Honorary Membership in The Federation is bestowed on a person in order to recognize their outstanding contributions to The Federation. Honorary Members have the same rights and privileges as an Associate Member but are not be required to pay any dues or assessments.

Honorary Members of The Federation

  • Ralph Nilson (on behalf of Vancouver Island University), 2015
  • Cindy Blackstock, 2014
  • Sabrina Williams, 2014
  • Jennifer Charlesworth, 2014
  • John Belfie, 2013
  • Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, recipient of the 2011 Award for Excellence
  • Tim Beachy, recipient of the 2010 Award for Excellence
  • Ralph Hembruff, 2010
  • Sandra Gebhardt, 2010
  • Dana Brynelson, recipient of the 2009 Award for Excellence
  • Adrienne Montani, recipient of the 2008 Award for Excellence
  • Donna Knox, recipient of the 2008 Award for Excellence
  • Carol Matusicky, recipient of the 2009 Award for Excellence
  • Kim Lyster, 2008
  • Craig Meredith, 2007
  • Federation of BC Youth in Care Networks, recipient of the 2007 Award for Excellence
  • Honourable Ted Hughes, recipient of the 2006 Award for Excellence (on behalf of the BC Child & Youth Review Team)
  • Ian Mass, recipient of the 2005 Award for Excellence
  • Wally Gibb, 2004
  • Wayne Matheson, recipient of the 2003 Award for Excellence
  • Penny Parry, recipient of the 2001 Award for Excellence
  • Joyce Preston, recipient of the 2000 Award for Excellence
  • Ken Pauli, recipient of the 1999 Award for Excellence
  • Bill McFarland, recipient of the 1998 Award for Excellence
  • Ruth Annis, recipient of the 1996 Award for Excellence
  • Thom McGuire, recipient of the 1995 Award for Excellence