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2024 Volunteer of the Year Award

This award was established by the Association of Ontario Road Supervisors that will be awarded to someone who has made ongoing contributions to the association. This award is meant to recognize the invaluable and outstanding contribution to the municipal sector made by our dedicated volunteers who have made a significant contribution to AORS. 2023 was the inaugural year of the award, and it was presented to Larry Maddeaux.

Selection of the award recipient will be made by the Association’s executive based on the criteria listed below.


The nominee must:

• Be a current and active volunteer;
• Be a municipal or supplier member/volunteer (AORS employees and paid instructors are ineligible);
• Have served a minimum of five (5) years as an active volunteer;
• Be an active and dedicated supporter of AORS; and its public works professionals dedicated to providing high-quality public services through certification, educational programs and interaction amongst its members and the strategic goals of the association.

The nomination period will end on February 23, 2024, and the recipient of this annual award will be announced at the Annual General Meeting in April 2024. The nomination form can be printed off and sent to the Executive Director (Mr. John Maheu) at or can be filled out below.