The Master Communicator designation is IABC Canada’s highest honour recognizing outstanding Canadian communicators whose work has brought credit to IABC, the profession, their organization or clients, and whose contributions have raised the standards of organizational communication in Canada.
To be considered, a nominee must be an Accredited Business Communicator (ABC). Any Canadian ABC can be considered except members who:
- Currently serve on a regional board, and/or
- Have served on IABC’s international executive board within the past two years, including regional chairs, directors-at-large and officers of IABC
Six Master Communicators, including representatives from Canada’s two regions, make up the selection committee.
All nominees must demonstrate how they fulfil the following:
- Contribution to the communication profession
- Communication career achievement
- Authorship, speaking and lecturing
- Contributions to IABC
How to Nominate
First, read Tips on How to Prepare a Master Communicator Nomination ( 78.5KB PDF).
- Members must be nominated by three IABC members.
- The nominee must review the nomination materials and sign the nomination form.
- Find all details for how to nominate, including forms, on the Canada Western Region site.
Deadline for nominations is usually in August.
Our Chapter’s Master Communicators
- Karen J. Lee, ABC, MC
- Elise Roaf, ABC, MC
- Peter Roaf, ABC, MC
- Ron Shewchuk, ABC, MC
- Basil Skodyn, ABC, MC
- Jennifer Wah, ABC, MC
- Tudor Williams, ABC, MC, IABC Fellow (Deceased)
- Laurie Dawkins, ABC, MC