First Annual Award

Frontline Winners


CHHA HSK/EVS Frontline Award of Excellence

2021 Award Winners

Bernedetta Czenczek - Royal Victoria Health Centre, Barrie
Christine Venable - North Bay Regional Health Centre
Amanda Stiber - Lakeridge Health Ajax
Ginette Girard - Foyer des Pionniers Hearst
Brad Kelly - Fairhaven Long Term Care, Peterborough
Boguslawa-Kijak - Runnymede Health Centre Toronto
Rita McIntyre - Finlandia Village, Sudbury
Karen St.-Jacques - Espanola Regional Hospital and Health Centre
Nancy Pletsch, with Superviosr Glennda Kaufmann, Peoplecare, Tavistock
Rod Way, Dir EVS, Sim Thong, Housekeeper, Carolyn Herfkens Glebe Centre, Ottawa
Lori Barrett - Guelph General Hospital with Pauline Douglas from Diversey
Terra Robillard Winner, awarded by Carey Duncan, Director of LTC, Lanark Lodge, Perth
Debbie Conroy EVS Hospitality Associate Markham Stouffville Hospital
Brian Taylor-EVS Manager, Robert Scott-Adm, Arlina Martinez-HSK EVS, Claudia Assenza

Our First Annual Award of Excellence was a huge success! We received forty-one nominations and thirty-five met the criteria. Our Affiliate Partners and CHHA donated 16 gifts, valued at over $3,000.00! All of the nominations that met the criteria were placed into a random draw for prizes. Thanks again to all of our Affiliate Partners for your generous donations!

Congratulations to all the Winners!!!

  • Amanda Chin-Bulkley Valley District Hospital, Smithers, BC
  • Amanda Stiber-Lakeridge Health, Ajax (Nilfisk)
  • Arlina Martinez-Downsview LTCC, Toronto (3M)
  • Bernadetta Czenczek-Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie (Veritiv)
  • Boguslawa Kijak-Runnymede Healthcare Centre, Toronto (Nacecare)
  • Brad Kelly-Fairhaven Home, Peterborough (Clorox)
  • Cecilia Flores-Cheltenham Care Facility Sienna Living, Toronto
  • Christine Nagel-Hilltop Manor PeopleCare, Cambridge
  • Christine Venable-North Bay Regional Health Centre, North Bay (CHHA)
  • Debbie Conroy-Uxbridge Hospital, Oak Valley (Stericycle)
  • Denise Gemin-Guelph General Hospital, Guelph
  • Ginette Girrard-Foyer des Pionniers, Hearst (Nilfisk)
  • Gokhan Pakiz-CHEO, Ottawa
  • Goran Babic-Guelph General Hospital, Guelph
  • Jenn Talbot-Guelph General Hospital, Guelph
  • Karen St. Jacques-Espanola Regional Hospital & Health Centre, Espanola (CHHA)
  • Kathleen Thomson-Hamilton Health Sciences, Grimsby (MIP)
  • Kelley Hellewell-Guelph General Hospital, Guelph
  • Lisa Gostlin-Guelph General Hospital, Guelph
  • Lori Barrett-Guelph General Hospital, Guelph (Diversey)
  • Lujlete Fazuli-Shalom Village, Hamilton
  • Maria Medeiros-Chartwell Waterford LTC, Oakville
  • Myrna Almazan-Cheltenham Care Facility Sienna Living, Toronto (MIP)
  • Nancy Pletsch-PeopleCare, Tavistock (Vileda)
  • Rita McIntyre-Finlandia Village, Sudbury (Daniels)
  • Sandy Thompson-Hotel Dieu Shaver, St. Catherines
  • Sarah Masales-Guelph General Hospital, Guelph
  • Serafina Medieros-Chartwell Willowgrove LTC, Ancaster
  • Shahid Yasin-Perley & Rideau Veteran’s’ Health Centre, Ottawa
  • Sherry Keane-Guelph General Hospital, Guelph
  • Shiela Tipton-Chartwell, Aurora
  • Sim Thong-The Glebe Centre, Ottawa (Intersteam Technologies)
  • Smilja Sekulic-Guelph General Hospital, Guelph
  • Terra Robillard-Lanark Lodge, Perth (Busch Systems)
  • Tyler Hale-Guelph General Hospital, Guelph

Feedback from Manager/Supervisors

  • Wow!  We are so excited for her, well deserved!
  • We presented xxx with his award today. He did not know that he had been nominated and was so surprised and thankful for this award.
  • We are so pleased to have xxx highlighted in this way.  Thanks for the recognition and the gift!
  • Thank You So Much! She Was Really Surprised.
  • Awesome thank you so much. 
  • Thank you, Wendy and Team, on behalf of all the housekeeping team at Runnymede!
  • Thank you very much for this fantastic initiative. We actually started back for the first time in decades to celebrate housekeeping week. This is just the icing on the cake!!
  • Wow! Great news! This is so awesome.
  • Thank you, Wendy and Team. This is an exceptional idea implemented first time this year. That is great news for all of us and especially for the nominated staff. It will become a positive reinforcement for all housekeeping staff to continue to provide best service to our patient population.
  • A huge shout out to everyone involved in putting this together.  Thank you.
  • Thank you so much. She will be pleased. 

Many thanks to our Affiliate Partners for providing all the amazing gifts for this award, and for their ongoing support of CHHA!!

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