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The George Matthews Award for Excellence in Parent Leadership honours a parent whose leadership, dedication, and influence demonstrate to the entire education community the importance of the parent role in education. George Edwin Matthews (1941-2001) was a steadfast supporter of parents in education throughout his years as a manager in Field Services for the Ministry of Education and liaison with BCCPAC. His opinions and judgment were widely respected and his fair-mindedness won him the confidence of the BCCPAC membership. The Award was established in memory of George and to honour his unwavering support of BCCPAC. This award is available annually.

Nominations for this award for 2020 are now closed.