2019 President's Award
(L to R) - Greg Koch, A.Sc.T., and Steve Oszust, C.Tech., (President)
Each year the President’s Award is chosen and presented by the President of Technology Professionals Saskatchewan to an individual who promotes and furthers the professional identity of the Association to the public. This individual, through professional conduct and actions, takes it upon themselves to educate, promote and defend the organization and its membership. The “2019 President’s Award” was presented to Gregory T. Koch, A.Sc.T. for his tireless efforts towards promoting the applied science and engineering technology profession both provincially and nationally.
A plaque displaying each recipient is on display in the Technology Professionals Saskatchewan office.
2019 Merit Award
(L to R) - Tracey Johnson, Daniel Bechard, A.Sc.T., and Steve Oszust, C.Tech. (President)
This Award is presented to individuals have distinguished themselves in the service of the Association on a voluntary, salaried or elective basis. The Association’s “2019 Merit Award” was presented to Daniel R. Bechard, A.Sc.T., and Tracey Johnson for the many hours of extensive work they contributed towards attaining accreditation from Technology Accreditation Canada (TAC) for the applied science / engineering technology programs at Saskatchewan Polytechnic. Their contribution benefits the profession both provincially and nationally.
2019 Technology Professional of the Year Award
(L to R) - Kenneth Peakman, A.Sc.T., and Steve Oszust, C.Tech. (President)
This Award is presented to Technology Professionals Saskatchewan members who have distinguished excellence in professional life – whether technical practice or such areas as management, teaching or administration. The Association is pleased to present the “2019 Technology Professional of the Year Award” to Kenneth F. Peakman, A.Sc.T. for his tireless efforts towards promoting the applied science / engineering technology profession both provincially and nationally.
2019 The Maurice M. Zimmerman, A.Sc.T.
Excellence in Technical Instruction Award
(L to R) - Jeff Lacell, C.Tech., and Steve Oszust, C.Tech. (President)
2019 marks the eighth year of this prestigious Award to recognize the late Maurice Zimmerman, A.Sc.T., this Award was presented to Jeff Lacell, C.Tech., for his outstanding professionalism and excellence in making a significant contribution to the education of professional technologist and technicians. Jeff Lacell, C.Tech., is recognized for his technical ability, leadership, creativity, innovation, and most importantly for the many students whom he has taught and mentored in Saskatchewan Polytechnic Regina Campus Telecommunications Networking Technician program.
2019 Employer of the Year Award
(L to R): Kevin Selland, A.Sc.T., Barry Burt, PEng; Jeff Doka, AScT; Brent Bitz, AScT; Dean Herauf an Associate Member; Lawrence Aguilar, CTech; Steve Oszust, CTech, (President).
This Award recognizes an employer of professional Applied Science Technologist and Certified Technicians in Saskatchewan. The basis of this Award may be a single, exceptional accomplishment or a long record of continuing excellence. Activities must be worthy of the designation “outstanding” in their contribution to technology in Canada. The Award is available to business firms, crown corporations, government agencies, individual entrepreneurs, associations, research and development agencies, and educational institutions. The Association’s “2019 Employer of the Year Award” was presented to Rockford Engineering Works Limited and is recognized for promoting continuing education, professionalism, and ensuring public safety with a quest to offer the highest level of services by committing to hire professional technical personnel.