Chairman’s Award of Recognition
The Chairman’s Award of Recognition was created in 1990 to honour individuals who have been affiliated with the Association and have made an outstanding contribution to the general contracting industry.
Criteria for Chairman’s Award of Recognition:
Individuals must have contributed to the General Contracting Industry in general and specifically to the Ontario General Contractors Association, through their involvement on the Board of Directors, Standing or Ad-hoc Committees and / or other Committees such as OJSPC, COCA, CCA.
Individuals must be currently employed by an OGCA member firm, and have been in a senior management capacity in the industry for at least ten (10) years. Consideration will also be given to those who have retired from a member firm.
The Selection Committee may vary these criteria in special circumstances.
Nominations will be accepted from contractors, subcontractors, owners and consultants.
The nominated candidate may be asked to provide a list of references (owners, consultants, subcontractors) with whom he / she has worked for at least 10 years.
Past Winners of the Chairman’s Award of Recognition are:
Harvey Buchan – 1991
Chris Dervenis (Student) – 1992
Rex H. Timms – 1992
Ken B. Paulin – 1993
John Morton – 1994
John Westeinde – 1995
Paul R. Pigott – 1996
Douglas H. Chalmers – 1997
John W. (Jock) Tindale (posthumously) – 1998
Donald E. Munro – 1999
Michael A. Butt – 2000
Paul A. Charette – 2001
Donald James Cameron – 2002
Serge Massicotte – 2003
Unawarded – 2004
James Schwindt – 2005
Bernie Melloul – 2006
Gerry Petrunick – 2007
Keith Gillam – 2009
Walter Woloshyn – 2010
Matt Ainley – 2011
Jim Strachan (posthumously) – 2012
Ralph Aquino – 2013
Mike Reinders – 2014
Paul Raboud – 2016
Mike Moore – 2017
Frank DeCaria – 2018
Sam Cutruzzola – 2019
To receive a copy of the Nomination Form: firstname.lastname@example.org