Lynn Orstad Award

Nominate for the award

Nominations are now closed

The 2023 nominations are now closed. Stay tuned for updates on the 2024 Nomination dates.

Award criteria

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.

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