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Nominations open for EFC 2012 IRA Award


February 8, 2012
By Alyssa Dalton

February 8, 2012 – Know someone who has influenced the Canadian electrical, consumer electronics or appliance industries? Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) is looking for nominations for its 2012 Industry Recognition Award (IRA).

Presented annually, award recipients are selected for demonstrating strong leadership through their personal and professional industry involvement and symbolize dedication, balance, and achievement in regional, national and/or community activities. The individual can be a current or retired industry delegate, an industry supporter and/or part of an association.

Nominations are due by March 9. CLICK HERE to make a nomination.

Past IRA recipients include:
• René Marineau, Canlyte – 2011 (CLICK HERE to read our coverage of the ceremony)
• Richard (Dick) Waterman, International Electric Supply – 2010
• Pat Costello, Toshiba of Canada – 2010
• Michael Kenney, Thomas & Betts – 2009
• Bill Buckley, ShawCor – 2008
• Ken Gerrie, Gerrie Electric Wholesale – 2007
• William E. Saylor, Rexel Canada – 2006
• Reginald D. Gemmell, Whirlpool Canada – 2006
• John H. MacDonald, Ideal Supply Company – 2005
• Gerald G. Dunnigan, Techspan Industries – 2004
• Robert T.E. Gillespie, General Electric Canada – 2003
• Jeannine Guillevin Wood, Guillevin International – 2002
• William Torrance, Rockwell Automation Canada – 2001
• George Horsman, E.B. Horsman & Son – 2000
• James G. Sinneave, EECOL Electric – 2000