T. Geoffrey Flynn Advancement Champion Award

This award, established in May 2003, honours T. Geoffrey Flynn, Professor Emeritus and friend of Advancement. Through his work in strengthening the essential link between academic priorities and those who seek to support them through philanthropy he has been a champion of advancement work at Queen's.

The T. Geoffrey Flynn Advancement Champion Award is presented annually to a member of the Queen's community who has made a significant contribution to linking Queen's University's advancement activities with research and teaching excellence at Queen's. Contributions might include outstanding effort, organization, and results as an Advancement "champion," playing a strong leadership role in integrating the role of Advancement within a faculty, school, department, unit, or volunteer organization, becoming involved in Advancement work in addition to their duties, or assisting Advancement in a superlative way.

All members of the Queen’s community are eligible, including faculty, and staff, with the exception of individuals who are part of the Office of Advancement.

Know someone who deserves to be nominated?  Please contact Peggy Shanks, to request a nomination form.

Year Awarded Award Recipient Department/Faculty
2023 Rebecca Coupland, Anne Martineua, Kathleen Julien-Michels, Amanda Fulker, Khadija Merchant, Patricia Ballenas, Chelsea Cusack, Karen Logan, Terri Flindall, Chelsey Sisson, Lon Knox, Melissa Seal, David Bruce, Carolyn Heald, Jordan Phoenix, Aurora Drummond University Secretariat and Legal Counsel
2022 Patrick Legresley Executive Director of Finance, Smith School of Business
2021 John Witjes Facilities
2020 Lana Unsworth Athletics & Recreation
2017 Dr. Jean Hutchinson Geological Sciences & Geological Engineering
2016 Ellie Sadinsky Office of the Vice-Provost & Dean of Student Affairs
2015 Teresa Alm University Registrar, Student Awards
2014 Leslie Dal Cin Athletics & Recreation
2013 Dr. Robert Reid Obstetrics & Gynaecology & Head of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology
2011 Dr. Peter Taylor Mathematics & Statistics, Biology, and Faculty of Education
2010 Dr. Alistair MacLean Dean of the Faculty of Arts & Science and Department of Psychology
2007 Dr. John P. Smol Department of Biology, Canada Research Chair in Environmental Change
2006 Dr. James G. MacKinnon Department of Economics, Sir Edward Peacock Professor of Econometrics
2005 Dr. Tom Harris Dean of Applied Science
2004 Dr. Raleigh J. Robertson Biology
2003 Dr. H. E. A. (Eddy) Campbell Mathematics & Statistics