University Secretariat and Legal Counsel

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Distinguished Service Awards

Queen’s faculty, staff, students, retirees, members (elected, appointed, ex officio or honorary) of the Council, the Queen's Alumni Association,and the Board of Trustees are invited to nominate candidates for a Queen’s Distinguished Service Award. Inaugurated by the University Council in 1974, this award recognizes individuals who have made the University a better place through their extraordinary contributions. 

Please contact the University Secretariat at or 613-533-6095 if you have questions about the Distinguished Service Award or the nomination process.  

Congratulations to the 2019 Distinguished Service Award winners: Susan Blake, Yolande Chan, Merv Daub, Tom Harris, Janean Sergeant, and Chris Tabor! Recipients will be presented with their awards on Friday, November 1st, 2019. More information regarding registration for this event will be posted when available. 

Photo of 2018 DSA Recipients

2018 Distinguished Service Award Recipients (L-R: Chancellor Jim Leech, Brian Osborne, Teresa Alm, Audrey Hunt, John Fisher, Keith Banting, Sarah Jane Dumbrille) Photo by: Garrett Elliott


Nomination Form (PDF*, 28 KB)


*PDF files can be viewed using Adobe Reader.