British Columbia Excellence in Autism Awards

  • The Awards
    The British Columbia Excellence in Autism Awards were launched in 2018 and aim to bring together the autism community to recognize and reward professionals, self-advocates, volunteers and businesses that have been vocal in their advocacy work for pushing communities towards an inclusive society where people on the autism spectrum can reach their full potential.

    The 2018 awards ceremony will be held at the Goodlife Fitness Family Autism Hub on Friday, April 20 2018.  To purchase tickets please click here

    Shortlisted Nominees in 2018

    Volunteer of the Year presented by Applewood Auto Group
    Abbe Gates
    Dennis Nerpio
    Suzanne Perreault
    Vicky Ryan

    Business of the Year presented by Adecco
    Evan’s Consulting Ltd
    Gabi & Jules Handmade Pies
    Kenneth Gordon Maplewood School
    Sirota’s Alchymy – Martial Arts & Life Skills Centre

    Professional of the Year presented by AutismBC
    Grace larocci
    Jade Whittiker
    Patricia Kennedy
    Chris Arnold

    Self-Advocate of the Year presented by AllWest Insurance
    Brody Butts
    Cassandra Fyfe
    Marcel Duruisseau
    Nicole Provost

    How to nominate:
    Nominations for 2018 are now closed and all nominees have been notified. Shortlisted nominees are notified in March and invited to the awards night. Nominations for 2019 will reopen February 01, 2019 – March 01, 2019.

    The following committee was brought together by AutismBC to shortlist the nominations and decide upon winners for the 2018 awards.

    Wendy Lisogar-Cocchia O.B.C., LL.D. (Hon) Founder of Pacific Autism Family Network
    Dr. Glen Davies Director of ABLE Clinic
    Kristin Bower Diversity & Inclusion Manager at Vancity
    Katy Harandi President and Chief Executive Officer of Canucks Autism Network
    Corey Walker Northern BC Regional Coordinator at AutismBC

    Thanks to our 2018 event partners: