2017-18 Recipients (by last name)
Mr. Peter A. Allard, QC, BA’68, LLB’71
For his transformative support of the Peter A. Allard School of Law, which has brought unprecedented benefits to students and faculty, both now and for generations to come.
Claudio I. Arato, BSc’89, BASc’91
For his enduring contributions to Chemical and Biological Engineering students, the UBC Faculty of Applied Science and the engineering community of British Columbia.
Jacob Austin, P.C., C.M., O.B.C., Q.C., BA’54, LLB’55, LLD (Hon)’11
For his long-standing commitment to Canada-China relations and his service to UBC’s Institute of Asian Research and UBC China Council.
Lawrence I. Bell, OBC, BA’61, LLD’04
For his service on the UBC Board of Governors and his contributions to public policy in British Columbia.
Daniel R. Bowditch, BASc’71
For his ongoing community service, passion for volunteerism and contributions to the electrical engineering profession in British Columbia.
W G. Burch, BASc’48
For his generous support of the university and his leadership within the province’s forestry community.
Peter Busby, CM, BArch’77
For his pioneering efforts in bringing sustainable design to the forefront of the practice of architecture.
Anthony C.B. Cheng, MD’67
For his tireless dedication to the growth of alumni engagement through the UBC Alumni Association Hong Kong, and his contributions as a member of the start an evolution campaign cabinet.
Ignatius K. Chong, BCom’82
For his philanthropic and volunteer leadership and long-standing dedication to the growth of the alumni community in Hong Kong.
Billy K. Chow, BSc’86, PhD’91
For his important contributions to the field of molecular endocrinology.
Wallace B. Chung, CM, OBC, OC, DSc’94
For his tremendous contributions to the UBC Library and passionate commitment to documenting BC history, ensuring the early Chinese experience stories are never forgotten.
Angela Crane, PhD’14
For her inspiring commitment to science-themed programming, education, and outreach.
Brenda Currie, DipDh’76, BDSc’04, MSc’07
For her dedication to oral cancer prevention in British Columbia.
Andre De Leebeeck, BASc’76
For his support and mentorship of Applied Science students and philanthropic leadership on behalf of the faculty.
Meeru Dhalwala, LLD’16
For her leadership of the Joy of Feeding international food festival and ongoing support of the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC.
Allan G. Doig, BA’73
For his contributions as a trustee of the UK Foundation of the University of British Columbia.
Catherine A. Ebbehoj, BSN’75, MSN’99
For her mentorship of generations of UBC nursing grads and service as a champion of UBC Nursing alumni.
Morna A. Edmundson, BMus’81
For her leadership and dedication to the choral music community in British Columbia, Canada, and internationally.
David K. Eto, BSc(Agr)’85
For his long service as a volunteer to the Faculty of Land and Food Systems and mentor in the Tri-mentorship program.
Dr. Jennifer L. Gardy, BSc’00
For her many contributions to UBC and the Faculty of Science, and her dedication to advancing science communication in Canada.
Paul L. Geyer, BASc’88
For his contributions to British Columbia’s medical device industry and his support of student awards in the Faculty of Applied Science.
Andrew Halper, LLB’81, BA’83
For his service as a trustee of the UK Foundation of the University of British Columbia and his contributions to the Allard School of Law.
Blake M. Hanna, MBA’82
For his long record of mentorship and community involvement at the Sauder School of Business; his significant contributions to the growth of alumni engagement at UBC; and his service as a member of the start an evolution campaign cabinet.
David F. Hardwick, MD’57, LLD’01
For his tremendous service to the Faculty of Medicine and his many contributions to medical education in British Columbia.
Dr. Ossama R. Hassanein, MASc’74, MBA’76
For his generous support and mentorship of entrepreneurs, his record of community service, and his many contributions to UBC.
David L. Hemerling, BSc’89, DMD’93
For his long-time service as a volunteer dentist and student mentor at UBC Dentistry’s community outreach dental clinics.
Frederick J. Hume, BCom’68
For his tireless contributions as UBC Athletics historian, sharing the story of the university’s athletics program.
Marietta E. Hurst, BA’57, MEd’82
For her contributions to UBC’s Language Sciences Initiative and dedication to literacy education.
Frank Iacobucci, QC, CC, BCom’61, LLB’62, LLD’89
For his contributions to the Allard School of Law and distinguished record of public service.
Nelson R. Jatel, BSc’98, MA’14
For his service to alumni UBC and his dedication to governance in the Okanagan.
Elizabeth A. Johnson-Lee, BSc’88, DMD’92
For her service as a UBC Dentistry volunteer, promoting dental outreach in marginalized or impoverished communities.
Satnam Lalli, BSc(Pharm)’80
For his significant community involvement through his pharmacies and his strong support of UBC’s Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Michelle S. Lee, BCom’92
For her contributions as a trustee of the UK Foundation of the University of British Columbia.
Peter P. Lee, BCom’89
For his significant contributions to building strong UBC and Sauder alumni communities in Hong Kong and across Asia.
Angelique O. Leung, BSc’84, DMD’88
For her support of the Faculty of Dentistry and her long record of service to the dental profession in British Columbia.
Joanna Leung, BCom’91
For her leadership and dedication to alumni UBC Hong Kong’s English Tutorial Program.
