Family Services Association

Coast Capital Award for Children & Youth Leadership- Leanna Hill

Royal Roads University Award for Leadership Excellence through Coaching & Mentoring- Sherry Leblanc

Leadership Victoria Award for Accomplished Alumni- Jeannette Hughes

 

2011 VCLA WINNERS

Lifetime Achievement Award for Community Leadership- The Late Alex Campbell

Rotary Clubs of Greater Victoria Award for Community Service- Sandra Richardson

UVic Award for Community Leadership- Bernie Pauly, Micheal Prince

Victoria Foundation Award for Community Capacity and Change- Volunteer Victoria

Coast Capital Award for Children & Youth Leadership- Jill Doucette

Leadership Victoria Award for Accomplished Alumni- Rick Anthony

 

2010 VCLA WINNERS

Lifetime Achievement Award for Community Leadership- Rev. Tom Oshiro

UVic Award for Community Leadership- David Burns

Rotary Clubs of Greater Victoria Award for Community Service- Charlayne Thornton-

Victoria Foundation Award for Community Capacity & Change- Victoria Women’s Sexual Assault Centre

Coast Capital Award for Children & Youth Leadership- Katie Shaw

Leadership Victoria Award for Accomplished Alumni- Laura Walsh

 

2009 VCLA WINNERS

Lifetime Achievement Award for Community Leadership- Ted & Helen Hughes

Coast Capital Award for Children & Youth Leadership- Ivan Watson

UVic Award for Community Leadership- Dr. Elaine Gallagher, Dr. Bud Hall

Rotary Club of Greater Victoria Award for Community Service- Trudy L. Brown, Bea Holland

Victoria Foundation Award for Community Capacity & Change- Victoria Native Friendship Centre

 

2008 VCLA WINNERS

Lifetime Achievement Award- The Late Jane Heffelfinger

The Coast Capital Award for Children & Youth Leadership- Roselynn Verwood

The UVic Award for Community Leadership- Dr. Sibylle Artz, Dr. Bonnie Leadbeater

Rotary Clubs of Greater Victoria Award for Community Service- Bob Skene, Mabel Jean Rawlins

 

2007 VCLA WINNERS

Lifetime Achievement Award in Community Leadership- Ron Lou-Poy

The Coast Capital Award for Children & Youth Leadership- Ashley Heaslip

UVic Award for Community Leadership- Glenn Gallins, Ian Macpherson

Rotary Clubs of Greater Victoria Award for Community Service- The Late Roger Collwill, Terry Farmer

 

2006 VCLA WINNERS

Lifetime Achievement Award in Community Leadership- Fiona Hyslop

Coast Capital Award for Children & Youth Leadership- Robin Irving

UVic Community Leadership Award- Dr. Davod Leeming, Dr. Rebecca Grant

Rotary Clubs of Greater Victoria Award for Community Leadership- Micheal Kovacs, Hajimohammed Charania  

 

2005 VCLA WINNERS

Rotary Clubs of Greater Victoria Award for Community Leadership- Bob Beckett, Barabara Smith

UVic Award for Community Leadership- Marge Reistma-Street, Nigel Livingston

Lifetime Achievement Award- Mel Cooper

 

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