HAFA/HFTM Alumni Award Winners

George D. Bedell Alumni Award

This prestigious award has been revived to honour distinguished alumni of The School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management who have consistently shown professionalism, outstanding achievement and personal contribution to the school and to the field.   The recipient served as an inspiration to the industry as well as the school and its communities.

  • 2017 Winner - Jeff Dover, HAFA '89
  • 2016 Winner - Heidi Wilker, HAFA '76
  • 2015 Winner - Joanne Gellatly, MBA '02
  • 2014 Winner - Martin Stitt, HAFA '87, MBA '10
  • 2013 Winner - David Larone, HAFA '75
  • 2012 Winner - Geoff Wilson, FACS HAFA BComm '76

Leadership/Entrepreneurial Alumni Award

This award identifies alumni who have demonstrated success within the diverse world of hospitality and tourism. The recipient has displayed excellence, innovation and leadership in his or her field and continues to contribute both to the school and the industry in years ahead. 

  • 2017 Winner - David Humphrey, HTM'11
  • 2016 Winner - Paul Henderson
  • 2015 Winner - Matt Cornell, HAFA '04
  • 2014 Winner - Jeff Hyslop, B.Comm. '04
  • 2013 Winner - Darcy MacDonell, CME BComm '02, MA '10
  • 2012 Winner - Frank and Elizabeth Ihrig, FACS HAFA BComm, '06

Leader of Tomorrow Award

The Leader of Tomorrow Award recognizes a recent graduate who embodies the culture of the industry and the school.  The recipient displays outstanding potential in his or her attitude and passion for the industry and will have a bright and shining future ahead.  Recipients have acted as an ambassador for the school and are eager to continue their participation with students and alumni as they grow their career. 

  • 2017 Winner - Duncan Chiu, HTM'13
  • 2016 Winner - Vicki Ly
  • 2015 Winner - Iris Lam, HAFA Co-op '08
  • 2014 Winner - Sam Prentice, HTM '12
  • 2013 Winner - Becky Campbell, HTM '09
  • 2012 Winner - Adrian Niman, HTM '07 and Jody Chrobak, HTM '06
 

Celebrating Traditions at the Cannon