J. Elmer Hynes Award
J. Elmer HYNES was born in PEI where he grew up and worked as a Public Servant for the Provincial Government and later for the Federal Department of the Secretary of State, serving as Provincial Director in Charlottetown and Regional Director in Halifax and St. John’s, Newfoundland, before moving to Ottawa and becoming Deputy Registrar of Canadian Citizenship.
He then moved onto a position as the National Executive Director for CPF from 1994-1998. Elmer was a devoted husband (Elise Hockman) and lived life humour and a sense of adventure. He enjoyed immensely travel, curling, bicycling and heated debates on all topics. He passed away in May 2005.
Elmer was a proud Prince Edward Islander and supporter of CPF goals and mission. His family carries on this devotion with an annual award recognizing volunteers in our organization.
This award recognizes a person who has committed time and energy to the goals and mission of CPF PEI in a significant way. The award is presented annually at the CPF PEI Annual General Assembly.
Please forward your nomination by the 2nd Friday in March (annually). The nomination should include the reasons why this person merits this award and should be limited to 200 words. Please send submit via email, your name and contact information, your nominee’s name and contact information and why you think this person is deserving of this award. Send to [email protected]. Nominations must be received at least 2 weeks before the Provincial AGM.