The Outstanding Townshippers award recognizes the dedication, generosity, and talent of people and groups who are contributing positively to the English-speaking community in the Eastern Townships! Thanks to community members, like you, who take the opportunity to submit a nomination, these unsung heroes can be celebrated for their efforts.

Nominations for this annual award are accepted all year long; the 23rd Outstanding Townshippers award will be presented at a later date to be announced.

Nominations received after June 17 will be considered for the 2023 awards.


To nominate someone for an award: download the Nomination Form , and send the completed form and required documents, to:

Outstanding Townshippers Award
c/o Townshippers’ Association
3355 College Street
Sherbrooke, QC J1M 0B8

Before submitting your nomination please be sure it contains the following four elements:

  1. Your name and contact information;
  2. An endorsement letter from someone supporting your nomination, along with that person’s name and contact information;
  3. The nominee’s name and contact information;
  4. An explanation of the nominee’s accomplishments and/or contributions to the English-speaking community in the Eastern Townships.

Please note, incomplete applications will not be considered. 

If you have questions or problems submitting your nomination, contact Cathy Turner at 819-566-5717 (toll-free 1-877-566-5717),

Once you submit a nomination, all names and other identifying information are removed from the documents by the Office Manager so that the selection committee* can review nomination packages based solely on their contents.

Nominations and selection information are confidential. Nominees will only be contacted if they are selected to receive an award.



*Townshippers’ Association President, Executive Director and Office Manager are not eligible to sit on the selection committee.