Announcing our 2023 Local Award Winners!
OASW is pleased to announce the recipients of our 2023 Local Awards
, recognizing leadership, commitment and local contributions in communities across Ontario. Join us in congratulating the winners of these two awards:
Distinguished Social Worker Award
Recognizing social workers and OASW members across the province who have demonstrated leadership and commitment to the Association and/or the social work profession.
- Andrew Koster, Brantford & Area
- Sarah Martyn, Grey-Bruce-Huron-Perth & Area
- Mona Kim, Guelph & Area
- Angelique Vasilaros, Kawarthas & Area
- Regan Dearborn, Kenora & Area
- Zhi Hong (Sarah) Chen, Kitchener-Waterloo & Area
- Siham Elkassem, London & Area
- Tiffany Danieluk, Niagara & Area
- Megan Swift, Renfrew County & Area
- Jodi Webber, Sault Ste. Marie & Area
- Dillon Dodson, Toronto & Area
- Shaun Ouellette, Windsor & Area
- Ian Wine, York Region & Area
Community Contribution Award
Celebrating social workers or other professionals who support social justice, equity integration and/or inclusion in their communities.
- Christine Cunningham, Durham Region & Area
- Heather Small, Guelph & Area
- Lisa Devlin, Kenora & Area
- Nicole Yawney, London & Area
- Alicia Pinelli, Niagara & Area
- Sinthu Srikanthan, Peel Region & Area
- Jamie Hawes, Renfrew County & Area
- Charlotte Shipley, Toronto & Area
- Cameron Cadarette, Windsor & Area
- Doris Wexler, York Region & Area
Congratulations to these outstanding leaders across the province, and thank you to all who submitted nominations for OASW’s 2023 Local Awards!