Achievements

Latest Winners

Essay Contest

Congratulations Lynne on being the most recent runner up of the Essay Contest!

Winner: Lynne Gerdhart

Intact Public Speaking Contest

Congratulations Rebecca on being the most recent winner of the NSIWA Public Speaking Contest!

Winner: Rebecca Burke

Essay Contest

NSIWA Winners and Runner Ups For the National Essay Contest.

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2016 Runner Up
Lynne Geherdt
2014 Runner Up Amber MacInnis
2012 Winner Wanda Mitton
2008 Runner Up Pam Carrell
2005Runner Up Judy Ann Spears
2001 Runner Up Stacey Purcell
1999 Runner Up Claire Collins
1996 Runner Up Claire Collins
1993 Winner Alice Dean
1990 Runner Up Carol Conners
1989 Winner Valerie Quinlan
1985 Runner Up Claire Walters
1983 Runner Up Roxanne Saunders
1981 Runner Up Claire Walters
1980 Runner Up Claire Walters

Insurance Woman of the Year Award

The Insurance Woman of the Year Award was made available by the Insurance Broker’s Association of Ontario from 1967 to 1986. From 1987 to 2009, this award was made available by the Insurance Brokers’ Association of Canada. Since 2009, CAIW has made the award available.

Award and guidelines were established by the Independent Brokers’ Association of Ontario and updated by CAIW. The judges are the former recipients of the Award. Refer to the CAIW Handbook for the established guidelines.

Suggestions for local nominees are submitted to the NSIWA President. Upon receipt of suggested nominees, the President shall strike a committee consisting of past recipients of the award to gather information for a submission(s).

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2015 Lana Kenny
2014 Gilberte Theriault
2013 Diane Penney
2011 Deborah MacDougall, CIP
2009 Deborah Johnson, FCIP, CRM
2004 Jerri Burke, CIP
2000 Donna Landry
1994 Jodi (Runnells) Porter
1983 Betty (Walker) Josey
1978 Beverley Ninos
1974 Colleen Sampson, FIIC
1971 Gladys Venturini

Intact Public Speaking Contest (Local) Winners

A Local Public Speaking Contest is held each year at our General Dinner meeting no later than March. The winner from our local contest will represent our Association at the National CAIWA Public Speaking Contest. The Winner will also have their registration, full airfare and ½ of a standard hotel room with two beds paid for their trip to the CAIWA conference paid for. A monetary prize for 1st and 2nd place of $50.00 is also be awarded

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2016 Rebecca Burke
2015 Rebecca Burke
2014 Sylvie Gerbasi
2013 Lynne Gerhardt
2012 Janet MacDonald
2011 Amber MacInnis
2010 Tamara Higgins
2009 Tamara Higgins
2008 Lisa Cormier
2007 Jackie Zorychta
2006 Amber (Clark) MacInnis
2005 Laura Greening
2004 Susanne Paulsen
2003 Trudy Scanlan
2002 Deanna Borden
2001 Claire Collins
2000 Linda Harris
1999 Linda Harris
1998 Jody Rice
1996 Laura Greening
1995 Laura Greening
1992 Marlene Aucoin
1991 Karen Garnier
1991 Karen Garnier
1991 Karen Garnier
1989 Marlene Aucoin
1988 Kim Barrett
1987 Marlene Aucoin
1986 Stephanie Paddock
1985 Chiyo Shimizu
1984 Beverley Ritcey
1983 Madonna Kunzli
1982 Jodi Runnells
1981 Pat Ashade
1980 Marlene Aucoin
1978 Susan Hood
1975 Karen Malin

Public Speaking Contest

A Public Speaking Contest is held each year at the Annual Meeting. The winner of our local contest shall represent NSIWA in the national contest. The winner receives a large plaque engraved with their name to keep for one year as well as a small plaque to keep permanently. The winner also receives a cash award of Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00). The First Runner Up receives a cash award of Two Hundred Fifty Dollars ($250.00). The Second Runner Up receives a cash award of One Hundred Fifty Dollars ($150.00). Every contestant receives a certificate of recognition. The contest is sponsored by Intact Insurance (formerly ING Insurance Company of Canada).

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2015 Rebecca Burke (2nd runner up)
2013 Lynne Gerhardt
2011 Amber MacInnis (1st runner up)
2010 Tamara Higgins (2nd runner up)
2009 Tamara Higgins (runner up)
2008 Lisa Cormier (runner up)
2006 Amber (Clark) MacInnis (1st runner Up)
2005 Laura Greening (runner up)
2001 Claire Collins
1997 Laura Greening (runner up)
1992 Marlene Aucoin
1983 Madonna Kunzli
1978 Susan Hood
1969 Joan McIntyre

Impact Auto Auction Award (Formerly the Travelers Education Award)

The purpose of this award is to focus on the initiatives of CAIW member associations to enhance education within our industry. The Association’s submission shall include information with respect to the particular Association’s activities in this area. The Travelers will review each submission to select the winners for each geographical region – Western, Central and Eastern.

The criteria for submissions is as set out in the CAIW Handbook and is available through NSIWA.

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2016 Nova Scotia Insurance Women's Association (Runner Up)
2015 Nova Scotia Insurance Women’s Association (2nd runner up)
2014 Nova Scotia Insurance Women’s Association (runner up)
1996 Nova Scotia Insurance Women’s Association
1995 Nova Scotia Insurance Women’s Association
1993 Nova Scotia Insurance Women’s Association
1981 Nova Scotia Insurance Women’s Association

Paul Davis Insurance Information Campaign Award

The Paul Davis Insurance Information Campaign was created to promote a positive image for the insurance industry through positive contact with the public in information-based projects.
Local Associations are encouraged to participate by organizing activities in the areas to promote involvement by their members and members of other local associations/organizations.
The campaign incorporates activities conducted during the calendar year and the criteria for the award is as set out in the CAIW Handbook or available through NSIWA.
The winning Association receives a cash award of $1000 and a plaque that they may keep on display for a year. The second place Association receives a cash award of $700. The award is presently sponsored by Aviva Canada.

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2016 Nova Scotia INsurance Women's Association (Runner Up)
2015 Nova Scotia Insurance Women’s Association Winner
2014 Nova Scotia Insurance Women’s Association Winner
2013 Nova Scotia Insurance Women’s Association Winner
2012 Nova Scotia Insurance Women's Association Runner Up
2011 Nova Scotia Insurance Women’s Association Winner
2010 Nova Scotia Insurance Women’s Association Winner
2009 Nova Scotia Insurance Women’s Association Winner
2008 Nova Scotia Insurance Women’s Association Winner
2007 Nova Scotia Insurance Women’s Association Winner
2005 Nova Scotia Insurance Women’s Association Winner
2003 Nova Scotia Insurance Women’s Association Winner
2002 Nova Scotia Insurance Women’s Association Winner
2001 Nova Scotia Insurance Women’s Association Winner
2000 Nova Scotia Insurance Women’s Association Runner Up
1999 Nova Scotia Insurance Women’s Association Winner
1998 Nova Scotia Insurance Women’s Association Winner
1997 Nova Scotia Insurance Women’s Association Winner
1993 Nova Scotia Insurance Women’s Association Winner (tie with Toronto)
1992 Nova Scotia Insurance Women’s Association Winner
1991 Nova Scotia Insurance Women’s Association Runner Up (3 way tie)
1990 Nova Scotia Insurance Women’s Association Runner Up