H.E. Miskiman National Leadership Award Each year, JA Canada awards the H.E. Miskiman National Leadership Award to recognize the hard-work and dedication of the remarkable individuals who volunteer their time with JA across the country. The award was inspired and named after H.E. Miskiman, a former president of JA Canada and active JA volunteer. It is awarded to recognize and honour the volunteers who advance the goals of the organization, both locally and nationally. JA Canada, JA British Columbia, JA Prince Edward Island and their board representatives were privileged to honour this year’s recipients at events across the country. All three recipients were recognized for their leadership in the areas of governance, community engagement and financial stability and for their support for the delivery of JA programs.
Brian, Louise & Steve truly exemplify the values of Junior Achievement and are an inspiration to others. We are deeply grateful to them for their invaluable contributions towards the betterment of the JA organization and the development of Canada’s youth into the leaders of tomorrow. KEVIN DANE CHAIR, JA CANADA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Dr. Brian McMillan Dr. Brian McMillan, President of Holland College, was recognized for over 14 years of service to JA. His years of service have included his role as Chair for JA Prince Edward Island, his ability to foster an entrepreneurial culture, his commitment to continuous development and learning, and the instrumental role he played in the development of the Peer-to-Peer Mentoring Initiative and Learning Program for National Directors. Brian’s exceptional mentorship; volunteerism; and leadership in the areas of brand awareness, community engagement, staff development, and financial stability; in addition to delivery of programs to students were also noted.
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DR. BRIAN MCMILLAN, PRESIDENT OF HOLLAND COLLEGE, IS PRESENTED WITH THE AWARD BY BRUCE HOWATT, JA CANADA BOARD MEMBER, AND BETTY FERGUSON, PRESIDENT OF JA PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND.