Members and Branches are encouraged to submit the names of members who:

  • have provided a minimum of five (5) years of service to the Society;
  • have shown leadership in the Society;
  • have shown tangible contributions to the Society beyond the local Branch;
  • have furthered the cause of genealogy in Ontario.

This award is normally restricted to five (5) or six (6) recipients per year. Please submit your nomination and supporting documentation on the online nomination form below. Deadline for submissions is MAY 1st. Awards are presented at the OGS Annual General Meeting held in June each year.

Questions? Email the Awards Committee at

The Awards Committee reserves the right not to present an award in any given year should suitable candidates not be nominated. In all Awards and Contests, the decision of the Judges is final.