Woman of Excellence in Agriculture Award
Deadline: June 30th of each year
Since 1996, the Federated Women’s Institutes of Ontario (FWIO) have recognized the significant contributions made by women in agriculture at The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair by presenting them with the prestigious Woman of Excellence in Agriculture Award.
Criteria for Selection
Open to all Ontario women currently involved in agriculture, The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair and their community (i.e. 4-H, Fair Board or Plowing Match).
Your nomination package must include:
1. A typed profile, not to exceed 500 words, describing the agricultural work of the nominee, involvement at The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair and in their community.
2. Three nominators, providing letters of recommendation (not to exceed one page each) and contact information.
3. The nominee’s contact information.
*Nomination packages may be submitted to:
Call for Nominations
FWIO invites you to recognize a deserving woman who is involved in agriculture, The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair and their community. The winner will be FWIO’s guest of honour at the Tribute to Agricultural Excellence Luncheon, where the award will be presented.
The winner will be selected by an appointed committee of FWIO representatives.
|1999||Cathy Wilson Pinkney|
|2012||Karen Eastman Velthuis|
|2013||Mary Ann Found|