Janice has been nominated for her community work over the past 14 years and has been recognized with a wide range of prestigious awards.
2014 – Nominated by the Pembina Trails School Division Board of Trustees, Janice received this award for her exemplary service and outstanding achievement, innovative thinking, personal initiative, and lasting and pervasive impact in the field of public education.
“Janice has the ability to translate a vision into reality – and the tenacity that keeps the team on target.”David Kaisaris
“Janice is one of the only people I know who has been asked by all three Provincial political parties to represent them in the St. Norbert area – obviously they all understand she is a community leader who can get things done.”Bob Roehle
2012 – Janice received this award for her unique contributions to the development of others in our community – in the category of Wellness,
Healthy Living and Recreation.
“This ability of taking an idea and getting it on the ground is a rare quality that sets Janice apart. Without people like Janice, good ideas simply remain good ideas.”Paul Jordan
2012 – Janice received this award for her outstanding commitment and work in developing Active and Safe Routes to School in her community.
2014 – Janice secured the funding and coordinated the redevelopment of École St. Avila’s school ground bio retention project. The project was recognized by the Province of Manitoba in the Sustainability in Water and Natural Area Stewardship category as a natural drainage system to manage storm water runoff.
2013 – Under Janice’s leadership, the redevelopment of École St. Avila’s school ground was recognized by Staples Canada as one of Canada’s top 10 Environmentally Responsible School Grounds.
2013 – Janice secured funding and initiated the development of “Water on the Land,” a bilingual sustainable guide to storm water management, that will be used by schools and community groups throughout Manitoba.