Ottawa Branch offers its members many opportunities to get involved as volunteers. We recognize the efforts and contributions of our volunteers to help us achieve our goals.

Since 2020, Ottawa Branch has been awarding the Volunteer of the Year in honour of the late Stephen Troy, our past president. Here are the stories for our Stephen Troy Volunteer of the Year Award winners:

Chris Ford


Dave Gass


Hélène Buteau


Shelagh Tuddenham


Our volunteers perform a wide array of activities. These activities include serving on our Board of Directors and Committees; taking minutes at meetings; helping us meet MPPs and MPs to advance our advocacy work and reaching out to members to ensure they receive quality service from Ottawa Branch.

If you would like to learn more about becoming a volunteer please click here. To apply to become an Ottawa Branch volunteer please send a CV to [email protected] and be sure to include what kind of volunteering interests you.

National Volunteer Awards

The National Association annually recognizes Branch volunteers across the country. Here are recent award recipients from Ottawa Branch.

Claude Edwards Leadership Award 2019

Stephen Troy (posthumous)

Collaboration Award

Christine Desloges