Citizen of the Year

The Fonthill Kinsmen’s Pelham Citizen of the Year was first presented in 1998 in order to honour a citizen of the Town of Pelham who has demonstrated, by his or her volunteerism, the true sense of community spirit.

The recipient must either reside or work in the Town of Pelham, be 21 years of age and be neither a member of any branch of the Kinsmen Clubs of Canada nor anyone who is financially compensated for his or her political activities.

Citizen of the Year recipients

  • 1998: Carolyn Mullin
  • 1999: Eric Bergenstien
  • 2000: Jake Dilts
  • 2001: Tony Finamore
  • 2002: George Kowalski
  • 2003: Anne Robbins
  • 2004: Catherine Kuckyt
  • 2005: Gerry Berkhout
  • 2006: Paul Ryan
  • 2007: Gail Baltjes-Chataway
  • 2008: Rick Lowes
  • 2009: Gail Hilyer
  • 2010: Gord Klager
  • 2011: Sandra Warden
  • 2012: Fred Disher
  • 2013: David Swan