Distinguished Service Award

An Award for Distinguished Service to the Club in Matters other than Mountaineering

 

The Distinguished Service Award is presented to members of the Alpine Club of Canada who have given outstanding service to the ACC either on a voluntary basis or as employees who have given service exceeding the value of their remuneration. These individuals will have contributed to furthering the aims of the club or a section of the club, working on committees and projects or providing leadership for large undertakings.

The Distinguished Service Award was instituted in 1970.

Award Eligibility and Contribution

In order to be eligible for the Distinguished Service Award, the nominee must:

  • Be an active ACC member
  • Be acting on a voluntary basis or exceeding value of their remuneration
  • Have contributed outstanding service to the Club or a section over a period exceeding 5 years in 2 or more of:
    • furthering aims of the Club or a section
    • providing leadership on a committee or project of the Club or a section
    • providing leadership for a large undertaking for the Club or a section
    • towards the activities of the Club or a section

Award Procedure

Nominations must be made:

  • In writing on the Distinguished Service Award Nomination Form below
  • By any Club member
  • Before December 31

 

Approvals:

  • The Awards Committee will review the nominations and submit its recommendations to the Board of Directors
  • Approval of a nomination requires not less than two-thirds of the voting members of the Awards Committee
  • Award winners will be announced at the Club’s Annual General Meeting

 

Award format:

  • ACC Gold Pin and plaque describing the award

 

Nomination Form

Distinguished Service Award - Past Recipients

2003               Amann, Peter

1995               Andrews, Ron

1994               Badham, Michael

1985               Bendell, Beverley

2008               Bender, Wes

1985               Blumer, Leon

1989               Bodi, Tibor

1993               Boles, Glen

2016               Booth, John

2009               Bosch, Neil

1978               Boswell, Pat

1980               Boucher, Ken

2013               Bowkun, Sandra

2004               Bradley, Chris

1982               Brett, John

1984               Brine, Mrs. C.A.

1985               Broda, W.P.(Fips)

1991               Brown, David

2001               Brown, Ian

2001               Brown, Margaret

2006               Brusse, Robert

2007               Buda, Nick

1985               Butling, Helen

2016               Caldwell, Byron

1986               Campbell, Frank

2013               Camiré, Félix

1990               Checkland, Rick

2013               Clark, Jackie

1999               Clay, Dave

1994               Clinton, Tim

2003               Cousins, Dave

2011               Currie, Gord

1981               Daffern, Tony

2008              Daigneault, Isabelle

1986               Delesalle, Philippe

1991               DeMarsh, Leslie

1988               Dinwoodie, Alison

1992               Dornian, Dave

1973               Dowling, Phil J.

1996               Dupuis, Michel

2005               Earle, Mark

2007               Earle, Mark

1990               Fairley, Bruce

1970               Fisher, David

1990               Fleming, Margaret

1972               Forest, Donald J.

2006               Forsyth, Larry

2008               Foster, David

1994               Fox, Doug

1982               Fraser, Bruce

1984               Fuhrmann, Peter

2014              Geddes, Paul

1991               Gillespie, David

1982               Gillespie, Paul

2001               Goldstone, Irene

2006               Gravel, Deny

1981               Gruft, Andrew

1993               Gully, Garry

2005               Gundlach, Gabriela

1984               Guy, Louise

1981               Habgood, Harry W.

2002               Habgood, Helen

2000               Haden, Mike

1989              Hannigan, Carl

2004               Hansen, Nancy

2016                Harasym, Willa

2006               Hardardt, Bruce

1982               Harding, Bruce

1991               Harrison, Brad

2001               Harrop, John

1979               Hart, A.R.

1979               Hartley, Dorothy

1993               Hartman, Karl

2004               Haslam-Jones, Thomas

1988               Herchmer, Doug

1992               Hewitt, Ken

2005               Hietkamp, Fern

2004               Higham, Enid

1971               Hind, Robin C.

2006               Hipkin, Nikki

2005               Hough, David

1994               Howe, Dick

1975               Hunter, Ray

1998               Husken, Maurice

1977               Irvine, Moira

1993               Johnston, Kevin

1980               Jordan, Bob

1987               Kariel, Herb

1984               Kato, Jo G.

2001               Keenliside, Julia

2003               Keith, Bruce

2001               Klassen, Cindy

2008               Knight, Tony

2006               Knott, Tom

1979               Kubbernus, Leon

2001               Larlee, Ken

1974               Ledingham, W. Cam

1984               Lockwood, Charles M.

2006               Lohka, Kevin

1988               Lomas, Dorle

1984               Lomas, Eric

2001               MacArthur, Jay

1976               MacPherson, Isabelle

2002               Mahé, André

2013               Mahé, André

1982               Manry, Jeanette

2007               Martel, Lynn

1985               Matthews, Evelyn S.

1980               McArthur, Lewis L.

2004               McCormick, David

2001               McKinlay, Shelley

1987               Merler, Scipio

1990               Microys, Helmut

1986               Mills, Ted

1999               Miskiw, Orvel

1994               Mix, Pete

2009               Moore, Kit

1989               Mortimer, Heather

1986               Mortimer, Mike

2001               Muir, Peter

1970               Munday, Phyl

1985               Murphy, Jim

1985               Murphy, Patsy

2000               Myles, David

1999               Nelson, Robert

2007               Norman, Ray

1994               Norton, Gary

1988               O’Connell, Christine

1984               O’Connell, Kevin

1997               Oltmann, Ruthie

2002               Parker, Gil

2013               Pianka, Frank

2002               Plasman, Rod

2004               Podemski, Edwina

2004               Polziehn, Renee

1985               Purssell, Norman

1984               Putnam, William L.

1985               Rathbone, Gordon

2013               Rees, Marg

1979               Robinson, Walt

2004               Rode, Mary

2001               Roe, Cam

2014               Roe, David

1984               Rojik, Michael R.

1987               Rosen, Ted

1988               Rosenbaum, Stan

2008               Rothermel, Peter

2001               Royston, Ron

1993               Sammons, Doug

1985               Schiesser, Bernie

1988               Schiesser, Terry

1984               Schwarz, Hans

2003               Scremin, Liz

2003               Scremin, Manrico

1995               Shackleton, Edie

1998               Shackleton, Wayne

1993               Shaw, Bob

2003               Shokoples, Cyril

1982               Simpson, Mike

1985               Smith, Gertrude L.

2002               Sovdat, Helen

1985               Sparling, Barbara

1986               Spear, Peter

2013               Statkewich, Simon

1976               Stefanick, George

1999               Stirling, Bob

1985               Struck, Bruno

1989               Talbot, Malcolm

2007               Tardif, Leo

1984               Taylor, Martin

1976               Tewnion, John

1994               Thompson, Dixon

2004               Toft, Murray

2001               Toole, David

1984               Urquhart, Doug

1987               Vallance, Dave

1993               Verrall, Dan

1993               Vockeroth, Don

1971               Walker, Elizabeth

1989               Walker, Graham

2009               Walker, Sandy

2005               Wallis, Roger

1990               Watts, Sid

1993               Wawrychuk, Frank

1993               Wawrychuk, Kate

1978               Wheeler, John A.

1994               Whittaker, Jim

2005               Zemrau, David

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