Service Awards

Recognition and Awards

The CAA has a long history of recognizing individuals and organizations who have demonstrated a significant commitment to professional avalanche safety in Canada.

YearNameAward

Recognition

2012 Anton Horvath CAA Service Award For his forecasting excellence, service on the CAA Board of Directors and committees, and many other contributions to the avalanche community.
2012 Bob Sayer CAA Service Award For his contributions to the CAA Technical Committee and his service to the avalanche community.
2011 Chris Stethem CAA Service Award For his integrity, professionalism and countless contributions to the public and professional avalanche safety and training.
David Aikens CAA Service Award For his dedication, mentorship and endless contributions to public avalanche safety in the Elk Valley.

2010

Colani Bezzola CAA Service Award For his dedication to professional avalanche safety programs and services in Canada.
John Tweedy CAA Service Award For more than 29 years of continuous advancement of B.C's avalanche program and avalanche professionals.

2009

Everett Clausen CAA Service Award For his dedication to avalanche explosives development and generous support of professional avalanche work in Canada.
Randy Stevens CAA Service Award For his long list of contributions to the professional development of the CAA and his dedication to avalanche safety education.
2008 Colin Johnston Glacier Summit Award Benefactor
Jason Smith Glacier Summit Award New Member
Janice Johnson Glacier Summit Award Professional
Gordon Ritchie Glacier Summit Award Volunteer
2007 Garry Walton 25th Anniversary Outstanding Achievement Award Training
Peter Schaerer 25th Anniversary Outstanding Achievement Award Patriarch
Fred Schleiss 25th Anniversary Outstanding Achievement Award Standards
Dave McClung 25th Anniversary Outstanding Achievement Award Science
Willi Pfisterer 25th Anniversary Outstanding Achievement Award Coach
Bruce Jamieson 25th Anniversary Outstanding Achievement Award Applied Research
Clair Israelson 25th Anniversary Outstanding Achievement Award Vision