Recognizing Outstanding Organizations and People in Housing
Homeward Trust’s annual ROOPH Awards recognizes outstanding organizations and people in the housing sector and our community. The luncheon celebrates outstanding individuals, organizations and businesses making an impact and working to address affordable housing and homelessness initiatives in Edmonton and area.
Community nominations for the ROOPH Awards are essential to making sure the amazing people in the housing sector are being recognized for the important work that they do for our community.
Up to 5 awards will be presented for work in done in the Edmonton region.
Homeward Trust is proud to announce the finalists for the 2016 ROOPH Awards:
• Lynn Hannley, The Communitas Group
• Gail Haynes, Housing Services, Canadian Mental Health Association Edmonton
• Hilda Francis, Boyle Street Community Services
• Ashley Caldwell, Property Manager, Fireside Property Group
• Ottewell Terrace Project, Rockliff Pierzchajlo Architects & Planners, GEF Seniors Housing, Primrose Place Family Centre
• Inner City Health and Wellness Program, Royal Alexandra Hospital
• Youth Empowerment and Support Services
• Outreach Housing Team, Bissell Centre
• Alberta Network of Public Housing Agencies
• Fireside Property Group
Congrats to all the nominees!
Thursday, March 10,2016
Shaw Conference Centre
Tickets on sale here!
The 2016 ROOPH Awards nominations are now closed.
For information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Deborah at firstname.lastname@example.org or 780-944-2979.
Larry Shaben Award for Outstanding Leadership in the Housing Sector
This award recognizes individuals who are highly committed to working in the housing sector, who promote or develop housing or related services and who are passionate about what they do. This award is named in memory of Larry Shaben, a former member of the legislative assembly, the provincial cabinet and a long-time housing advocate.
Larry Shaben Award for Outstanding Leadership in the Housing Sector Past Recipients
2015 - Deb Cautley, Youth Empowerment & Support Services
2014 - Stephen Mandel, Former Mayor, City of Edmonton
2013 - Franco Savoia, YMCA of Northern Alberta
2012 - Alfred Nikolai, Habitat for Humanity Edmonton
2011 - Hope Hunter, Edmonton Coalition on Housing and Homelessness
2010 - Jim Gurnett, Edmonton Coalition on Housing and Homelessness
2009 - Linda Hughes, Edmonton Committee to End Homelessness
Outstanding Leadership in the Housing Sector Award
2008 - Murray Soroka, Jasper Place Health and Wellness Centre
2007 - George Kelly, Edmonton Inner City Housing Society
2006 - Kent Fletcher, Capital Region Housing Corporation
Past ROOPH Award Recipients
2015 ROOPH Award Recipients
Angela Rozycki, Grade 6 Teacher, Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Brentwood Family Housing & Terra Centre
Nor’Ali McDaniel, Housing Outreach Community of Practice
Partnerships for Success
2014 - Linda Hut, City Hall School
2013 - City Wide Street Outreach Team
2012 - Shaw Conference Centre
2011 - Boardwalk Rental Communities
2010 - Edmonton Youth Council Sub-Committee on Homelessness
2009 - Housing Support Services HUB, Kourch Chan
2008 - Vinterra Properties Inc. Arnie Gable
2007 - Concept Developments Ltd. And the Umisk Affordable Housing Society
2006 - The Home Program
Excellence in Building Design
2014 - Parkdale Residential Project, CRHC
2013 - WINGS of Providence, The House Next Door
2012 - Integrated Management and Realty Ltd. Canora Place
2011 - ArtsHub 118
2010 - HIP Architects
2008 - Italian Village - Pino Brothers Affordable Housing
2007 - L'Arche Ted Bradshaw House
2006 - Cunningham Place, Native Counselling Services of Alberta
Exceptional Volunteerism in the Housing Sector
2014 - Miles Kohan and Ann Kaul, Kohan Foundation
2013 - Homefest Concert
2012 - Les Umperville
2011 - Orest Myckan (Individual) and No Room in the Inn (group)
2010 - Direct Energy
2009 - Katie Lambert
2008 - Don Neufeld, Habitat for Humanity
2007 - L'arche Association of Edmonton Planning Committee
2006 - Bob McKeon, Edmonton Inner City Housing Society
Outstanding Service for the Aboriginal Community
2014 - Colleen Mustus, Nikihk Aboriginal Housing
2013 - Habitat for Humanity Edmonton
2012 - Elsey Gauthier
2011 - Cheryl Whiskeyjack
2010 - Ed Lavallee
2009 - Faye Dewar
2008 - Marg Milicevic, Native Counselling Services of Alberta
2007 - Jennifer Hunter, Boyle Street Community Services
2006 - Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society
2012 - Former Alberta Premier Ed Stelmach received a Special Recognition Award for Leadership towards Ending Homelessness.
2008 - Reginald Appleyard received a Special Recognition Award for his contributions to public housing initiatives through his work with the Meadowcroft Housing Society.