Guard & Supervisor Awards Program

The 2019 program is now closed.  The award ceremony was held on June 19, 2019.  The winners were:  George Papatsanis  – Guard of the Year – Russell Security Services Inc and  – André Lelièvre -Supervisor of the Year – Commissionaires – Ottawa.  We congratulate both of the winners and the others that were nominated.  The dedication of our front line employees is the key to our success and to the safety of our clients.

The APSA Security Guard Awards Program is designed to reward and publicly recognize both Security Guards and Supervisors for outstanding performance.

APSA Security Guard of the Year Award

Each June, APSA grants the Security Guard of the Year Award. To be eligible for this Award, the nominee must:

a) Be classified as a full-time Security Guard, regularly performing duties associated with the profession. (Excludes supervisors and those above the rank of supervisors, temporary employees and student employees).

b) Have at least two years of continuous employment with their current APSA member, and be a licensed security guard and employed in the province of Ontario.

c) Have a work performance rating at the time of nomination that is considered exceptional.

d) Have specific or sustained accomplishments that exceed normal expectations.

APSA Security Guard Supervisor of the Year Award

The APSA Security Guard Supervisor of the Year Award is designed to reward and publicly recognize a Supervising Security Guard for outstanding performance. The Award will be granted each June. To be eligible for this Award, the nominee must:

a) Be classified as a full-time Security Guard, regularly performing duties associated with the Field Supervisory profession. (Excludes those above and below the rank of supervisors, temporary employees, management and student employees).

b) Have at least 3 years of continuous employment with their current APSA member as a Field Supervisor, and be a licensed security guard and employed in the province of Ontario.

c) Have a work performance rating at the time of nomination that is considered exceptional for at least 2 years.

d) Have specific or sustained accomplishments that exceed normal expectations.