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Jennie Howie Government Member Award


Jennie Howie was a long-time member of CCMTA representing the Yukon Territory. Active in CCMTA’s Road Safety Research and Policies Program Committee as well as the Board of Directors, she served as Chair of the Board from May 2000 to June 2001. After an eight-year battle with cancer, Jennie passed away peacefully on January 5, 2005. The Government Member Award was renamed in 2006 to honour her many contributions to the organization.

Award Criteria

  • 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.


Recipients will be recognized at its Annual Meeting.

The award recipient will be notified in advance.

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

The nomination period is now closed.

→ Click here to view previous award recipients

2019 - Shaun Hammond (AB)
2018 - Tracy Bendera (YT)
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)

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