Volunteer of the Year Nominations 2020

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Every year, the RDEK honours an Electoral Area Volunteer of the Year in each of our six Electoral Areas. Nominations are being accepted now for the 2020 Volunteers of the Year.

Nominees must be a resident of an Electoral Area and make voluntary contributions to the spirit, culture or people of the community.

The nomination period for the 2020 Volunteer of the Year closed 4:30pm January 31, 2020.



Every year, the RDEK honours an Electoral Area Volunteer of the Year in each of our six Electoral Areas. Nominations are being accepted now for the 2020 Volunteers of the Year.

Nominees must be a resident of an Electoral Area and make voluntary contributions to the spirit, culture or people of the community.

The nomination period for the 2020 Volunteer of the Year closed 4:30pm January 31, 2020.


  • RDEK Seeks Nominations for Electoral Area Volunteers of the Year

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    06 Jan 2020
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    If you know an outstanding volunteer in one of the rural areas in the region, the RDEK encourages you to nominate them for the 2020 Electoral Area Volunteer of the Year award.

    Nomination forms are now available and, as it has in past years, the Regional District will be honouring one outstanding volunteer or couple from each of its six Electoral Areas.

    “It is an honour for us to be able to recognize volunteers each year,” explains RDEK Board Chair Rob Gay. “There is no question about the important role volunteerism plays in every community and in our rural areas, volunteers truly are the heart of our communities.”

    Nominees must be a resident of an Electoral Area and make voluntary contributions to the spirit, culture or people of the community.

    “Last year, we added the ability to complete an online nomination and had an incredible response, so there is an online option again this year. For those who don’t have access to a computer, hard copies of the nomination forms are also available,” adds Gay.

    Nomination forms can be filled out on engage.rdek.bc.ca and can also be picked up at the Cranbrook and Columbia Valley RDEK offices.

    The deadline for nominations is 4:30pm on January 31, 2020.