Ann MacLean Award
The Ann MacLean Award for Outstanding Service by a Woman in Municipal Politics recognizes retired women municipal politicians who have shown exemplary service to their community and constituents and to mentoring women who want to run for elected office. It is named in honour of FCM Past President, Ann MacLean, who led FCM´s campaign to increase the number of women in municipal politics across Canada.
Only women who are no longer actively serving will be considered.
Deadline for nominations: February 28, 2016.
Applications should include a biography/CV of up to three pages as well as at least one letter of support from the nominator. Please include:
- Name of the nominee, and details of where and how long she served as an elected municipal government official.
- Brief biography or highlights of her community service while in municipal government.
- Details of how she has or continues to mentor women already elected to municipal office or who want to run for elected municipal office.
- Other supporting information.
All nominations will be kept confidential and nomination documents will not be returned.
The chair and vice-chairs of the Standing Committee on Increasing Women´s Participation in Municipal Government will select the award recipient. The award will be presented at FCM's 2016 Annual Conference and Trade Show.