NETCO is pleased to present their annual Leadership Excellence Award to someone from the east coast and this year’s recipient fits the bill and exemplifies excellence. We are pleased to honour Blair Mikkelsen, Training Director at International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 625 in Nova Scotia.
Established in 2016, the NETCO Leadership Excellence award honours an industry training professional for his/her role for the success and their outstanding contributions to apprenticeship training and continuing electrical training. An industry training professional is defined as an individual who is involved with or supports apprenticeship training and continuing electrical training by virtue of his/her organization who has assisted and promoted education. Recipients of the Leadership Excellence Award demonstrate inspirational leadership to others.
The award recipient will have made an outstanding contribution to the development and promotion of apprenticeship and continuing electrical training in Canada or the province or territory in which they work.
The recipient will have distinguished himself or herself through one or more of the following:
Specifically, an individual has:
While trades certification is not a prerequisite for the award, special consideration will be given to holders or an Interprovincial Red Seal endorsement.
Previous award nominees and recipients are eligible for nomination in subsequent years. Based on the Selection Committee’s award criteria, the best candidate will be selected as the award recipient from all nominations received in any given year.
The award recipient must have demonstrated their outstanding contribution to the development and promotion of apprenticeship and continuing electrical training in Canada or the province or territory in which they work through one or more of the following:
The Leadership Excellence Award is awarded nationally every year and the recipient of the award will be honoured by the NETCO Board of Directors at the National Training Conference.
Recipients of The Leadership Excellence Award
References must be attached to the nomination form during submission (email attachment or copy of references if being mailed). Completed email submissions with copy of references should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
February 25, 2022 is closing date for nominations
Adrien Livingston, RSE, Executive Director, Western Joint Electrical Training Committee (IBEW Local 213 & Electrical Contractors Association of British Columbia)