Eligibility/Selection Criteria: 

1.) The nominee must be a volunteer (excluding current Board Directors and Officers and current members of OSPE’s Awards committee), a member in good standing of OSPE, has contributed well beyond the normal level of effort and has served as an advocate for the engineering community through various roles in committees, tasks forces, boards and volunteered their time for the betterment of engineers across the province. The nominee must be a P.Eng. 

2.) The nominee must have demonstrated well above normal efforts as a volunteer for a period of at least 3 years and have more than 5 years’ engineering experience.  

3.) The scope of the nominee’s achievement and the work undertaken for at least 3 years in the following areas: 

  • The impact and benefit the nominee has made during their volunteering in the engineering community; 
  • Initiative and innovation related to their volunteering activities; 
  • The integrity, high character and professionalism demonstrated by the nominee; 
    i. Any significant obstacles which the nominee may have had to overcome to achieve the outcomes of their work; 
  • Raised awareness of OSPE at the government, public and/or industry level; that demonstrate above normal contribution must be clearly identified on the nomination form. 

4.) The scope of the nominee’s achievement and the work undertaken for at least 3 years in the following areas: President’s awards for professional engineers will be based on nomination by 6 OSPE members, 3 of which must be professional members, and final selection will be made by a majority vote of the OSPE Board of Directors. 

5.) A nominee is exempt from supporting any other nomination 

6.) Nominations can be initiated by multiple sources. However, it will be recommended that each of the following OSPE committees put forward one name for each category, and if they choose not to, a reason must be provided by the nomination deadline. It should be noted that committees can nominate persons who are not members of their respective committees. 

7.) There must be more than one nominee per category for an award to be given. 


Submitting Your Nomination: 

Nomination forms must be submitted on OSPE (awardsplatform.com) 

All forms must be received on or before December 31st 2022 by 4:00pm.
Nominations submitted after the deadline will not be considered.  

Evaluation:

Nominations will be reviewed by the OSPE Awards Committee (OAC).
OAC’s recommendation will go to the Board of Directors for final review and approval. 

Past Winners:

  • Emily Thorn Corthay, P.Eng., Professional Engineer Category, 2021 
  • Emanuel Corthay, P.Eng., Professional Engineer Category, 2021 
  • Elizabeth Pietrantonio, P.Eng., Professional Engineer Category, 2020 
  • Shelly Dietner, P.Eng., Professional Engineer Category, 2019 
  • Steven Rose, P.Eng., Professional Engineer Category, 2018 
  • Dr. Valerie Davidson, PhD., P.Eng., Professional Engineer Category, 2018 
  • Paul Acchione, P.Eng., Professional Engineer Category, 2018 
  • Mehemed Delibasic, P.Eng., Professional Engineer Category, 2017 
  • Dr. Mark Ersting, P.Eng., Professional Engineer Category, 2016 
  • Nigel Fung, P.Eng., Professional Engineer Category, 2016 
  • Anthony Bonney, P.Eng., Professional Engineer Category, 2015 
  • Robert Goodings, P.Eng., Professional Engineer Category, 2014