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Distinguished Friend Award

Distinguished Friend of the Institute

The Distinguished Friend Award recognizes an individual or family who has demonstrated an exceptional commitment to the welfare and the advancement of NAIT through their contributions and advocacy.

Recipients

  • 2019

  • Kerry Brown

2018

  • James Cumming

2017

  • Dr. Clarence Preitz

2016

  • Len Treeter and Laurie Anfindsen

2015

  • Dr. Garnet E. Cummings

2013

  • Roger Dootson

2012

  • Colin Eicher

2011

  • Shiraz Jiwani

2010

  • Neil Camarta

2008 

  • Richard L. George

2007 

  • John W. Chomiak

2006

  • Ernie Stevens 
  • Deeley Harley-Davidson Canada

2005

  • Judy Schultz
  •  Reubin Nehring

2004 

  • John and Susan Hokanson 
  • Lorraine Mansbridge

2003 

  • Duncan McNeill

2002  

  • Senator Thelma Chalifoux 
  • NAIT Students’ Association

2001 

  • Barbara Cockrall
  • Edmonton Motor Dealers’ Association

2000 

  • Dr. James A. Dangerfield
  • General Motors of Canada

1999  

  • Dr. Stanley Souch
  • C.J. (Jim) Woods

1997

  • JR Shaw

1996

  • Dr. Tamnoon Ridtimani
  • Dr. Chanchai Siriwat
  • W.D. (Bill) Hunter
  • Archie Roberts

1995 

  • W. Grant Fairley
  • Bill Gardiner

1994 

  • Vicki Vaitkunas
  • Leo LeClerc

1993

  • Betty Carlson
  • Beverly Feldman

1992

  • Ian McClelland
  • Daphne Kuehn

1991

  • Dr. Brian J. Sproule

1990

  • Ron Hodgson

1989 

  • Dr. Karel Puffer

1988

  • George W. Carter
  •  Jack P. Mitchell
  • W.A.B. Saunders

1987

  • Percy Wickman

1986

  • John Zigarlick Jr.

1985

  • Dolliver Frederick