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									             THE ALPINE CLUB OF CANADA LE CLUB ALPIN DU CANADA
                  CANADA’S NATIONAL MOUNTAINEERING CLUB        LE CLUB NATIONAL CANADIEN D’ALPINISME
                         www.AlpineClubOfCanada.ca                     www.ClubAlpinDuCanada.ca

              P.O. BOX 8040
              INDIAN FLATS ROAD
              CANMORE, ALBERTA                               PHONE (403) 678-3200
              CANADA T1W 2T8                                 FAX (403) 678-3224
Since 1906




     Dear Nominator:


     Thank you for your interest in The Alpine Club of Canada's Award nominations. You
     will find information enclosed about the Eric Brooks Leader Award and the nomination
     process, as well as a nomination form. The ACC's Awards Committee meets each winter
     to review all nominations received, and makes its recommendations to the Board of
     Directors prior to the Annual General Meeting. For this reason, your nomination must
     be received by the Alpine Club's National Office no later than December 31st.

     It is the hard work of our volunteers that has made the ACC the successful organization
     that it is today. Thank you for your interest in nominating this deserving member. We
     look forward to hearing from you soon.


     Sincerely,



     Sandy Walker
     Director, Club Services
     email: awards@alpineclubofcanada.ca




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                        THE ALPINE CLUB OF CANADA
                        ERIC BROOKS LEADER AWARD


                "A mountaineering and ski mountaineering award for a
        strong commitment to learning and applying technical and leader skills"

The ACC Leader Award was instituted in 2001 and its name changed in 2005. The form
of this award is a framed certificate or plaque describing the award.

This award is presented to members of The Alpine Club of Canada (ACC) who have
demonstrated a strong, consistent commitment to learn and apply technical and leader
skills in mountaineering or ski mountaineering on National or Section organized
activities. The Eric Brooks Leader Award would usually be awarded to members before
consideration for the Silver Rope for Leadership Award.

Nominations can be made by:
- any ACC member, or
- endorsement from the nominee's Section Executive, represented by the Chairperson, or
- for an unaffiliated member endorsement of the Clubs Executive Committee, represented
  by the VP Activities

Nominations for this award are made in writing on the specified nomination form to the
Awards Committee via the Alpine Club of Canada no later than December 31st. The
Awards Committee will evaluate and present the submitted nominations to the Board of
Directors prior to the spring Annual General Meeting (AGM). The successful nominees
must have a favourable vote of not less than a majority of the voting members of the
Board. Award recipients will receive their award at the spring AGM or in some other
suitable manner.




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            ERIC BROOKS LEADER AWARD FOR LEADERSHIP
                        NOMINATION FORM


Any member wishing to nominate another member of The Alpine Club of Canada for the
Eric Brooks Leader Award must complete this form. Completed forms must be
forwarded to the Awards Committee via the Alpine Club of Canada, P. O. Box 8040,
Canmore, Alberta, Canada, T1W 2T8, or email: awards@AlpineClubofCanada.ca, to
arrive no later than December 31st.


1.    Name of nominee:

      Nominee's contact details:


2.    For how many years (specify years) has the nominee been:

      Rock Climbing
      Ice Climbing
      Skiing
      Mountaineering


3.    What is the average number of trips per year (specify years):

      Rock Climbing
      Ice Climbing
      Skiing
      Mountaineering


4.    What summer courses has the nominee participated in?

      Climbing
      Mountaineering
      First Aid


5.    What winter courses has the nominee participated in?

      Skiing
      Ice Climbing
      Avalanche




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6.       What guided expeditions has the nominee participated in that have provided a
         learning opportunity?




7.       Please comment on the nominee's soft skills, including communication
         skills, responsibility and management within the group.
         Use a separate page as necessary.




      8. Please comment on the nominee's opportunities to apply their technical abilities
         and use of equipment on: Use a separate page as necessary.

         Rock
         Ice
         Snow


9.       Please comment on the nominee's opportunities to apply their route finding and
         weather assessment skills. Use a separate page if necessary




10.      Please comment on the nominee's contributions to any National or Section trip or
         course.




11)      Please provide the names of two current active ACC members who support this
         nomination and who can be contacted for further information if necessary.

Name:                                         Phone #:

Name:                                         Phone #:




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Summary: Please briefly summarize in point form the highlights from your nomination
         of this candidate for the Eric Brooks Leader Award. Use a separate page as
         necessary. (This summary will be of assistance to the Club in presenting the
         nominee to the Board and, should the award be granted, in publicizing
         same).




Name of nominator:

Date:

ACC Membership Number:
ACC Section:

Address:




Phone numbers:
E-mail address:




                                                                        Prepared by: P. Geddes
                                                                                 October, 2005
                                                                    acc 12-12.051020.eblaform




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