Sunday, September 20, 2015

Seeking nominations - 2015 Award

The PEI Association of Planners is now seeking nominations for the 2015 Pinchuk Community Builder Award.

The Murray Pinchuk Community Builder Award is an award offered by the PEI Association of Planners to recognize an individual, group or organization that has, through their outstanding volunteerism or exemplary action, demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to making their Prince Edward Island community a better place today and for the future in a way that touches on either the built or natural environment.

This may include life-long service, excellence in site design, innovative or accessible planning method or technique, promoting land use planning in their community, or any other exemplary achievement enhancing the interaction between people and their environment.

The Pinchuk Community Builder Award recognizes the highest standard of community building excellence in the public and private realms. The award will be presented on November 8th, World Town Planning Day.


Individuals, groups or organizations may be nominated by members of the PEI Association of Planners or the public.

To nominate a candidate, the nominator should complete a nomination form describing the efforts and achievements of the nominee. Self-nominations are permitted.


Recipients will be selected by the Association. Nominations shall be valid for one year after submission, during which time the nominee may be selected to be recognized. The award recipient will be presented with a certificate from PEI Association of Planners.


Eligible nominees may include:

  1. Individuals, or nonprofit or charitable organizations, implementing projects and programs within PEI that contribute towards the building of more complete communities.
  2. Municipalities that have taken extra steps to promote planning excellence in their community.
  3. Developers or private sector organizations that have promoted design or community integration through their projects.

Individuals must have demonstrated community involvement for a minimum of 2 years.

Completed nomination forms (link) must be received by October 1. Questions can be sent to the PEI Association of Planners.