Nominations open for AOC’s Best in Governance Award (Due April 23, 2024)

Nominations Due April 23, 2024

AOC’s Best in Governance Award (previously known as the National Opera Directors Recognition Award) recognizes outstanding leadership and support from opera company board members within Canada’s opera sector.

In collaboration with our sister organization, OPERA America, we acknowledge that the success of an opera company, like any non-profit organization, is closely tied to the calibre of governance exhibited by its board members. Strong commitment of volunteer directors in the key areas of leadership and support is essential to the vitality of opera companies, and by extension, the communities they serve. This accolade celebrates and appreciates the invaluable contributions of these dedicated volunteers nationwide.

In-line with our Strategic Plan “Resilience Through Equity”, the AOC Best in Governance Award supports the development of healthy work environments by exemplifying a culture of recognition and gratitude.

The AOC Best in Governance Award:

  1. Amplifies the efforts of distinguished directors to a national audience;
  2. Strengthens the relationship between directors and the companies and communities they serve;
  3. Highlights the tenets of good governance; and
  4. Provides models of Director and volunteer excellence.

Discover more here.