About Security Director of the Year
The Security Director of the Year award program, now in its 18th year, recognizes outstanding leaders in corporate security.
Past winners have included security leaders in banking, airports, municipal government, education, health care, retail and more.
If you know a senior security leader employed in an end-user environment, consider nominating them for Security Director of the Year. Judges look for qualities including leadership, project management, problem-solving, mentorship and volunteerism.
The winner will be featured in the fall issue of Canadian Security. The deadline for entries is Aug. 4, 2023. The winner should be available for interviews on short notice upon contest closing. Nominations are accepted at the discretion of Canadian Security.
Please complete the following information to submit your nomination for Security Director of the Year. The more information you are able to supply, the easier it will be for judges to consider the nomination fully. If you have any questions regarding the nomination process, please contact Neil Sutton (email@example.com). The winning nominee will be featured in the Fall issue of Canadian Security. The deadline for entries is Aug. 4, 2023. Nominations are accepted at the discretion of Canadian Security.
Nominations are now closed.
2022: David Sulston
2021: Lina Tsakiris
2020: Harold Wax
2019: Robert Kilfoyle
2018: Silvia Fraser
2017: James Armstrong
2016: Patricia Patton
2015: Todd Milne
2014: Tom Rousseau
2013: Sean Sportun
2012: Carol Osler
2011: Thomas Gerstenecker
2010: Don MacAlister
2009: Ric Handren
2008: Dwaine Nichol
2007: Dave Tyson
2006: Gene McLean
Martin Deslaurier, Providis Services Conseils
Rowan Hamilton, Commissionaires Great Lakes
Agnes Pieno-Ganthier, Amazon Canada
Ken Doige, ESRM Solutions
Roxanne Krause, CN Tower
Danielle Weddepohl, Sheridan College