The 14TH Annual MNP-AFOA Canada Excellence in Aboriginal Leadership Award Deadline For Nominations Extended to Monday, December 12TH

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The 14th Annual MNP-AFOA Canada Excellence in Aboriginal Leadership Award Deadline for NominationS extended to Monday, December 12th

Ottawa, ON-December 6, 2016AFOA Canada and MNP LLP are extending the nomination deadline for the MNP AFOA Canada Excellence in Aboriginal Leadership Awards.

Each year we recognize Aboriginal Professionals who have made significant contributions to communities and/or organizations at a national or regional level through finance and management leadership.

AFOA Canada is now accepting Nominations for 2 awards,

The National Award recognizes individuals who have contributed to the Aboriginal financial and/or management profession on a national or institutional level.

The Regional Award recognizes individuals who have contributed to the Aboriginal financial management profession on a regional or community level.

AWARD CRITERIA

Recipients of both awards have;

  • Continuously demonstrated a sincere and long-term commitment to excellence in Aboriginal finance and management in Canada,
  • Senior finance and management responsibilities in an Aboriginal community or organization,
  • Demonstrated leadership skills that have motivated and inspired others,
  • Made a significant contribution to the field of Aboriginal finance and management,
  • Made a measurable impact on the management, performance and/or governance of Aboriginal community(ies)/organization(s), and
  • Have raised the standards of Aboriginal finance and management practices.

Awards will be presented Thursday, February 9, 2017, at a special ceremony during the AFOA Canada National Conference which is being held in Calgary, AB at the TELUS Convention Centre.

Deadline to nominate a leader is Monday, December 12, 2016

About AFOA Canada

AFOA Canada is a membership driven organization and was founded as a not-for-profit association in 1999. The organization supports Aboriginal professionals in managing and governing their communities and organizations through a focus on enhancing finance, management and leadership practices and skills. AFOA Canada’s premise is that the key to economic prosperity and creating a better life for Canada’s Aboriginal people is in improving the management skills of those responsible for the stewardship of Aboriginal resources.

AFOA Canada has become the centre of excellence and innovation in Aboriginal finance, management and leadership. It is the largest and only organization in Canada that focuses on the capacity development and day to day needs of those Aboriginal professionals who are working in all of these areas. Our products and programs are developed by Aboriginal professionals for Aboriginal Professionals.

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For more information, Contact AFOA Canada

Jody Anderson

Manager, Public Relations

613-722-5543 ext. 103

janderson@afoa.ca

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