News release: June 8, 2023
Peel Region celebrates outstanding employee contributions
Brampton, ON. (June 8, 2023) - Today in Regional Council, Peel recognized outstanding employee contributions through Peel Celebrates. Peel Celebrates is an annual employee awards program that recognizes the outstanding contributions of employees, the work they have accomplished within the organization and the Peel community, and how they are making lasting impacts.
One hundred and forty award recipients, selected from over 675 employee nominees, were recognized across 12 awards. Award recipients are listed below. Learn more about Peel Celebrates and view the event photos here.
CAO Award for Excellence: Recipient - Mass Vaccination Program Team
Climate Action Innovation Award: Recipient - Hitesh Topiwala
Climate Action Innovation Award: Recipient - Samantha Paquette
Public Works Commissioner's Values in Action Award: Recipient - Zack Reed
Corporate Services Commissioner's Values in Action Award: Recipient - Samantha Ali and Soo-Jin Kim
Health Services Commissioner's Values in Action Award: Recipient - Vaccine Management Team
Human Services Commissioner's Values in Action Award: Recipient - Child Care Subsidy Unit in Early Years and Child Care Services Team
Community for Life Award: Recipient - Black, African, and Caribbean Communities Core Team
Innovate Award: Recipient - Robotic Process Automation/Intelligent Automation Team
Inspire Award: Recipient - Mary Andani
Spotlight People Leader Award: Recipient - Ann-Marie Case-Volkert
We All Belong Award: Recipient - Women in IT @ Peel Team
Wellness Award: Recipient - Suicide Prevention and Awareness Team
Wellness Award: Recipient - Waste Management Health and Safety Team
I am proud of the passion and commitment of our employees. These award recipients truly went above and beyond delivering programs and services to the Peel community. Peel Celebrates exemplifies our dedication in delivering outstanding public services and making a difference in the lives of our residents.
Gary Kent, Chief Administrative Officer
Region of Peel
About Peel Region
In 2024, Peel Region marks its 50th anniversary. Peel Region works with residents and partners to create a healthy, safe, and connected Community for Life for approximately 1.5 million people and over 200,000 businesses in Brampton, Mississauga and Caledon. Peel's services touch the lives of residents every day. For more information explore peelregion.ca and follow us on X @regionofpeel and Instagram @peelregion.ca.
On December 13, 2023, the Ontario government announced that Peel Region will not be dissolved, and that Bill 112 legislation will be updated to reflect service delivery in Peel. Services for residents and businesses will continue without interruption. For updates and more information, visit Peel's transition page.