Nominations for individuals will be judged on the following criteria:
- The impact of the advocacy efforts on advancing FireSmart’s mission
- The inclusivity and reach of community engagement and education Initiatives
- The extent to which the nominee is trailblazer in wildfire resiliency
- The degree to which the potential recipient reflects Lynn Orstad’s values
The award recipient will receive a personalized award and a $1000 grant towards furthering wildfire resiliency efforts focused on increasing education and community engagement – fundamental elements of Lynn’s work and achievements.
Nominations will be reviewed by a working group made up of representatives from FireSmart BC, FireSmart Alberta, and Co-operators. Nominations open November 1st and close on February 27 yearly. Winner is announced in May.
(Note: Nominees can self-nominate)