Awards & Recognition

OPP ASSOCIATION “BILL ELLIOTT” MEMBER OF THE YEAR AWARD

 
The OPP Association “Bill Elliott” Member of the Year award is intended to properly acknowledge Branch Members for their outstanding contributions:
 
  • to their respective Branch;
  • to the Association as a whole;
  • their community; or
  • towards the public reputation of members in the OPP on behalf of the OPP Association.
         
Eligibility:
Any active or life member of the OPPA who is a member in good standing, but shall not include a member of the Board of Directors.
 
Selection Process:
Each Branch shall form a standing committee made up of the Branch Executive to select a Branch Member of the Year. Any person may submit a branch member’s name with supporting documentation covering the time period of eligibility, to the committee for consideration for the award.
 
The committee shall review and consider each application for their selection as Branch Member of the Year.
 
Each Branch may forward to the Board the name of their respective Branch Member of the Year with supporting documentation and the committee’s recommendation. The Board shall review and consider each Branch application for the selection of overall Member of the Year.
 
The recipient(s) of the OPPA “Bill Elliott” Member of the Year award will be invited to attend the President’s Banquet at the Annual General Meeting for the award presentation. As customary, all winners may bring their spouse/guest to the award ceremony.
 
Time Period:
The OPP Association “Bill Elliott” Member of the Year award will represent the time period from January 1st to December 31st of each year.
 
Deadline for Submissions:
All applications should be submitted in writing to the attention of the Director who chairs the Awards & Recognition Committee no later than September 1st of each year.

(for 2018, Director Jason Cull is the Chair of the Awards & Recognition Committee - jcull@oppa.ca)
 
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October 25, 2002
OPPA “Bill Elliott" Member of the Year PETER MCGUINNESS Congratulations are sent to Peter McGuinness who was named the 2002 OPPA Member of the Year.  Peter has always been a tireless and hard wo...
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January 1, 2002
OPPA “Bill Elliott" Member of the YearPHIL BEZAIRE  The OPPA “Bill Elliott” Member of the Year Award is intended to acknowledge Branch members for their outstanding contributions to their Branc...
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December 31, 2000
OPPA “Bill Elliott" Member of the YearRICK PLATO The First Ever Award for the OPPA “Bill Elliott” Member of the Year is intended to acknowledge Branch members for their outstanding contribution...
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October 25, 1999
1999 OPPA Member of the Year Award – RICK PHILBIN In 1999, the Ontario Provincial Police Association launched the OPPA Member of the Year award to recognize the achievements of an outstanding member within the Assoc...
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