Alumni of Influence

Nominations are now closed. Thank you for your interest.

Nominations are now closed. Thank you for your interest.

The Alumni of Influence Award recognizes and celebrates outstanding JA alumni who have made extraordinary contributions to the business and/or entrepreneurial landscape of southern Alberta.

Nominated by their peers, recipients are chosen by a selection committee led by JA Southern Alberta’s Board of Directors and made up by a diverse group of JA Southern Alberta Alumni. The Alumni of Influence Award is presented each year at the Alberta Business Hall of Fame – Southern Alberta Gala Dinner and Induction Ceremony, in October.

Nominees are extraordinary people who meet the following criteria

  • The recipient’s success was achieved in Calgary or southern Alberta;
  • Demonstrated an entrepreneurial spirit or has a record of outstanding business achievements;
  • Shown leadership & achieved a high level of respect within the business and public communities;
  • Contributed to improving the quality of life in the community;
  • Considered a role model for future generations of entrepreneurs and business leaders;
  • Recipients have shared success with the community through philanthropic actions.

Information for Nominators

What is the process to nominate someone for the JA Alumni of Influence Award?

To nominate someone, please fill out and submit the online nomination form by June 30.  Information required to complete the form includes the nominee’s name, job title (if applicable), phone number, e-mail address and a one page (maximum) explanation of why you think they should be awarded the JA Alumni of Influence.

Information for Nominees

I received an e-mail notification saying I was nominated, what is next?

To accept the nomination you must fill out the online nominee form (link will be provided in the e-mail notification) by the indicated deadline. The form includes questions about your career achievements, education, volunteering, community and philanthropic work. It also asks for a minimum of two references from your work and / or volunteer experiences.

Alumni of
Influence Award Recipients

Have questions about alumni award?

Contact Brittney Wynnyk

Associate Director of Development