Flamber Head Award

The Flamber Head Award is given to members of the Association who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to volunteerism and the Association, for three years or more. Recipients exemplify leadership, creativity, cooperation and hard work. They have generally made an outstanding contribution to the Association, and therefore to the community, through their service or actions. The award was established in 2010.

Past Recipients

2024 – Shane Skinner, Angelina Tilley

2023 – Pat Ryan, Harold Mullowney, Doug Ballam, and John Bruijns

2022 – Raelene Goosney

2021 – Dana Griffiths

2020 – Bruce Roberts, Geert van Biesen

2019 –¬†Madeleine Florent, Narcissus Walsh

2018 – Robert Hickey

2017 –¬†Linda Cohen, Pat Dabinett

2016 – John Bruijns, Mona Rossiter

2015 – Pat Ryan, Geralyn Christmas, Susan Quinlan, Gail Sharpe

2014 – Harold Klassen, Greg Bennett, Ed Hayden, Cathy Carroll

2013 – Bill Hynes, Gerald Kennedy, Chris Ryan, Taliesin Smith

2012 – Marian Dawe, Neil Hardy, Susan Gardiner, Darlene Scott

2011 – Geoff Emberley, Joy Lawrie, Jantje Van Houwelingen, Judith Whittick

2010 – Bill Collins, Elke Dettmer, Ben Dunne, Peter Gard, Mark Graesser, Gene Herzberg, Robbie Hicks, Barry MacKay, Randy Murphy, Don Paul, Bruce Shelswell, Allan Stein, Albert Sutton, Adrian Tanner

Award Background

The Flamber Head Award was established to honour volunteers who exemplify the Association’s mission-centered commitment to our communities, as demonstrated by their significant and sustained service to the Association. Award nominees should:

  • Have demonstrated exceptional commitment to volunteerism and the Association over a minimum of three years;

  • Have demonstrated exemplary leadership, creativity, cooperation and hard work in their service to the Association;

  • Have made an outstanding contribution to the Association, and therefore to the community, through volunteer service.

  • Are recognized for their integrity and commitment to excellence.

This award honours outstanding contributions to volunteerism, recognizing individuals who provide volunteer service that strengthens trail communities and improves the lives of residents. Volunteers who qualify for this award reflect the strong ethic of service and volunteerism that is the foundation of the Association.