Honours and Awards

The BC Institute of Agrologists recognizes Registrants who have made outstanding contributions to the field of agrology and the organization. The awards are presented at the provincial AGM. 

  • Agrologist of the Year 2021 was not awarded as no nominations were received by the deadline.  
  • Mentor of the Year 2021 was awarded to Geoff Hughes-Games, PAg; nominated by Amy Sigsworth, AAg and Trish Hanuszak, AAg

Consider a nomination prior to the March 1st deadline

  • Agrologist of the Year - the Agrologist of the Year award may be presented to an active Professional Agrologist (PAg) or Technical Agrologist (TAg) who has made a significant contribution to British Columbia's agricultural, natural resources or environmental science sectors.  Past Recipients 

Send Agrologist of the Year nominations to nominations@email.bcia.com by March 1st, 11:59 pm

  • Mentor of the Year - the Mentor of the Year award may be presented to an active Professional Agrologist (PAg) or Technical Agrologist (TAg) who epitomizes the values and leadership of a mentor.  Past Recipients 

Send Mentor of the Year nominations to nominations@email.bcia.comby March 1st 11:59 pm 

  • Honourary Agrologist - as determined by Council, the Honourary Agrologist award may be presented to any person who has made a substantial contribution to the profession of agrology or the management, use, and conservation of British Columbia's natural resources. Honourary registration is for life or such time as Council may determine.  Past Recipients

  • Distinguished Professional Agrologist - the Distinguished Professional Agrologist award may be presented to an active Professional Agrologist (PAg) for meritorious service to the BCIA over the recipient's career. This award is not active. Past Recipients

  • BCIA Recognition - the BCIA Recognition award may be presented to a BCIA Registrant who has demonstrated exemplary service to BCIA. This award is not active.  Past Recipients