The Civic Service Awards are held annually to recognize individuals that bring distinction to themselves and to the Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) in volunteer roles through committees and boards of Council.
The award recipients are announced and presented with a Civic Service Award during the annual Council recognition event held in early December.
Committees assist Council and provide opportunities for public involvement in municipal matters. Each year, the RMOW engages with a number of community organizations and has more than 100 individuals volunteering on the committees and boards.
Learn more about Committees and Boards.
- Must be an active member of a RMOW Select Committee of Council, Municipal Corporation or Council-Appointed Board,
- Must be a volunteer or unpaid role,
- RMOW employees are not eligible and cannot receive a Civic Service Award,
- Self-nominations are not accepted.
2023 Civic Service Awards Recipients
The Civic Service Awards are held annually to recognize individuals that bring distinction to themselves and to the Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) in volunteer roles through Committees and Boards of Council. This year’s awards were announced and presented at a Council Recognition Event held on December 12, 2023.
Jim Charters was recognized for his long-standing service and leadership within the Board of Variance Committee.
Claire Ruddy was nominated for her unwavering commitment to the Forest and Wildland Advisory Committee, the Whistler Bear Advisory Committee, and Zero Waste.
Ivana Minic-Lukac was recognized for her commitment to recruitment and education within the community for the Whistler Bear Advisory Committee.
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