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​BCNU Leadership Awards

The Excellence in Leadership and Advocacy Award and NU Leader Award will be presented annually to honour members who embody union values through outstanding achievements in BCNU-focused advocacy and social justice activism. The inaugural awards will be presented to recipients at the 2020 Convention in June.

Nominations are now open until 5pm on Friday, February 28, 2020.

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Excellence in Leadership & Advocacy Award

This award honours a member who has demonstrated outstanding achievements in BCNU-focused advocacy and activism and who embodies Union values. It is an opportunity for BCNU to recognize and celebrate a member who has made a difference to the health and well-being of their community and their profession through their leadership, activism or social justice efforts.

Criteria

  • Demonstrate BCNU values: Collectivity, Democracy, Equality, Excellence, Integrity, Social Justice and Solidarity

  • Active participation in and demonstration of advocacy and leadership in BCNU initiatives, or social justice activities.

  • Recognition by colleagues/nurse community as a role model

  • Nominees will be assessed based on prior calendar year (Jan 1 – Dec 31, 2019)

NU Leader Award

This award honours a student member or member with under five years nursing experience who has demonstrated outstanding achievements in BCNU-focused advocacy and activism and who embodies Union values. A student or member will be recognized and celebrated for making a difference to the health and well-being of their community and profession through BCNU-inspired activism or social justice efforts.

Criteria

  • Demonstrate BCNU values: Collectivity, Democracy, Equality, Excellence, Integrity, Social Justice and Solidarity

  • Active participation in and demonstration of advocacy and leadership in BCNU initiatives, or social justice activities.

  • Recognition by colleagues/nurse community as a role model

  • Nominees will be assessed based on prior calendar year (Jan 1 – Dec 31, 2019)

Prizes

Each recipient receives:
  • $1,000 CAD

  • One-day salary replacement to attend the award presentation and banquet dinner at BCNU Convention in Vancouver on Wednesday, June 17, 2020)

  • Reimbursement of expenses related to attending award presentation including return flights, meals and one night hotel accommodation for the recipient.

Updated: 2/4/2020 3:14 PM

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