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 should 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 specifically the contributions and achievements of the candidate in service to the Association; and
  • letters of support.

Nominations must be received by the UMFA office by 4 p.m. on March 10, 2017.

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