Recognition and Awards

The British Columbia Institute of Agrologists recognizes BCIA members and others who have made outstanding contributions to the field of agrology. The awards are presented annually at the Institute's Annual General Meeting and Conference.  BCIA also supports UBC students and local youth interested in the sciences. See Scholarships and Awards 

2017 BCIA Award Recipients

Congratulations to the following recipients, awarded at the BCIA Conference & AGM in Abbotsford, May 2017.

Mentor of the Year for 2016

Awarded to  Victor Martens, P.Ag.

25 Year Pin Recipients (attending the Conference)

Gary Tipper, P.Ag. and Ken Bell, P.Ag.

Agrologist of the Year for 2017

No nominations were received by the deadline date of January 15th, 2017.

BCIA awards may be presented in the following categories:

Agrologist of the Year

Purpose
To recognize and pay tribute to an Agrologist who has made a significant contribution to British Columbia agriculture, natural resource and environmental science.  Nomination guidelines for Agrologist of the YearPast recipients of this award.

Mentor of the Year

Purpose

To recognize and pay tribute to a member of the British Columbia Institute of Agrologists who espouses the values of being a BCIA mentor. Would be a member of the Branch hosting that years BCIA Conference & AGM. Nomination guidelines for Mentor of the Year.  Past recipients of this award.

Distiguished Professional Agrologist Award

Purpose
Council may award a member for meritorious service to the BCIA over the recipients career.  Past recipients of this award.

Honorary Agrologist Award

Purpose

Council may award honorary registration, for life or such shorter time as council may determine, to any person who has made a substantial contribution to the profession of agrology or to the management, use, and conservation of British Columbia’s natural resources.  Past recipients of this award.

BCIA Recognition Award

Purpose
To recognize and pay tribute to a member of the British Columbia Institute of Agrologists who has demonstrated exemplary service to BCIA. This award is currently not active.  Past recipients of this award.