Essence

This award is to honour the achievement of a goal or project that set a compelling vision for something so impactful, others might have doubted that it could be done, but they did it anyway. This person or team demonstrated a vision that was clear and compelling, served as unifying focal point of effort, and acted as a clear catalyst for team spirit and/or inspiration in completing the goal. 

Criteria

Candidates should:

  • Be directly involved in a project, task or activity which relates to the CDA’s mission and strategic plan
  • Be able to demonstrate the impact of their achievement

Group/Individual

The award may be given to a group or an individual.

Nomination Process

Nominations will be called from Areas, Regional Leadership Centres, Professional Sections and the National Office. National nominees may be Regional Award winners. It is the responsibility of the Regions to submit the nominees to the National level.

Approval Process

The decision to grant awards is subject to the discretion of the National Awards Committee. The committee reserves the right not to grant certain awards in any given year if suitable nominees or recipients are not identified.

Number Awarded

One per year

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