BOABC Annual Awards are presented for distinguished services in fulfilling the objectives of the Building Officials Association of British Columbia.
Service Award for Recognition
A resolution adopted by the membership at the 2000 BOABC – AGM held in Richmond on April 18, 2000 that: “Two service awards be founded in honour of two members that had dedicated their lives to the association:
- Casey van den Broek
- Jim Robison
The two awards are not annual awards; rather, they are honours presented only when notable achievement on behalf of the Association warrants exceptional recognition.
Casey van den Broek Award
The Casey van den Broek Award is presented to a member of the association for continued leadership of and service to building safety and code education field. Casey van den Broek was recognized throughout the building industry for his continued efforts in building code work and as an educator. Active in all phases of BOABC proceedings, Mr. van den Broek served as the President of the association during 1991/92. The award in his honour is presented to a member of the association whose continuing service to building safety and code education deserves distinctive recognition.
Jim Robison Award
The Jim Robison Award, established in 2000 in honour of the man who was recognized as one of BOABC’s outstanding leaders. Mr. Robison served the Association with distinction and he was elected President in 1967/68. The award in his name honours a member of the association or a member of the building industry for significant contributions to the code development activities and goals of the Association.
Recognition and Award Committee
Vice-president, Membership Services
Past President (1) – nominated by Executive
Member from Industry (Associate I or II) (1) – nominated by Executive
Committee appointment made by Executive
The Recognition and Award Committee is responsible to review and select candidates for annual awards from nominations and selection processes.
Recognition and Award – Nomination and Selection Procedure
Nominations for the annual awards must be submitted on or before March 1 of every year for the consideration of awards to be presented at the Annual BOABC Education and AGM Conference in April/May of the same year.
The Casey van den Broek and Jim Robison Awards are given for distinguished service in fulfilling the objectives of the Association.
Membership participation is essential to the selection process. A nomination must be in writing, recommended by one member and endorsed by two members. Information on the background and achievements of candidates should be forwarded to Recognition and Awards Committee Chairman in care of BOABC, Suite 205 – 3740 Chatham Street, Richmond, BC, V7E 2Z3, before the March 1 deadline. All information on the nomination shall be treated in strict confidence.
BOABC Volunteer Acknowledgement
The BOABC recognizes the following volunteers, that have over the years, consistently given of their time towards the BOABC, above and beyond the call of duty. Thank you all for your hard work, the Association would not be where it is today without your efforts. Those volunteers are:
Pieter Den Uyl