The Member of the Year Award recognizes the top C&E Branch junior-ranking NCM whose outstanding sense of duty, steadfast dedication to the mission, and unfaltering professional bearing brought great credit to the Branch, and enabled exemplary Command & Control capabilities to the Canadian Armed Forces.
It may be awarded to a C&E Branch NCM at – or below – the appointment of Master Corporal / Master Seaman …
- CA: MCpl to Sig;
- RCN: MS to OS; and
- RCAF: MCpl to Avr.
A Sergeant / Petty Officer 2nd Class may be nominated so long as the NCO served as a Master Corporal / Master Seaman at some point throughout the reporting period, and only their time as a junior NCO may be counted toward the nomination.
Beyond the time and rank criteria, the nominee must have performed a deed or activity considered beyond the demands of normal duty and who made an exceptional contribution to the goals and objectives of the C&E Branch in support of the Canadian Armed Forces.
The member is considered a top performer who manifests the highest tier of professional bearing coupled with an unrivalled degree of dedication.
The award is bestowed during C&E Week (late October timeframe) each year.
NUMBER OF NOMINATIONS:
Eight (8) submissions must come from the following Occupational Advisors (OAs) based on the
Corps or Element of the candidate; all nominations from across the CAF must be channeled to
1. RCCS Corps Chief: Top Signal Operator, Signal Technician, Line Technician, and
Information Systems Technician;
2. RCAF ATIS Tech Senior Trade Advisor (STA): Top Aerospace Telecommunications & Information Systems Technician;
3. CFIOG Group Chief: Top Cyber Operator and Signals Intelligence Specialist; and
4. CA P Res Designated Chief (designated by RCCS CWO): The Top Reserve Junior Signaller.
End of June of the current reporting year.
HOW TO APPLY:
- 01 – C&E Branch Member of the Year – Instruction
- 02 – C&E Branch Member of the Year – Nomination Letter
|2006||MCpl R.N. Dyck|
|2007||MCpl J.L. L’Italien|
|2008||MCpl P.A. Rule|
|2009||MCpl Paul Hunt|
|2010||Cpl J.A. Daniels|
|2011||Cpl J.P. Grenier|
|2012||MCpl S. St-Gelais|
|2013||MCpl Martin S.C. Mailloux|
|2014||MCpl Jean-Sebastien G. Vallée|
|2015||Cpl Mark T. Flood|
|2016||Cpl J.C. O’Hearon|
|2017||MCpl J. Nicholas|
|2018||MCpl Mike Bauml|
|2019||MCpl Justin Barfoot|
|2020||MCpl Joshua Townsend|