Long Service Awards and Other Awards
Long Service Award
To nominate an eligible employee or for more information, please contact Carmen Sousa.
Elaine Robinson Volunteer of the Year Award
This award has been established by the association to recognize the invaluable and outstanding contribution to the municipal sector made by our dedicated instructors and committee members who have made a significant contribution to OGRA. Selection of the award recipient will be made by the association’s Nominating Committee based on the following criteria. The nominee must:
Exclusions for nomination:
For Awards Luncheon details, please contact Heather Crewe.
John Niedra Better Practices Competition and Award
The John Niedra Better Practices award showcases the ingenuity of municipal employees. OGRA holds an annual competition to recognize innovations and achievements that improve the efficiency of municipal transportation and public works services and operations. Categories include Innovative Service Delivery, Innovative Management Practices, and Innovative Equipment.
Civil Engineering College Proficiency Award
Established nearly 50 years ago, the College Proficiency Awards recognize the achievements of students registered in college civil engineering technology programs. Award winners are nominated by the Engineering Department Deans of their colleges for their outstanding scholastic achievements coupled with their active contribution to the quality of campus life at the college and/or their co-op employment experience.
Honourary Life Membership
Awarded as a special tribute to people who have performed distinguished service in the field of roads and transportation by awarding them an Honorary Life Membership. Award recipients are nominated by the OGRA Nominating Committee and approved by our Board of Directors.
Michael Woodcroft Award
The Michael Woodcroft Award is presented to the student of the T.J. Mahony Road School who achieves the highest average mark based on the results of both the Maintenance and Construction section examinations.
Scott McKay Award
The Municipal Engineers Association and the Ontario Good Roads Association present this award in honour of W. Scott McKay for his long and outstanding contribution to municipal affairs in Ontario. The award is presented to the participant achieving highest average mark on any two of the Scott McKay Municipal Technology courses.