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).

*Please check back for the 2020 nomination form.

 

 

Past Ontario Recipients

2020 – Dan Lee

2019 – David Arthur

2019 – Don Hamel

2019 – Donald Johnston

2019 – Brian Masschaele

2018 – Bruce Zavitz

2018 – Fred Hyde

2017 – Mike Baker

2017 – Neil Blackman

2016 – Wayne Bauer

2016 – Fred Cooper

2015 – Leendert (Lane) Byl

2015 – Peter White

2013 – Hollie Archer

2012 – Robert (Bob) Sadler

2011 – John Beedham

2011 – Bill Gagnon

2009 – Jeff Laidlaw

2007 – Keith Davidson

2006 – Bruce Snider

2003 – George Timpson

2000 – Harold MacMillan

1997 – Jack Matthison

1997 – Douglas Couper Smith

1994 – Bob Taylor

1991 – Wally Knapp

1991 – Reg Whitty