Staff Awards of Excellence 2021


The 2021 awards were presented virtually. The Awards Committee received another record number of nominations this year. While all of the nominations were worthy of an award, Interim Executive Director, Kristin Cacchioni mentioned the awards committee had the unenviable task of selecting just five recipients.


TheĀ 2021 five award recipients are:

Enhancing the UBC Experience – Joel Theissen

Enhancing the UBC Experience – Lucia Boersma

Leadership – Roger Wilson

Leadership – Phil Bond

OK Campus Spirit – International Programs and Services Advising Team (in no particular order):

  • Saher Ahmed, Sebastian Kolesar, Qin Xue, Danai Belanger

OK Campus Spirit – Campus Facilities Team (in no particular order):

  • Martin Gibb, Derek Mahoney, Jamie Armer, Lorna Campbell, Shelley Mcconkey, Chris White, Rob Buonomo, Kevin Pierce, Francisco Ugarte, Mike Thompson, Alfonso Martinez, Don Giang, Glen Forsythe, Mike Barren, Alan Prout, Chris Kraft, James Hembling, Duane Sali, Bruce Mooney, Valentijn Leibbrand, Matt Litzenberger, Brodie Johnson, Jeff Vogt, Ken Beckett, Terrence Nimegeers, Dale Abbey, Michael Chiasson, Connor Mcgoran, Marcus Wiebe, Klaus Ferber, Blaine Foster, Neil De Beyer, Kirt Stewart, Steve Casey


A video celebrating the outstanding qualities and achievements of these staff members can be viewed below