Honorary Lifetime Members | Back to Awards

2019—Susan Wertz
2012—Gene Williamson
2011—Gloria Snively
2010—Vicki Osis
Neal Maine
Craig MacGowan
Bill Austin

 

Organization Award | Back to Awards

This award is given to a non-profit or local/state/regional agency for leadership in marine and aquatic education.

2018—Haystack Rock Awareness Program
2016—Environmental Science Center
2014—Lester B. Pearson College of the Pacific
2013—Hatfield Marine Science Center (a note from HMSC)
2008—Marine Discovery Tours

Joy Tally President’s Award | Back to Awards

This award is given by the current NAME President to a deserving NAME member.

2020—Jennifer Magnusson
2019—Maile Sullivan
2018—Woody Moses
2017—Cathy Carolsfeld & Mary Holmes
2016—Suzi Wong Swint
2015—Amy Sprenger
2014—Rob Coats
2013—Sheila Byers
2012—Robin Dublin
2011—Jennifer Magnusson, Bill Hastie
2010—Fawn Custer, Joy Tally
2009—Orlay Johnson
2008—Linda Maxson
2007—Fawn Custer
2006—Bill Hastie
2005—Kathleen Heidenreich
2003—Vicki Osis
2002—Karen Williams-Clarkson
1999—Alan Rammer
1998—Kathleen Heidenreich, Veronique Robigou

Outstanding Marine/Aquatic Educator | Back to Awards

For effective and innovative classroom teaching at any grade level, or distinguished performance in marine/aquatic education by professionals who are not classroom teachers. (Only NAME members are eligible)

2019—John Hunter, Cathy Carolsfeld
2018—Maile Sullivan, Molly Sultany
2017—Fawn Custer
2016—Janice Mathisen, Rus Higley
2014—Leihla Scharlau, Cait Goodwin
2013—Anne Stewart
2012—Bill Hanshumaker, Ingrid Olsen
2011—Patrick Willis, Sean Rowe
2010—Giovannina Souers
2009—Susan Bullerdick
2008—Woody Moses, Padilla Bay Marine Educators
2007—Rob Coats
2006—Cory Samia, Karen Williams-Clarkson
2005—Margy Ransford, Jesica Haxel
2004—Sue Japhet, Patty Bowers
2003—Vivienne Torgeson, Jamie Fereday
2002—Bill Hastie
2000—Suzi Wong Swint
1999—Cedar Wells
1997—Bill Austin, Claudia Ingham

Please join us on Saturday, February 20 for our Mid-winter Board Meeting!

Our Mid-winter Board Meeting is a chance for us to check in with the NAME board, share what NAME has been up to in the last few months, and plan out the rest of our year. We will be discussing our upcoming NAME/CaNOE virtual conference, as well as our plans to host a national conference in Bellingham, WA in 2023!

Saturday, February 20
3:00-6:00pm PST
Location: Online via Zoom

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Please take a moment to review the minutes from last year’s meeting, linked below.

2020 Summer Board Meeting Minutes – DRAFT

Please join us on Sunday, December 13 for our NAME-BC Annual General Meeting!

Our Annual General Meeting is a chance for us to get together and celebrate everything that NAME-BC has been up to in the last year, plan out an exciting new year, and elect/re-elect our Executive Board. Our board consists of President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and five Directors. If anyone has a nomination in mind (either themselves or someone else who is willing to stand) for any of the positions, please send names to us ahead of time at bc@pacname.org.

Sunday, December 13
AGM 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Executive 2:00-3:00pm
Location: Online via Zoom

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Here are the Agendas for the AGM and Executive Meetings. Everyone is welcome to come for one or both meetings!

2020 AGM Agenda

2020 Executive Meeting Agenda

Please take a moment to review the minutes from last year’s meetings, linked below. In an effort to save paper, we will not be printing out copies of the minutes for the meeting, but they will be available to view electronically.

2019 NAME-BC AGM Minutes – DRAFT

2019 NAME-BC Executive Meeting Minutes – DRAFT

Please join us for our NAME Virtual AGM and Social on Thursday, August 20, 2020 5:00-6:00 pm PDT. We will start with a short business meeting from 5:00 to 5:30, during which we will share what NAME has been up to over the past year and what we’ve got planned for the next one. We will present the election results and welcome our new board members, and our outgoing President, Cathy Carolsfeld, will present this year’s president’s award. We will keep the Zoom room open after the meeting for a bit of a social time for anyone who would like to stay and visit! Come and catch up with your PNW friends and colleagues!

If you haven’t voted yet, there’s still time! If you are a current NAME member, you should have received an email ballot from info@pacname.org via SurveyMonkey. Please let us know if you can’t find it!

We’re looking forward seeing you on August 20th at 5 pm!

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Passcode: 398658

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Please join us on Sunday, December 8 for our NAME-BC Annual General Meeting!

Our Annual General Meeting is a chance for us to get together and celebrate everything that NAME-BC has been up to in the last year, plan out an exciting new year, and elect/re-elect our Executive Board. Our board consists of two Co-Chairs, Secretary, Treasurer, and five Directors. If anyone has a nomination in mind (either themselves or someone else who is willing to stand) for any of the positions, please send names to us ahead of time at bc@pacname.org.

Sunday, December 8
AGM 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Executive 2:00-3:00pm
Location: 419 Henry Street, Victoria V9A 3J3

Please join us on Sunday, December 16 for our NAME-BC Annual General Meeting, followed by Blue Drinks at Victoria Distillers!

Our Annual General Meeting is a chance for us to get together and celebrate everything that NAME-BC has been up to in the last year, plan out an exciting new year, and elect/re-elect our Executive Board. Our board consists of two Co-Chairs, Secretary, Treasurer, and five Directors. If anyone has a nomination in mind (either themselves or someone else who is willing to stand) for any of the positions, please send names to us ahead of time at bc@pacname.org.

Date: December 16, 2018
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Place: Sidney All Care Residence (2269 Mills Road, Sidney, BC)


Blue Drinks is a casual afternoon of networking and socializing with old friends and new, hosted by NAME-BC and CaNOE, the Canadian Network for Ocean Education! We have booked space for the afternoon at Victoria Distillers beginning at 3:30 pm. We will provide appetizers, and drinks will be available for purchase from the Distillers. Feel free to bring a friend and introduce them to our amazing group of educators!

Date: December 16, 2018
Time: 3:30 onward
Place: Victoria Distillers (9891 Seaport Pl, Sidney, BC)

Please let us know if you will be able to join us for either or both of these events, so we can make sure to have enough food available!

RSVP for the AGM and/or Blue Drinks here!

The 2017 NAME-BC AGM is scheduled for Sunday, December 10, 2017 at the Mary Winspear Centre in Sidney from 12:30 – 3:30 pm. Come on out and see what NAME-BC has been up to and join the conversation!