Paul Fortier Prize for Student Activism

Paul Fortier Prize for Student Activism Terms of Reference

The Award

Established at the 2006 Annual General Meeting, the $500 Paul Fortier Prize for Student Activism is presented to a current University of Manitoba student who demonstrates an active involvement in union related activities and/or community activism, and/or activities aimed towards improving student life, and/or working conditions of student employees including markers, research assistants, and sessional instructors.

a) one award will be made annually, subject to qualifying applicants;
b) the award will be $500, to come from the annual Operating budget of UMFA;
c) a committee of three will be named by the Executive to recommend a recipient for approval by the Board of Representatives;
d) the recipient must be a student registered at the University of Manitoba at either the graduate or undergraduate level;
e) the student must demonstrate an active involvement in union related activities and/or community activism and/or activities aimed towards improving student life and/or working conditions of student employees, including markers, research assistants and sessional lecturers.

Nominations can be submitted to the UMFA Office by mail or email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and must be received no later than 4 p.m. on Friday, March 6, 2020. 

Paul Fortier Prize for Student Activism Past Recipients

The Paul Fortier Prize for Student Activism was presented to these students in recognition of their active involvement at the University of Manitoba.

2007
Candice Baker
Meghan Gallant

2008
Rachel Heinrichs

2009
Alon Weinberg

2010
Peter Karari
Sid Rashid

2011
Leena Hasan

2012
Brian Latour

2013
Karina Cardona Claros

2015
Rocco Scarcella - award was accepted by Dr. Andrea Charron on behalf of Rocco.

2016
Claudyne Chevrier

2017
Ian McDonald

2018
Colin Graydon

2019
Dawn-Marie Cederwall
Garett Williams

Roy Vogt Memorial Award For Exceptionally Meritorious Service

Roy Vogt Memorial Award for Exceptionally Meritorious Service Terms of Reference

The Award

The Roy Vogt Memorial Award was established at the 1998 Annual Meeting of the Faculty Association in honour of Roy Vogt, a Past President of the University of Manitoba Faculty Association. The award is to be presented to an Association member or past member in recognition of particularly outstanding service to the Association. The award will be a certificate, as well as a contribution to a charity chosen by the award winner, such as the University libraries, the student hardship fund, or the CAUT Harry Crowe Foundation.

Frequency

Normally one Award will be presented each year, if and when suitable nominations are received. The invitation should be published in the Association newsletter on an annual basis.

Criteria

  • Candidates must be members or past members of the University of Manitoba Faculty Association;
  • Candidates' achievement(s) may include but are not limited to the following: organizational leadership, collective bargaining, policy implementation, publication, or dedicated service to or on behalf of the University of Manitoba Faculty Association;
  • The outstanding quality of the contribution may derive from the result of a single project or activity, or the accumulation of efforts through consistent involvement over a long period of time in supporting the work of the Faculty Association in the University and the university community.

Nominations

Individual members or UMFA committees will be invited to submit nominations for the Roy Vogt Memorial Award.

Nominations should include the following:

  • a letter of nomination giving a detailed statement describing the specific contributions and achievements of the candidate in service to the Association; and
  • letters of support.

Nominations can be submitted to the UMFA Office by mail or email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and must be received no later than 4 p.m. on Friday, March 6, 2020. 

Authority for Granting the Award
The Executive will review the nominations, and recommend one or more names to the Board of Representatives, which makes the decision. A suitable announcement shall be made to the membership and the public.

Roy Vogt Memorial Award for Exceptionally Meritorious Service Past Recipients

The Roy Vogt Memorial Award for Exceptionally Meritorious Service was presented to these UMFA Members in recognition of their outstanding service to the University of Manitoba Faculty Association.

1999
Earle Ferguson

2005
Paul Fortier
Jay Goldstein
David Howorth

2006
Dennis Felbel
Mark Gabbert
Sharon Taylor-Henley

2007
Robert Chernomas
Nora Losey
Ranjan Roy

2008
John Whiteley

2010
Tom Booth

2011
Brenda Austin-Smith
Brad McKenzie

2012
Pat Nicholls

2014
Cameron Morrill

2015
Sharon Alward

2016
Michael Shaw

2017
James Hare

2018
Mark Hudson

2019
Caterina Reitano
Tommy Kucera

CAUT Dedicated Service Award Terms of Reference

The Award

CAUT Council has created the CAUT Dedicated Service Award to recognize individuals for exceptional service to their faculty associations. Recipients are nominated by their association and the award is presented at a membership meeting.

Frequency

Normally, one or more members will be nominated by the Association for the award each year.

Criteria

  • Candidates' achievement(s) may include but are not limited to the following: organizational leadership, collective bargaining, policy implementation, publication, or dedicated service to or on behalf of the University of Manitoba Faculty Association;
  • The exceptional service of the candidate may derive from the result of a single project or activity, or the accumulation of efforts through consistent involvement over a long period of time in supporting the work of the Faculty Association in the University and the university community.

Nominations

Members will be invited to submit nominations for the award.

Nominations must include a letter giving a detailed statement describing the specific contributions and achievements of the candidate in service to the Association.

Nominations can be submitted to the UMFA Office by mail or email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and must be received no later than 4 p.m. on Friday, March 6, 2020. 

Authority for Granting the Award

The Executive will review the nominations, and recommend one or more names to the Board of Representatives for approval.

CAUT Dedicated Service Award Past Recipients

The Canadian Association of University Teachers Dedicated Service Award was presented to these UMFA Members in recognition of their outstanding contribution to the University of Manitoba Faculty Association.

2005
Earle Ferguson
Paul Fortier
Jay Goldstein
David Howorth
Caterina Reitano
Allan Woodbury

2006
Dennis Felbel
Mark Gabbert
John Loxley
Sharon Taylor-Henley
Barbara Yapps

2007
John Whiteley

2008
Tom Booth
Tommy Kucera
Pat Nicholls
Mark Rabnett

2009
Jared Paisley

2011
Brenda Austin-Smith
Brad McKenzie

2012
Peter Blunden

2014
Nancy Hansen
Linda Guse

2015
Sharon Alward

2016
Cameron Morrill

2017
Robert Chernomas

2018
Jim Hare
Mark Hudson

2019
David Camfield