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2019 IAEM-Canada Awards Competition

Call for Nominations

On Mar. 20, 2019, IAEM-Canada announced the 2019 call for nominations of emergency management practitioners who have made exemplary contributions promote and improve the emergency management profession in Canada.

These awards are specific to Canadian members and complement those offered by IAEM-Global. Please take a moment to read about each of these exciting awards, and consider nominating a colleague or a community project.

Nominations Are Now Open!

Nomination is simple, complete the appropriate form and submit to the email address below!  Canadian Council members are eligible for the following categories of award!

  • IAEM Canada Career Excellence Award
  • IAEM Canada Emergency Management Volunteer Award
  • IAEM Canada Prepared Community Award
  • IAEM Canada Merit Award

Deadline for Nominations: Wednesday, May 1, 2019.

Nomination forms should be submitted to IAEMCanadaMembership@Outlook.com.

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Show these outstanding members that you value their expertise, commitment and accomplishments by filling out the nomination form. Help spread the word.

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It is our hope to give credit for the hard work our members do, but we need your help! Please consider your network and help the association promote the excellent work of emergency management in Canada! We sincerely thank you for taking the time to nominate outstanding members of the IAEM Canada Council.

- IAEM Canada Membership Committee and Awards Working Group   
 

Award Categories

IAEM-Canada Career Excellence Award

The IAEM-Canada Career Excellence Award recognizes a national leader who has made significant contributions throughout their career to promote and improve the emergency management profession in Canada.

  • Purpose:  To recognize a national leader who has made significant contributions throughout their career to promote and improve the emergency management profession in Canada.
  • Eligibility: Minimum 15 years in the Canadian Emergency Management Industry representing all aspects of emergency management.
  • Qualification: Nomination of self or by nomination of another party.
  • Use Nomination FormMust specify behavior of merit.
  • Awarded: Annually; maximum of 2 awards per year as determined by the Awards Sub-Committee.
  • Benefit to IAEM: Recognition of Canadians in EM for their contributions to the development of EM as a whole or of a specific sector.

IAEM-Canada Emergency Management Volunteer Award

The IAEM-Canada Emergency Management Volunteer Award recognizes a volunteer who has made significant contributions to promote and improve the emergency management profession in Canada.

  • Purpose: To recognizes a volunteer who has made significant contributions in recent years to promote and improve the emergency management profession in Canada.
  • Eligibility: Significant volunteer contribution to Emergency Management in Canada in recent years.
  • Qualification: Nomination of self or by nomination of another party.
  • Use Nomination Form: Must specify behavior of merit, including supporting documentation.
  • Awarded: Annually; maximum of two awards per year as determined by the Awards Sub-Committee.
  • Benefit to IAEM: Recognition of Canadians volunteering in EM for their contribution to the development of EM as a whole or of a specific sector.

IAEM-Canada Merit Award

The IAEM-Canada Merit Award recognizes an individual or organization for having performed a significant contribution to the Emergency Management field in Canada in recent years. Contributions may include, for example, an individual or organization who: champions EM, BC/COOP, has developed a successful record or Community engagement around the Pillars of EM, Health & Environmental Safety, or other programming related to emergency management.

  • Purpose: To identify a state, quality, or condition of superior service and/or action over and above the normal state that benefits Emergency Management as a whole.
  • Eligibility: All Emergency Management Professionals and/or Organizations involved with Emergency Management in Canada.
  • Qualification:  Nomination of self or by nomination of another party.
  • Use Nomination Form: Must specify behavior of merit and provide a sample or link as appropriate.
  • Awarded: Annually; maximum two awards per year as determined by the Awards Sub-Committee.
  • Benefit to IAEM: Recognition of Canadians in EM for their exemplary contribution to the development of EM as a whole or of a specific sector in recent years.

IAEM-Canada Prepared Community Award

The IAEM-Canada Prepared Community Award recognizes a Canadian community effort with respect to the Emergency Management Principles of mitigation and preparedness to enhance public safety in Canada.

  • Purpose: To recognize a Canadian community effort with respect to the Emergency Management Principles of mitigation and preparedness to enhance public safety in Canada.
  • Eligibility: Canadian Communities. Achieved the ‘Resilience City’ designation or accredited by Emergency Management Preparedness and Assistance (EMPA).
  • Qualification: Nomination of self or by nomination of another party.
  • Use Nomination FormMust specify behavior of merit and provide a sample or link as appropriate.
  • Awarded: Annually; maximum two awards per year as determined by the Awards Committee.
  • Benefit to IAEM: Recognition of a Canadian Community for their exemplary contribution to the development of EM as a whole or of a specific sector within recent years.