Lynn Orstad Award

2024 Winners

The award

The award was designed by Kwakwaka’wakw artist Rod Smith. Its design features a Killerwhale. The other details on the sculpture can be interpreted as individual elements of the whale, or ocean waves, with some abstract details.

2024 award recipients

Kelsey Winter

Manager FPInnovations Wildfire Operations Research

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Kara McCurdy

Wildfire Mitigation Program Manager for Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency Services

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Cathy MacKenzie

Mitigation Specialist, First Nations’ Emergency Services Society

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Laura Stewart

FireSmart Specialist, Government of Alberta

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Melanie Stutt

Emergency Coordinator, Simpcw First Nation and Deputy Fire Chief at the Chu Chua Volunteer Fire Department

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