Joan Whiston Volunteer Award

Joan Whiston Volunteer Award

In 2017 a new award was approved by the Executive, in memory of Joan Whiston who served as President of MGS for many years.

Criteria: outstanding volunteer service over time, with preference given to members not serving on the MGS Executive or Council. For example, volunteers from local branches, volunteers working in the MGS Resource Centre, volunteers involved in indexing and transcribing cemetery records, etc. The recipient cannot have previously won the Florence Cox Award.

Award Recipients

2019  Not awarded
2018 Stephanie Wood
2017 Elaine Chadney