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Call for Nominations: CICan Distinguished Service Award


The CICan Distinguished Service Award is bestowed by CICan’s Presidents’ Leadership Network (PLN) upon one of its members, current or past, in honor of service and contribution to the college and institute system nationally. The Coordinating Committee of the PLN acts as the selection committee. The award will be presented at CICan’s Annual Connection Conference which will take place May 3-5, 2020 in Montreal.

The selection criteria for the nominations are:

  • be a president/director general of a CICan member institution at the time of the nomination;
  • be viewed by their peers as outstanding in the performance of their presidency;
  • have had a significant impact at both the regional and the national levels.

Submission process:

  • Each nomination must be submitted by a president/director general and endorsed by three other presidents/director generals, two of whom must be from outside the province or territory where the nominee currently or most recently served.
  • All four presidents/director generals must be from CICan member institutions at the time the nominations are submitted.

Submission deadline: midnight, December 13, 2019.

For more information, please contact Caroline Gagnon, Director, Member Relations, by email cgagnon@collegesinstitutes.ca or by phone 613-746-2222, ext. 3150.