Employee Excellence Awards

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The Okanagan College Employee Excellence Awards program recognizes the contributions made by employees. The program has been developed in concert with the College's employee groups and complements the existing Distinguished Service Award and the Employee Long Service Recognition program. 

Nominations open on Monday, January 6th, 2020
Nominations close on Friday, March 13th, 2020

Nominations can be sent to employeeawards@okanagan.bc.ca

Take time to recognize those you work with who have made a difference to you,
to students and the institution. 

The 2020 celebration event will take place on
Wednesday, May 13th (2:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.)

The list of Employee Excellence Awards is below.
Each is linked to a PDF describing the award and criteria for nomination.
Nominations will be reviewed by a selection committee made up of representatives from our employee groups.
The President's Award nominees will be reviewed and determined by the President.




All those employees who have completed a credential, published or received an award from an external organization in the past year deserve to be recognized.

Please share your achievements, or those of your colleagues, by completing this form:

Note: Milestones submitted before midnight Friday, May 1st, 2020 will be included in the May 13, 2020 celebration event.



Chair - Event Planning
Linda Heska, Human Resources Director

Event Committee
Diane Adair, Human Resources
Bianka Blandon, Human Resources
Cam McRobb, Trades & Apprenticeship
Andrea Dodd, Public Affairs
Michelle Lowry, Public Affairs

Judging Committee
Allan Coyle, Interim, Vice President, Students (Co-Chair)
Laura Thurnheer, Business Faculty (Co-Chair)

For further information email:  employeeawards@okanagan.bc.ca