St. John Ambulance Alberta Council Awards of Excellence
Each year St. John Ambulance recognizes individuals who have personified excellence through their commitment to St. John Ambulance and our mission, vision and values. Each of the five awards acknowledge the outstanding contributions of our volunteers, instructors and supporters. For this reason we look to staff and volunteers across the province to advise us on those who go “above and beyond”.
The Nominating Committee will meet this spring to select the award recipients. Presentations will follow at the Annual Honours & Award Ceremony in Edmonton on June 1, 2019. Therefore, please ensure you have submitted your nominations in confidence by February 25, 2019.
Questions may directed to Alicia Schneider at 1-800-665-7714 ext 8241 or email Alicia.firstname.lastname@example.org
Nominations for admissions and promotions to the Order of St. John
The Vice- Prior’s Award for Excellence in Service to the Order of St. John
This award honours a Member of the Order for their contribution to Alberta Council and the Province of Alberta. Established by St. John Council for Alberta in 2004, it was approved by former Vice-Prior of the Order for St. John in Alberta, the late Honourable Lois Hole.
The Chairman of the Board of Directors Award
The Chairman of the Board of Directors Award recognizes outstanding individuals, groups or corporations for work or research that improves the health, safety and quality of the everyday lives of Albertans. This could be, for example, in the workplace or education system. The scope of the award includes, for instance, programs or research in the fields of medicine, safety and wellness that fits within the spirit of the award.
The Lyle E. Sproat Award
The Lyle E. Sproat Award recognizes excellence in teaching St. John Ambulance programs and enabling individuals to improve their health, safety and quality of life. Therefore it recognizes St. John Ambulance instructors and instructor trainers who demonstrate the highest quality of program delivery and professionalism.
The Edgar L. Boyd Award
The Edgar L. Boyd Award recognizes excellence in voluntary service to the community which has improved the health, safety and quality of life of Albertans. Consequently, this award is designed to recognize St. John Ambulance volunteers who consistently demonstrate commitment and dedication to the values and principles of St. John.
The Dr. G.R.A. Rice Memorial Award
The Dr. G.R.A Rice Memorial Award is for excellence in media coverage of issues or events that focus on the improvement of the health, safety and quality of life of Albertans. Accordingly, this award recognizes individuals, groups of persons or corporations within media for excellence in news coverage pertaining to health and safety matters.