William H. Levine, BA’63
For his tremendous contributions to UBC as a major volunteer and a philanthropic leader who was pivotal in the fundraising for the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre.
Gerald L. Ma, BCom’90
For his generous contributions to UBC Sauder School of Business, the Faculty of Arts, and alumni UBC as a volunteer and a philanthropist.
Stephanie K. Ma, BSc ’00, MSc’03
For her influential research into the properties of cancer stem cells that has implications on our understanding of tumour growth.
Laura Mandelbaum, BA’08
For her volunteer service to alumni UBC and the community.
Rebecca L. Matts, BA’97
For her long record of service to both the UK Foundation of and the American Foundation for the University of British Columbia.
Ann McAfee, BA’62, MA’67, PhD’75
For her many contributions to UBC and her dedication to the advancement of the field of urban planning.
Jason D. McLean, BA’95, LLB’99
For his many contributions to UBC and his long record of community involvement.
R. Christine Melton, MD’77
For her dedication to the field of ophthalmology and her contributions to UBC, particularly to the Global Immersion Program at the Sauder School of Business, and as a volunteer during the start an evolution campaign.
Julia P. Montgomery, BA’57
For her long record of service to the UK Foundation of the University of British Columbia and her community involvement.
Sarah A. Morgan-Silvester, BCom’82
For her distinguished service as a two-term Chancellor of UBC and her volunteer and philanthropic leadership as a member of the start an evolution campaign cabinet.
Doug T. Nielsen, DMD’72
For his long record of leadership and mentorship establishing volunteer dental clinics in BC and internationally.
Aleksey Novicov, BASc’81
For his service to the American Foundation for UBC and the generous support he has shown to engineering students at UBC.
Dr. Peter H. Pearse, CM, BSF’56
For his distinguished record of service to UBC and his many contributions to conservation and environmental causes.
Marion L. Pearson, BSc(Pharm)’82, MA’08, PhD’14
For her many contributions to the UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences and her leadership of the Pharmaceutical Sciences alumni community.
Sherry L. Priebe, BDSc’03, MSc’09
For her many contributions to UBC Dentistry and her tireless efforts promoting dental hygiene and oral health.
Francis M.K. Pun, BASc’94
For his dedication and service as a member of the alumni UBC Hong Kong Leadership Council, the start an evolution campaign cabinet, and support of UBC Applied Science.
Bryce Rositch, BA’76, Barch’80
For his service to UBC and his many contributions to the architectural community in British Columbia.
Gerald R. Skinner, BA’65
For his record of service and leadership as trustee and Chair of the UK Foundation of the University of British Columbia.
Gregory E. Smallenberg, BLArch’88
For his contributions to the UBC Faculty of Applied Science and the leadership he has shown in the profession of landscape architecture.
Dr. Kenneth A. Spencer, BASc’67, PhD’72
For his long record of community involvement and philanthropic leadership.
Harold L. Steves, BSc(Agr)’63
For his long record of community involvement and his contributions to agricultural policy in British Columbia.
Anne M. Stewart, QC, BSc ’72, LLB’75
For her leadership and contributions to the legal profession in British Columbia.
David Sweet, OC, DMD’78
For his passion and dedication to dental education and his leadership in forensic odontology.
Beverley L. Tamboline, BA’53, MD’60
For her many contributions to UBC, the Faculty of Medicine, and Museum of Anthropology and her long record of community involvement.
Ali Tehrani, PhD’04
For his many contributions to the Faculty of Science and the bio-tech industry globally.
Sheldon Trainor-DeGirolamo, BCom’88
For his long service as a volunteer for and supporter of UBC and his contributions as a member of the start an evolution campaign cabinet.
Andrew H. Tsang, BSc’96, DMD’97
For his unwavering support of UBC Dentistry mission initiatives in Vietnam.
Leon Tuey, BEd(Sec)’64, and Joan Tuey, BEd(Elem)’63
For their philanthropic support of UBC and for enriching the lives of others in the Arts and Education.
Praveen K. Varshney, BCom’87
For his many contributions to UBC and the UBC Sauder School of Business and his long record of community involvement.
P. Joan Wasylik, BA’77
For her outstanding dedication to UBC and contribution to the alumni UBC‘s vision of realizing the promise of a global community.
Tim C. Watson, BASc’82
For his active support and advocacy of engineering education and programs at UBC.
Wayne B. White, BASc’67
For his philanthropic support and contributions to engineering at UBC.
William F. White, BASc’67
For his philanthropic support and contributions to engineering at UBC and higher education in Canada.
Carmen C. Wong, BSc’03
For her ground-breaking research dedicated to understanding the metabolic changes and molecular characteristics of liver cancer.
Dr. John G. Worrall, BSF’63
For his unwavering dedication to the Faculty of Forestry student experience and community.
Victor J. Yang, LLB’70, BCom’72
For his contributions as a Director of the Hong Kong Foundation of the University of British Columbia Limited and his generous support of and commitment to the Allard School of Law.
Ernest Yee, BA’83, MA’87
For his ongoing dedication to volunteerism in the community and longstanding service to UBC.
Joseph Yu, MBA’71
For his many contributions to UBC, particularly as a member of the start an evolution campaign cabinet, and his commitment to the growth of the alumni community in Hong Kong.