APEGA Community Service Award
This award is presented to individuals who have made significant improvements to a community in need through efforts in the engineering or geoscience profession.
Nominating Someone for an Award
APEGA relies on its members and permit holders, and even the public, to nominate outstanding individuals in the professions. Nomination is always free, and you can submit as many nominations as you like.
Evaluation Considerations for the Community Service Award
Nominations are evaluated and scored for up to 100 points. Be sure to write your nomination to address as much of these criteria as possible for the best chance at being selected.
- Service to the Community (70 Points)
- Volunteer work in the community, service clubs, charitable organizations
- Participation in commissions, boards, task forces
- Special assistance to youth
- Assistance to underdeveloped countries
- Technical developments
- Participation in government administration (municipal, provincial, federal) as an elected official and other paid or unpaid work
- Service to the Profession (20 Points)
- Identification of key highlights and/or previous recognition for outstanding community service
- Active participation in engineering or geoscience associations, societies, institutes
- Work-Related Achievements (10 Points)
- Professional affiliations and executive positions held
- The practice of engineering/geoscience; the teaching of engineering/geoscience, the undertaking of engineering/geoscience research
- Personal and General Information (Not Scored)
- Directorships, honours and decorations and other relevant information