Nominations for the 2023 awards are now open. Nominations close on September 15, 2023.
ASPECT Organization of the Year Award
The ASPECT Organization of the Year award celebrates the contribution of one organization which has made a significant contribution to community based trainers profile and progress in British Columbia.
The award may not be presented every year. You can nominate your own organization as well as others in the sector.
Past awards were bestowed on the following:
2018 - Open Door Group
2016 – Central Vancouver Island Multicultural Society
2013 – Nexus BC
2012 – Free Rein Associates
2011 – M. Magas & Associates Inc. & Open Door Group
2010 – North Island Employment Foundations Society
2009 – PEERS Victoria & Kootenay Career Development Society
Please consider nominating an organization that makes a difference. A call for nominations will be sent out in early summer and presentations will be made during the ASPECT BC Conference in November.
The David Hutson Leadership Award is awarded to an individual who demonstrates exemplary leadership in the community-based training sector.
2019 Deanne Ziebart
2018 Peter Bailey
2016 Nolan Eddy
2015 Susan Steele
2014 Clifford Bell
2013 Kathy Bedard
2012 Joan Andersen
2011 Anny Horton
2010 Jennifer De Luca
2009 Marnie Marley
David’s Legacy David Hutson 1949 – 2009
1990, working as the Executive Director of Employment Options for the
Vancouver School Board, David Hutson gathered together a group of
service providers and formed the BC SED Association that became what we
know today as ASPECT.
honour his commitment to community and to recognize exemplary
dedication to the sector, ASPECT recognizes leadership in the
community-based training sector with an annual award in his name.
Please consider nominating someone who makes a difference. A call for nominations will be sent out in early summer and presentations will be made during the ASPECT BC Conference in November.
Susan Steele, 2015 David Hutson Leadership Award recipient
“Receiving the award has validated the fact that people appreciate the knowledge and experience I bring to the industry and support for the work I do currently for all EPBC contractors.