DCC staff recognized for outstanding work at National Awards

Members of DCC's Executive and Senior Management Teams, the Board Chair, and Major-General Sylvain Sirois, Chief of Staff (Infrastructure and Environment) and Chief Military Engineer of the Canadian Armed Forces. with recipients of DCC´s 2017 National Awards.
Members of DCC's Executive and Senior Management Teams, the Board Chair, and Major-General Sylvain Sirois, Chief of Staff (Infrastructure and Environment) and Chief Military Engineer of the Canadian Armed Forces. with recipients of DCC´s 2017 National Awards.

DCC employees from across the country have been honoured for their exemplary service and accomplishments. Here are the recipients of the 2017 National Awards:

  • The President’s Award was presented to Louis Brisson, Site Manager, Valcartier, for his exemplary service to DCC, most notably on the Communications Security Establishment Long-Term Accommodation Project. During his 18 years with DCC, Brisson has epitomized DCC's values of dedication, collaboration, competence and fairness.
  • The Service Development Award—the Deployed Ops Team, National Capital Region (John Blasko, Robert Bronson, Julie Demers, Diana Ivanova, Imad Jaradat, Michael Langsford and Samantha Roeske) won this award for quickly and effectively responding to a Client-Partner request to construct a new camp in Iraq.
  • Innovation Award—the E-procurement Initiating Team (Richard Allie, Sean Brushett, John Blasko, Martine Côté, Joel Fisher, Suzanne Ménard, Cherry Riley, Sabrina Rock, Allanah Walsh and Alain Xatruch) received the Innovation Award for developing and implementing DCC’s new e-procurement system.
  • Robert Graham Memorial Award—Bruno Champeval, Regional Operations Manager, Quebec Regional Office, was recognized for his exceptional work on the Energy Performance Contract program.
  • Customer Satisfaction (Individual Award)—Mélanie Pouliot, Technical Specialist, Procurement, Head Office, was honoured with this award for her outstanding customer service, in particular during the complex procurement phase of the Shared Services Data Centre project at CFB Borden.
  • The Customer Satisfaction (Team Award)—the Trenton Hangar 6 Team (Eron Forsythe, Nicholas Hilts, Mark McNeill, Dan Munroe and Stephen Rashotte) received the for its management of the $78-million hangar project over four years.
  • President’s Certificates of Recognition—two awards were presented: Cyril Paris, Technical Advisor, Corporate Performance Reporting, Head Office, who made notable contributions to DCC corporate performance reporting; and the UXO Team of Josée Gagnon and Josée Potvin, Quebec Operational Group, who carried out outstanding work on two major environmental projects in Quebec.

At the awards ceremony, James Paul, DCC President and CEO, commended employees for being “agile and creative” in responding to DCC’s growing business volume. “From collaborative problem-solving, thinking outside the box, outstanding technical skills, and relationships built on respect and professionalism ... that’s how we clearly show the value we bring to our Client-Partners and to the Government of Canada.”

The awards ceremony was also an occasion for DCC to honour the late Douglas Lloyd with the Friends of DCC Award. As former Director General, Infrastructure and Environmental Engineering Services at DND, Lloyd, who died in October 2016, was very collaborative in all aspects of his work with DCC.


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