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Volunteer Leadership Award

TRO has been very fortunate to have many hardworking, dedicated and passionate volunteers who give numerous hours of service every year to the organization. They take on projects big and small that help us live our vision and mission. This award acknowledges an individual (or group) who has taken on leadership roles on behalf of TRO.

2021 Award Winner

Christine Wilkinson

The internal communications team at Niagara College learned of Christine's award and wrote this article. Please click the link to read the story!


This award was created in 2015 to recognize dedicated TRO volunteers who have through their leadership roles contributed to the vision and mission of the organization.

Past award winners:

2020 Vicki Di Giovanni, R/TRO
2019 Andrea Laforge, R/TRO
2018 Nancy de Vera, R/TRO
2017 Rebecca Thompson, R/TRO
2016 Katherine Lee, R/TRO
2015 Gabrielle Magowan, R/TRO

Nomination Criteria:

A nominee must have:

  • Donated time in services to TRO
  • Has contributed through committee work, etc.

Current TRO Board of Directors are NOT eligible for this award.

The Winner Receives:

  • One Complimentary Registered Professional membership renewal
  • Professional Contribution points for initial Registration (R/TRO, R/TRO DIP) application (awarded = 4, nominated = 2, to a maximum total of 6 points)
  • Recognition at the Annual TRO Conference Awards Ceremony Dinner (two complimentary tickets included)
  • TRO Award plaque
  • Recognition in various TRO communications: TRO website, e-TRO, TRO Blog, etc.

Selection Process:

The Awards Sub-Committee consists of a minimum of three volunteers including: at least one representative from the Membership Services Committee and up to six TRO members (TRO's Communications Coordinator is an ex-officio member). It is responsible for reviewing TRO award nominations and will forward recommendations to the Membership Services Committee for approval by the TRO board of directors. The selection committee will identify if there is a conflict of interest with any of the award categories, any persons with a conflict of interest will not be part of the discussion and decision-making process for that award. 

Application Requirements:

Anyone may nominate a TRO volunteer for this award. Download the award nomination form questions, complete and save on your computer. Upload your completed form (describing how your nominee meets the criteria for this award) where indicated in the award nomination form below. Complete and submit the award nomination form. 

Download TRO Volunteer Leadership Award Nomination Form Questions

If you have any questions about the award nomination process, please contact the Communications Coordinator at: communications@trontario.org.

Thank you for your involvement in the award application process!



Select which TRO Award you are making a nomination for:

Name of Nominee

Name of Nominator