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Distinguished Service Award

Member-festivals of the Association, and the Provincial Association itself, may forward nominations for this award to the Board of Directors of Performing Arts B.C. The nominees must have displayed outstanding abilities and dedication to the performing arts festival movement in British Columbia, either at the local or at the provincial level. The Board selects the finalist(s) who receive a plaque at the Fall Conference & Annual General Meeting.

Award winners since 1997:

  • 1997 - Jean Tunbridge
  • 1998 - Vivienne Bennie
  • 1999 - Lucille Nelson
  • 2000 - Tom Cuff
  • 2001 - Peg Prestley & Velma Manion
  • 2002 - June Argyle
  • 2003 - Wendy Vernon
  • 2004 - Marilyn Wiwcharuk
  • 2005 - Kathleen Keple
  • 2006 - Sam Balden & G.A. Jonesie Jones
  • 2007 - Irene Kuhar & Dorothy Rowledge
  • 2008 - Robin Smith & Leslie Sjoberg
  • 2009 - Tracy Schultz
  • 2010 - Mark Pinnell & Debbie Page
  • 2011 - No nominees
  • 2012 - Boni Lambert
  • 2013 - No nominees 
  • 2014 - No nominees
  • 2015 - Madelene Lange
  • 2016 - Doreene Rowe & Mary-Anne Schram
  • 2017 - Lorna Bull & Bonnie Hatley
              

 

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