Citizen of the Year

Congratulations to our 2017 Citizen of the Year Award recipient,
Cheryl Ashlie.

Cheryl has been actively involved in the community for over two decades, giving generously of her time to support countless community events and fundraisers. Cheryl has creatively led and contributed to projects and programs with Alouette River Management Society, MS Walk/Run, Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows Community Services, North Fraser Therapeutic Riding Association, Ridge Meadows Educational Foundation, the Canadian CIS Friendship Exchange Society, and many others, as well as served on several volunteer non-pro t boards and committees. Cheryl is a consistent volunteer in Maple Ridge, championing new initiatives, or supporting events such as the Terry Fox Run, Ridge Meadows Hospice Vista Run, local Christmas hampers and other charity fundraisers or community celebrations.

Citizen of the Year Award Hall of Fame

The purpose of this award is to recognize and honour a dedicated individual who has made outstanding volunteer contributions to enhance the quality of life in Maple Ridge or to enhance the image of Maple Ridge in the larger community. Those contributions can be broad-based, and may be in the areas of arts, culture, athletics, social service or business. We thank you for your unwavering commitment to “Community” The following individuals have received the Citizen of the Year award in recognition of their tireless efforts to make Maple Ridge a better place to live.

Charlie Perry

Charlie Perry

1991 Citizen of the Year Winner

Beryl Cunningham

Beryl Cunningham

1992 Citizen of the Year Winner

Helen MacDonald

Helen MacDonald

1993 Citizen of the Year Winner

Jane Dixon-Warren

Jane Dixon-Warren

1994 Citizen of the Year Winner

John Skanks

John Skanks

1995 Citizen of the Year Winner

Sheila Nickols

Sheila Nickols

1996 Citizen of the Year Winner

Reg Neligan

Reg Neligan

1997 Citizen of the Year Winner

Bonnie Telep

Bonnie Telep

1998 Citizen of the Year Winner

Bob Thomson

Bob Thomson

1999 Citizen of the Year Winner

Kathy Marshall

Kathy Marshall

2000 Citizen of the Year Winner

Carl Durksen

Carl Durksen

2001 Citizen of the Year Winner

Lorraine Bates

Lorraine Bates

2002 Citizen of the Year Winner

Betty Levens

Betty Levens

2003 Citizen of the Year Winner

Dick Lister

Dick Lister

2004 Citizen of the Year Winner

Tom Cameron

Tom Cameron

2005 Citizen of the Year Winner

Nita Spittel

Nita Spittel

2006 Citizen of the Year Winner

Tom Meier

Tom Meier

2007 Citizen of the Year Winner

Margaret Kury

Margaret Kury

2008 Citizen of the Year Winner

Bob Thompson

Bob Thompson

2009 Citizen of the Year Winner

Ineke Boekhorst

Ineke Boekhorst

2010 Citizen of the Year Co-Winner

Mike Murray

Mike Murray

2010 Citizen of the Year Co-Winner

Fred Armstrong

Fred Armstrong

2011 Citizen of the Year Winner

Candace Gordon

Candace Gordon

2012 Citizen of the Year Winner

Sammy Nelligan

Sammy Nelligan

2013 Citizen of the Year Winner

Bob Shantz

Bob Shantz

2014 Citizen of the Year Winner

Maria Raynolds

Maria Raynolds

2015 Citizen of the Year Winner

Ron Antalek

Ron Antalek

2016 Citizen of the Year Winner

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