Editorial | June 10th, 2015
Vancouver Coastal Health’s very own Laurie Dawkins, director of Corporate Communications with VCH Communications & Public Affairs, was honoured on June 4th as the recipient of the first Lighthouse Award. The award is from the International Association of Business Communicators BC chapter and is part of their Wave Awards program.
The Lighthouse Award recognizes leadership in communications. Recipients must excel in the following areas:
- – A senior communicator with 10+ years in the profession.
- – The nominee’s experience and conduct has contributed to the overall positive reputation of the communications profession.
- – May be a leader in an organization, and/or a leader in an aspect of the profession e.g. social media.
- – Has shepherded an audacious communications plan or project, sometimes in the face of controversy, change or discord. The nomination can reflect the nominee’s work over the past year, or within a specific time frame.