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Jennie Howie Government Member Award

2018 Award Recipient

JH   Tracy Bendera (Yukon) has been a member of the Drivers and Vehicles Program Committee since May 2007. Over the years she has gained respect from fellow committee members through her contributions that have made an impact within the Drivers and Vehicles community. Most recently Tracy provided leadership on the NSC 2-3-4 review, the Canadian Driver Licence Agreement committee and the IRE Working Group. CCMTA is appreciative of all her efforts. Tracy is the first recipient from the Yukon to receive this award.

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2017 - J. Dow (QC), R. Lilly (NL), N. Swirsky (MB), V. Macdonald (MB)
2016 - Wendy Doyle (AB)
2015 - Neil Arason, RoadSafety BC (BC)
2014 - Doug MacEwen (PE)
2013 - Mark Schauerte (ON)
2012 - Peter Hurst (ON)
2011 - Mitch Fuhr (AB), Kim Benjamin (TC), Paul Gutoskie (TC)
2010 - Paul Gobeil (QC)
2009 - Mark Francis (BC)
2008 - Shannon Ell (SK)
2007 - Carolyn Burggraaf (NL) / Claude Gélinas (QC)
2006 - Jennifer Kroeker-Hall (BC)
2005 - Brian Orrbine (Transport Canada) and Paul Gutoskie (Transport Canada)
2004 - Roger Clarke (Alberta)
2003 - Perry Therien (British Columbia)
2002 - Paul Boase (Transport Canada)
2001 - Kwei Quaye (Saskatchewan)
2000 - Janice Schimdt (British Columbia)
1999 - Derek Sweet (Transport Canada)
1998 - Ben Mikkelsen (British Columbia) and Reg Common (Saskatchewan)
1997 - Jean Talbot (Quebec)
1996 - Kim Devought (Ontario)
1995 - John Hughes (Ontario)


  • To be presented annually to a CCMTA government member whose primary function is directly associated with the coordination, administration, regulation, and control of motor vehicle transportation and highway safety, and who has made a significant contribution to CCMTA.
  • Candidate must be a CCMTA member-government representative for a minimum of three years.
  • Program committee Chairs and Board Members are not eligible.

Nomination Requirements

Only complete nominations will be considered. This includes:

  • Completed award nomination form.
  • Brief statement citing the accomplishments that make the nominee deserving of this particular award.
    • Nominations should be specific about the achievements for which the award is proposed. Clear, concise information about the accomplishments of the nominee is most useful.
  • Accomplishments should be linked to the objectives and goal within CCMTA's strategic plan.
  • One or more letters of endorsement should support the nomination.


CCMTA will recognize the award recipient at its Annual Meeting during the banquet.

The award recipient will be notified in advance.

*Travel and accommodation are the responsibility of the award recipient(s).


Questions? Please contact Martin Rochon at