2017 PEAK Honourees

Lifetime Achievement

Geri Prior - Corporate Director 

Champion

Bob Elton - Executive-in-Residence, Vancity  

Excellence in the Private Sector

Sue Paish - President and CEO, LifeLabs

Excellence in the Public Sector

Brenda Liggett - CFO, Fraser Health Authority

Rising Star

Jodi Moss - Partner, KPMG

 

Past PEAK Honourees

Name Year + Award Category
Maureen Howe 2016 PEAK Honouree - Lifetime Achievement Award
Karla McCarthy 2016 PEAK Honouree - Excellence in the Private Sector
Carolyn Rogers 2016 PEAK Honouree - Excellence in the Public Sector
Michelle Grant 2016 PEAK Honouree - Rising Star
Anna Tudela 2016 PEAK Honouree - Champion
Joanne Gassman 2015 PEAK Honouree - Lifetime Achievement Award
Kathy Butler 2015 PEAK Honouree - Excellence in the Private Sector
Cathy McLay 2015 PEAK Honouree - Excellence in the Public Sector
Lana Kirk 2015 PEAK Honouree - Rising Star
John Montalbano 2015 PEAK Honouree - Champion
Anne Lippert 2014 PEAK Honouree - Lifetime Achievement Award
Sandra Stuart 2014 PEAK Honouree - Excellence in the Private Sector
Jacqueline Hogan 2014 PEAK Honouree - Excellence in the Public Sector
Virginia Weiler 2014 PEAK Honouree - Community Legacy
Miranda Lam 2014 PEAK Honouree - Rising Star
Shelley Brown 2013 PEAK Honouree - Lifetime Achievement Award
Gail Edwards 2013 PEAK Honouree - Excellence in the Private Sector
Cheryl Yaremko 2013 PEAK Honouree - Excellence in the Public Sector
Elise Rees 2013 PEAK Honouree - Community Legacy
Julie McGill 2013 PEAK Honouree - Rising Star
Anne M Stewart 2012 PEAK Honouree - Lifetime Achievement Award
Jane Russell 2012 PEAK Honouree - Excellence in the Private Sector
Stephanie Sharp 2012 PEAK Honouree - Excellence in the Public Sector
Joanne Hausch 2012 PEAK Honouree - Community Legacy
Christine Bergeron 2012 PEAK Honouree - Rising Star
Lisa Skakun 2011 PEAK Honouree - Rising Star
Bev Park 2011 PEAK Honouree - Excellence in the Private Sector
Christina Anthony 2011 PEAK Honouree - Community Legacy
Patricia Hibbitts 2011 PEAK Honouree - Excellence in the Public Sector
Nancy McKinstry 2011 PEAK Honouree - Lifetime Achievement Award
Sarah Morgan-Silvester 2010 PEAK Honouree - Lifetime Achievement Award
Patrice Impey 2010 PEAK Honouree - Performance & Excellence Award
Sue Hutchison 2010 PEAK Honouree - Knowledge & Leadership Award
Virgina Greene 2009 PEAK Honouree - Lifetime Achievement Award
Elizabeth Harrison 2009 PEAK Honouree - Performance & Excellence Award
Eleanor Joy 2009 PEAK Honouree - Knowledge & Leadership Award
Carol Newell 2008 PEAK Honouree - Lifetime Achievement Award
Tracey McVicar 2008 PEAK Honouree - Performance & Excellence Award
Elaine Reynolds 2008 PEAK Honouree - Knowledge & Leadership Award
Doreen McKenzie-Sanders 2007 PEAK Honouree - Lifetime Achievement Award
Catherine Mcleod-Seltzer 2007 PEAK Honouree - Performance & Excellence Award
Tamara Vrooman 2007 PEAK Honouree - Knowledge & Leadership Award
Wendy McDonald 2006 PEAK Honouree - Lifetime Achievement Award
Gail Stephens 2006 PEAK Honouree - Performance & Excellence Award
Julia Kim 2006 PEAK Honouree - Knowledge & Leadership Award
Shelley Tratch 2005 PEAK Honouree - Lifetime Achievement Award
Lisa Pankratz 2005 PEAK Honouree - Performance & Excellence Award
Jane Peverett 2005 PEAK Honouree - Knowledge & Leadership Award
Jill Bodkin 2004 PEAK Honouree - Lifetime Achievement Award
Natalie Dakers 2004 PEAK Honouree - Performance & Excellence Award
Roweena Liang 2004 PEAK Honouree - Knowledge & Leadership Award
Eva Lee Kwok 2003 PEAK Honouree - Lifetime Achievement Award
Geri Prior 2003 PEAK Honouree - Performance & Excellence Award
Stephanie Sharp 2003 PEAK Honouree - Knowledge & Leadership Award
Debra Hewson 2003 PEAK - AWF Leaders in Finance Award
Maureen Howe 2003 PEAK - AWF Leaders in Finance Award
Bev Park 2003 PEAK - AWF Leaders in Finance Award
Bev Voice 2003 PEAK - AWF Leaders in Finance Award

Award Nomination Criteria Effective 2016 Awards 

Lifetime Achievement

A Lifetime Achievement PEAK Nominee is a female finance professional or woman in the field of finance who:
  • has 30+ years of experience;
  • demonstrates an enduring commitment to achieving excellence;
  • guides, supports and encourages the promotion of women;
  • is actively involved in her professional or personal communities; and
  • is described as a leader, ground-breaker, or visionary by her peers.

Excellence in the Private Sector

An Excellence in the Private Sector PEAK Nominee is a female finance professional or woman in the field of finance who:
  • works in the private sector;
  • demonstrates a high and quantifiable contribution to her company or industry;
  • guides, supports and encourages the promotion of women; and
  • is actively involved in her professional or personal community.

Excellence in the Public Sector

An Excellence in the Public Sector PEAK Nominee is a female finance professional or woman in the field of finance who:
  • works directly in the public or not-for-profit sector or provides services primarily to the public or not-for-profit sector;
  • demonstrates a high and quantifiable contribution to her institution or industry;
  • guides, supports and encourages the promotion of women; and
  • is actively involved in her professional or personal community.

Rising Star

A Rising Star PEAK Nominee is a female finance professional or woman in the field of finance who:
  • is under 40 years of age;
  • is an early leader who has made meaningful professional contributions that are outstanding and unique;
  • guides, supports and encourages the promotion of women; and
  • is actively involved in her professional or personal community.

Champion

A Champion PEAK Nominee is a professional of influence, either female or male who:
  • furthers the advancement of women in finance for leadership positions in management or on boards;
  • has sponsored women in finance, putting her/his reputation on the line to advocate for change and the advancement of women; and
  • is actively involved in her/his professional or personal communities.

The Champion Nominee should have at least two external references, one from a woman who has been sponsored by the Champion and another from a woman who has been positively influenced by the Champion in her career.