Leadership Award

The Leadership Award is presented to recognize outstanding leadership in innovation, system integration and/or further family-centred care.

Award recipients in this category will have played a significant leadership role at a local or regional level. As a result of the initiative, new and creative service delivery models have advanced evidence based and/or best practice. Continuous learning opportunities are or will be experienced.

CTCs, Individuals, Families, Networks, Organizations.

The presentation of the Leadership Award will take place at the Tribute Awards Luncheon during the Annual EKO Conference.

Nomination Process:
Nominations will accepted from member CTCs, self nominations are accepted.
Completion of a formal application is required.

Friday August 30, 2019 at 5.00pm

Selection Process:
Applications will be reviewed by the Board Development and Governance Committee. Reviewers may consider the nominee for a different category if it is determined the nomination better meets those criteria. Recipients will be selected by the Board of Directors. Only one recipient will be selected in a given year. Other nominees will receive an honourable mention.


Application Requirements:

  1. Support Documentation for Nomination:
    • In an essay of no more than 350 words, describe how, through significant achievements or contributions on a provincial level, this nominee has impacted the quality of life for children and youth with disabilities and their families.
    • A letter of recommendation from a CTC must be included in the application
    • Additional letters of recommendation from community partners, families, etc, may be included.
    • A list of CTCs who have benefitted must be included in the application
  2. Please indicate whether or not the Nominee is aware of the nomination and in agreement to have their name and organization put forward for consideration by EKO for a Leadership Award

EKO may request additional information to support the nomination.



Leadership Award Nominations
Is the Nominee Aware of the Nomination?:
Has this Nominee been previously recognized?:
Support Documentation for Nomination:
Achievement paper:
Letter of recommendation from CTC:
List of participating or benefiting CTCs:
Other letters of recommendation:
Optional supporting materials: