As an active member of the Edmonton Section for the past fifteen years, Donna McColl has shown her commitment to the section and her desire to be a part of something larger than her own needs and goals. She is a woman of integrity and authenticity with great visionary qualities. Donna has created two annual section trips with the goal to empower women by increasing their confidence and abilities in their rock and ice climbing skills; her continued involvement in these trips highlights her dedication to seeing new members succeed and to her support of the club. The fact that she is also seeking her CGI status shows her commitment to wanting to help others in the section to be the best climbers that they can be.
Donna McColl was awarded the Don Forest Service Award in 2016.