Congratulations to CSA Group’s 2023 Member Award Recipients

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July 17, 2023

Each year, CSA Group recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the world of standards through the presentation of the John Jenkins Award, the Award of Merit, and, for the fifth year, the Young Professional Award. Past winners hold these awards in high regard as they were nominated by their fellow members and peers.

John Jenkins Award

The John Jenkins Award is the most prestigious of the CSA Group Awards and recognizes individuals who, through their leadership, have fostered the development and advancement of standards, both nationally and internationally. We are pleased to announce the recipient of the 2023 John Jenkins Award is Toby Lau. Congratulations, Toby!

Toby Lau
BC Hydro
Vancouver, B.C.
Standards for energy efficiency, cybersecurity, and electric vehicles

Young Professional Award

The Young Professional Award was launched in 2019 for the 100th anniversary of CSA Group to recognize a young professional that has made outstanding contributions in the development and advancement of voluntary standards. We are pleased to announce two recipients of the 2023 Young Professional Award: Asma Arefeen and Elizabeth Cawley. Congratulations, Asma and Elizabeth!

Asma Arefeen
Varcon Inc. Consulting Engineers
Mississauga, Ont.
CSA S37, Antennas, towers, and antenna-supporting structures

Dr. Elizabeth Cawley
Get A-HeadⓇ
Toronto, Ont.
Standard for mental health and well-being for post-secondary students

 

Award of Merit

The Award of Merit is bestowed upon individual members for outstanding contributions and leadership in the development and advancement of voluntary standards. We are pleased to announce the following recipients of the 2023 Award of Merit:

Simon Aspinwall
Smith + Andersen
Toronto, Ont.
Standards for electrical safety for buildings and health care facilities
Stephen Bagworth
Agnew Peckham and Associates
Toronto, Ont.
Standards for health care facilities
Dr. Ying-Hei Chui
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alta.
Standards for forest products
Andy Dabydeen
Canadian Tire Corporation
Toronto, Ont.
Standards for organizational management and sustainability
Wayne Donnelly
Tuff Safety Solutions Canada, Ltd.
West St. Paul, Man.
Standards for worker and public safety
Dr. Sylvie Dufresne
IM3 Inc.
Québec, Que.
Standards for medical device reprocessing
Victor Fe
FortisBC Energy Inc.
Surrey, B.C.
Standards for alternative energy vehicles, transportation of dangerous goods, and mechanical industrial equipment safety
Erick Girouard
Emcara Gas Development Inc.
Guelph, Ont.
Standards for alternative energy vehicle
Anca McGee
Ontario Power Generation
Courtice, Ont.
Standards for nuclear safety
Bob Ramsay
AECOM Canada Ltd.
Edmonton, Alta.
Canadian highway bridge design code
Joseph Rogers
Government of Nova Scotia, Department of Municipal Affairs and Housing
Dartmouth, N.S.
Standards for plumbing and accessible design for the built environment
Gary Smith
Fortis Inc.
St. John’s, N.L.
Electrical standards
J. K. (Jim) Steeves
Wood PLC
Calgary, Alta.
Standards for oil and gas pipeline systems

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