SAC’s 25th Anniversary Celebrations – RecapOctober 23, 2017
On September 28, the Surety Association of Canada celebrated its 25th anniversary in Toronto at the Royal York Hotel. More than 350 people came to celebrate this milestone in the Association’s history. At the gala dinner, SAC recognized the 2017 ACSB graduates and presented the President’s Award and the Steward of Suretyship Award.
The President’s Award – Ray Bassett, Travelers Canada
This award is presented annually by the Association’s staff to the individual(s) who best demonstrate exemplary volunteer service. To read about Ray’s contributions, please visit our website.
Steward of Suretyship – Pierre Lemoyne, RSA Insurance Company of Canada
The Steward of Suretyship Award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the surety profession over the course of their career. The Steward of Suretyship Award is only presented when a candidate who merits its receipt is brought forward for consideration. A candidate must demonstrate the following characteristics:
• High ethical standards.
• Well-respected by clients, peers, competitors and partners.
• Recognized as a true professional.
• Successful in the conduct of their business.
• Ability to look beyond their own success by participating in the development of the surety industry through active involvement in industry issues and support of the activities of the Surety Association of Canada.
To read about Pierre’s contributions and service to the industry, please visit our website.
Congratulations to the following individuals who received their ACSB designation over the past year:
Lukas Gudelj Intact Insurance
Mark Dunn Regional Municipality of York
Mark Dunstan Aon Canada
Ashley Farris BFL Canada Insurance Services Inc.
Andrea Grieves Sovereign General Insurance
Maya Hari Intact Insurance
Blaine Hutton Liberty International Underwriters
Gaurav Kapoor Marsh Canada
Marisa Medeiros Intact Insurance
Brittany Nicolas Aon Canada
Jennifer Paranuik Intact Insurance
Sarika Patrao Aon Insurance
Shannon Simpson Lloyd Sadd Insurance
Jeremy Sztuka Intact Insurance
Anthony Jason Winters PL&B Insurance
Dawnie Wong Toole Peet & Co. Limited
Congratulations to Ray, Pierre and the ACSB graduates and a BIG thank you to the 2017 sponsors and all members who came out and supported the Association on September 28 and made the 25th anniversary celebrations such a success!