Call for Nominations AMS/John Hodgson Award of Excellence in Charity and Not-for-Profit Law

  • January 13, 2016

About the Award

OBA in conjunction with Associated Medical Services Incorporated (AMS) created the AMS/John Hodgson Award to recognize John Hodgson's long standing contribution to AMS and the charitable community. This Award recognizes exceptional contribution and/or achievement by members of OBA in the following areas: development of the law, which is integral to the governance and accountability in the voluntary sector; enhancement of the practice of law in the charity arena; and leadership and service in the charitable sector, Charity and Not-for-Profit Law Section, government, Law Society of Upper Canada and OBA, exemplifying individual lawyers and legal advisors to the voluntary sector.


Any individual who is a member of the OBA in good standing. (Eligible candidates cannot be members of the current Executive.)


The award will be presented at a dinner program of the Charity and Not-for-Profit Law Section on June 2, 2016.

Nomination Procedure

Any member of the OBA in good standing is eligible to nominate a candidate by submission in writing, together with curriculum vitae outlining the nominee's qualifications. The Executive Committee has approved a Nominations Committee to provide recommendations. The Nominator must indicate that the candidate has been advised of the nomination prior to the nomination deadline and consents to the nomination or explain why this is not the case.

Deadline for Applications

Nomination Form

Please send your nomination together with a detailed letter of recommendation with supporting reasons by March 31, 2016 to:

Amy Buchanan
Coordinator, Municipal Law Section
Ontario Bar Association
300-20 Toronto St.
Toronto, ON M5C 2B8
Phone: (800) 668-8900 or (416) 869-1047 x 328
Fax: (416) 869 - 1390