Honours + Awards


Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal Recipient 2013 (Guelph, Ontario)

Voluntary Community Humanitarian Service - YWCA's 2002 Women of Distinction (Guelph, Ontario)

Volunteer of the Year Award – Liberal Party of Canada

Service Excellence Award - The Co-operators Insurance


Nominated for the Ontario Good Citizen Award (2012)

Name has been permanently engraved at Paisley Road School - advocacy in having the school rebuilt. (Guelph, Ontario)

Honourary Senator – Ontario Young Liberals

'Hero of the Week' - CTV Southwestern Ontario (CKCO)


Appointed as the Honourary Chair of the Women of Distinction Alumnae group.

Appointed by the latter Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Paul Martin to chair the National Policy Committee (2003-2006), Policy Renewal Commission (2006), and National Election Platform (2004, 2006) for the Liberal Party of Canada