Awards and Recognition

Outstanding Contribution to the Profession Award

The Outstanding Contribution to the Profession Award was established by the Institute in 2008.  This prestigious award is the highest honour awarded to an APPI member, recognizing long term commitment to the Institute and volunteerism.  The recipients have demonstrated exemplary leadership in the planning profession and have contributed to the Institute in a number of capacities.  Nominees for the award are solicited from the APPI membership at large and the final recipients are selected by an volunteer adjudication committee.


2016 Recipient

Gary Willson, RPP
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Misty Sklar, RPP APPI President and Gary Willson, RPP

Previous Years Honoured Recipients

Gary Buchanan, RPP
Nancy Hackett, RPP
Harry Harker, RPP
Greg Hofmann, RPP
Wayne Jackson, RPP
Brian Kropf, RPP
Leo Kylo, RPP
Frank Liszczak, RPP
Richard Parker, RPP
Stan Schwartzenberger, RPP
Bill Shaw, RPP
Gail Sokolan, RPP
Bill Symonds, RPP
Ron Ui, RPP
Gary Willson, RPP
Roy Wright, RPP