Jean Grenier Appreciation Award

This award was first established and presented in 1999 by the SSC board of directors. It is established in the name of Jean Grenier, a long time volunteer to speed skating in Canada and a Canadian representative in the International Skating Union (ISU).

This award is presented to an outstanding volunteer, either member or non-member of Speed Skating Canada, who has contributed to the betterment of our sport. For clarity, nominees do not have to be a member or have any direct affiliation with Speed Skating Canada. He/she is an unsung hero who works/worked tirelessly on our behalf in capacities similar, but not limited to competition and event planning, meetings and clinic planning, and any other long-term initiative deemed outstanding by our membership and selection committee.

Those who are eligible may include management and/or employee(s) of our sponsors, city and town officials, facility and rink managers ,members of Speed Skating Canada, or any other individual(s) who has made an outstanding contribution at a national and/or international level.

Due to its prestige, this award will only be presented at the discretion of the selection committee.

Nomination form and outline (click here)

Past recipients

YearRecipientCity, Province
2014Sandra ChenardOttawa, ON
2011Gilles DufourMontreal
2010Michel VerraultLac-Beauport, Que.
2008Roger FradetteChicoutimi, Que.
2007Nannette Ho CoverntonCalgary
2005Dr. John McCallCollingwood, Ont.
1999Alice HumenyCalgary
1998Catherine HumenyCalgary