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Jennie Howie Government Member Award

A dedicated professional within her own jurisdiction, CCMTA Yukon member Jennie Howie was passionate about the work of CCMTA. Her contributions and consistent efforts energized her colleagues and all who had the pleasure to work with her during her eight years with the organization.

In honour of Jennie's many contributions to CCMTA the CCMTA Government Member Award was renamed the Jennie Howie Government Member Award in May 2006.

Nomination period closed for 2018.

2017 Award Recipients

Jennie Howie  

Steve Loutitt (center), 2017 CCMTA Chair presents award to Victoria Macdonald (left), RN, Medical Assessment Supervisor, Manitoba Public Insurance; Dr. Neil Swirsky (right), Medical Consultant Driver Fitness, Manitoba Public Insurance.

Recipients missing in photo: Dr. Jamie Dow, Conseiller médical en sécurité routière, Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec and Dr. Roy Lilly, Medical Advisor, The Health Plex.

→ Click here to view previous award recipients

2016 - Wendy Doyle (AB)
2015 - Neil Arason, RoadSafety BC (BC)
2014 - Doug MacEwen (PE)
2013 - Mark Schauerte (ON)
2012 - Peter Hurst (ON)
2011 - Mitch Fuhr (AB), Kim Benjamin (TC), Paul Gutoskie (TC)
2010 - Paul Gobeil (QC)
2009 - Mark Francis (BC)
2008 - Shannon Ell (SK)
2007 - Carolyn Burggraaf (NL) / Claude Gélinas (QC)
2006 - Jennifer Kroeker-Hall (BC)
2005 - Brian Orrbine (Transport Canada) and Paul Gutoskie (Transport Canada)
2004 - Roger Clarke (Alberta)
2003 - Perry Therien (British Columbia)
2002 - Paul Boase (Transport Canada)
2001 - Kwei Quaye (Saskatchewan)
2000 - Janice Schimdt (British Columbia)
1999 - Derek Sweet (Transport Canada)
1998 - Ben Mikkelsen (British Columbia) and Reg Common (Saskatchewan)
1997 - Jean Talbot (Quebec)
1996 - Kim Devought (Ontario)
1995 - John Hughes (Ontario)


  • To be presented annually to a CCMTA government member whose primary function is directly associated with the coordination, administration, regulation, and control of motor vehicle transportation and highway safety, and who has made a significant contribution to CCMTA.
  • Candidate must be a CCMTA member-government representative for a minimum of three years.
  • Program committee Chairs and Board Members are not eligible.

Nomination Requirements

Only complete nominations will be considered. This includes:

  • Completed award nomination form.
  • Brief statement citing the accomplishments that make the nominee deserving of this particular award.
    • Nominations should be specific about the achievements for which the award is proposed. Clear, concise information about the accomplishments of the nominee is most useful.
  • Accomplishments should be linked to the objectives and goal within CCMTA's strategic plan.
  • One or more letters of endorsement should support the nomination.

Nomination Process

  • The Board of Directors, Program Committee Members and CCMTA Staff are invited to nominate individuals.
  • Nominations are reviewed by CCMTA staff to ensure they meet the criteria.
  • Eligible nominees will be circulated to the Selection Committee for consideration.


The recipient* will be recognized and presented with their award at the Provincial Banquet on June 5, during the 2018 CCMTA Annual Meeting in Quebec City. The award recipient will be notified on or before Friday April 27, 2018.

*Travel and accommodation are the responsibility of the award recipient.


Questions? Please contact Martin Rochon, Director of Administration and Services, at or at 613-736-1003 ext. 252.