Award of Merit Recipients
The Award of Merit may be presented to a Professional, Honorary, Retired or Sustaining Corporate member of OFPA deemed to have contributed outstanding service to the Association; e.g. provided high-quality articles for the newsletter, supported administrative activities, volunteering at OFPA events, increased visibility of the OFPA. The award consists of the AGM registration fee, a certificate, and a donation that will be made in the winner’s name to an approved charity.
|2015||Sani Marc Company|
|2003||Michael H. Brodsky|
|1987||Gail (Evans) Holland|
Lifetime Achievement Honourary Award
The Lifetime Achievement Honorary Award may be presented to a Professional or Retired member of the Association and recognizes individuals who have made substantial contributions to the objectives of the OFPA through more than 10 years of active service in the Association. The Lifetime Achievement Award grants the winner honorary lifetime membership in the Ontario Food Protection Association, the AGM registration fee, a certificate, and a donation will be made in the winner’s name to an approved charity.
|2021||Shirley May Chalouh|
|2006||Larry (Laurindo) Mendes|
Award of Sanitarian & Food Safety Professional of the Year
The Sanitarian and Food Safety Professional of the Year Award may be presented to a member (Professional, Honorary, Retired or Sustaining Corporate) deemed to have contributed outstanding service to the Food Industry in Ontario; e.g. demonstrated expertise on sanitation procedures, improved food safety culture at a company, conducted research that made an applied contribution to food safety, provided excellent educational or training activities to food companies. The award consists of the Annual General Meeting (AGM) registration fee, a certificate, and a donation will be made in the winner’s name to an approved charity.
|2020||D. Gaurave Tewari|
|2015||Trophy Foods Inc.|
|2004||Irwin G. Pronk|
|1997||D. Wayne Sprung|
|1989||J. Douglas Cunningham|
|1988||R. Fred Eckel|
|1981||Robert C. Tiffin|
Nominate Someone Today
The OFPA is pleased to open the call for the 2023 award nominations to recognize the outstanding achievements and contributions of professionals to food safety in Ontario and beyond. It is with great enthusiasm that the OFPA continues with its mission of improving the professional status of those involved with food safety.
Nomination Deadline: October 31, 2023
Contact: Birendra N Rajapreyar, Committee Chair