At the close of every IABC Ottawa season, awards are presented to recognize various members’ contributions to the IABC community and to highlight communications excellence carried out by local talent. Awards are typically presented each June at the IABC Ottawa chapter’s Annual General Meeting.

Communicator of the Year

This award recognizes the outstanding achievements of an Ottawa-based organizational leader or team who shows excellence in the field of communications. Recipients are an individual or a team who uses communications to the benefit of the citizens of Ottawa.

Volunteer of the Year

This award honours an IABC member who shows a deep level of commitment, service, success and leadership through their work with IABC and their community.

The Rick Green Award

The recipient of this award is a post-secondary student who has made a significant contribution to IABC Ottawa as a volunteer.

Distinguished Service Award

This award recognizes an IABC member who shows a deep level of commitment, service, success and leadership through their career, IABC and their community.

Communicator of the Year Award

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2018 Winner

Tina Boileau and Jonathan Pitre

Tina Boileau and Jonathan Pitre’s description goes here.

Past Recipients

2017 – Cheryl Jensen
2016 – Honourable Mauril Belanger
2015 – Chief Charles Bordeleau
2014 – Mayor Jim Watson
2013 – Hélène Campbell
2012 – Adrian Salamunovic of Canvas Pop

Volunteer of the Year Award

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2018 Winner

Erin Hutchison

Erin Hutchison’s description goes here.

Past Recipients

2017 – Paige Reid
2016 – Ashlea McGrath
2015 – Bryant McNamara
2014 – Meaghan Quinn
2013 – Lyara Brine
2012 – Tina Barton
2011 – Catherine Bisson

The Rick Green Award

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2018 Winner

Melina Kokkinos

Melina Kokkinos’ description goes here.

Distinguished Service Award

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2018 Winner

Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie’s description goes here.

Past Recipients

2017 – Kelly Rusk
2016 – Tara Lapointe
2015 – Tina Barton
2014 – Dyna Vink
2013 – Caroline Kealey
2012 – Sandra Markus
2011 – D’thea Webster