Erland Lee Award of Appreciation
The prestigious Erland Lee Award of Appreciation is presented by the Federated Women's Institutes of Canada (FWIC) to a man who most exemplifies those qualities of Erland Lee, which led to the founding of the Women’s Institute. Nominations can come from the Branch, District, Area or Provincial level. As of 2019, provinces may submit an unlimited number of nominations each year.
In addition to the nomination form, specifics of the nominee’s contribution to WI must be outlined in a nomination letter and forwarded to the FWIO Provincial Office for approval by January 31st. A fee of $20.00 must accompany the nomination (cheques payable to FWIO). Once approved, the gentleman’s name will be forwarded to the national office along with FWIC's portion of the nomination fee ($15.00).
Past Ontario Recipients
|2015||Leendert (Lane) Byl|
|2012||Robert (Bob) Sadler|
|1997||Douglas Couper Smith|