Do you know a PSAC activist who deserves recognition for their work in the union?
The B.C. Regional Council Honours & Awards Committee is proud to put out a call for nominations for PSAC BC’s Solidarity Excellence Awards. The award will recognize members of the BC Region who have rendered service of the greatest distinction and of singular excellence in any field of endeavour, benefiting the PSAC or its members.
If your Local, Area Council or Committee would like to nominate a member, please use this form.
Some guiding principles around the award have been established as follows.
Underlying the criteria established is the desire to establish an acceptable method to recognize members of the Region who have rendered service of the greatest distinction and of singular excellence in any field of endeavour, benefiting the PSAC or its members.
Nomination forms will be available on the PSAC BC website and are to be returned to the Office of the REVP-B.C. who will distribute the information to the Honours & Awards Committee for their review based on the established criteria that follows.
The B.C. Regional Council has established criteria to govern the granting of the Solidarity Excellence Award in the B.C. Region of the Public Service Alliance of Canada. The criteria established are as follows:
- The Solidarity Excellence Award will only be awarded to a person who holds a PSAC membership in good standing of at least five years.
- Nominees must have demonstrated their commitment to achieving the aims and objectives of the PSAC by engaging in an outstanding action or providing service of a high caliber over a minimum period of seven years.
- Nominations must be submitted in writing on an approved application form with all relevant information attached.
- Applications must include a short biography for the nominee including information on the nominee’s activism in the community and/or in the union and the time devoted to each cause.
- Applications for the Solidarity Excellence Award may be sponsored by a Local, an Area Council, a Regional Committee (RWC, HRC, Young Workers, BRUSH) or a member of the B.C. Regional Council.
- The B.C. Regional Council Honours & Awards Committee will review all applications, and present the nomination with their recommendation to the B.C. Regional Council at each meeting. Following ratification by the Regional Council; awards, certificates, and pins will be forwarded to the sponsoring body for presentation and distribution.