Security Director of the Year

The Canadian Security Director of the Year award, sponsored by Anixter Canada, is awarded each fall to a senior security director or manager who has demonstrated leadership and achievement in the industry. Nominations for 2017 are now OPEN. To nominate a security director, please complete a nomination form.

When considering your nomination, please adhere to all requirements listed in the form. The deadline for nominations is July 28, so please don't delay. If you have any questions about the nomination criteria or judging process, please contact Canadian Security magazine editor This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Past winners

2016 Patricia Patton, Director, Security and Operations, University of Regina


2015 Todd Milne, Director of Security Operations, University Health Network


2014 Tom Rousseau, associate vice-president, corporate security, Canadian Tire

SDOTY 2014

2013 Sean Sportun, manager of security and loss prevention,

Mac’s Convenience Stores, Central Canada



2012 Carol Osler, senior vice-president, global security and investigations, TD Bank Group


2010 Don MacAlister, Fraser Health

2009 Ric Handren, Royal Bank of Canada

Judging Panel

Jason Caissie
Profile Group

Jason Caissie
Profile Group

Ken Close
Trillium Health Partners

Ashley Cooper
Paladin Security

David Hyde
Hyde & Assoc.

Sherri Ireland
Security Exclusive

Mark LaLonde
Simon Fraser University

Bill McQuade
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Carol Osler
TD Bank

Theresa Rowsell
Kit and Ace

Tim Saunders

Sean Sportun
Mac’s Convenience Stores

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