Volunteer Recognition Committee

A Volunteer Recognition Committee has been established to support the awards nomination and selection processes.  The Committee looks forward to showcasing all of the exceptional work our volunteers do throughout the year for our members.  We will share their inspiring stories and creative ideas across the Association. Our volunteers will know what a difference they make and the impact their contributions have on our members, our branches, the Association, their communities, and Canadians. 
The Committee consists of the following members:

Nomination Committee:

Brian Strongman, Director, District of British Columbia and Yukon, Chair Volunteer Recognition Nominations Committee
Rick Brick, Director, District of the Prairies & NWT
Carol Grieco, Director, District of Ontario
Léonard LeBlanc, Member
Bernd Hirsekorn, Member
Micheline Lefrancois, Vice President, Quebec Branch
Julie Spencer, Branch Services Coordinator, British Columbia

Selection Committee:

Léonard LeBlanc, Director, District of Atlantic, Chair, Volunteer Recognition Selection Committee
Shawn McCord, Senior Consultant, Johnson Inc
James Kendrick, PhD, APEX Executive, Applied Research and Centre of Leadership, Association of Professional Executives of the Public Service of Canada
Ron Lonsdale, Vice President, Collette Canada

National Office Staff:

Donna Hansen, Manager HR and Volunteers
Gail Curran, Volunteer Engagement Officer
Ysabel Anderson, Administrative Assistant

For additional information, please contact Gail Curran, Volunteer Engagement Officer, at (613)745-2559 extension 235 or gcurran@federalretirees.ca